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Rocket Ships & Roller Coasters: A Flash Fiction & Nonfiction Generative Workshop - Benefit


  • Spark Central 1214 West Summit Parkway Spokane, WA, 99201 United States (map)

FOUR SESSIONS: Mondays, July 29, Aug. 5, 12, & 19 · 6:30 to 8:30 PM

The best part about flash fiction and nonfiction are that they’re bite-sized, clocking in at under 1000 (or sometimes even under 500) words! If you’ve been in a writing slump or have had trouble getting started, flash writing is a great way to get those writing gears churning due to the short and compact nature of the genre. Join Dorian Karahalios for a 4-session generative workshop where you’ll be exposed to many styles of flash, practice writing your own, and learn which pieces of flash are “rocket ships” and which are “roller coasters."

Dorian Karahalios is a freelance writer and editor living in Spokane. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from the MFA at EWU and his flash fiction piece “Ectophilia” won the F(r)iction 2017 Summer Short Fiction Contest and appeared in F(r)iction Issue #7. He is a founding member of the Spokane Print & Publishing Center, where he teaches bookbinding and digital publishing.

This is a benefit workshop, meaning ticket sales benefit Spark Central, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, and keep our youth and community programs free!

Earlier Event: July 27
Invention Connection
Later Event: July 30
Summer Greenhouse Days