Category Archives: Response to flash prose

I Dance People

The following is in response to “I Dance People” by Jeroen van Honk via The Quotable. I read Honk’s short as a shadow telling us what it’s like to be a shadow. The shadow, in order to not make the … Continue reading

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Paper Wasps

The Following is in response to “Paper Wasps” by Hall Jameson via Oblong. Jameson’s piece of flash fiction transports the reader within a wasp nest and invites them to feel what it’s like to be one of the buzzing insects. … Continue reading

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Telescopia

The following is in response to “Telescopia” by Kevin O’Cuinn via Oblong. Where else in the blogosphere will you read something that has the tags “Dances With Wolves” and “The Diary of Anne Frank” in the same article? In O’Cuinn’s flash … Continue reading

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Followed

The following is in response to Will McIntosh‘s “Followed.” Want to read something to make you examine yourself that also has a little bit of zombie mayhem thrown in? Well look no further, Will McIntosh has done just that. In … Continue reading

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Officer’s New Partner

While exploring the possibilities of how to write a piece of flash prose, while considering what person it should be written in, don’t completely throw out second person. I know that writing in first and third persons are the best … Continue reading

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The Prediction

The following is in response to Kama Falzoi Post’s “The Prediction.” When searching through the jungle of online literary magazines for a wild piece of flash prose, decked in safari-tan hunting attire, machete chopping through the curtain of foliage of … Continue reading

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The Hobblers

The following is in response to Dan Chaon’s “The Hobblers.” The tension in this short is rooted in the speaker’s dislike of older people. Where the tension culminates, where the story takes an unexpected turn, is when his wife is … Continue reading

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