Author Michael A. Kechula shares tips and techniques for writing a complete story in 100 words. Kechula starts with coming up with ideas, gives development tips, provides instruction in cutting words, and then dissects one of his own prize-winning stories to show how it's done. Kechula focuses on the 100-word story but many of his tips are useful to authors of all types.
Is it really possible to write a complete story, with characters, dialogue and plot, in only 1000 words or less? Author and educator Michael A. Kechula says it's not only possible, he shows us how. With exercises in starting your story, in naming characters, in cutting words, and eliminating 'bookisms' Kechula passes his hard-earned wisdom to aspiring flash fiction writers.