Cameron was used to getting requests for songs like “Unforgettable,” “The Way You Look Tonight,” and “Memory;” in fact, he had played some of them so many times that he almost thought the piano could play them itself. He was surprised when he reached into the bowl of handwritten notes and pulled out one thatContinue reading “Strange Request”
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Six-Word Stories Vol.2
A while back, I wrote a blog of six-word stories. It seemed to be enjoyable to many people, so I thought I would try another one. If you’re not familiar with it, a six-word story is exactly as it sounds: It tells a complete story in only six words. This requires some very creative thinking.Continue reading “Six-Word Stories Vol.2”
This short story is in anticipation of Halloween. I hope you enjoy it.
Brandon Ellrich writes a creepy tale in anticipation of Halloween!
We were made for only one purpose: to be eaten. But first, we will have to wait. We are put on display while we anticipate our death sentence. The ravenous beasts come by and gaze at us hungrily, almost lustfully. They are not allowed to eat us, however, until the bell is rung. Just asContinue reading “The Contest”
They were frozen in fear. They knew that as soon as they were taken from their home, the end would be near. There was some comfort in being one of many, but their numbers, unfortunately, did not garner strength. The chilly environment was too much for most of the inhabitants (the birds, for example), butContinue reading “Frozen”
Dylan looked around the used bookshop with little more than a mild interest, but then something at the back of the shop caught his eye. There was a door with caution tape across it in an “X” and the tape read “Crime Scene Do Not Cross.” Naturally, his curiosity got the better of him. HeContinue reading “Graphic”
The Hand of Death
The first time I saw the Hand of Death, it was reaching for my sister. I pulled her toward me before it could take hold of her. We had taken our father’s fishing boat out into the middle of the lake. My sister had gone into the water for a swim while I remained inContinue reading “The Hand of Death”
Veronica leisurely strolled slowly down the aisle, checking things off her list after putting each item into the cart which, of course, had a wobbly wheel. She allowed Bryce to reach out and grab a few things as she pointed to them. She smiled as she recalled the first meal she made for EddieContinue reading “Fog”
The temperature outside was chilly; one might even describe it as frigid. Inside, there was warmth, love. They looked at each other from across the room as Bryce played on the floor with his LEGOS and his mother Veronica sat kneeling on the worn area rug near him. “They’re young for such a short time,”Continue reading “Temperature Change”