Flash Fiction -Sat May 23
May 23 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Here’s the schedule, so far!
8:30 AM meeting at FatPipe ABQ to discuss flash fiction Share a list of flash fiction contests or places to use your fiction so you have some ideas as you write. We’ll also talk about how to come up with ideas for your fiction.
9:00 AM walk over to train station downtown
9:35 AM Take Train – write our flash fiction stories
11:16 AM arrive in Santa Fe
11:20 AM at Sky Coffee or Coffee shop near the train station – Exchange stories/read and review stories on the patio
12:00 PM Take a break for lunch – lots of places to choose from
1:30 PM Meet again to edit our stories – coffee shop.
3:00 PM Discuss next steps for flash fiction.
3:30 PM You’re on your own time – Take the free shuttle to see the plaza, take an uber to visit Kakawa chocolate house, or check out the many shops and places around the train station.
The next trains back to Albuquerque are:
9:00 PM (Last Train)
Walking level: Moderate
The price ($40.00) includes:
~Use of FatPipe ABQ in the morning
~Afternoon train snacks
~Handout to include current journals, contests, and other opportunities to use your flash fiction
~Expertise of your facilitator
Flash fiction is very short fiction that tells a tale in 1,500 or fewer words (sometimes as few as 250 words)!
Sonja Dewing, Author is a published author and won third place in the Alibi’s flash fiction story “something” that she wrote while she was on the train. She’s also a certified instructor and has experience encouraging creativity in others.
Your lunch: We’d rather you have the choice of what to have for your meal instead of digging up a set menu somewhere.