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FREE | Five South Book Club – Going Short by Nancy Stohlman

December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST

Free
Five South Book Club - Going Short by Nancy Stohlman
Our goal is to share our love of reading with our community, and to discover new books together through the eyes of everyone who joins in.

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Reading and discussing Nancy Stohlman’s’s Going Short: An Invitation to Flash FictionDecember 20th at 5pm PST. Come join us. Come even if you’ve read the book before. We’d love to hear your thoughts!

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Flash fiction is changing the way we tell stories. Carving away the excess, eliminating all but the most essential, flash fiction is putting the story through a literary dehydrator, leaving the meat without the fat. And it only looks easy.

Enter Going Short: An Invitation to Flash Fiction. In this, her treatise on the form, veteran writer Nancy Stohlman takes us on a flash fiction journey: from creating, sculpting, revisioning and collecting stories to best practices for writers in any genre. It is both instructive and conversational, witty and practical, and presented in flash fiction chapters that demonstrate the form as they discuss it. If you’re already a flash fiction lover, this book will be a dose of inspiration. If you teach flash fiction, you’ll want it as part of your repertoire. And if you’re new to the form, you might just find yourself ready to begin.

 

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The Five South Book Club reads and discusses books on the subject of writing, writing craft, author memoirs/biographies, and writing guides for fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

Venue

Virtual Event

Organizer

Five South
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