If you want to be a flash fiction writer, you’ve come to the right place.
Is there a market for flash fiction?
Yes, there is. You’ll have to do your homework to find these markets, but they’re all over the Internet.
Can you make money writing flash fiction?
Yes, there are paying markets for flash fiction. Once again you will have to search them out. The Pittsburgh Flash Fiction Gazette is a paying market. Although I can absorb only one or two stories a month. So to get into my little girlie magazine a writer has to be not only good but also lucky. It’s a numbers game. But first you have to be good even to play the game.
Can a writer make a living writing flash fiction?
No. But then 99.9% of writers don’t make a living no matter what they write. If it wasn’t for my social security and the two pensions that I get I would starve to death as a writer.
Still, there are good reasons for writing flash fiction. Flash fiction teaches a writer conciseness of language. Flash fiction teaches a writer to begin with the action. Flash fiction teaches a writer how to be a writer.
So, you want to be a flash fiction writer? You’ve come to the right place.