F3, Week 35: The Power of Words

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Prompt by Joyce Juzwik

Words. Those fascinating combinations of letters that have so much power. Words can soothe, they can endear, they can persuade, and they can terrify. Words create pictures in the minds of those who read, and write, them.

This week, we want you to create a picture in your mind and share it with us. By the way, we’re not at all interested in your words making us feel all comfy and cozy. We want you to get your freak on!

Prompt: Scare our socks off with a story that includes the following words: Cafeteria, keyboard, segment, washing machine, and chandelier

Genre: Horror

Word Count: 1,500 or less

Deadline: Thursday, April 28, 2016

Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt.

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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