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!
Happy Birthday to me! *Blows out candles and grabs a present* Last year I challenged my readers to write a Flash Fiction story in honor of my birthday! It was so much fun--you can read some of those great stories here--that I've decided to do it again! Yippee!! *Throws confetti* Sooo, put on those creative… Continue reading My Birthday Flash Fiction Challenge Part Deux!
Happy Independence Day, friends! I hope this post finds you doing something fun to celebrate our nation's birthday. In the past, our family has celebrated by going to a nearby park to eat a picnic supper and play games with friends, then finishing the night by watching the Lititz fireworks. Alas, we are in a… Continue reading Caffeinated Convo: How do you celebrate July 4?
Gracie watched wax melt down the sides of the candles. Twelve in all. Small puddles formed in the chocolate frosting of the cake, a flicker of the flame as she sighed. “Make your wish and blow them out,” Aunt Hildy said with a smug smile. The wish. Gracie always wished the same wish. If only… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Gracie’s Birthday Wish