TBL is looking for exceptional, new Flash fiction for an upcoming journal.

Send us your 250 word or less stories and your 55 word short stories for a chance to be published in our print journal

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Deadline: December 15, 2014.

In this installment, gophers harass a lady at a coffee shop. Yeah, its that kind of story.


Want a chance to be printed in our journal? Submit the next 500 word installment of the story!

The Summer Quarterly Journal is out!

Including works from Claire Bidwell Smith, Jill McDonough, Shane Zimmer, Keren Toledano, and many more!

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Tethered by Letters is a nonprofit literary journal dedicated to nurturing new and established writers. We publish exceptional works, offer free, professional edits, provide up-to-date publishing resources, and host a lively global community of writers, readers, and editors [Read more]...