Coming soon… In January 2022, we’ll be celebrating our 100th issue of Flash Fiction Online! As part of our celebration, we’re looking for stories on the theme of “ONE HUNDRED.” Give us stories of centenarians on adventures! Tell us tales of a hundred-year storm! Raise the temperature to 100 degrees (Fahrenheit? Celsius?)! Write us a […]
Countdown to the Cats We’re ALMOST there. Throw a few more dollars in that big old virtual tip jar we like to call the Patreon channel and the Slush Pile Horrors episode you know you’ve been waiting years for will roll into production. Yep, that’s right. THE CAT EPISODE. Call in a favor for those […]
Welcome to Flash Fiction Online’s new Patreon series: The Slushpile Do’s, Don’ts, & the Slushpile HORRORS. Want to know how to make your short story stand out from the slushpile in a good way? Become a Patron and gain access to behind-the-scenes looks at FFO, staff interviews, manuscript critiques, and more. In this week’s episode of […]
Want to know how many books sex sells? Over $1 billion per year. That’s a lot of hot steamy romance novels. I believe erotic fiction should be celebrated not snickered at as a lower art form. Is it sensational? You bet. But that doesn’t make it less-than in any way. Myself, Anna Yeatts, and […]
13 Fundamental Tips for Writing Flash Fiction. Because writing a story in 500-1000 words ain’t no easy task!
Today I am talking with Iulian Ionescu, editor extraordinaire at Fantasy Scroll Magazine. Listen up, writers! SM: Hello, Iulian! Tell our readers about Fantasy Scroll Magazine. II: Hi Stefan, thank you for inviting me to this interview. SM: Tell us how the magazine got started. II: I’ve been writing for quite some time and if […]
Glittership is open to flash fiction and short stories. Do you think there are differences to what makes each length of story successful? Yes, but I find it difficult to articulate these differences in a way that doesn’t immediately sound fake to me. I think that flash fiction is most successful when it focuses very […]
We’d like to take a break from our regularly scheduled content to give a shout-out to a new audio magazine that’s currently seeking funding through Kickstarter. In the words of editor Keffy R.M. Kehrli, Glittership is: a short science fiction and fantasy podcast that will feature stories about LGBTQ characters or explore LGBTQ issues. I […]