Readers are given both the realistic and the strange, quirkiness and wisdom, as Flick secures her position as master of the short and the short short story.
The tiniest detail is part of the bigger structure and goals for the story, always.
It is a great book to keep on a nightstand or in your commuter bag, used as a palate cleanser between longer reads or as a guide to discover new-to-you writers.
pay attention to your sentence-level writing. You really have to refine it in order to have control over the kind of compression that’s needed in flash.