Storytime Blog Hop April 2016 Open Call Authors of Speculative Fiction

Storytime Blog Hop Open Call

Storytime Blog Hop

Founded 2015 by students of writer and teacher Holly Lisle.  

How To Think Sideways: Career Survival School for Writer’s.

(The hop schedule follows this pattern:  The 4th Wednesday of the month, January, April, July, and October.  Story links due by the 20th of that month.)


Storytime Blog Hop Open Call

Calling Specutalive Fiction Authors:  Our host this month has opened the blog hop to authors outside the Holly Lisle forums.  Write your story according to the rules below.  Post it on your site and send the LINK to KLynn email down below, by the 20th of April.


The 2nd Story Time Blog Hop of 2016 is on April 27th. Links are due on the 20th.

The rules are:

Short story/flash fiction up 1000 words
(PG rated–no violence, erotica or foul language)
Genre: General Speculative Fiction
Use the blog hop image (above) to announce the hop on your own site and social media.

SEND your links TO me (KLynn) at or PM me on Holly’s site with link to your story.

And, of course, we’re grateful for all the publicity we can get.


You can check out our previous hops here



Click on picture.  It will take you to home page of new site.  On the right in a orange box you will see the free Flash Fiction course.

Affiliate Disclosure

A note to those doing the A-Z Blogging Challenge for April.  This goes live on the 27th which is a Wednesday.  I think that is the Letter W for the challenge that day.  Those doing short stories could always do a double whammy with one post, lol, just a thought….


Another note inspired by a comment:  Definition of Speculative Fiction

Speculative fiction is a term, attributed to Robert Heinlein in 1941, that has come to be used to collectively describe works in the genres of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.


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