Did you know that most of the original flash fiction published at Flash Fiction Online is eligible in the “short story” category for major genre awards? Each of the stories listed below was originally published in 2020. SCIENCE FICTIONEligible for Nebula awards (SFWA members)Eligible for Hugo Awards (WSFS / WorldCon / DisCon III members) A Hitchhiking Robot’s […]
To paraphrase an IO9 commentor, the dual Nebula/Hugo choice for Frederik Pohl’s SF novel, Gateway, was simply dreadful…in the sense of instilling deep dread in the reader, as any horror writer would wish to do. Pohl won three Hugos, in successive years. That says it all, doesn’t it? Oh, and another Hugo and three Nebulas, […]
The Flash Fiction Online editorial staff members are generally writers, too. Occasionally FFO lets them beat their own drums, and so they will–without a hint of embarrassment. As this information rolls in for the 2012 publishing season from the editors and slush pile readers, I’ll update this post. Here is the present information, including publications […]
Stefanie Freele published two flash stories here (1 2) at Flash Fiction Online. We’re glad to note that she’s recently published a short story collection, Surrounded by Water, with Press 53. Stories in this collection received much note: first and second places in Glimmer Train fiction contests, a 2010 Million Writers Notable Story Award, an […]
CS Lewis would disagree, but–as reported by the Guardian–the Nobel Prize committee declined LOTR for its “second-rate prose.” (Cough.) And don’t miss a slightly shorter work, the Jan. 2012 Flash Fiction Online edition following its reboot efforts.
Yep, that’s our very own Karen T. Smith on the list of finalists for the “Return to Luna” writing contest. She’ll be published in the “Return to Luna” anthology. Karen, what other details can you provide for us?