Flash Fantastic – big stories in a few words, an introduction to flash fiction, or writing the shortest of short stories. The flash form for both fiction and non-fiction is a vibrant way of telling the shortest of stories. Whether you’re an experienced writer, or new to the short short story, or to writing, this workshop will cover the basics of flash and look at some tricks and tips for putting the shine on stories from between 6 and 1,000 words.

Electra Rhodes is an archaeologist who lives in Hertfordshire. Since beginning writing in 2020, she has won numerous competitions, been placed in many more, and judged a dozen more. She runs creative writing workshops at various literary festivals. She says that she is “currently finishing off a flash novella, stabbing at a hybrid nature/family memoir, and throwing herself into an intersectional biography of the British Landscape.” Her workshop ‘Winning Words’ in 2023 was very popular hence her return in 2024.

Tickets: £18, including hot and cold drink and cake.