The idea of writing flash fiction becomes more attractive when a writer works to acquire these skills.
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The sense of accomplishment can be profound when a writer knows his or her story is well written.
Writing well in any field is greatly respected. In some fields it is absolutely necessary. Many are familiar with the story of the well educated person who cannot transfer his or her knowledge because the person is a poor communicator. The person cannot transfer knowledge in spoken or written language.
For the writer of the flash fiction story, the act of written communication is made more difficult because of the very limited number of words allowed to tell a complete short story. Remember, flash fiction must contain all of the elements of a regular-length story to be truly flash fiction. There must be story development, characterization, a significant event and a resolution. If a writer can acquire the following skills, the idea of writing a flash fiction story that is well written will be an anticipated pleasure.