Who has time to read novels? Who has time to read long stories? Who has time to read fiction, period?
If you love reading fiction you may have a problem. Life is just too hectic for most of us to spend several hours reading a book. But don’t worry. Literature won’t die. Literature is alive and well in the very short story.
Flash fiction is all over the Internet. It is a perfect fit for the computer screen. It can deal with love, romance, sex, lust, religion, war, science, racism, sexism, male-female relationships and comedy. It can deal with adultery. It can deal with it all.
And the best part is it can deal with it all in as few words as possible.
So, before you give up on finding enough time to read search out a publication that publishes short short stories and enjoy.
You can start your search with the Pittsburgh Flash Fiction Gazette.
You will find great short short stories like the following.
- True Love
- Young Love
- This Man and This Woman in Love
- The Modern American Woman
- The Death of Karaoke
- Woman, Wife and Lover
- Sex, Booze and a Short Memory
- Vietnam in the Mist
- Money and the American Writer
- Love Hurts