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Fictive Dream is an online magazine dedicated to the short story. The website has been named with more than just a backward glance to American writer and teacher, John Gardner, whose concept of the fictive dream remains a cornerstone of good writing. Powerful writing ensures that readers never slip out of the fictional world or dream that a writer creates. This is the sort of writing we’re looking to promote at Fictive Dream.

If you write stories with a contemporary feel that give an insight into the human condition, then we’d like to hear from you. Stories may be challenging, dramatic, playful, exhilarating or cryptic. Above all, they must be well-crafted and compelling. We are open to submissions from emerging and established writers. Please read our submission guidelines at

We’re looking forward to hearing from you. Good luck!

Laura Black