interesting tips for writing, includes puntuation rules.

Flash fiction, short-short stories, sudden, micro fiction, (I love this one) the smoke-long story

Writing flash fiction by G.W Thomas
An article which offers several strategies for writing flas fiction

Number of words: 100 words up to 1,000 or even 1,500 words (

Other names for it: short-short stories, sudden, postcard, minute,
furious, fast, quick, skinny, and micro fiction.

In China (I love this one) the smoke-long story (just long enough to
read while smoking a cigarette).

  • rich in implication and is tight
  • precise,
  • compressed
  • highly charged
Short short stories
a site where you can read a history of flash fiction
The Essentials of Micro-Fiction, intersting tips on micro fiction