Dark forest. Mondays Finish the Story – Oct 19, 2015


© 2015, Barbara W. Beacham

Finish the story begins with:   “Not knowing what to expect, he made his way into the dark of the forest.”

Not knowing what to expect he made his way into the dark of the forest. He listened and then kept on stumbling over twigs and  leaves. He felt so tired.

“Where are they? What do they want from me?”

Questions milling in his mind. He kept on moving. The forest grew denser and darker.

Suddenly he stopped.

“What was that? Where are they?”

Nothing, only his breathing. In, out, in, out. He kept his breath, there it was again. A very light thumb, thumb. It was coming closer and closer. He stood still waiting for the worst.

“Ha, got you!” came the familiar voice of his brother: “You can’t escape me. I was just joking. There are no monsters in the forest.” What a relief!

Mondays Finish the Story

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Retired teacher interested in anything crafty: Scrap booking, card making, quilting, knitting etc. Everything about animals especially DOGS

26 thoughts on “Dark forest. Mondays Finish the Story – Oct 19, 2015”

  1. You do a good job building tension through the story, Chioma. Nicely done! I think your final world should be ‘relief’ rather than ‘relieve’, though. 🙂

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  2. Hehe,tipies broer! Mooi geskryf Ineke.
    Ek het jou boek klaar gelees en ek hou baie daarvan.Die stories is lekker kort en pittig en ek hou veral daarvan dat jy dit in verskillende kategorieë ingedeel het.So hier en daar is ‘n taalfoutjie wat deurgeglip het,maar dis nie hinderlik nie.Mooi so en begin sommer met die volgende boek!

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    1. Dankie, bly jy hou van storie!
      Goed om te hoor dat my boek darem nie te sleg is nie. Alles was en is nog maar vreemd vir my. Sal nog weer kyk vir taalfoute en dit regstel. Ek het genoeg stories vir my volgende deel. Ek is net eers besig om my Vrydag skryfsessies se boek aanmekaar te slaan. Gee myself kans tot einde Oktober. Daarna begin my volgende Flash Fiction een. Loop ook nou n 6 weke klas oor skryf van kort verhale! Nagmaals dankie vir jou positiewe terugvoer!

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