To feel, and think, and learn – learn always: surely that is being alive and young in the real sense
Hot Flash Fiction publishes fiction and other versions of the truth. No Hallmark stories. While we are interested in flash fiction, we also include short stories, novel excerpts, and essays. No self-help articles. Just smart, funny, compelling, and interesting writing. Sorry, no poetry.
We are seeking previously unpublished work. Simultaneous submissions are fine—just let us know when your piece is published elsewhere, so we can help you celebrate! Please send us only one piece at a time.
Submit the entire manuscript with word count and genre in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a short cover letter and contact information. Submissions are free and accepted on a rolling basis. Under 5,000 words is ideal. Up to 9,000 if it’s truly amazing. We’re hoping to sign on to Submittable.com soon.- stay tuned. We will read all submissions and get back to you as soon as we can.
We offer an honorarium equal to your age for each published story. Our stories remain posted on our primary page before joining our archives.
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