The Kingdom of Stars and Glass by Shaun Thompson

'I love that you’re concerned for me, Daddy, but I'm a big girl now,and all grown up, so you can stop fussing.' She is standing resolute and determined, although still protecting herknee. It’s times such as these that all the father in me sees is thechild of old.  From a time before the pain. She’s... Continue Reading →

Marsha’s Comet by Amanda Smith

“JERRY!” Marsha screamed out of the front kitchen window. She thought it would be best for dramatics given the sharp angling of the shutters. She realized smugly that her choice was correct, thank you very much, when her husband of forty years turned from his tractor seat to flip her the bird. “Marsha, for crying... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Welcome to Dreaming in Fiction

Thanks for stopping by! Dreaming in Fiction is a brand new digital publication to showcase new and emerging authors. We're officially launching in Fall 2020, but we're currently open to submissions of flash fiction and short stories under 3,000 words! From supernatural stories to compact capers to heartfelt romance and even some terrifying tales, we... Continue Reading →

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