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Snapshot Storytelling Flash fiction is simply very short fiction. However that oversimplifies things. How short is "short?" That depends on whom you're asking. It is basically a complete story - having a beginning, middle, and end - which confines itself to a very low word count. some even allow for non-fiction, so long as its a story meeting the definitions and expectations set out by the publisher. This forces the writer to condense, stripping away the wordy descriptions and character development common in longer works. Define your character by watching him do something rather than assaulting the reader with lengthy histories, motivations, or what-have-you. The character plans the bank heist, he pulls up to the bank, demands money, then speeds away only to be caught for motor violations. It's similar to flash photography. You don't know the people in the photo, but you get ideas about them in the way they are presented. A snapshot tells you the story without so much of the baggage a writer may feel is necessary. The viewer - or in the flash fiction case, the reader - must read the story and by the conclusion draw his or her own conclusions. A wonderful site about this is at Writing-World.com, under the fiction section. Main keys: Tell your story based on conventional structure, omitting everything that may help us experience it deeply but clouds the main thrust of the tale. Show, dont tell. Don't tell me how cold-blooded and heartless the assassin is; show me him killing a woman carrying groceries because she was in the way and I'll get the idea. Know what word count range is expected and pare down your wordy passages accordingly. Keep the story moving forward with every sentence. Hope this helps. Dream Walker
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Something that is made up; fake.
something that could happen or what have already happend at a certan amount of time.
A novel that tells about a certain time period (like slavery or World War 1) but is not like a diary of someone who lived then... like the author made up a story about p…eople who supposedly lived then...
A literary work that is mostly the product of a writer's imagination
Biography that dramatizes some of the events in the life of its subject
Fiction is literature that does not represent actuality but has been invented or imagined. Fiction is not necessarily based on facts. Common examples of fiction include fantas…y novels, comics, and science-fiction. Non-fiction is literature that is based on facts and has not been invented or changed in anyway. Example of non-fiction literature includes a magazine article on the eating habits polar bears or the biography of George Washington.
Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginary but more or less plausible (or at least non-supernatural) content such as future settings, futuristic science and …technology, space travel, aliens, and paranormal abilities. Exploring the consequences of scientific innovations is one purpose of science fiction, making it a "literature of ideas".
Science fiction is the creation of imaginary stories that are based on extensions of technology (e.g. genetics, robotics, space travel), or on alternate dimensions of existenc…e. Literature and media productions are usually classed as science fiction if they do not exist in a setting (past or present) that conforms to the same physical dimensions and physical laws of the Earth. Some "fantasy" includes elements of science fiction, and vice versa. Stories that include magical, spiritual, or metaphysical themes are usually not classified as science fiction.
Fiction is made-up and not real. Non-fiction is real, true, and factual
Horror fiction is the group of stories that strive to elicit the emotions of fear, disgust and horror from readers. Sometimes this is done by describ…ing disgusting acts, but the best horror stories depict people who have, in some way, lost their humanity (by becoming immortal, or by losing the sense of responsibility for their actions, for example).
"Science fiction", also referred to as "Sci-Fi", is the genre of fiction in which the stories often tell about science and technology of the future, near or distant. For a V…ERY excellent example, see the 1961 movie version (I haven't seen the 1929 version or the 2005 versions) of Jules Verne's "The Mysterious Island", which was originally published in book form (can you believe it?) in 1874! -The setting is the American Civil War (1860s), and some "Johnny Reb" prisoners of war escape by stealing a hot air balloon. -Then a storm carries them to an uncharted island that is home to some very interesting genetically-engineered flora and fauna. Dim the lights, have your snacks ready in advance and Fasten Your Seatbelt for one fantastic ride to our now-foreseeable future! Then go see the 1981 AND 2010 versions of "Clash of the Titans", the entire series of "Star Wars" movies, and James Cameron's "Avatar" for more recent examples. Then find (if you can) the 1927(!) film "Metropolis" for a sort of a visual history lesson in the usage of special effects in Sci-Fi films.
the definition of science fiction is a story about imagative events that usely takes place in the future. It may contain amazing invention
"Humorous fiction" is a funny story that is not true. It is made up.
In fiction, continuity, also called time-scheme is consistency of the characteristics of people, plot, objects, and places seen by the reader or viewer over a period of time. …It is very relevant to the producers of certain fiction shows in television.
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