Cafe Management

Cafe Management is run by the administration of The Confabulator Cafe. We keep things running smoothly, post stories by guest authors, and manage other boring back-end tasks.

February Stories at the Confabulator Cafe

Welcome back, reader. We hope your 2018 has been wonderful so far and that our stories may have the smallest something to do with that. This month, the Confabulators wrote to a prompt about a phone call: The phone rings. The voice on the other end says, “We need you again,” then hangs up. We […]


January Stories at the Confabulator Cafe

Greetings, readers! Welcome back to another year of free fiction at the Confabulator Cafe! We have an exciting year lined up for you. We’re even going to give you a little teaser by sharing the monthly prompts for the whole year on the Fiction Archive page. So take a look and make note of months […]


December Stories at the Confabulator Cafe

Hello, readers. I hope you all didn’t mind our quick catnap at the Cafe last month. With NaNoWriMo in full swing, our staff was a bit overworked and needed the time off. But we’re back and ready to regale you with new stories this month. For December, we like to do what we call “freestyle […]


October Stories at the Confabulator Cafe

Hello, reader. Welcome back to another month of free fiction here at the Confabulator Cafe. Our prompt for October is: “one day you notice there’s a new key on your key chain.” Here’s the October schedule: Friday, October 6: “Hope Chest” by Emily Mosher Friday, October 13: “Lunar Trials” by Sara Lundberg Friday, October 20: […]


September Stories at the Confabulator Cafe

We hope you enjoyed last month’s stories. We were lucky enough to have a brand new guest author submit last time, so if you haven’t had a chance, go back and read the story “Nephilim” by the talented James Young. This month, we wrote to the prompt: “the mirror’s surface remained devoid of any human […]