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Flash Fiction Masters

Get personalized feedback on your stories every month.

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It’s All About the Feedback

Are you frustrated when you submit a story only to get a rejection without explanation?

As a publisher, we understand why this happens: The publisher does not have enough time or resources to provide feedback to hundreds or thousands of writers.

We understand your frustration, because we are writers just like you. We understand how valuable feedback is and how it can improve your writing.

 

How We Can Help You

We understand your frustration, because we are writers just like you.

We know what it’s like to get a rejection with no explanation.

We have felt the blow to our confidence.

We have had those “I suck at writing” days.

But…

We are also editors, so we understand what happens after you submit your story.

  • We know the common reasons why stories get rejected.
  • We know what mistakes to avoid.
  • We know how to improve your story and give it a fighting chance.
 

Are you ready to improve your writing?

Get access to the following benefits:

  1. Personalized feedback on your story (300-1000 words) from editors who have read and edited thousands of stories.
  2. Avoid the frustration of having to wait weeks or months for a response. Our editors will provide feedback in 3-5 days and speed up your learning curve.
  3. Learn what your weaknesses are and how to improve them.
 

It worked for these writers, and it will work for you.

"My Priority Submission experience at Flash Fiction Magazine was fabulous. I have been exuberant with the whole experience, and I take every opportunity to promote your service to other writers who need that extra guidance in fine tuning their writing skills. The cost is extremely reasonable, and for that price, I got a lot more back than what I had anticipated."

Loucas Raptis

"I write this still unaware of the final disposition of my submission but certain that, accepted or not, my experience through the Priority Submission process has made my writing better. C.T. has been insightful, kind, and helpful along the way. Her gentle suggestions helped turn a character study into a story. It’s been a truly revelatory experience! It’s remarkable that a couple of thoughtful editorial questions can alter what one expects of one’s work going forward. I’m grateful for the experience."

Chris Ingram

"I found the Priority Submission experience very much worth the cost. I have used it previously and found (both this time and the previous time) that the editors assigned to my story were not only genuinely helpful, but also very kind. I even got a suggestion for a title, which was unexpected and one of those things that you might only see as handy in retrospect. You guys do very good work, send out positive vibes, which makes for a very chill, yet insightful experience. I would recommend the editing service to anyone who wants tips on a new style they want to try out (which was the case for me this time), anyone who feels stuck with a story, or anyone who writes, really."

Tamara Panici

"I received thoughtful, thus helpful feedback—not boilerplate 'junk.' I used it to re-work my pieces; more importantly, I used the feedback to think about my work and apply the feedback to works since. I will use the service again in the future."

l.woods

"I have been very impressed with the Priority Submission process. Within a day I received very detailed and helpful editing recommendations that have definitely improved my submission. I’m still working on responding to the full list of possible improvements."

Kaia Gallagher

"I was very pleased with the feedback. So pleased in fact, I hired Mark to edit a number of my flash pieces. The process was quick, painless, and very helpful."

Richard Raubolt

 

A Built-in Writing Community

Getting feedback on a story before submitting to publishers is a critical piece of the process that many writers ignore.

We know this because we get countless submissions that clearly have not been read by anyone other than the author.

Other than improving your writing skills, the single best way to improve your odds of getting published is to get feedback on your story before you submit it.

But who do you turn to for feedback? Even if your friends are honest, you can’t keep asking them.

That is why we created the...

Flash Fiction Masters Facebook Group


Flash Fiction Master Facebook Group


If you have ever been in a public Facebook group, you know that most members of the group are not active or just post when it benefits them. That is what happens when anyone can join the group.

The Flash Fiction Masters Facebook Group is only available to students of our course and monthly subscribers, which means the commitment level is far greater than a group that anyone can join.

You will be a part of a community of writers that are on the same page and are willing to help.

Writing is a lonely endeavor. It’s nice to know that you have a community you can turn to for support.

  • Get feedback or proofreading on your writing before submitting to publishers.
  • Get a motivational boost when you are feeling frustrated.
  • Learn from each other and share your publishing experiences


How Do Members Workshop Their Stories?

Take a look at a real-life example of what it is like to workshop a story in the Flash Fiction Masters group.


 

Flash Fiction Masters Testimonials

"The Flash Fiction Masters Facebook group is amazing!! It might sound cheesy, but for the first time in my life I feel like I'm exactly where I was always meant to be, and I finally got a fighting chance in life. As you can see, this kinda means a lot to me. And what's even better is that your magazine, 101 Words, is the first to have published my work and give me the opportunity to believe in myself when everything was stacked against me. So I kinda will remain a faithful follower and participant of 101 Words and Flash Fiction Magazine until the day I die."

Jake Coetzee

"It's the best decision I've made...a safe supportive place for writers, new or not so new. And the best use of Facebook I've experienced. I was ready to drop Facebook just before I joined this group."

Susan Wright

 

Bonus

Flash Fiction Publishers Guide


How much time do you spend looking for places to submit your stories?

Let us do that work for you.

We have compiled a vetted list of journals (87 and counting) that publish flash fiction and organized the list by the following criteria:

  • Paid/Unpaid
  • Fee
  • Word count
  • Simultaneous submission
  • How often you can submit

This resource will be updated and maintained every month.

Value = How much is your time worth?

 

Our Guarantee

We are confident you will have a positive learning experience, and we are willing to take the financial loss if you do not.

If you are not delighted with the feedback you receive, let us know, and we will refund all your money.

 

The Choice is Yours

You have a choice to make: Take control of your writing journey and actively focus on what needs improvement or continue writing in the dark.

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Frequently Asked Questions


Will my story be published?
Priority Submissions do not entitle you to publication. If authors could simply pay a fee to be published, then the quality and credibility of our publication would be at risk. Our goal is to help you become a better writer, so your odds of being published—here or anywhere else—will improve.
How long can each story be?
300-1000 words.
How many stories can I submit?
One story per month.
I have a question.
Ask away: shannon@101words.org

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