May 10th, 2021

10 Reasons Why I Love Writing Flash

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Flash Fiction | Writing Craft

By Sudha Balagopal

I wrote big, then went small. I discovered the art of writing small fiction or flash fiction after having two short story collections and a novel published. My first flash piece was published in 2016, when the form cast the initial spell on me, fascinating me with its versatility, immediacy and energy.… Read the post

April 7th, 2021

The Roles of Secondary Characters

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Ellen Buikema | Writing Craft

By Ellen Buikema

Secondary characters add depth and interest to the world your main character inhabits, helping to make the tale more memorable. They play a significant role in your story, but aren’t necessarily integral to the plot. These characters may be protagonists or antagonists of their own subplots.… Read the post


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