Category Archives: Writing Challenges

#AtoZChallenge Day 11: K

K   “K is for Kate, who was struck with an axe…”  Again, what kind of twisted do you have to be to attack a child, and especially with an axe?!?  Wow, I don’t think even Gacy was that twisted, … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge Day 10: J

J   “J is for James, who took lye by mistake.”  You’d think the skull and crossbones on the bottle would have given it away… What, did he think that meant it was a pirate drink, so he decided to … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge Day 9: I

I   “I is for Ida, drowned in a lake…”  So apparently her parents weren’t watching her very closely, or her nanny or governess or whoever, at least that’s what they’ll tell the police.  “I turned my back for just … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge Day 8: H

H   “H is for Hector, done in by a thug.”  What self-respecting thug attacks children, anyway?  Especially strangling them with a scarf (see illustration)!  Poetic justice would be for him to swing from a gallows… Even Don Corleone wouldn’t … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge Day 7: G

G “G is for George, smothered under a rug…”  Why was George under a rug to begin with?  Did he drop a galleon or something that rolled under there?  Or was that where he and Fred kept their stash of … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge Day 6: F

F   “F is for Fanny, sucked dry by a leech.”  One wonders where Fanny found a leech strong enough to do such a thing.  It would have to be a leech the size of Chicago, since normally it would … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge Day 5: E

E “E is for Ernest, who choked on a peach…”  I guess in this case, the importance of being Ernest is in knowing not to eat something you’re allergic to, which will cause your airways to close up, cutting off … Continue reading

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