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Halloween 2016 Scary Micro Story Prompt

It’s Halloween today. Which means many creative types are enjoying the fun of costumes, decorations and the eerie storytelling that comes with the season. Others are likely chomping at the bit to get started in Nanowrimo.

We thought it’d be fun to give you a quick Halloween-themed scary story prompt.

Hemingway is often credited for one of the world’s most profound pieces of micro or flash fiction which was merely 6 words.

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Can you write a micro story using only four words? But not just a micro story, something fitting for Halloween! A scary micro tale. Here’s the prompt:

WRITE THE SCARIEST STORY YOU CAN USING ONLY FOUR WORDS!

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Skull/Smoke photo by xymonau on rgbStock

We’d love to see what you can come up with. Enter your four word scary story in the comments below.

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