Advent Ghosts: Dirty Hands

A joyous Yule or other festival of choice to everyone. As in previous years, I am participating in Loren Eaton’s Advent Ghosts 100-word scary story project. This year, a riff on a traditional creepy trope: Dirty Hands Light dances. Glass explodes. “Are you all right?” Josie appears from the kitchen. “Vase fell off. Almost hit … Continue reading Advent Ghosts: Dirty Hands

Advent Ghosts: Uncountable Sorrow

A joyous Yule or other festival of choice to everyone. As in previous years, I am participating in Loren Eaton’s Advent Ghosts 100-word scary story project. This year, a story inspired by a Wiltshire legend: Uncountable Sorrow Twelve stones. It was silly; a story made up by locals to get outsiders to buy drinks. But … Continue reading Advent Ghosts: Uncountable Sorrow

Advent Ghosts: Collapse

As a little Yule present, in addition to my Friday Review have a scary 100-word story I wrote for Loren Eaton's Advent Ghosts 2014. Collapse Carl snapped awake. Another nightmare. Wasn't even his fault: the clamp was loose, but the girl shouldn't have played on the scaffolding. Carl. His eyes flinched around the room. Here. … Continue reading Advent Ghosts: Collapse