Literature and words are all around us. The Bath Flash Fiction Award and the National Flash Anthologies attract submissions from around the world, from writers young and old, experienced and new. No matter who you are or where you come from, all readers and writers know the joy that can be found by completely immersing themselves into the worlds we create with words.
Flash Fiction continues to exponentially grow in popularity, and it seems there is no stopping it. But who would want to? As the flash community grows ever wider, I certainly feel that there’s no dilution in the way flash writers and readers support and encourage each other. The prospect, then, of being able to be a part of the U.K.’s first ever literary festival dedicated purely to flash fiction is, of course, exciting. The festival means that there will be opportunities to take part in engaging writing workshops, listen to flash fiction writers read their stories aloud, but also to be able to meet one another, to put physical faces to Twitter handles, and to celebrate flash fiction together.
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