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Apparition Lit Flash Fiction Challenge 84

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We want succinct speculative stories. Flex your writing muscles and send us flash fiction. Each month Apparition Lit holds a flash fiction contest. We’ll be looking for previously unpublished stories that reflect the artwork we’ve chose for each month. Flash fiction should be a complete story, not an excerpt of a larger work.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2017

Publication Medium & Contest Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationAwarded 12 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Will be open to submissions from 01 July 2021* (approx. 14 days from now) through 15 July 2021. 0
Open to a broad Audience.
General GeneralOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Other (May vary).
Uda Devi15 Jul 2021*1
Lozen15 Aug 2021*0
Artemisia I of Caria15 Sep 2021*3
Ching Shih15 Oct 2021*0
Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler15 Nov 2021*0
Zelia Nuttall15 Dec 2021*0
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Winner's Prize:
We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
OK No No No UnknownText format submissions
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* We do not know the time and/or timezone, so we cannot be more precise. Submit early to avoid disappointment.

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Last Updated: 15 Jun 2021
Last Checked: 30 Apr 2021 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 07 Apr 2021 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 23 Oct 2017

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