Jayne Martin

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” —Nora Ephron

Not long ago I was interviewed by writer extraordinaire, teacher, and all around great guy, Tommy Dean, about the methods of my flash fiction writing madness. Check it out:


Why do you write flash? What makes it different for you?

It could have something to do with my insatiable need for immediate gratification, or my deeply-challenged attention span. But I think I fall into the genre naturally from years of writing television scripts where most of the scenes are pretty short. You get in, get out, and leave the audience wanting more so they don’t reach for the remote.