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50-Word Stories

Literary Magazine



Brand new bite-sized fiction every weekday!

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1 month*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:



  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 50 words max

Max words: 50

Max words: 50

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Please include a title, your name, and a brief third-person bio. Feel free to include a link to your website!

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Author's rights

    In submitting your story, you are granting FiftyWordStories.com the non-exclusive rights to share the story on this website. You are free to do whatever you want with stories you have sent in; FiftyWordStories.com claims no ownership of your writing.

  • Additional info

    Pays 10 CAD for best submission every month

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

42 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

4 days

Fastest response time

118 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 138 days

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Submission calls

    All genres



A 50-word story is a piece of fiction written in exactly 50 words. That doesn’t mean “roughly” 50 words; it doesn’t mean “as close to 50 words as possible”; it doesn’t mean 50 words or fewer. It means exactly 50 words. As with any other form of fiction, a 50-word story should have a beginning and a...

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    Tim Sevenhuysen