Small Wonders: Writing Flash Nonfiction S107F with Suzanne Farrell Smith

Westport Writers’ Workshop

November 09, 2019 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Description

Flash nonfiction is defined by the markets that publish it. Brevity caps out at 750 words, River Teeth’s weekly column “Beautiful Things” limits work to 250 words, and 100 Word Story asks for just that—exactly 100 words. How do writers of very short nonfiction compress so much meaning and energy into so few words? How do we make a piece that is just 500 words, or even 100, feel complete? And what kind of writing process generates these small wonders?

This one-day seminar will begin with a discussion of several model pieces. Through prompts and exercises, writers will generate flash ideas, experiment with images and details, and complete at least one rough draft. Writers will share their new work and receive positive, constructive feedback for later revision. All will leave with resources for reading and submitting flash nonfiction, as well as tips on how to develop a writing practice that leads to small wonders.

Contact Name: Maureen Judge

Contact Email: info@westportwriters.org

Contact Phone: 2032273250

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Ticket Information

$75

Phone:
2032273250

Email:
info@westportwriters.org

Venue

Westport Writers’ Workshop
3 Sylvan Road South
Westport, CT 06680

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Parking Info

Ample parking behind the building

Accessibility Info

No accessibility info available.

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