“Write a horror story in 33 words, without the words blood, scream, died, death, knife, gun, or kill. Good luck.” 


She bragged, ‘Forever good as gold,’
And smiled into the cot,
But then with terror she went cold:
Her baby, this was not!
A demon’s visage, wicked; old…
Like nightmare man had got. 

Colonialist March 2012 (Letterdash/WordPress)

About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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14 Responses to WRITING CHALLENGE:

  1. Thanks so much for linking up with Trifecta this week. Hope to see you back on Monday (10 am Eastern) for the new prompt and some exciting news about the changes Trifecta is making to spread the word about our writing community.


  2. Love it! Very MR James.


  3. 68ghia says:

    Oh boy!!
    horror indeed!!


  4. granny1947 says:

    Your imagination never fails to amaze me….well done Col.


  5. Sonel says:

    Wow! You are so good Col! Well written..really excellent! 🙂


  6. melouisef says:

    Will share a secret with you I am disabled – I only have 2 hands and I cannot write fiction


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