Nancy Stohlman

A Flash-Fiction Roundtable: Short but Never Small, featuring Nancy Stohlman

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“Flash fiction arrived for me in 2007 as I was writing my third novel, agonizing over it like a relationship you really really want to work out, dammit! It was during my MFA at Naropa University—I took a flash fiction class with Barbara Henning, and after so many years of writing more—talk more about this, give more description here, more backstory here, explain this more—it was such a relief to write less. I feel like flash fiction saved me from writing all those novels. Because I never really wanted to say all that other stuff anyway. Six months later I co-founded Fast Forward Press…I read hundreds of submissions and I started to lean into flash with my body, listening for my own voice to emerge.” ~ Nancy Stohlman

Terrific discussion of all things flash fiction at The Millions, featuring Nancy along with Tara Masih, Grant Faulkner, and Lynn Mundell. Read the rest here: Flash Fiction Roundtable at The Millions

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