At a high level, our goals are pretty simple. To serve flash fiction readers and writers with a professional, sustainable market for flash fiction stories. To promote the general population's reading of great short stories in general and of great flash fiction in particular.
Important: They may close to submissions early if they reach their quota. Check before submitting.
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Publication Medium & Frequency
|Electronic Publication ||Electronic Publication||Published 12 x per year.
Fiction Temp Closed
They’re very short, but they are still stories. That means the best ones have strong, interesting characters, plots, and (to some extent, at least) settings. We’re not that concerned about genre. Many of us have a fondness for science fiction and fantasy, but we also like literary fiction; and in any case, great flash stories aren’t always easily classified. If you wrote it, and you love it, then submit it.
Will be open to submissions from 01 January 2023* (approx. 25 days from now) through 21 January 2023. 1
- Open to a broad Audience.
|Fantasy Fantasy||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Slipstream, Urban Fantasy.|
|Horror Horror||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Slipstream.|
|Science Fiction Science Fiction||Open to all/most Subgenres, including: Hard Science Fiction, Slipstream, Space Opera.|
|Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres|
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Humorous, Literary, Mainstream.
- Open to all/most Topics, including: Seasons/Holidays (See guidelines).
|Flash Fiction Flash Fiction||500 - 1,000 words; Unknown number of pieces.|
- We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents 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
* We do not know the time and/or timezone, so we cannot be more precise. Submit early to avoid disappointment.
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