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What is Flash Fiction
A flash fiction story is an extremely short story that has a protagonist, conflict, obstacles or complications, and resolution. The parts of the story can be implied, but flash fiction is not a scene or vignette.
From Wikipedia: "Some self-described markets for flash fiction impose caps as low as three hundred words, while others consider stories as long as a thousand words to be flash fiction."
Generally stories less than 1000 words are considered to be flash fiction.
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This reddit is intended for people to share their "flash fiction", or stories written with the goal of being extremely short. We're looking for three types of submissions, and appreciate a tag in the title showing which type you're submitting:
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- Linked for linked stories (non-original).
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