Flash fiction is hard to define, and harder to describe. In my opinion, it’s grown from exercises used in Writer’s Workshops for years. There’s a quote that makes sense to me, attributed to Elizabeth Cohen that “Flash fiction is a style of fictional literature or fiction of extreme brevity.”
To me, it’s a fun way to practice the craft of writing. Since part of the craft is exposing one’s work to readers, here are some of my Flash Fiction submissions.