Do you know the difference?
Twitter fiction is among the most challenging to write because you’re limited to 140 characters. That may seem like a lot when you’re just mentioning what you are going to have for dinner, but when you’re trying to tell a story, it is extremely restrictive. Twitter stories often leave a lot to the reader’s imagination. They can also draw on common knowledge such as myths, history, and well-known stories to convey a tale with very few words.
Try a search on Terse Tales
A drabble is a story exactly 100 words long. Writing to a precise word length is difficult and makes you really weigh every word. (The big question to consider is do you count the title when doing a word count, I don’t, although other writers may feel differently. The online magazine 100 Word Story publishes drabbles (and they don’t include the title as part of the count.)
Flash Fiction is a style of fictional literature or fiction of extreme brevity. There is no widely accepted definition of the length of the category. Some self-described markets for flash fiction impose caps as low as six words, while others consider stories as long as a thousand words to be flash fiction.
If you are interested in writing flash fiction why not get involved in National Flash Fiction Day? A new
Micro–Fiction competition is open for entries at;