“Bloody Mary the origin story” (micro-fiction) by Bel Nel

Another 500 word challenge story. I forget what the guidelines were, but it was something along the lines of "a reflection of yourself" had to be included. This is "Bloody Mary the origin story". Some trigger warnings*** mentions or references to blood, death and murder. The town came out in record numbers for the viewing … Continue reading “Bloody Mary the origin story” (micro-fiction) by Bel Nel

“The Lottery” A story you’ll never forget.

Written by Shirley Jackson, "The Lottery" was first received with mixed reviews. Mostly shocked and frightened ones and one reader apparently thought the lottery winner would win a washing machine. The story shows a demonstration of mob mentality. How either through tradition or community pressure an otherwise good person can do awful things. I'm shocked … Continue reading “The Lottery” A story you’ll never forget.