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The challenge? Write a story in 6 sentences, no more & no less, and if you’d like, share your creation or just visit and comment on others’ ideas, with GirlieOnTheEdge, Denise. The prompt is “LEAD”, and here’s where you join the party: Six Sentence Stories  

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“C’mon then,” he said, his hand held out, fingers beckoning impatiently.

“I’m not sure,” she replied, and tipping her head back to gaze up the tall tower’s stairway curling up out of sight and seemingly disappearing into night, long before twilight had even begun on their current ground level, she added “I heard this place was haunted, and that those who go up never come back down.” Continue reading

Don’t Stop Believin’

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Annalisa stared down at the menu, a bead of sweat trickling down her temple in the dim light of late night. The other pages were just as crowded with options, all of them equally unappetizing, but she knew she had to make a decision, and knew that Rory, sitting opposite her at the patio table, was beetling his brows and tugging at his walrus-like mustache.  As was his habit, he waited in judgment, ready to trumpet his corrections to whatever choice she might make. Continue reading