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2021 Flash Fiction Collection

2021 Flash Fiction Collection

The NWG is excited to announce our first-ever Flash Fiction Collection! Dust off those short, short stories, and get ready to submit!

Submission Dates: May 9-June 5, 2021

Please read the submission guidelines thoroughly before submitting, and be sure to ask any questions you may have. Email us at We're here for you!

A few highlights about submitting:

  - You do not have to be a member of the NWG to submit.

  - You can submit up to three stories of no more than 1000 words each.

  - We accept all file formats: .docx, .pdf, .pages, .rtf, Google Docs, etc.

  - We do not have any specific formatting rules; however, Times New Roman 12pt is preferred.

  - We do not accept previously published stories, including self-publishing, online publishing, and blogs.

  - We are unlikely to accept explicit content, and we do not accept content that promotes intolerance or racism.

Also, remember to check those files and ensure that your name isn't in them. Any identifying info IN your files is a deal breaker! So check every page!


Would you like to help name the collection? You can! Anyone who submits has the opportunity to suggest a title, and all submitters will get a chance to vote on the top 5-10 suggestions!

So brush off those flash fiction stories, and good luck to everyone!!

Submit Here!!

Click here to download the submission guidelines.