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           At most writing schools, students can expect to hear from their

           instructors once a week. At Creative Writing Institute,

        your tutor will be available six days a week.

       Let CWI shower you with the

     attention you




       Service is our first product!

            Need prodding? That's what we do best!

          •  Attend in  the  comfort of your home

                     •  No lunches   No bus fare   No gas            

        •  Sip a cup of Java as you write

         Kick back in your pajamas


                 We can't make it any easier than that  :)



              Class Information

Flashing your Fiction
Eight-Week Term
Jo Popek
Was $260.00   NOW  $177
Advanced Class

Flashing your Fiction is a fun but serious course that will teach you the secrets of writing flash fiction stories. Most flash stories range from 100 to 1,000 words.

Learn what flash fiction is and is not, how to use bare-bones sentence structure with sharp impact, most asked questions, flash structure, flash dialogue, elements of flash fiction, antagonist vs. protagonist, conflict, resolutions, setting, cut until you bleed, word choices, one word examples, and narrative perspective.

To qualify for this course, you must have taken Creative Writing 101 and Short Story (or the equivalent thereof if you are coming from another school). You may be asked to take an eligibility test in which you must score 88 out of a possible 115 points. Write to Ms. Deb at

It also covers speaker tags, dialect, plot, hooks, climax, imagery, show/don�t tell, imagery, how to edit, rhythm, copyright issues, plagiarism, selling rights, magazines and other markets, submission guidelines, simultaneous submissions, cover letters, and entering contests, taught by our own flash fiction award winner, Ms. Jo Popek.