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Flash Fiction Online (FFO)



Description
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Note: this publication may close early for submissions if they reach a submission quota; these early closures will not be tracked in this listing.

Note: you may submit one original and one reprint at the same time.

At a high level, our goals are pretty simple. To serve flash fiction readers and writers with a professional, sustainable market for flash fiction stories. To promote the general population's reading of great short stories in general and of great flash fiction in particular.
FICTION: They’re very short, but they are still stories. That means the best ones have strong, interesting characters, plots, and (to some extent, at least) settings. We’re not that concerned about genre. Many of us have a fondness for science fiction and fantasy, but we also like literary fiction; and in any case, great flash stories aren’t always easily classified. If you wrote it, and you love it, then submit it.


Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Feb 1, 2023 thru Feb 21, 2023 (Ends 19 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Mar 1, 2023 thru Mar 21, 2023 (Begins 26 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Apr 1, 2023 thru Apr 21, 2023 (Begins 57 days from now)
  • Submission Window - May 1, 2023 thru May 21, 2023 (Begins 87 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jun 1, 2023 thru Jun 21, 2023 (Begins 118 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jul 1, 2023 thru Jul 21, 2023 (Begins 148 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Aug 1, 2023 thru Aug 21, 2023 (Begins 179 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Sep 1, 2023 thru Sep 21, 2023 (Begins 210 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Oct 1, 2023 thru Oct 21, 2023 (Begins 240 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Nov 1, 2023 thru Nov 21, 2023 (Begins 271 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jan 1, 2024 thru Jan 21, 2024 (Begins 332 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
General
Horror
Humor
Literary
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Flash
500 to 1000 words
8 cents/word



Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 56 days

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 733 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 23.39 | Median: 22 | Max: 214
Responded:
97.81%
Accepted:
3.00% - avg 62 days
Rejected:
94.40% - avg 22 days (16.90% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
0.40%
Dead Letters:
0.13%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
0.13%
Withdrawn:
2.04%

Pending:
There are 34 pending responses. (0 min | 19 average | 9 median | 123 max days waiting)
Note: pending statistics may skew high if some users neglect their data.
We recommend querying after the time the market suggests to query.


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Listing added: 14 December 2012


Last officially checked: 19 January 2023


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