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Nanoism is an online publication for twitter-fiction: stories of up to 140 characters. Shorter then traditional flash fiction, it’s both a challenge to write and quick as a blink to read. Call it nanofiction, microfiction, twiction, twisters, or tweetfic—it doesn’t matter: It’s the perfect art form for the bleeding edge of the internet revolution. We’re not just catering to the 21st-century attention span, we’re publishing flexible fiction: stories that you can read on your computer or cellphone, stories that fit in the cracks of your day.

Important: Do not submit more than once a week.

Country of Publication

United States

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 52 x per year.

Fiction Open

Nanoism accepts all genres. However, we are most interested in literary fiction—stories that move us with their writing, stories that stay with us longer than the few seconds it takes to read them. While we do have a soft spot for science fiction, fantasy, and other genres, we are looking for stories with staying power: stories that leave an impression disproportionate to their length.

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General General
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionNo specific word count limits known (our definition: up to 1000 words).
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Pay ranges from Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No OK UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Open

We’ll also take a look at prose poetry, so long as it contains elements of character, plot, and—most importantly—motion. Make us think.

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General General
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres
Poetry Forms:
Prose poetry.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under US$5 per poem) Token payment (under US$5 per poem).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No OK UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 01 Jul 2018
Last Audited: 01 Jul 2018 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 27 Mar 2009

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