Original Flash Fiction Submission Form

Original flash fiction submissions are closed. Our next submission cycle opens on October 1 and runs through October 31. Stories must be under 1,200 words in length and fall under the genres of science fiction, fantasy, or horror. Accepted authors will be notified by November 15.

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We are able to pay for original flash fiction through the kind generosity of our Patreon supporters. Your donations allow us to accept and publish original speculative fiction at a time when publishing opportunities for new writers are extremely limited.

Please direct your questions related to original fiction to [email protected].

Meanwhile, we are also accepting non-paid contributions, including reviews, essays, reprints, and book excerpts, for publication on this site.


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