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How to write a one-sentence story

You have probably heard of short fiction, short stories, and even flash fiction, but the ultimate reading materials for those of us with shorter attention spans is the one-sentence story. Yes, you read that right. A story comprised of a single sentence with all the bells and whistles of its longer relations: introduction, conclusion, plot twist, character development, suspense, and sentiment. Continue reading

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by | June 1, 2015 · 8:00 am

Summer Flash Fiction Contest!

The Central Pen staff is pleased to announce their latest writing contest, which celebrates the work of flash fiction authors!  For this contest, the staff is looking for submissions that are less than 500 words, and all stories are due on later than August 11th.  See the flyer below for details.

Not sure what flash fiction is?  Check out our post on how authors define flash fiction and resources to help inspire your flash fiction masterpiece.

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The  Central Pen Staff


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June 22nd: National Flash Fiction Day

June 22nd is National Flash Fiction Day–just not here in the States.  The event hails from the UK, but flash fiction writers and enthusiasts around the world are invited to join in and celebrate.

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