Freeze Frame Fiction

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Flash fiction, pure and simple. No genre or content restrictions. 1000 words or less. Possible themed submission windows in the future.

Good flash fiction is like a freeze frame—a snapshot of a real story about real characters. The word count is low, so many of the details are left to the reader to fill in, but they’re there. Flash fiction is not the same as a vignette, or a scene; it hints at much more. Give us something real (though not necessarily realistic), unique, and interesting.

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Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Mar 1, 2019 thru Jul 31, 2019 (Begins 5 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Sep 1, 2019 thru Jan 31, 2020 (Begins 189 days from now)

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words
1 cent/word

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes

Market Response Data
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There are 128 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
1 min | 15.44 mean avg | 5 median | 421 max days
2.34% - avg 167 days
95.31% - avg 11 days (93.44% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:
4 pending responses (58 min | 83 mean avg | 72 median | 130 max days waiting)
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