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C. M. Mayo Offers a "Flash Fiction" Work on Oct. 5th

C.M. Mayo\’s \”Flash Fiction\” Sunday October 5 only, from 1 – 4 pm.The Writers Center, Bethesda MD.

Flash, or micro-fictions are stories as short as six and as long as, say, 1,000 words. Though a genre with a distinguished tradition, flash fiction is perfectly suited for blogging and podcasting. For both beginning and advanced writers, this workshop will focus on improving your fiction-writing craft and generating new material. Click here for more information and also link to register on-line: About the Writers Center:

About the one day format: Uniquely geared toward both beginning and advanced writers, C.M. Mayo\’s one-day creative writing workshops emphasize techniques for tapping into creativity, and specific aspects of craft. Mayo does not critique manuscripts but rather offers a series of mini-lectures interspersed with exercises, readings, and discussion. The goal is that by the end of the workshop, your writing will be of notably higher quality.

About C.M. Mayo: C.M. Mayo is the author of the forthcoming novel The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire (Unbridled Books); Miraculous Air: Journey of a Thousand Miles through Baja California, the Other Mexico (Milkweed Editions), and Sky Over El Nido (University of Georgia Press), which won the Flannery O\’Connor Award for Short Fiction. Her work has appeared in many outstanding literary journals, among them, Chelsea, Creative Nonfiction, Kenyon Review, North American Review, Massachusetts Review, Paris Review, Potomac Review,and Tin House. An avid translator of contemporary Mexican literature, she is also founding editor of Tameme and editor of Mexico: A Traveler\’s Literary Companion.

For more about C.M. Mayo and her work, visit . P.S. Don\’t forget \”Giant Golden Buddha\” & 364 More Five Minute Writing Exercises, free on-line at Visit: C.M. Mayo at

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