Here is another reblog of an earlier story that I wrote for Halloween. Tomorrow I hope to have a brand new one for your reading pleasure! Thank you and enjoy.
Yeah, I’m borrowing the title from Snoopy. He said I could. We’re close friends. Snoopy borrowed it from Sir Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton, and now there is a contest every year called
The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest
The contest uses the infamous phrase to showcase the worst extremes of this “purple prose”. It only uses one sentence, where I thought it would be fun to write a story with that title. I kind of doubt it will be scary, but in honor of Halloween, one of my favorite holidays, I thought I would borrow the phrase and see what happens.
I was home alone with my little dog Sam. The wind was howling through the trees, it almost sounded like moaning. Of course that was just my imagination. Usually storms don’t bother me. In fact I love them. But this one seemed different. There was a feeling in the air, it was…
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4 thoughts on “It Was a Dark and Stormy Night”
Spooky, like Snoopy! 🙂
Thanks, Michael. 🙂
I’m glad I got a chance to read it. That was a heavy blanket of fear settling on the house. Fear does funny things. I can see Sam being afraid with you feeling fear. And wouldn’t you know it would be a couple of sweet, mischievous cats stirring up all the trouble.
That’s one of the fun things about having pets, they are always up to something. Fodder for stories. 🙂
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