Tag Archives: Halloween

The Witch’s Grave

The Witch’s Grave I squeezed my eyes closed. I was sure I felt my heart in my throat. My fingers wrapped around the wheel and turned my knuckles white. My foot pressed uselessly on the brake. Sudden warmth spread through … Continue reading

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Fall Foliage Drive – A Gentle Ghost Story

Months ago Ken Broad came up with the idea of a group of writers getting together and writing stories for Halloween all linked to one photo of an Edwardian girl who owns a an antique shop and all featuring haunted … Continue reading

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Fearsome Friday – Jack O’Lantern

Ever wonder where certain traditions come from? I often do, especially silly or odd things. Here is an old Irish legend that resulted in a spooky Halloween tradition. There was once a man so stingy that he was called Stingy … Continue reading

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Fearsome Friday – Halloween Costumes

Although dressing up in costumes and begging door to door on or around the 31st of October goes back a few centuries, it appears our modern day trick or treating only took on its current form in the 1920s to … Continue reading

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Maybe Next Month Will Be Worse – Flash Fiction

Chuck Wendig challenged us to write a flash fiction piece of 1,000 words or less that must include the following words (figure, dusk, flirt, mobile phone, wig). You can get to Chuck’s blog via my blogroll. Here is my entry into the … Continue reading

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