Flash Fiction

I woke up this morning thinking I might try something new. New to me, that is. I’ve read about flash fiction, but never gave it a thought. I just thought the stories would be nothing more than mini short stories. That’s easy to say. Writing the thing is not quite that easy.

If I understand it correctly, flash fiction is a story of somewhere in the neighborhood of just a few words to something not greater than around 2,000 words. I get the feeling that the fewer words, the better. I’ve seen some contests that put a 300 word limit on submissions, so that is what I sat my goal at. Then I wrote.

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Death At Grand Canyon

Over The EdgeDue to the recent deaths at the Grand Canyon, three in eight days, I am now seeing this article online. I don’t know if this is where the story originated, but I’ve seen it in several different publications. It discusses the different ways people have died at the Grand Canyon.

May I suggest something? Read the article. Then, if you’d like to learn more, read on.

Grand Canyon Story as azcentral.com

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