Theme of Absence is an online magazine of speculative flash fiction. I started the site with the goal of providing quality short stories for free and giving new authors the chance to get their work out there for the world to see.
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Country of Publication
| United States
|Open to a broad Audience.
Publication Medium & Frequency
|Electronic Publication ||Electronic Publication||Published 52 x per year.
|Fantasy Fantasy||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Cross-Genre.|
|Horror Horror||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Cross-Genre.|
|Science Fiction Science Fiction||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Cross-Genre.|
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Humorous, Mainstream.
- Open to all/most Topics.
|Flash Fiction Flash Fiction||Up to 1,000 words.|
|Short Story Short Story||1,000 - 3,000 words.|
- We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) Token payment (under 1 US cent per word).|
| OK|| No|| No|| No||Text format submissions |
- Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our . glossary
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