Some of you may know I'm a closet PB writer. There is a contest running this week on Susanna Hill's blog for a PB crit, and here is my 100 word entry using the words black cat, spooky, and cackle. Boo!
Scared of Nothin'
“There’s nothin’ scary about Halloween,” Calvin said. He was dressed as a black cat. “It’s just a bunch of monsters and goblins and stuff.”
“I like the parts with candy corn,” said Lily, a princess with wings.
“I like the candy parts, too,” said Michael. He wore a cowboy hat and boots. “The rest is spooky.”
“Nothin’ scares me,” Calvin said. “Watch this.” He lifted his claws and hissed. Michael and Lily screamed.
A witch walked over and cackled. Calvin jumped, and his cat ears fell off. It was Calvin’s mom. Calvin looked down and smiled. “Almost nothin’ scares me.”
The End of Spookiness
AND, I'm participating in PiBoIdMo, which is a little less daunting than NaNoWriMo (which I'm unofficially participating in)(maybe)(we'll see). So here it goes...