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flash fiction

Syllabification: flash fic·tion

Definition of flash fiction in English:


Fiction that is extremely brief, typically only a few hundred words or fewer in its entirety.
Example sentences
  • However, there are two ways in which writers of flash fiction can nonetheless focus on event as the primary element of a story.
  • The form par excellence for online journals, flash fiction is quickly establishing itself as a form to be reckoned with.
  • Most of the stories in this collection are flash fiction, though there are some short-shorts and a couple full short stories.

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