What is the scariest story you can write using only four words or less?
That was the challenge Quill members were issued at a meeting last month. Without hesitation, everyone present set to work with the following, harrowing story lines:
The eyes are watching. Anonymous
Darby’s ran out. Nicole L.
Then there was darkness. Leah W.
We were not alone. Eve L.
Why should I live? Eve L.
Her smile was gone. Eve L.
Their eyes were dead. Eve L.
Alone, it found me. Eve L.
Help me, please. Sophia G.
I forgot my homework. Sophia G.
I love you. Sophia G.
Her eyes were missing. Anonymous
She doesn’t like you. Anonymous
We all fall down. Anonymous
Suddenly it moved! Fenna M.
A distant scream. Fenna M.
My breath is stuck. Katelyn B.
Drowning in tingling poison. Katelyn B.
Shivers down my spine. Katelyn B.
A spider’s breath tingles. Katelyn B.
Legs erupt, scraping, clawing. Katelyn B.
Moist bodies, spider plague. Katelyn B.
So, what would you write?