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Flash Fiction



Rashida Murphy




Micro-fiction or flash fiction are stories ranging from 50-1000 words. Come and learn from (and become) an expert in this popular genre. Know how narrative and form work together to create worlds in miniature while developing skills that will benefit your longer works.
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This workshop will take place online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided.

You Will Learn:

  • To make every word count
  • To layer multiple meanings in a short piece
  • To explore both humour and melancholy intensely
  • To experiment with language, form and genre
  • To make sophisticated use of metaphor and imagery

About the Tutor:

Rashida Murphy lives and works on the lands of the Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation. She is a novelist, poet, essayist and short story/flash fiction writer. Her work is widely published in award winning journals and anthologies. She has been shortlisted in the Dundee International Book Prize, the Carmel Bird Digital Award and the NSW Premier’s Literary Award. 

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Book early to access our early bird prices! These expire 9 days before the course begins. Please keep in mind that our workshops require a minimum number of participants to run, so booking early also helps ensure that a workshop will go ahead. 

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Phone: +61399178461
Email: [email protected]

Registration for this event ended on 11 August 2023 - 4:00
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