Fiction in a Flash

Ref: C3529749

Offering exercises and prompts to stimulate your imagination, this workshop will help you write micro and flash fiction. With a guarantee that you will produce at least two complete original Flash Fiction stories as well as plenty of ideas for more.

Course aim

A workshop devised to provide activities and prompts to get you writing short fiction and understand more about the process of distilling a longer story into a short form.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Write at least three complete Flash Fiction stories
  • Write a short author biography
  • Use correct Point of View and tenses to enhance stories

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • The tutor and the group will feedback on the work produced.

What else do I need to know?

  • Please bring a pen and paper or notebook.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Entering Flash Fiction competitions.

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Fiction in a Flash


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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