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Flash Fiction Online (FFO)



Description
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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.


Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Oct 1, 2021 thru Oct 21, 2021 (Ends 2 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Nov 1, 2021 thru Nov 21, 2021 (Begins 12 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jan 1, 2022 thru Jan 21, 2022 (Begins 73 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Feb 1, 2022 thru Feb 21, 2022 (Begins 104 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Mar 1, 2022 thru Mar 21, 2022 (Begins 132 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Apr 1, 2022 thru Apr 21, 2022 (Begins 163 days from now)
  • Submission Window - May 1, 2022 thru May 21, 2022 (Begins 193 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jun 1, 2022 thru Jun 21, 2022 (Begins 224 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jul 1, 2022 thru Jul 21, 2022 (Begins 254 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Aug 1, 2022 thru Aug 21, 2022 (Begins 285 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Sep 1, 2022 thru Sep 21, 2022 (Begins 316 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
General
Horror
Humor
Literary
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Flash
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: 70 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.


Accuracy:
There are 731 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 19.05 | Median: 18 | Max: 200
Responded:
99.04%
Accepted:
2.87% - avg 39 days
Rejected:
95.62% - avg 18 days (10.01% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
0.54%
Dead Letters:
0.27%
Lost/Returned:
0.13%
Never Responded:
0.13%
Withdrawn:
0.68%

Pending:
55 pending responses (0 min | 19 average | 11 median | 170 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: 13 September 2021


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