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A Pocket Guide To Flash Fiction

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Written by Matter Press’s founder and managing editor Randall Brown (here is his CV), A Pocket Guide to Flash Fiction [ISBN: 0983792852} provides NOT the way to write flash fiction, but SOME ways to make your writing flash! Contents include the following:

What is Flash
Flash Craft
Flash in a Single Scene
Flash in a Series of Scenes
Monomythic Flash
Episodic Flash
Counterpointed Flash
Defamiliarized Flash
Revision
Prose Poemy Flash

The Pocket Guide also includes articles and flashes from various writers including Pamela Painter, Quinn Dalton, Dan Holt, Pen Campbell, Brady Udall, Sean Lovelace, Myfanwy Collins, Kathy Fish, Carol Guess, and Jeff Landon.

Available and shipping now, for $10 + shipping, with all proceeds going to continue to fund Matter Press and its Journal of Compressed Creative Arts.


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News

Matter Press recently released its newest title, Christopher Allen’s Other Household Toxins. Click here.

Matter Press is now offering private flash fiction workshops and critiques of flash fiction collections here.

Pushcart Nominations

Matter Press for Compressed Creative Arts is proud to announce the following Pushcart nominations for the Best of Small Fictions 2017:

“Everything We Had”
by Christopher Allen
520 words
Published July 2016

“Ladybug Apocalypse”
by Nancy Au
592 words
Published August 2016

“Nonconcentric”
by duncan barlow
600 words
Published August 2016

“Marital Amnesias”
by Jan Stout
600 words
Published May 2016

“Boy in a Boat”
by Julia Strayer
338 words
Published June 2016