Download PDF by David Galef: Brevity: A Flash Fiction Handbook

By David Galef

Flash fiction is over within the blink of an eye fixed but lingers with the reader. In Brevity, David Galef courses artistic writing scholars via this well timed literary style, detailing top concepts, key examples, and provocative activates that may support aspiring writers pack the main punch within the fewest words.

Flash fiction, or the “short-short,” which encompasses vignettes, prose poems, personality sketches, fables, lists, twist tales, surrealism, metafiction, and other kinds, has taken off over the last decade in either print and electronic courses. Galef lines the style again to such writers as Colette, Donald Barthelme, and Borges, demonstrating the compression and concision of personality, plot, and discussion that make definitely the right miniature. Galef, a author and longtime inventive writing teacher, exhibits how constructing one’s talents within the short-short shape can translate to different kinds of writing. His diversified number of tales and fascinating routines and activates make Brevity a precious source for artistic writing scholars and others who are looking to test their arms at this more and more well known form.

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