Timetables, Oct, Nov, Jan

On the programme below, all the information to let you know what’s happening on our Oct and Jan Flash Fiction Festival Online Days – 11.00 am – 6.30 pm GMT. £30 for everything

  • A Signature, Technical or Showstopper writing challenge set and judged by Jude Higgins. One contest each month with prizes of books published by Ad Hoc Fiction and free entries to Bath Flash Fiction Award
  • three workshops on different aspects of flash fiction, one or one and a half hours long;
  • a mystery flash half-hour or a hour-long showcase
  • three fifteen minute readers’ slots;
  • yoga stretches for writers;
  • small break out groups to chat to writer friends from around the world.

For more details on the workshops, talks and presenters, read the workshop page.
Note: If you can’t attend the whole day, events are recorded and videos are sent to participants after the day is completed.

Saturday November 19th

11.00 am – 11.30 am

  • Introduction to the day from festival director, Jude Higgins Jude will also introduce a prompt for a ‘Technical’ writing challenge Followed by 10-15 mins drafting time.

11.30 am – 11.45 pm

  • Coffee chats in break-out groups with world wide flash fiction friends.

12.00 pm – 1.00 pm

  • Writing Titles (Or How to Make a Good First Impression) with Ingrid Jendrzejewski M

1.00 pm – 1.15 pm

  • Reading slot – 4 worldwide authors read wonderfully titled stories, already published

1.15 pm -1.30 pm

  • lunchtime chats with worldwide friends in break-out rooms.

2.00 pm – 3.00 pm

  • What’s Your Story With Alison Woodhouse: Know your story, understand what’s happening off the page, so you can create resonance and depth

3.00 pm – 3.15 pm,

  • Reading slot. Different styles of story

3.15 pm – 3.30m

  • Yoga stretches with Sudha Balagopal.

3.30pm – 3.45pm

  • Tea time chats in break-out rooms with flash fiction friends.

4.00 pm – 5.00 pm

  • Make Your Stories Sing – with Farhana Khalique. A workshop looking at voice in flash fictions plus tips for reading out loud.

5.15 – 5.30 pm

  • Reading slot – 4 four world wide authors using different voices

5.30 – 6.30 pm

  • Novella in Flash Showcase.

6.30 pm – 6.35 pm

  • Thankyou and goodbyes.

Saturday January 7th

11.00 am – 11.30 am

  • Introduction to the day from festival director, Jude Higgins Jude will also introduce a prompt for a ‘showstopper’ writing challenge Followed by 10-15 mins drafting time.

11.30 am – 11.45 pm

  • Coffee chats in break-out groups with world wide flash fiction friends.

12.00 pm – 1.00 pm

  • Writing Funny Fiction with Karen Jones

1.00 pm – 1.15 pm

  • Reading slot – 4 worldwide authors read their funny fiction

1.15 pm -1.30 pm

  • lunchtime chats with worldwide friends in break-out rooms.

2.00 pm – 3.00 pm

  • Time, Space and Action in Flash Fiction with Shelley Roche-Jacques

3.00 pm – 3.15 pm

  • Reading slot.

3.15 pm – 3.30m

  • Yoga stretches with Sudha Balagopal.

3.30pm – 3.45pm

  • Tea time chats in break-out rooms with flash fiction friends.

4.00 pm – 4.30

  • Mystery Slot to be announced

5.00 pm – 6.30 pm

  • The Prose Poetry Sequence or Series with Carrie Etter

6.30 pm – 6.35 pm

  • Thankyou and goodbyes.

Please Note: As with any on-going event, this programme maybe subject to alteration.

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