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J.A. Taylor

We are passionate about publishing great sci-fi flash fiction stories. We are also passionate about connecting readers to your stories.

In an effort to increase readership and expand visibility, we are widening our publishing circle. In addition to Medium, we will now release a monthly publication on Amazon entitled SFS…

Sometimes things feel stale. Often it’s because they are. Almost always, things need to change. More often than not, they need to end.

Bill Adler and I have made the decision to end Centina Pentina.

Full transparency: I think we were kind of bored. And I suspect some of you…

Henri Rousseau’s The Sleeping Gypsy (La Bohémienne endormie) (1897) famous painting. Original from Wikimedia Commons. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel.

Image public domain.

Over the course of The 100 Images’ life, we will post one hundred images that act as prompts. We invite you to write stories based on the latest posted image.

If we are getting great stories, we may keep submissions open for that image for a while. Once we feel…

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

It happens to the best of us writers: Your phone thinks it knows better than you. Now, it’s your turn to take the frustration of auto-correct and play out the scenarios that ignorant technology haphazardly creates.

Your mission this week is to craft a microfiction story about the funny, unintentional…

Photo by Mathieu Stern on Unsplash

“What’s in your wallet?” the commercial asks.

“A bunch of plastic cards and thirty-seven cents,” I answer.

It’s the thirty-seven cents we are interested in this week. Your mission is to dig in your pockets, open your purse, or scour the center console of your SUV and find that spare…

Few words leave a lasting imprint on history. The people who came, saw and conquered, the people who took one small step… the people who had a dream. …

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