Artwork for The Storyletter by Shivana Brhamadat

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The Storyletter is a place where readers and writers can hang out. On Wednesdays, we have discussion threads, share interviews, and showcase others. We’re dedicated to platforming independent creators of all types.

Meet new friends in the comments of your favorite stories and discover new opportunities by engaging with existing publishing companies seeking new talent.

Explore free fiction

The Storyletter publishes short stories, flash fiction, and poetry. Genres include science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery, thriller, historical fiction, dystopian, utopian, new weird, magical realism, folktales, and other genre-bending tales.

With Substack’s cross-post feature, The Storyletter can share great stories from other writers on Substack. This way you’re almost always guaranteed a story in your inbox every Saturday.

Submit your story

We’re building a place where people enjoy reading and writing, and we want you to be a part of it. Your voice and your stories are welcome here. Become an XPress member to gain access to our submission portal and get published in no time!

In today’s creator economy, the ultimate goal of The Storyletter is to change how we view, publish, and engage with fiction. Traditional publishing can seem daunting and unapproachable, but The Storyletter is bridging the gap between readers, writers and publishers with a community built for all.

We provide writers with a supportive platform to reach readers who desire new and entertaining fiction and poetry. Your financial support goes directly into the community, funding even more stories for everyone’s enjoyment.

The Storyletter is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support our work, consider becoming a free or paid subscriber.

Would you like to contact us? Reach out directly by emailing We look forward to speaking with you!


Winston Malone
I’m a fiction writer with aspirations of finishing the stories in my head, learning about the industry, making "indie" work, and helping others along the way. Send me a message at Can't wait to meet you!