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Why write flash fiction?
Don’t have time to write a novel? Well, fewer people have time to read one. That’s why flash fiction is hot, with over 300 paying markets looking for well-formed stories of 1000 words or less. Learn how to write, market and sell these tiny tales.

Lesson 1 Structure and Ideas
Lesson 2 Emotion
Lesson 3 Hooks – Story bites reader
Lesson 4 Finding Time, Being Productive
Lesson 5 Being Succinct – Focus, rephrase, and cut
Lesson 6 Happy Endings – Getting to satisfaction
Lesson 7 Your Audience
Lesson 8 Rewriting
Lesson 9 Getting It Sold – Markets and process

About the Presenter

Peter Andrews is a full-time, independent writer of speeches, articles, and blogs. He has dozens of short stories and hundreds of nonfiction articles in print. He has worked professionally in PR and as a Web producer, speech writer, and radio producer. He teaches writing for the Hudson Valley Writers’ Center, Westchester Community College, the Westchester Center for the Arts, and various online venues. He belongs to the National Association of Science Writers and Romance Writers of America, and he is past president of  RWA’s young adult chapter (YARWA). His How to Write Fast blog can be found at

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