Gingerbread Kisses by Thomas Burton

The nightmare house is derelict and silent now. Its sugar-pane windows stare blindly through cataracts of cobwebs, damp patches blossoming like liver spots across its crumbling gables. No one home. But my hand still trembles as I push open the door, which wobbles like a rotten tooth in its warped candy-cane frame. The last time... Continue Reading →

FIN by Yash Seyedbagheri

Once, we gathered in theaters, sharing sweat-stained spaces and popcorn. And there were many of us who comprised the we, a sum total of Is. Mothers and fathers, brothers, sisters. Self-proclaimed adorkables like yours truly who laughed at dark news stories about train crashes and could recite every member of the Romanov family from memory.... Continue Reading →

Stranger in Paradise by Carla Sarett

“It’s not personal,” said a twenty-something guy with a two-day shadow andoversized spectacles that resembled space goggles. “We love your work, but we’re taking the show in a new direction. We want edgy angels, darker, fresher, and….younger.” He offered me a brain-dead smile. “I guess I won’t need that halo anymore,” I said. “And by... Continue Reading →

2 Weeks Until Publication!

Thanks to everyone who has submitted their amazing work to Dreaming in Fiction! It's been incredible to explore the many creative worlds and words from our contributors. In just TWO WEEKS, we will officially launch with our first short story. There's a lot of great stuff in store for readers: scifi, fairytales, horror, mysteries, and... Continue Reading →

Launching July 2020!

Thanks to everyone who has already submitted to Dreaming in Fiction! We've been honored and overwhelmed by the generous selection. Since we've already received so many great submissions, we've decided to push our launch date up to July 2020! This project will be ongoing, so we're still encouraging flash fiction and short story submissions! These... Continue Reading →

Now Open to Submissions!

Dreaming in Fiction is open to submissions! We accept short stories and flash fiction from any genre and are looking to showcase new and emerging authors from around the globe. We love everything from horror to romance to mysteries and even re-imagined fairytales. Does your story struggle to fit in just one box? We love genre-blends... Continue Reading →

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