Another year, another challenge! *throws confetti* For the past two years, I've given you all a challenge: In honor of my birthday, write a flash fiction story in as many words as I am years old! Which, of course, means I need to tell you how old I am. *shifts gaze side-to-side* This year, you'll be… Continue reading My Birthday Flash Fiction Challenge #3!
“Is it true that Brownies play tricks on people, Wesley? Like spoil milk and break dishes?” the little girl asked. She sat, legs crossed, beneath an oak tree. Wesley scrunched his nose. “Brownies? What d’you mean, Ellie?” “Faeries.” Ellie tilted her blonde head of curls, blue eyes blinking at her sibling. “Oh, right. Yeah.” He… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Tricksters
Who's got a flash fiction story in this month's issue of Splickety Magazine? This girl!! Eep! It's true! June 12 was Launch Day for the June issue of Splickety's "Heirs and Spares" edition of their flash fiction magazine. And my story, "The Announcement," was acquired! *cartwheel* You can download it digitally from Amazon here, or… Continue reading Splickety Magazine “Heirs and Spares” June Issue
Exciting news, CF friends! One of my flash fiction stories has been acquired for the June issue of Splickety Magazine! Eep! *cartwheel* The issue theme is "Heir's and Spares" and, well...you'll just have to buy it to see what my story is about. (Mwahahaha. I'm so evil, aren't I?) For real, if… Continue reading Flash Fiction News from Caffeinated Fiction!
“Dare you to Ding-Dong-Ditch Ms. Hannity’s place.” Casper wagged his brows, his broad smile reflecting a mouth full of metal. “Nah. We’re eleven, now. Let’s do something fun.” Jared cast a wary eye at the old woman’s house. Its run-down exterior and overgrown lawn gave him the creeps. He kicked a rock down the vacant… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Ding-Dong-Ditch
Saltwater slips from the ends of my hair as I surface. The ocean is warm, sunlight reflecting off the choppy waves. My arms and legs move in tandem while I circle and twist and soak in the essence of the sea. I squint at bright blue sky, a seagull busy overhead, calling to his friends… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: The Ocean
Hey guys! I decided to enter another flash fiction contest this month. This one is held through the Fellowship of Fantasy website and features flash fiction stories in two categories: 16 and older, or 15 and under. (Guess which one I fall in? *blink, blink*) Voting is open through April 3. Click here to read… Continue reading Mythical Doorways Writing Contest!
“Welcome to Nail-tique.” A young woman with half her head shaved, the other half with rainbow colored hair down to her waist, gave a smile of pointed green hued teeth. Sara fought a cringe. Style in the future wasn’t something she envied for her grandchildren. This was her first “jump.” Time travel had finally become… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Fashion Forward
“I can’t betray him,” Rocky said. Simon groaned. “I told you, it’s not a betrayal. It’s just a little fun. Besides, why are you so loyal to the guy? He’s not that devoted to you.” “What do you mean? Taylor’s my best friend.” “Really? Would a best friend ignore you for weeks without explanation?” Rocky… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Betrayal
“Mama, when will we get to meet Granny?” Benny sat a little higher in his booster seat in the back of the car. At eight, he could barely see her reflection in the rearview mirror. Susan bit her lip and concentrated on the traffic. “As soon as the UWG—the United World Government—finishes building the colony,… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Hibernation Technology