Fiction or Nonfiction?
Something may start as nonfiction, then turn into fiction—or vice versa.
Is it harder to write funny or sad?
It’s harder to write sad and way more enjoyable to publish funny.
Poetry or prose?
Oddly enough, sometimes people say I really liked your poem, and to me, that most certainly wasn’t a poem.
When writing is going well…
I feel energized and start thinking about making huge life changes.
Read more in Flash Nonfiction Funny!
Bio: Diane Payne’s most recent publications include:Notre Dame Review, Obra/Artiface, Reservoir, Spry Literary Review, Watershed Review, Superstition Review, Windmill Review, Tishman Review, Whiskey Island, Quarterly, Fourth River, Split Lip Review,The Offing, Elke: A little Journal, Punctuate, Outpost 19, and forthcoming in McNeese Review, The Meadow,Mused. She is included in the newly released Flash Nonfiction Funny and is the author of Burning Tulips (Red Hen Press).