Resources

We are slowly creating resources to help in the crafting of flash fiction, most will be available on the Medium platform where you can read up to three articles per month. If you want full access to thousands of writers and articles you can join Medium here: JOIN MEDIUM.

Our current resources are listed below and can all be part of a workshop.

Flash Fiction – The Importance of a Good Title

How to Create a Good Title in Fiction

Micro Fiction – Beginning, Middle and End

Writer’s Block – Defeating it with Mind Mapping

Is Creative Writing Art?

Entering Writing Competitions – six top tips

Flash fiction – The Importance of a Good Title

Titles are important in all types of writing, however, in flash fiction they have a greater significance.

This resource is a free ‘4 minute read’ and available here. We can also expand this into a half day workshop to help create good titles, or as part of a full day flash fiction workshop.

How to Create a Good Title in Fiction

This free 7 minute read is relevant for all types of creative writing and available here, and as part of a workshop.

Micro Fiction – Beginning, Middle and End

This theory of micro fiction construction sets out to allow even the smallest piece of creative writing to attain a beginning, a middle and an end.

This resource is a free ‘3 minute read’ and available here. We can also combine this into a workshop.

Writer’s Block – Defeating it with Mind Mapping

We can deliver this course as a full or half day face-to-face workshop. There is also a reduced version for free on Medium available here.

Mind mapping is a powerful technique which can harness the full range of the brains cortical skills allowing ‘free thinking’ especially useful where ‘free thinking’ can enhance performance, it is therefore ideal in combating writer’s block.

We will look at mind mapping in various aspects of the creative process including plot, character and title development, as well as how mind mapping can help in various different types of writer’s block.

Is Creative Writing Art?

In this article, available on Medium we look at the concept of creative writing being art, primarily discussing the quote on our Home page. This article is available for free here.

Entering Writing Competitions – six top tips

In this article we briefly explain six top tips for entering writing competitions (or writing for anthology calls), you will also get an insight into how we judge our own flash fiction competition. The article is available here.

 

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