The front door slammed against the wall, cracking the yellow paint. A man fell inside, panting like his life depended on it. “Quick, get us out of here! A twister—at the end of the block. Headed this way!” The man stumbled and fell to one knee, his gaze on the two boys before him. The… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Evacuation
“Blue One-Four-Seven, hold steady as I come back around.” “Copy that. Holding steady, Gold Five-Nine-Zero.” “Descending at a rate of ten-thousand—wait! Blue One, you’ve got a Glider on your tail! Bank right, now.” “Uh, negative, Gold Five. I don’t see it. I’m not seeing him!” “He’s there. Turn now, he’s got a lock on you!”… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Space Battle
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
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
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
You guys!!! I can't tell you how excited I am right now. *happy dance* *squeal* Remember that contest I told you about a couple weeks ago? (This would be the one I entered at the end of last year and recently found out I had advanced to the final round! Eep!) Well, my flash fiction story… Continue reading Untold Podcast–Good Snakes Flash Fiction Feature!