In This Issue: Jake Freivald
Our Classic Flash is from Kate Chopin, “Doctor Chevalier’s Lie”, and Bruce Holland Rogers continues his series on writing with “Tea Party Rules.” Don’t worry, he’s not getting political; he discusses the story contract.
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Flash 5/2011, #1: Camille Alexa
The Girl-Shaped Jar
She clicked a picture of square watermelons, followed link to link to link from the chainletter her sister forwarded from a forwarded forward to her until... Read more: HTML
Technically Speaking #5: Bruce Holland Rogers
Tea Party Rules — The Story Contract
Flash 5/2011, #2: Nikki Loftin
A second later, she felt to make sure. Thank God. No extra bits today.
It was a good day to be a girl. Smooth legs, soft skin, long brown hair. Excellent. If she got lucky, she would stay a girl all day long, and the kids at her new high school wouldn’t notice anything strange about her. Read more: HTML
Flash 5/2011, #3: Heather Kuehl
What Heroes Do
Dear Mrs. Kesley,
I pause, examining what I had just written. The curve of the M. The sharpness of the K. It seems wrong; not right. After all he had told me about Emily, this just felt too formal. Read more: HTML
Classic Flash #47: Kate Chopin
Doctor Chevalier’s Lie
Midnight had already rung in the old cathedral tower.
The doctor closed the book over which he had lingered so late,... Read more: HTML