Writing Flash Fiction | Hannah Lee Kidder | Skillshare
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7 Lessons (12m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. What is Flash Fiction?

    • 3. The Elements of Flash Fiction

    • 4. Writing Briefly

    • 5. Using Imagery

    • 6. Let's Write!

    • 7. Course Wrap Up

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About This Class

Join Hannah Lee Kidder, contemporary short fiction writer and YouTuber, for a lesson in writing flash fiction.

A flash fiction is a super small short story. They're a fun, challenging form to writegreat for beginners to learn with and fun for experienced writers who are looking to try something new!


What is flash fiction? A flash fiction falls between a short story and a poem. Hannah explains the characteristics and requirements that make a story a flash fiction.

The elements of flash fiction. What components do all flash fiction stories need? Hannah shares a basic outline you can use to plan your stories.

Writing briefly. The key aspect of flash fiction is that it's short! Learn how to write in a condensed space with micro fiction.

Using imagery. Imagery is what makes stories compelling to read; it's what engages the reader. Learn to use the five sense to create a dynamic experience that pulls your audience into the story. Flash fiction helps to develop this skill that is used across all forms of creative writing.

Write your own flash fictionHannah will guide you through writing and revising your first flash fiction.





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Hannah Lee Kidder

Writing, Teaching, Probably Eating

Hannah Lee Kidder has published over twenty short stories and poems in literary journals and anthologies since she graduated university in 2017. In 2018, she released her own collection of short stories, Little Birds.

When she isn't writing contemporary shorts or fantasy fiction, she's on YouTube, talking about writing, editing, and publishing. 

Hannah lives in Louisiana with her roommate, Saya, who is a dog. If you can't find her, she's probably somewhere climbing a t...

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