This group of flash fiction stories have ‘one’ thing in common. They are stories that mainly feature one person. Something happens to this one person and because of that a change occurs. In the first story, all it takes is a look for the protagonist to become defensive.
It is inspirational to me when I learn of a story’s background. What was the story seed? How were the challenges met? These three flash fiction stories include my author notes which allow a peek into my process, inspiration and decisions.
Once you’ve decided on the story you want to tell and the genre you’ll use to do it, it’s time to get clear on your characters and on making them compelling. They are essential to the success of your novel, as they’ll bring it to life like nothing else.