Ends on July 31, 2018

$10.00 USD


Short Shorts Flash Fiction Competition is open to all new, emerging, and established writers. 

We seek flash fiction of 500 words or less.

Multiple entries, simultaneous submissions, and previously published works permitted.*

Accepting entries between November 2017 - July 31, 2018. 

Notifications to be sent as decisions are made or within 30 days of closing.

Grand Prize winning entry and Runners Up to be announced no later than August 31, 2018.

All entries considered for paid print publication.


$250 and publication in the 2018 issue of From the Depths.

Featured Author Interview to accompany published work.


All entries considered for publication in the 2018 issue of From the Depths.

Contributors to be paid $20 for each published story. 

Featured Author Interview showcased online at Haunted Waters Press.


All entries accepted via Submittable.

$10 reading fee per entry. 

*Multiple Entries, Simultaneous Submissions & Previously Published Works...

    • Up to three works of flash fiction per entry. Multiple entries permitted.
    • Previous online publication is fine, but entries must not have appeared in print. Please be certain there are no known copyright restrictions. Please provide publication details for all previously published works. Questions? Contact us prior to submitting.
    • Simultaneous submissions are permitted. Please notify us if your work is accepted for publication elsewhere. Entries with conflicting publication rights are no longer eligible. Entry fees are nonrefundable. 

    Thank you. We look forward to reading your work.
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