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Tag: Flash Fiction

2018 Halloween Submission Period

It's that time of year again and we are now accepting horror submissions up to the week of Halloween. We accept flash fiction, short stories, and horror poems.

Skeletons

We all have secrets. But some secrets are worse than others. Some secrets can send our whole world crashing down around us.

Freewill Or Bust

Do we have freewill, or is everything we do determined by a culmination of past choices?

The City

The city has the power to beat you down, to hurt you, to destroy you. After a while, you no longer have the ability to tell wrong from right. And that's when it devours you.

150 Word Stories: The Robbery

Want to have some creative fun? Pick a specific number of words and write a story using those exact numbers. Here's what we came up with for 150 words.

Short Story Classics: Love Suicides, By Yasunari Kawabata

Palm-of-the-Hand Stories (掌の小説 tenohira / tanagokoro no shōsetsu) is the name Japanese author Yasunari Kawabata gave to more than 140 short stories he wrote over his long career, though he reputedly preferred the reading tanagokoro for the 掌 character. The earliest story was published in 1920 with the last appearing posthumously in 1972. The stories are characterized by their brevity – some are less than a page long – and by their dramatic concision.