Halloween Drives Me Batty October 31, 2012Posted by nrhatch in Fiction, Humor, Word Play, Writing & Writers.
Tags: Bat, Contest, Fiction, Halloween, Short Story, Trick or Treat, Witch
Winifred stared at the calendar, “It’s Halloween!”
“I know witches are supposed to like Halloween. But I don’t. Halloween drives me batty. I never want to hear “trick-or-treat” again.”
Winifred grabbed her Spell Book and turned pages, “No . . . No . . . Not a chance . . . Hmm . . . Maybe . . . No . . . YES!”
Winifred chanted as she tossed ingredients into her cauldron:
Winifred padded over to join Ebony for a cat nap, and purred, “Better catty, than batty.”
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Written for: The 2nd Annual Halloweensie Contest (Susanna Leonard Hill)
Contest: Write a 100-word Halloween story appropriate for children (title not included in the 100 words), using the words witch, bat, and “trick-or-treat”. Your story can be scary, funny or anything in between, poetry or prose, but it will only count for the contest if it includes those 3 words and is 100 words or less. Then link it HERE.
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Susanna just posted the 8 Finalists . . . and I’m in the running! If you want to vote, click this link: Vote for your Favorite!