New flash fiction markets aren't always easy to find so I was happy to see Dime Shorts listed on Duotrope's twitter feed this morning. Until I read their Submissions Agreement. It was point #2 that made me decide to post a warning.
2. In exchange for our providing you with this platform for expression
and with potential exposure to users of the Site, all of which you agree
is valuable consideration, you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual,
worldwide, royalty-free license to use, publish, reproduce, modify,
adapt, license, sublicense, distribute, sell, perform, translate, and
display the Content (including any drawings, images, sounds, video
recordings, or other data embedded in the Content and including
adaptations or derivative works based on the Content) for any purpose
and in any manner or medium (now existing or hereafter developed) (the
“Rights”). All Rights granted to us pursuant to this Agreement are
irrevocable and vest immediately upon publication of your Content at
www.dimeshorts.com. You will retain ownership of the copyright in your
Content, subject to the rights granted to us in this Agreement.
Yep, another one of those sites that pays you nothing yet retains the right to sell your work without paying you for the privilege. Be careful out there, my friends, and always, always read the fine print.