I interviewed Layden Robinson on Twitter the other day. We both enjoy writing flash fiction so I asked her a few questions about it because she’s published a few collections which are performing well on Amazon.
You can check out Layden Robinson’s work here – https://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Store-Layden-Robinson/s?ie=UTF8&page=1&rh=n%3A133140011%2Cp_27%3ALayden%20Robinson
What attracts you to flash fiction?
I prefer flash fiction because I like big concentration and intensity in a piece, and feel if you lengthen that out into novel form, you loss people
What genre’s do you write?
I write within the genres of Horror, Bizarro, Erotica, Suspense and Elegant Madness.
Do you think that there are genre’s that lend themselves to flash fiction better than others?
I do not feel that a certain genre lends itself to flash fiction better than an other.
When writing flash fiction do you start with a plot, or do you mostly free write?
I sometimes start with a basic plot line, but a lot of times, it is free writing and something comes out of it.
On average how long does it take you to finish a flash fiction?
The pieces usually come together quickly, but then there is the rewriting and editing