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Wish You Were Here: A Flash Fiction Postcard Project

By Nathan Leslie Those who teach know it is, by most measures, a seasonal job—as intense and fleeting as a month-long stint working retail at a mall nook at Christmas or a summer mowing grass in suburbia. Intensity is fine, … Continue reading

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>Prompt #2

>Words to get going with: use as many as you can! roof, screen, swollen, primitive, rise, traffic, sulfuryard, shuffling, signage, Frank Sinatra, Spanish moon, businessvacant, rosy, elbow, silvery, appraise, joking, ribbing, enlargednoise, naughty, gargoyle, feminine, one-handed, monotone, cop-likeplodding, poodle, sincere, … Continue reading

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>Smoking Prompts — a new feature of writing prompts at SmokeLong Quarterly

>Potluck Prompt. stupidthreatmirrorwhippassenger-sidehellsuitsteadygrandparentspacingplasticbracingtearingFrisbeepersimmonstainedblabberingcruisespray paintinggobblestablehorn-rimsbeans write a piece that takes place around a holiday. try to scatter as many prompt words in the mix like chocolate chips in batter. see where they take you. Happy writing! -Meg Pokrass

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>Kim Chinquee and Rusty Barnes

>discuss flash fiction with Xujun Eberlein.

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