Step inside, lets have a cup of tea – Get to know me!

We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones. Stephen King Should we do this AA style? Hi, My name is Kristin and I am a fiction addict. I guess it all started when I was just a wee lass…. Maybe Tinder profile style? I enjoy long strolls through dark and twisty…

#MonsterMash2019 – The Sacrifice

Some of my favorite folks have given us a super spooky Samhain flash fiction contest! Check out the contest details here Monster Mash Flash Fiction Challenge! The following is my 747 words, derived from the following quote : “Do not read the Latin.” – Marty, Cabin in the Woods The Sacrifice – The waves kissed the…

#EVERyTuesdayWordplay – Poppy

#EVERyTuesdayWordplay She moved like the ocean. That was the first thing that came to his mind when he saw her.  She seemed to float along the grass beaten path. The sunlight cut through the trees illuminating her with jewels of light and her pinned hair made an illusion of a golden halo.   “It’s an angel.” Hale…

#MenageMonday – Tavern Wench

#MeanageMonday “Well, that one’s been bitten by the tavern bitch.” Fern gestured to the man sprawled at the foot of the stairs. “No chance of him getting it up tonight.” She sighed and pointed across the room. “Well now, look at this one. He’s one of those fancy pirates!” Fern laughed, mocking the large plume…

#MenageMonday – Cigars and Poker

#menagemonday “I fold.” Stella placed her cards on the table.  “Aye, a wise move, lady,” Rasputin advised, taking a slow drag of his putrid cigar.   The dealer, a soggy-looking man in a black suit tossed the cards onto the table.  From the jukebox music from Grateful Dead weaved through the thick smoke.  “I hate this song,” Rasputin muttered, cigar…

#EVERyTuesdayWordplay – Wicked Island

Tuesday Wordplay Week 9: WICKED The ship docked soundlessly onto the shore. Putting a finger to his lips, Captain Odren eyed his crew. Odren held up his palm in a wait gesture and scanned the beach. The sands lit up white under the stars and ended in the vast darkness of trees.    “Something wicked lurks beyond this beach, lads.” Odren’s emerald…

#MenageMonday – Love Potion.

Prompt – #MenageMonday “A love Potion?” the gypsy woman cackled; Waves of auburn hair danced around her shoulders.   Vanessa sighed and turned to leave, her eyes locking on a metal sign above the exit that said – “The Only way out is to accept the path within” she rolled her eyes.   From behind her, she…

Place Fifteen

“There is no possible way that someone released the hound of hell!” Florence laughed “That’s the most bizarre theory you’ve come up with yet Boyle, simply insane!” Detective Florence Duskdale shook her head in dismay. Boyle, her gumshoe assistant stared at her, the photo of a three headed wolf held out before him. “Just hear…

Wrath

How dare he deny her! Morgan stormed around the castle hurt and embarrassed. The whole situation was absurd. Her expression was a harsh grimace as she snatched a book off the shelf. Flipping through the old tattered pages, she found her spell. Yes, he will pay.  Curtis was sitting on the bank of the river, his mind still reeling. Had it…

The Breakup

Sometimes some things are better left unsaid, and when it comes to a breakup knowing what to say is of the utmost importance. “Hey, sit down. We need to talk” I stare at myself in the mirror and examine my face for any trace of emotion. Dead Pan. I close my eyes; my reflection vanishing…

The Tower

Charlotte came here to commit suicide, not murder. Or at least that is what she told herself walking among the rows of exotic flowers and bushes in her husband’s majestic garden. She hefted her awkward leather case. The death bag. That’s what she’s been calling it. Death bag. What did one pack for the great…