What We Are Looking For
We accept all genres of flash fiction or prose (both fiction and non-fiction) up to 2000 words and poetry up to 32 lines. Instructional and/or informative articles of interest to writers should also be 2000 words or less.
Submissions for the column Help, I Don’t See The Problem should not be over 1000 words. When submitting to this column you are granting the editors of A Long Story Short permission to publish a critique of your story. If you wish, stories in this column can be published as anonymous.
Submissions for the column Only Writers Get It should not be over 500 words, but if it’s very funny we might stretch the word limit here. These submissions are for humorous anedotes or experiences connected with being a writer.
Our Next Generation column is for showcasing the prose or poetry of writers under the age of eighteen (18). The prose must not exceed 2000 words and poetry should be 32 lines or less. Permission to publish the work of these writers must come from their parent or guardian. Please include your age in