At first, I thought my scars were the reason why he’d changed.
The floorboard by the bed creaks. Soft footfall moves away, growing quieter and quieter until… Another creak. This one is more of a groan. A throaty groan that means they are at the door. There’s a hole there, maybe. A big hole that has… Continue Reading “Pretending To Sleep”
The heat clung to my throat, suffocating me, and the fear…
You’re always saying I should have more confidence.
Thick fingers grip my throat.
“I’m going to find you and smash your skull in.” The call ended with a clatter. She didn’t have time to process what happened. The next customer was fed through the telephone and the call process started again.
It was a terrible decision to rent that place. The photographs mislead me. Dirty advertising tricks.
A couple of weeks ago I talked about my writery-woes and mentioned a contest I planned to enter. Well, I decided on a idea. Drafted. Edited. Drafted some more. Lost my confidence. Got it back again. Here’s a preview.
Here’s some more super short stories that didn’t fit with the others, because these ended up quite creepy!
These were inspired by the single-sentence/six word stories by other Wordpress users. They’re not quite six words, but I think they’re worth sharing. Enjoy!