This weekend the parameters of the Trifecta Writing Challenge are as follows:
"Write a horror story in 33 words, without the words blood, scream, died, death, knife, gun, or kill. Good luck."
I've written a piece that is a bit out of the box. I think of it as subtle, I guess. Understated, or a trifle ambiguous. No chainsaws, hacksaws or gore, and of course, no blood or screaming. Yet, [and maybe worse] the kind of horror that can grin, from across the room…
After their fight, she watched him sipping beer while the television blared on.
If you only knew what I put in that!
But he was smiling, as she reached for yet another chocolate.
This weekend's challenge is decided by the Editors -- in other words, there is no voting to do. Click on the image of the Trifectasaurus Rex, above -- and visit.
Read the excellent submissions there, and [better yet] submit one of your own!