Flash Tales, Week Seven: “Night Terrors”


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PROMPT: It’s almost Halloween! What were you expecting? Give us a good, old-fashioned ghost story with an original flair, and (with debt to Poe) let’s be sure to include the words DREARY, MIDNIGHT, and LORE.

GENRE: Horror, of course!

LENGTH: < 1,100 words

DEADLINE: Thursday, October 30, 11:59 PM

About Evan Henry (257 Articles)
Evan Henry is a graduate student in English at the University of Virginia, where he works on the legacy of eugenics and scientific racism in American pop culture. As Head of Publishing for Black Ship Books he seeks to further social analysis of popular culture and develop new and unique voices in both creative and critical writing. His credits include Broken Frontier, the Virginia Literary Review, and numerous small publishers of fantasy and science fiction. His short story collection The Great City will be released this summer.
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6 Comments on Flash Tales, Week Seven: “Night Terrors”

  1. Well, here’s my offering! http://scribblesofarose.webnode.com/news/night-terrors/

    It’s the last one of these that I’ll be doing until December as I am plunging head-first into the madness that is Nanowrimo on Saturday.

    • Great story, Rose! Love that you bookended with Annabelle in bed. All a dream or…? Thanks for writing! Looking forward to checking out your Nano work soon!

  2. Here is mine: Walls of Fear — http://scififangirl.rabidhorse.com/ And this is the last one for me for a couple of weeks as I use NaNo to finish editing my book! But… I’ll be back. 🙂

  3. Great story, Ingrid. Very inventive!

  4. Creepy story, Rose! I won’t be wearing a mask tonight… :-p

  5. My SciFiFanGirl site is gone for the moment – 🙁 – but this story is posted over here — http://rabidhorse.com/scififangirl-fiction/

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