"SmokeLong publishes flash fiction up to 1000 words."
Thank you for your submission of '--' to SmokeLong Quarterly. Unfortunately, we are going to pass on this story.
Thank you for your submission of '--' to SmokeLong Quarterly. We gave the story careful consideration, and though we are not accepting it for publication, we hope you find a better fit for it elsewhere.
Thanks again for trusting us with your work.
Thanks, --. This was a finalist for us. We liked a lot of this, but unfortunately couldn't find a place for it in this issue. Best of luck placing it elsewhere.
Best, -- http://smokelong.com"
Dear ---, Thank you for the opportunity of reading your work again. After much discussion, we've decided to pass on this one but hope you'll keep us in mind for future submissions.
All the best, <Editor's name>
Thank you for taking part in SmokeLong Quarterly's --- flash fiction competition. While these stories did not make it into the [next] issue, the next story you write may slay us. We encourage you to try us again--either for the [next] issue or in the future.
The competition deadline is ---, so you still have time to enter again if you are interested. Follow us on Twitter @smokelong for announcements about free entry and discount days.
Thanks again for giving us the chance to read your words.
All the best, Editors