Sunday, September 21, 2014

Her Grandfather's Home

Today's prompt words in bold.

The house sat on an old-time graveyard. The lawn provided a broad barrier from the rest of the neighborhood. A webby film produced an eerie aura.

Rumor said no virgin could survive there. So, Sara married Arthur, unaware of the zombie thing until their wedding night. She smiled. Sara knew they'd live forever happily after. (55 words)

Sunday, September 7, 2014

We'd Make It

Today's 5 to 55 challenge prompt words in bold.

It was a homemade problem, nothing illegal, but it required comfort food—popcorn. The stray had appeared on the porch. Dark fur. An omen? I wanted to keep it. Chuck didn't. One more thing to argue about. I waited for Chuck to return. To tell him he was right. To tell him we'd make it.