I’m buying flash fiction! Here are the details.

Keep Calm, Write Flash Fiction


  • Open to anyone, anywhere.
  • Written in English.
  • 1,000 words or less per story. Submit as many stories as you like.
  • Must be at least faintly libertarian-ish, rebellious and/or defiant. Bonus points for a strong main character who looks bad guys in the eye and tells them to shove it with force and confidence.
  • Poetry or any verse really is welcome.
  • Must not have been previously formally published.
  • Must sign a contract giving me permission to publish it as part of a forthcoming anthology of libertarian science fiction stories.
  • Must submit the completed story to me absolutely no later than 5PM Eastern Monday, November 17th via email in any reasonable format to [email protected] with the subject “Flash Fiction”.

That gives you 3 weeks, more than enough time to pen some hair-raising, gun-cocking flash fiction!


I’m offering one-off payments without any royalty stream for these stories from between $1 and $20 USD maximum. I can pay you in bitcoin if you prefer.

You keep the copyright to your story and can publish it elsewhere as you like.

If I get enough stories, I may put together a second, flash-fiction-only anthology and that project would include a royalty stream opportunity.

Please note that I won’t buy every story but I am looking to buy at least ten.

Email me at [email protected] with any questions.

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