Tag Archives: flash fiction

  1. Two 101 Word Stories Published in San Diego City Beat

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    11/30/2014 by Stephen Silke

    Here I’m linking to two flash fiction stories published in this week’s San Diego City Beat Fiction 101 Contest. One …
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  2. The Encyclopedic Novel: That Really Long Book You Talk About Knowingly, but Have Never Finished Reading

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    07/17/2014 by Stephen Silke

    dogs and big books are fun and hard to hold (up)

    It seems that certain writers get to a point in their careers where they can’t stop writing–and from what I …
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  3. New Story Published in Portland Review

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    05/01/2014 by Stephen Silke

      My flash fiction “O9.09.01” has been published in the Winter 2014 issue of Portland Review. Editor Brian Tibbetts was …
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  4. Writing Exercise: Building a Story Prop

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    03/12/2013 by Stephen Silke

    I recently read Charles Baudelaire’s short book Paris Spleen (see related post), and the story “A Poor Child’s Toy” really stuck …
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  5. Quotations From a Lecture by Ryan Griffith

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    03/01/2013 by Stephen Silke

    On February 6th, 2013, storyteller Ryan Griffith lectured on writing at Grossmont College. Here are some quotes from my notes: …
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  6. Baudelaire’s Paris Spleen vs. Dylan’s Tarantula

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    01/30/2013 by Stephen Silke

    Two unlikely books are the subject of this post. First, I’ll comment on how unfair it is. It is unfair. That …
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  7. What It’s Worth

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    12/20/2012 by Stephen Silke

    Arthur Reynolds went out one sunny Saturday morning shopping for special deals. He knew his antiques, his folk art, and …
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