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Flash Fiction Online

Literary Magazine

Flash Fiction

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Bold. Brief. Beautiful. Fiction in fewer words.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    8 weeks*
    Editor reported data
    21 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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Pays$100 per piece

Find more details in the Genres section


  • 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 - 1000 words max

Max words: 500

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Speculative

Payment: $ 100 per piece

We publish across many genres, including speculative (science fiction, fantasy, slipstream, and horror) and literary fiction. For more information on the type of stories we enjoy, please read a few issues and check out our "What We're Looking For" page.

How to submit

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  • Additional info

    Our submission portal for original stories is OPEN from the 1st to the 21st of each month* unless we reach our submission cap of 425 stories. (*except for December, when all submissions are CLOSED). Things we LOVE Immersive settings that make us feel like we’ve stepped into another world Clever characters who keep us on our toes Bittersweet endings that linger in our minds Optimistic, hopeful stories (ie. hopepunk or solarpunk) Stories with strong emotional resonance Distinct narrative voice We are NOT a market for non-fiction, memoir, poetry, fan fiction, screenplays, or erotica. Flash Fiction Online pays 2c/word for non-exclusive electronic rights for previously published stories which are no longer bound by contractual obligations to a publisher. Flash Fiction Online pays $80 per story for first electronic rights for original (previously unpublished) fiction, with 6 months exclusivity, as well as a non-exclusive one-time right to publish the stories in an anthology.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

21 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

-96 days

Fastest response time

87 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 382 days, 321 days, 360 days

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    Jul 1, 2024 - Jul 31, 2024


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First published in 2007, FFO is an online professional ezine that celebrates this unique form of writing by presenting its readers with brief, beautiful, and dynamic flash fiction — complete stories told in 500-1000 words — across a range of speculative and literary genres. These bite-size stories ...

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    Emma Munro


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