Jake here. I founded Flash Fiction Online in December of 2007. Flash fiction itself was just gaining steam, and it looked like there was an opportunity for a professional market dedicated to flash. I’m happy that we — me, yes, but alongside a team of volunteers who rallied around the concept — created that market […]
In This Issue
That July issue? Yeah, I meant August. But with this issue, we move from a mid-monthly schedule back to a first-of-the-month schedule, which seems to suit readers and publishers somewhat better than our previous pattern. We’ve tried to make sure it was worth the wait, though. We have some great stories lined up for you, […]
Here are a few May trifles for Mothers Day: “Bringing Jamie Home” by Margaret Frey, a literary piece; “Dear Sunshine” by Michelle Denham, a fantasy; and a Classic Flash from Punch. For the Classic, we had some difficulties finding a good story specifically about mothers, so we gave you the next best thing — the […]
There’s something about March in the northern hemisphere. Something bleak, something hopeful, something decidedly cold and warm, wet and dry, all at once. To give a fictional face to that contradiction, I’ve chosen Dave Tallerman’s “For Life,” a tale of a man coping with grief and a grieving father, and Alisa Alering’s “Keith Crust’s Lucky […]
Who knew stories so short could take so long? Jake here. After a hard drive crash, data loss, failed installations of a few content management systems, and a generally rotten few months, we have to get publishing again, even if we go a little, ahem, minimalist. We have two new little gems for you: “The […]
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