Brevity: A Flash Fiction Handbook includes a brief history of flash fiction, followed by twenty chapters on flash forms, from vignettes and character sketches to twist stories and surrealism.

Brevity: includes two stellar samples of each form, plus exercises and prompts—and a chapter on editing down your wordage.

Brevity: how to write best in a small space. / a lot from a little / do more with less.




“Confrontations” at Brilliant Flash Fiction

“Tough Audience” at 101 Words

“Coda” at Rune Bear

“Face” at Juked

three pieces of microfiction at New World Writing

Lessons” at The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts


“What Virginia Woolf Wrote and What She Meant” at The Satirist

“Updated Priority Vaccine List” at Journal of the Plague Year

“First Responder” at The Daily Drunk

“Teaching Modalities for Fall Semester” at Inside Higher Ed

“Eight Sure-Fire COVID Pick Up Lines” at The American Bystander

“New New York City Cyclist Regulations” at Points in Case

“Sylvia Plath: Jingle All the Way” at The Satirist

“Albert Camus, Creative Writing Instructor” at McSweeney’s


Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention
“Lewis Carroll’s Song at Newark Airport”

Wigleaf Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions

Juked Award for three Flash Fiction stories.
“Restroom Love Story, Trailways Bus Depot, Newark, 1975”
“Political Fantasy, 2016”

Meringoff Prize in Fiction
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
Therapy,” a short story published in Literary Imagination