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 […]
Guest blog by Jane Hertenstein Flash is a unique and adaptable form that can be applied to almost any genre. There are flash mysteries. Postcard flash might only be about travel—you are limited to the amount of space typically taken up by the back of a postcard. For example, flash foodies write very small about . […]
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 […]
The Flash Fiction Online 2015 Anthology is up and kicking. Whether you’re a longtime flash fiction reader or a writer yourself, this collection is sure to contain a story for everyone. With over thirty stories originally published in our virtual pages and some of our favorites reprints from across the genre spectrum, we’re proud to […]
Flash Fiction Online welcomes Lawrence Schoen, author of Barsk: The Elephants’ Graveyard First of all, congratulations on the release of Barsk: The Elephants’ Graveyard. Before we get to Barsk, let me say yl’el, which I hope means “welcome” in Klingon. It was either that or “My hovercraft is full of eels.” My translation skills are […]
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 […]
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