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Prairie Soul Press is open for submissions of flash fiction!

We’re looking for 500- to 1500-word stories based on one of the prompts below for publication in a fall anthology called The Philosophy of Blue.

Please fill out the form on this page with your name, email address, author website (or somewhere we can see what you do), number of the prompt you’re using and the first 100 words only of your story. If that opening grabs us, we’ll be in touch to get the rest!

just the facts

500- to 1500-word fiction

Each story must relate to one of the tenets of the (invented) Philosophy of Blue

Payment of $25 per accepted story

Send only the first 100 words of your story

Note which tenet your story relates to

Each author can submit up to 3 stories, each based on a different tenet

We are not looking explicit sex (some is fine) or outright horror (psychological thrillers are fine)

what to write about

Philosophy of Blue tenets (each story must relate somehow to one of these)

12. Tear down the rags of winter when the light returns but keep them handy. They can be useful for mopping up excess sunshine.


submission form

Philosophy of Blue flash fiction

Thanks for submitting!

submissions close July 23rd, 2023, 11:59pm Mountain time

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