The furry fanged creatures inhabiting youthful night had vanished.
In their place colluded slick car salesmen’s pens gushing red ink, mortgage payment minutiae and baleful college trust funds clinging to the bedpost. Black-jacketed repo men tangoed with the grocery credit card lady.
He was glad not to be President.
The Bookshelf Gargoyle is curating a Fiction in 50 mini-narrative challenge – this month’s theme is Night Terrors! GargoyleBruce also writes wonderful reviews on all sorts of kid lit (big and small) with a cheeky tone guaranteed to make you laugh out loud. Go and have a wander through the stacks…
7 thoughts on “Fiction in 50: Night Terrors”
Oh good lord – that’s mightily impressive! I’m going to have to up my standard!
Why thank you – I had to cut about 14 adjectives out of there!
Hmmm, a new challenge….like I need more projects–but you’ve hooked me in to some good ones, so I’ll ponder.
This one has a long lead time so the only problem is forgetting to get an entry in…
Well I’m ready to go with my maiden entry–I hope it will be okay. How nice that you designed the logo thingy for it!
Not an easy challenge for the adjective lovers among us! Looking forward to seeing your entry.