Flash fiction, like journaling, lends itself to brevity.
Flash Fiction stories in the Mississippi Review Online
An essay about the phenomenon: Flashes On The Meridian:
Dazzled by Flash Fiction—by Pamelyn Casto
Check out the left hand side of Ms Casto's blog—lots of fascinating destinations—including an online class on Haiban.
"Briefly, haibun is a combination of vivid prose paragraphs, short poetry (haiku), and sometimes simple pen and ink art work (haiga — and the haiga portion of the haibun can be art work that's generated with photographs or computer graphics as well). Haibun can be as short as a paragraph or as long as a novella. This course will focus on the paragraph-length haibun."
I ordered a used copy of the assigned course text —Journey to the Interior by Bruce Ross for $1.45.
A review of the book by H. Anderson:" The title is an allusion to the work, The Narrow Path to the Interior by the great haiku master Basho.
Translation of the opening to Basho's Narrow Path to the Interior
Note that Ms Casto incorporates other elements into the creating of a Haiban.
I'm always up to trying something new—for me. Anyone else want to try?