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Matthew Brennan
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Novelist, translator, flash fiction writer, and freelance editor. Blog Manager at World Vision US. Christian – Husband – World Traveler (views are my own)
Novelist, translator, flash fiction writer, and freelance editor. Blog Manager at World Vision US. Christian – Husband – World Traveler (views are my own)

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Too Close to the Sun
With all of the recent conversation about gun control, I thought I would feature this flash fiction on my blog. I wrote it after Sandy Hook, mostly for myself as a way of exploring and understanding a little bit about that tragedy, and it took me almost two...
Too Close to the Sun
Too Close to the Sun
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The best acceptance letter I ever got
The moment you submit your work to a literary journal, you are establishing a relationship with the editors at that journal. You wouldn’t go up to someone you were interested in getting to know at a bar and say, “Hey you look good,” and you especially would...
The best acceptance letter I ever got
The best acceptance letter I ever got
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"Inundation as a submission strategy": a near-guaranteed method for increasing your acceptance rate: http://momentaryfictions.blogspot.com/2014/03/inundation-as-submission-strategy.html
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Don't let editors say no to your manuscript! New blog: http://momentaryfictions.blogspot.com/2014/03/dont-let-me-say-no.html
Don't let me say no
Don't let me say no
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"The Best Laid Plans": A Valentine's Day Fiction
A Valentine's Day flash fiction! This was actually published 2 years ago in the Eunoia Review  on Valentine's Day itself ... quite by coincidence! Perfect timing.  The Best Laid Plans from Eunoia Review The snow began as he drove her up to his family’s lake...
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What I like about this piece is that it says more than it says. And that wasn't intentional! While I was writing it, I reached the current end of the story, then went right on to the next paragraph, where I got stuck. Only after reading it over a few more t...
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Bed & Breakfast Morning: An exercise in dialogue
My favorite thing about this flash fiction is that most of it really happened. I was staying in a B&B in Aberdeen, WA, and in the morning, all of the guests had breakfast together out on a covered porch. It can be a nice way to meet people ... but it depend...
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My favorite thing about this flash fiction is that most of it really happened. I was staying in a B&B in Aberdeen, WA, and in the morning, all of the guests had breakfast together out on a covered porch. It can be a nice way to meet people ... but it depend...
Momentary Fictions
Momentary Fictions
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