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!
“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
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!
“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
Hello CF world! My latest fantasy/sci-fi blog post has gone live over at AlmostAnAuthor. *jumps up and down in excitement* This month isn't necessarily about craft. Rather, my words are meant to be encouraging in this uncertain world of writing and publishing. It's no secret that it's becoming more difficult to get published in Christian… Continue reading The Secret of Your Success–AlmostAnAuthor