Carol S. Mann
Bits and Pieces
“He knew everyone had flaws. People fell from grace all the time. But some people fell further than others.” From “Ferrelli’s Fall” (Creek Songs).
Tag Archives: flash fiction
Writing about Art
A painting can inspire a writer to paint with words. This “word painting” could be a poem, a piece of flash fiction, a short story, or perhaps even a novella or novel. A painting by artist Marlis Gray brought about … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, fiction writing, Finding Ideas: The Creative Process, flash fiction, Inspiration, Looking for Inspiration, Reading, short story, Writing Tagged baby grand, Chopin, coughing disease, etude, flash fiction, hallucination, harp, laudanum, Music, music salon, musical instrument, percussion, Pleyel baby grand 8 Comments
Have you written a short short lately?
Writing a short short can make a writer very picky. Take, for example, creating a story with only 500 words. A real challenge. That means within those 500 words there will be a beginning, middle, and end. Obviously, the writer has … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, fiction writing, Inspiration, Looking for Inspiration, short story, Writing Tagged Ernest Hemingway, flash fiction, Flash fiction contests, furious fiction, Kurt Vonnegut, micro fiction, minute fiction, Palm Springs Writers Guild, postcard fiction, sudden fiction, the short short 6 Comments