Word in Action – National Flash Fiction Day, Carlisle

When: Back to Calendar » May 16, 2012 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Merienda Carlisle
Treasury Court Fisher St
Carlisle,Cumbria CA3 8RF
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Cost: £3.00 (concessions £2.00)
Contact: [email protected]

A local response to the national celebration of those tiny gems of stories known as flash fiction – very short stories (usually 100-500 words, or up to 1,000 at a stretch) characterised by sharp observation and pithy commentary, comic or tragic, lyrical and poetic or hard-nosed and gritty.

Topping the bill are Cumbrian writers who have appeared (or are due to appear) in the monthly flash slot in The Weekly Word (New Writing Cumbria’s e-newsletter) – Christine Howe, Sue Banister, Martyn Halsall, Brindley Hallam Dennis and others. There’s also an open mic session – sign up on the night and flash your fiction …


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