Tag Archives: flash prose

The Apple

It was a dream I had: falling off the side of a mountain and waking to find that I’d fallen out of bed; it was the wind tearing through the weeping orchards of Eden, the creaking, the swaying of branches, … 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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Baby Language

The following is a flash prose piece by me, Evin Hughes. The doctors mistook my singsong language for wailing as they pulled me from the womb; they had never known verbs to be so lyrical, nouns so rhythmic. I was … Continue reading

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Head of the Beast

The following is a flash prose piece written by yours truly, Evin Hughes. The earliest recollection I have of fear is of the hideous beast that visited my brother and I on Halloween. There were a whole slew of things … 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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Glide Guide

The following is a short called “Glide Guide” by me, Evin Hughes. Step One. You’ll need the longest pair of socks you have, the ones mom pink-dyed in the washer on Christmas Eve will do—your “lucky socks”—just remember to wear … 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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