Tips on Writing Flash Memoir

I love writing flash. Whether it’s fiction, non-fiction, or a memoir piece about my former life as a nurse.

What I’ve found as I attempt to write the perfect piece is –  it ain’t easy! Getting to the story in a sharp, succinct manner while packing just the right punch is difficult for the most seasoned writer. I’m still reaching for that star.

Brevity covers this topic in one of the best posts I’ve read in a long time Here’s just a sample of the Don’t tips you’ll learn from,  All’s Well That Ends Well.  

Things to Avoid

  • Summarize
  • Explain
  • Justify
  • Excuse

To read more and see the examples, check out All’s Well That Ends Well at Brevity.

I’d love to hear your comments. Talk to me. Tell me your story. I’m all ears and look for me on Facebook at SheilaMGood,  PinterestBloglovinTwitter@sheilamgood, Contently, and Instagram. You can follow my reviews on Amazon and Goodreads.

3 thoughts on “Tips on Writing Flash Memoir

  1. I’ve written several short stories based on childhood events. Most of them won awards (and money) at writing contests. Here’s a link to one I read on Tales From The South a few years back

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