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About

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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Audience

Country of Publication

Open to a broad Audience. United States

Publication Medium & Frequency

E Electronic PublicationPublished 52 x per year.

Fiction Open

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
F FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Cross-Genre.
H HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Cross-Genre.
S Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Cross-Genre.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Humorous, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story1,000 - 3,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
T Token payment (under 1 US cent per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoText format submissions
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Dates

Date Added:
09 May 2014
Last Updated:
09 May 2017