A collection of (very) short stories. They're all different kinds of scary. 🙂
She sat in the quiet room, absorbed in her book. A sudden flash as her reading lamp's light glinted off the blade. She never saw it coming, didn't have time to scream.
Bathroom door, closed. Water, running. The cat, not in the room. No other noises. “Whatcha doing in there, kiddo?” The cat howls pathetically. “Nothing Mommy!”
Asleep, he reaches in the dark, feeling blindly. His hands come up empty every time. Fully awake now, still blind in the dark, his lovey is nowhere in the bed.
“Sorry Ed, this economy… you know how it is. Times are tough for all of us. Something's gotta give. Silver lining though, I hear McDonalds is hiring.”
For this week’s Red Writing Hood prompt, we’re inviting you to truly scare us.
Here’s what you’ll need to do: Compose a post in the form of a text–160 characters.
Your text must elicit or express fear.