ALL NEW SERIES: The Slushpile Do’s, Don’ts, & the Dreaded Slushpile HORRORS

Welcome to Flash Fiction Online’s new Patreon series: The Slushpile Do’s, Don’ts, & the Slushpile HORRORS. Want to know how to make your short story stand out from the slushpile in a good way? Become a Patron and gain access to behind-the-scenes looks at FFO, staff interviews, manuscript critiques, and more. In this week’s episode of […]

Flash Memoir: The Building Block of Fiction

Guest blog by Jane Hertenstein Flash is a unique and adaptable form that can be applied to almost any genre. There are flash mysteries. Postcard flash might only be about travel—you are limited to the amount of space typically taken up by the back of a postcard. For example, flash foodies write very small about . […]

When Rolling Stone Calls

If you’ve been following Chris and me through this crazy adventure we call NASTY, then there’s a little something you should know about.  Rolling Stone called. And we answered. Check it out. Oh yeah, and you can pre-order NASTY in either paperback or Kindle format while you’re at it.

Review – “HEX” by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Review of HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt Because Chris Phillips in on a ROLL! A suspenseful tale of magic, horror, and supernatural thrills is re-released in the United States. And while you’re watching, subscribe to our YouTube channel so you never miss another book or movie review. “Whoever is born here, is doomed to stay […]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Review

Managing Editor, Chris Phillips went into the trenches this week to bring you a Rogue One: A Star Wars Story review. Released December 16, just in time for the holiday movie rush (and a Christmas shopping list tie-in), Rogue One fits in the Stars Wars timeline between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. So if […]

Sex Sells Books

  Want to know how many books sex sells? Over $1 billion per year. That’s a lot of hot steamy romance novels. I believe erotic fiction should be celebrated not snickered at as a lower art form. Is it sensational? You bet. But that doesn’t make it less-than in any way. Myself, Anna Yeatts, and […]

The Flash Fiction 2015 Anthology is LIVE…

The Flash Fiction Online 2015 Anthology is up and kicking. Whether you’re a longtime flash fiction reader or a writer yourself, this collection is sure to contain a story for everyone. With over thirty stories originally published in our virtual pages and some of our favorites reprints from across the genre spectrum, we’re proud to […]

Barsk: The Elephants’ Graveyard, Klingon, & Lawrence Schoen

Flash Fiction Online welcomes Lawrence Schoen, author of Barsk: The Elephants’ Graveyard First of all, congratulations on the release of Barsk: The Elephants’ Graveyard. Before we get to Barsk, let me say yl’el, which I hope means “welcome” in Klingon. It was either that or “My hovercraft is full of eels.” My translation skills are […]