Flash Fiction!

Flash Fiction!

Hello, writers! Today is special—it’s exactly a week before the deadline of the Back to Life Flash Fiction Contest! For today’s blog, I’m going to discuss the meaning and uses of flash fiction. I’ll include the contest details at the end, along...
Back to Life

Back to Life

The title should explain it all. Back to Life is an extremely common trope in modern fiction, especially since it goes with another favorite trope: Killing Characters Off. After all, if you need a gripping twist in your story, what better way to upend the plot than to...
What is the What?

What is the What?

“How can I pretend that you do not exist? It would be almost as impossible as you pretending that I do not exist.”~ Valentino Achak Deng “What is the what?” A confusing question, isn’t it? This is the question of an ancient African myth,...
Every Story Counts

Every Story Counts

“Strange as it may seem, my life is based on a true story.” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant It’s such a strange moment when you realize that your life is a story.  For me, this happened at the age of eight. I have a strange memory, usually consisting of...