Sunday, November 24, 2013

His Wife’s Newest Diet Fad

Today's prompt words in bold.

Dan knocked over the umbrella stand during his latest nocturnal expedition to the kitchen. He hoped he hadn’t awakened Sue. He listened for footsteps on the squeaky stairs. Nothing. Delighted, Dan moved on. He opened the fridge door and gagged as the smell of pastrami filled his nostrils. He hated pastrami, and Sue knew it. (55words)

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Heads Bruce Wins, Tails Bruce Wins

This week's prompt words in bold. A few readers have asked where I get the ideas for these shorties. I don't have a clue; but given this week's effort, it's obviously from some dark place where none of you want to be.

Welcome to MY playhouse. No miniature crap here. No silly butterscotch balls. Lots of real scotch and rum and whiskey, though. You'll need the strong stuff once the fightin' starts. You'll see. Gravity is a bitch when you're dropped from way up. What? The bag in the corner? That's where the loser ends up. Ready? (55 words)

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Two Sentence Horror Stories

I was pointed to a site containing a few two sentence horror stories chosen from a group of stories submitted to Reddit. Of course, I couldn't help but give a try. Thanks, Colleen. Here's my effort.

Daddy said he loved his little princess more than anything in the world. He thought I loved him too, until I aimed the shotgun at his crotch.