This fun writing assignment has students reading and composing a work of flash fiction. Students will read a work of flash fiction, then identify the setting, suspense, foreshadowing, and major conflict. Next, students will compose their own work of flash fiction incorporating these elements. This assignment is engaging because it utilizes suspense and short works of fiction. It is a great way to motivate students to learn about the elements of literature, plot, and incorporating interesting settings into their works.