Read a flash of inspiration a collection of very short stories by indie authors by Helmy Kusuma Susan Bennett David Thomas Vickie Johnstone Online

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What happens when a bunch of authors challenge each other to write lightning-fast stories? A Flash of Inspiration! In one hundred words or less, twenty-one writers titillate, beguile and enthrall your senses with stories ranging from the sublime to the macabre.This book is perfect for those moments when you want to read something entertaining, but don't want to lose yourseWhat happens when a bunch of authors challenge each other to write lightning-fast stories? A Flash of Inspiration! In one hundred words or less, twenty-one writers titillate, beguile and enthrall your senses with stories ranging from the sublime to the macabre.This book is perfect for those moments when you want to read something entertaining, but don't want to lose yourself in a novel. Sample the styles of both old hands and promising new talent! Come on -- be electrified!...

Title : a flash of inspiration a collection of very short stories by indie authors
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ISBN : 12559984
Format Type : Kindle Edition
Number of Pages : 190 Pages
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  • Jackie G.
    2018-11-05 03:05

    I read this book in one sitting.I was glued to the stories. It's a great readif you are going on a journey. You'll never be bored.

  • Troy Blackford
    2018-11-10 07:01

    This is an interesting idea for an anthology. Really short flash fiction pieces, at 100 words or less. However, I don't believe that every piece included really lives up to the promise of the intro that every selection has a definite beginning, middle, and end. Some were just impressionistic pieces. Which was fine, sort of a prose poem. But I don't know if it adheres to the spirit of what this is meant to be.Aside from that, we get a number of revenge fantasies about women killing men, getting back at them for transgressions such as 'killing my sister' or 'being a sucky husband' or 'beating me.' Kind of a shocking number of stories on that subject in a book this short. Not to be outdone, we get at least a couple stories about men leaving women. We get a few musical performance tales - one with a funny twist ending. On the subject of twist endings - there are many here. And many that try to be a twist ending. These weren't always pulled off the way the author may have intended, but it was refreshing to at least have an ending. Some of these pieces were quite good. A few were really underwhelming. And a vast majority just didn't work for me. Luckily, there were enough pleasant ones, at good intervals, where you keep going right when you are about to give up. A short book of very short stories with the occasional quality work.

  • Michael Morris
    2018-11-04 10:54

    I love flash fiction, short-shorts, twitter fiction, whatever you call it. There is something terrific about a tight, terse story.And I wanted to love A Flash of Inspiration, a book composed by members of a Facebook group of independent writers. Independent writers should get more attention than they do, and a book like this could help. But it doesn't help.Flash fiction should come across as natural, like fine conversation. It should not, however, read as if it was written in a flash. While there were some startling and well crafted pieces in this book, most were more potential than finished stories. That is, they could be good with more polish and care about language and images. Many of these stories relied on shocking or surprising endings. That worked for a few, but for several the endings seemed more gimmick than gravitas. Not that I expect stories to be all seriousness. Laughter has heft too and great value.These writers can write. The question is can all of them revise?

  • SuePilski
    2018-11-01 02:56

    Inspiration in a Flash!I remember hearing about this when it first was on Facebook. A group of indie-authors each writing, in 100 words, a flash fiction story. Each story is unique, some are quirky, some disturbing, and some could be turned into full-length novels with enough imagination. My two favorite's are Electrifying and Creaking. A great quick read leaving you with wanting more!

  • Issa
    2018-11-04 10:05

    I usually enjoy short story collections but I think this "flash fiction" trend is just not for me.

  • Hedaya Kelani
    2018-10-25 05:53

    I loved the little stories. I thought that they accomplished something unique. Each and every story brought something new to the table. For the most part, it's a bunch of quick slices of imagination.

  • Blogbaas Van 'tVliegend Eiland
    2018-10-24 02:52

    6/10

  • Helmy Kusuma
    2018-10-20 08:59

  • Brandi Salazar
    2018-10-19 07:05

  • Vickie
    2018-10-26 11:02