Microfiction, also known as flash fiction, is a (really) short story that still offers the same character and plot development as longer pieces of fiction. While a challenge, writing microfiction can be a useful tool to help writers of every genre craft their skill in a number of different ways.
Author: Kimberly Straub
Kimberly Straub holds a B.A. in English Literature and Writing from Grand Valley State University. She has placed in numerous writing contests, including Scribbler's microfiction contest, and has been a guest writer for multiple blogs. When not writing, she teaches songwriting classes and plays guitar in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Follow her writing journey at @kimberlymariestraub on Instagram.
I’ll never forget talking to my friend about getting laid off from my job as COVID-19 wreaked havoc across the world. In a desperate attempt ….