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
Hey friends! I know I've been silent over the past month. I decided to take a spontaneous vacation and focus on finishing the edits of my current WIP. The good news = I finished basic edits. The complicated news = I've added a few major changes that I'm still working on. New goal = to… Continue reading AlmostAnAuthor Post and CF Update!
"Your new house is beautiful," Aggie said, running a hand along the smooth wood of the banister. "How old is it?" "A hundred and forty years old." Hazel smiled and looked around the partially unpacked living room. "It's something, isn't it?" A gust of wind rattled the ancient windowpane. She glanced outside and frowned. "I wish… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Rainy Day
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!
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
Well, fellow CF friends, something is amiss. Yesterday it was Easter Sunday and today I woke up to find it's almost halfway through the month! *blink, blink* It may have something to do with the fact that I spent a few days down in Florida and now my whole writing groove is thrown off. Eep!… Continue reading Breaking Down the Worlds of Science Fiction
How is it April already? Did I blink or was it just Christmas? Maybe time is moving so fast because I've been busy writing! Want to know what I've been up to? Read below for my update! Submissions for March: I submitted again to Chicken Soup for the Soul. My plan is to do at… Continue reading March Caffeinated Fiction Update
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!