Previous exercises here:
Look at all you've written this week. Choose your favorite piece. Rewrite it, doing whatever you think will improve it. Spend twenty minutes on it. Or more. As much time as it takes to make it as good as you can.
Now consider submitting it to one of these publications:
100 Word Story —up to 100 words
The Offing — Microfiction category: up to 560 characters (not words!)
Nanofiction — up to 300 words
Flash Magazine — up to 360 words
If you're one of my Yale students, please bring your drafts to New Haven. I'll let you know which day to bring them to class. I can't wait to see them!