Friday, March 21, 2014

WRITERS: Flash Fiction Publishers

Do you want to get your work out? Flash fiction is a great place to start. Because I run a writers group I’m frequently asked for places to submit work. So my next few blogs are going to be lists of useful sites.

List 1 - Flash Fiction 

Please check that they are opened to submissions before sending your work.
100 Word Story features stories under 100 words… no more or no less.
1000 Words want to be inspired by a photograph? Or perhaps one of your own?
1110 is a small, high-quality print journal.
3:AM Magazine is an edgy, online magazine
Apocrypha and Abstractions specializes in very short fiction, of 500 words or fewer.
Brevity publishes well-known and emerging writers working in the extremely brief (750 words or less) essay form. They have featured work from two Pulitzer prize finalists, numerous NEA fellows, Pushcart winners, as well as many previously unpublished authors.
The Collagist considers all lengths of fiction, from flash to novella. Writers may submit upto three flash fiction pieces at a time.
Diddledog  Almost any genre is acceptable, excluding erotica or porn.
Double Room is a journal of flash fiction and prose poetry. They seek high quality work that questions, challenges, exemplifies, expands, discovers, explodes, and examines the “margins” of prose poetry and flash fiction.
Dark Fiction Magazine  They are on the hunt for flash fiction at its most epic and inviting submissions of original and previously unpublished high fantasy stories of up to 1000 words.
Flash Fiction publishes stories from 500 to 1,000 words in length. They look for previously unpublished material, with the exception of their Classic Flash selections.
Flash Fiction Magazine publishes work no longer than 360 words. Writers may submit up to eight pieces at a time.
Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine.
Flash Fiction Online
Flash Fiction SW
Flash Fiction Competition This quarterly open-themed competition for fiction up to 500 words has closing dates of 31st March, 30th June, 30th September and 31st December.
Gay Flash Fiction Gay Flash Fiction showcases flash fiction and poetry which is GLBTQI friendly, and has a Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Intersex theme.
Lamplight Magazine A quarterly for literary dark fiction, both short stories and flash fiction.
Monkeybicycle features one-sentence stories.
Postcard Press is a micropress publishing one very short story, essay or poem each month in the form of a 4x6 postcard.
Quickfiction publishes stories 500 words or less
Quarterly West  Fiction, Flash Fiction and Non Fiction.
Romance Flash seeking quality flash romance fiction excluding heavy erotica that is under 1,000
Slick Friction is now accepting submissions for erotic romance flash fiction. Word count should not exceed 750 words.
Smokelong Quarterly publishes flash fiction up to 1000 words.
Two Sentence Stories Big stories in two-little sentences.
Vestal Review is the oldest magazine dedicated exclusively to flash fiction under 500 words. It is devoted to what they consider an underrepresented type of fiction: flash (or short-short) stories.
Word Riot publishes the forceful voices of up-and-coming writers and poets. They like edgy. They like challenging. They like unique voices.

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