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1.
a short, one-chapter fanfiction.
Bob wrote a really good O.C. ficlet.
by SpeakEasy September 29, 2003
 
2.
An author's website, where people write stories in under 1204 characters.
"My sister's on Ficlets."

"She must have no life."

"Yeah, but she's a good writer."
by ChittyChittyDeathBang November 02, 2007
 
3.
A work of fiction, between the length of a drabble and a full-on fiction story.

This is usually fanfiction, but sometimes it can be original fiction.
Person 1: I wrote a ficlet for you!
Person 2: Aww, thanks! I love ficlets, they're just the right length!
by boosdlk December 15, 2012