“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
Hello friends! I haven't forgotten my monthly update. *wink, wink* This past month was just as exciting as January. Read on to find out what I've been up to! Here's what I submitted this month: I found out the flash fiction piece I submitted to Untold Podcast in January is a finalist in the Good… Continue reading February Caffeinated Fiction Update!
“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!