Reviews and Backlinks

Two items of note for this evening: 1. Futurismic was kind enough to note our March issue in their “Friday Free Fiction” section. Thanks for the link, folks, and back at you. 2. The Anonymous Reader just posted a review of this issue as well. Thanks again, AR! Finally, this blog post will only be […]

Wikipedia Entry

When I first launched Flash Fiction Online, I tried to put up a Wikipedia entry that described what I was trying to do. It got deleted as blatant advertising, even though I thought it was pretty objective about…well, about the site’s objectives. I’ve tried again, and it’s been up for about a day with no […]

Technical Issues

I’ve had some weird technical issues for the past few days, but I hope we’re over the worst of them. One thing that has taken a back seat is the creation of PDFs. If you like the PDF versions, check back on the blog every once in a while and I’ll announce when they’re up. […]

Writers of the Future Semi-finalists

Galaxy Press has released the names of the finalists, semi-finalists, and honorable mentions for the Writers of the Future contest for 1st quarter 2008. Of special note are two honorable mentions: Our very own R.W. (Rich) Ware — showing he has a talent for writing as well as art — and the author of our […]

Is Somebody Fraudulently Clicking the Google Ads?

I’m so not happy. Today I received an email from the Google AdSense team: While going through our records recently, we found that your AdSense account has posed a significant risk to our AdWords advertisers. Since keeping your account in our publisher network may financially damage our advertisers in the future, we’ve decided to disable […]

A Classical Composer and Friend of Flash Fiction Online

If you like classical music at all, you should check out the Naxos Classical Music Spotlight. It’s essentially a commercial for Naxos recordings, but what a commercial! Twenty minutes of music from recent Naxos releases, interviews with conductors (and composers if they’re still alive), and historical and biographical information as well. I mention this not […]

What Authors Look Like

I can’t be the only writer who has wondered what authors look like, right? Real authors. The ones who have published books. Who get paid money to write. Those ones. I’ve seen some aspiring writers at local writing groups and the like, but I mean real ones. Well I took my six year old son […]