ABCs of Flash Writing: The Beginning

Posted by on Apr 17, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on ABCs of Flash Writing: The Beginning

Dear readers,

It’s been four years since we first published the original ABCs of Writing series. That time we focused on what information beginners needed to know when they started writing or publishing. Since then, we’ve followed up with two more ABC mini-issues highlighting the fiction and creative nonfiction genres. I am pleased to announce that the flash genre is just about ready for your viewing pleasure. (Can you guess what will come next?)

Starting tomorrow, you’ll hear from 26 writers — experts, in my opinion — who immerse themselves in the realm of flash, whether by writing short fiction, nonfiction, prose poetry, or a hybrid mix that happens in as little words as possible. Not only are these writers talented, but they are patient as well. This series was originally set to be published in 2016, but after a series of people dropping in and out of the alphabet, it’s finding a home in Spry in 2018.

We are eternally grateful for the intelligent advice from these writers, and consider ourselves lucky to be the platform to share it with you.

Check back every day for a new letter, and thank you for coming along on this ride with us.


Erin Ollila


Whatcha doing right now? Send your writing and artwork to Spry. We are currently considering all five genres for our next issue. Submit here.