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Flash Fiction or Prose Poem?

This is what’s exercising my sluggish, rain-soaked brain at the minute: what is the difference between flash fiction and a prose poem? Narrative, you might suggest – as Nessa O’Mahony did, very helpfully, when I posted the question on Twitter … Continue reading

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$20,000 for 100 words?

Here’s something interesting. The César Egido Serrano Foundation is dedicated to the use of language to promote connection between cultures and oppose violence. They’ve proclaimed November 23rd the “Day of the Word” and are running a Micro Fiction competition with … Continue reading

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The Stinging Fly

The latest issue of the Stinging Fly – Issue 27 – has arrived, with fiction guest-edited by Nuala Ní Chonchúir. There’s a substantial section devoted to flash fiction.  In her intro Nuala Ní Chonchúir talks about the terminology: ‘flash’ fiction versus … Continue reading

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