Leodegraunce: Bruce, please tell Leodegraunce readers a bit about your background.

Bruce Harris: I have a Ph.D. in Social Psychology.  I’ve always enjoyed reading and writing. I am a big fan of the Sherlock Holmes stories, and am the author of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson: ABout Type.

Leodegraunce: How long have you written flash fiction and what drew you to the genre?

Bruce Harris: I’ve been writing flash fiction for the last 3 or 4 years. I work full-time and have a family. Flash fiction is the perfect medium for getting quick hits of fiction without investing a tremendous amount of time.

Leodegraunce: What are some of your recent works?

Bruce Harris: Parts Department was published in Leodegraunce (issue 12).

Leodegraunce: What are some of your writing plans for 2012?

Bruce Harris: Genre fiction, especially mystery and detective fiction, has always appealed to me. I hope to write a good old-fashioned pulp story.

Leodegraunce: What is your top writing tip for aspiring authors?

Bruce Harris: Make time each day to write. It has been said before: edit, edit, and edit again. Once you finish a piece, put it away for at least a week and then reread it. And, of course, never let yourself get discouraged by anything or anyone.