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Flash Fiction Online (FFO)

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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.

This market is temporarily closed.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Jun 1, 2022 thru Jun 21, 2022 (Begins 7 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jul 1, 2022 thru Jul 21, 2022 (Begins 37 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Aug 1, 2022 thru Aug 21, 2022 (Begins 68 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Sep 1, 2022 thru Sep 21, 2022 (Begins 99 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Oct 1, 2022 thru Oct 21, 2022 (Begins 129 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Nov 1, 2022 thru Nov 21, 2022 (Begins 160 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jan 1, 2023 thru Jan 21, 2023 (Begins 221 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Feb 1, 2023 thru Feb 21, 2023 (Begins 252 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Mar 1, 2023 thru Mar 21, 2023 (Begins 280 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Apr 1, 2023 thru Apr 21, 2023 (Begins 311 days from now)
  • Submission Window - May 1, 2023 thru May 21, 2023 (Begins 341 days from now)

Market Genres
Science Fiction

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

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: Yes
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Estimated Response: 56 days

Market Response Data
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This statistical information is an aggregation of submission data provided by our members. The more data we have the more accurate our
numbers will be so please be sure to log all of your submissions here and not just your rejections or acceptances.

There are 663 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 22.72 | Median: 20 | Max: 637
3.46% - avg 44 days
94.26% - avg 21 days (16.32% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

There are 74 pending responses. (5 min | 21 average | 16 median | 112 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 14 December 2012

Last officially checked: 25 April 2022

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