I presume that many writers like to see magazine editors and slush pile readers out there trying to publish, too. It’s both a humbling and educational experience. So here are recent publications of the FFO staffers I’ve heard from so far. I’ve got no problem putting mine at the top of the list: William Highsmith, […]
Sam Tomaino at SFRevu has reviewed Flash Fiction Online’s February 2012 issue. Thanks, Sam. The Feb. 2012 issue had three new flash stories, including: Surface Tension by KJ Kabza, Lovestruck by Zach Shephard, and Classic Flash: Man May Love by Robert Sharp Speaking of Surface Tension, Sam said, “A very good, subtly written tale.”. See […]
Author and blogger Jim Harrington has been asking editors and slush pile readers to “list, in excruciating details, all that each desires in his/her stories.” Good idea. He poses this request in the form of six question and–not unreasonably–gathers his continuing responses at the Six Question For… blog. Jim has posted a response from FFO […]
KJ Kabza has been busy lately. Not just busy, but productively busy. He has a story in the current issue of Flash Fiction Online, entitled Surface Tension. He also has a novelette in the March/April issue of the The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, entitled “Gnarly Times at Nana’ite Beach.” As of the time […]
Ralan.com is a must-see for writers to find out what’s going on in magazine publishing, online or print. There, writers can find out who’s accepting submissions presently and what they’re looking for. Readers might not know about it, but it’s handy for them, too. They may find publications of interest to them that they’d never […]
Sam Tomaino at SFRevu has reviewed Flash Fiction Online‘s January 2012 issue. Thanks, Sam. The Jan. 2012 issue had three new flash stories, including: Sea Ink by Jennifer Linnaea, To Fly a Pig in the Dorseny Sky by Tom Crosshill, and AI Robot by Patrick Dey. Sam also review other short fiction publications, Including Asimov’s […]
CS Lewis would disagree, but–as reported by the Guardian–the Nobel Prize committee declined LOTR for its “second-rate prose.” (Cough.) And don’t miss a slightly shorter work, the Jan. 2012 Flash Fiction Online edition following its reboot efforts.
Writers are an emotional lot and for the most part live on Facebook. I propose, therefore, this slightly altered song as the official Facebook lament, based on “Release Me,” by songwriter Eddie Miller, whose song was covered by many. UnFriend Me Please unfriend me, let me go, For I don’t like you anymore. To waste […]
Flash Fiction Online has reopened for business with a new editor. Suzanne Vincent, one of our first staffers, has taken over as Editor in Chief. Many of our existing staffers remain,…(read more).
This Publishers Weekly article reports President Obama’s signing of a libel tourism law. Libel tourism is the practice of shopping around the world courts for those that are more friendly to libel cases. So, instead of suing an American author in an American court, in the example given in the article, you’d sue them in […]