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An Invitation to Tempest in Under 1000

A publication for short fiction pieces

Dascha Paylor
Sep 9, 2019 · 2 min read

Please note that Tempest is now closed to new writers. We are currently looking for a new home. We hope that you will follow us on Twitter (Link below) and submit your writing when we are again open to submissions.

If you write for Tempest please join our private Facebook group, where we support one another and will be starting some learning events soon! Here’s a link to a post about it. https://medium.com/tempest-in-under-1000/making-tempest-a-real-community-ca99f6ecf499

I’ve just added a new tab for longer fiction, because of Medium’s new algorithm, which seems to penalize those of us who write shorter pieces. Feel free to submit anything under 5000 words here.

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Dascha Paylor

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Writer, Editor, Physician, Life Coach. Also Mom, Grandma, and crazy dog Mom. My pronouns are she/her. Find more stories at https://daschapaylorauthor.com/.

Tempest in Under 1000

This is a place for writers to submit flash, micro-fiction, and poetry. Flash stories must be under 1000 words to be published. Micro-fiction should be under 100. Poetry should be on the short side, but no hard limits. Let’s build a mutually supportive writing community!

Dascha Paylor

Written by

Writer, Editor, Physician, Life Coach. Also Mom, Grandma, and crazy dog Mom. My pronouns are she/her. Find more stories at https://daschapaylorauthor.com/.

Tempest in Under 1000

This is a place for writers to submit flash, micro-fiction, and poetry. Flash stories must be under 1000 words to be published. Micro-fiction should be under 100. Poetry should be on the short side, but no hard limits. Let’s build a mutually supportive writing community!

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