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
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
“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
It's open! It's open! The voting is open on Untold podcast! *throws confetti* You might remember a post from a couple weeks ago about my excitement over one of my recent flash fiction stories. (Check out the post here, if you missed it!) To sum it up, my story, Serpent Quest, is a finalist in the Good… Continue reading Untold Podcast–“Serpent Quest” Feature and Time to Vote!
Amelia walked the familiar route to work just like she did every Tuesday. Down Sixth Street, west on College Avenue, to the corner stop light on Trade Street. A March chill forced her to pull her coat tighter. She frowned. The light turned green, she stepped off the curb— Only to be yanked back onto… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Wash, Rinse, Repeat