500 Club (10/13)

This is the month to get your spooky on, wear your superstitions on your sleeve, and give a little scare to the kids down the street. A good scare can be a healthy thing, right? So use this week’s writing prompts to help get you in the Halloween spirit.

Rules aren’t scary, but necessary:

  1. Write 500 words based on one of the two prompts below.
  2. Post it to your blog. No blog? Paste it in the text box in the side widget, conveniently labeled “500 Club”.
  3. Give us a small taste in the comments below along with a link to the full text.

And now on to the prompts:

1. Finish this opener: No one would believe me that I had no intentions of reading the old book. None at all. But when I held the graying cracked leather in my hands, it pulsed… 

2. Superstitions make people do odd things, avoiding ladders, cracked sidewalks, black cats, and the like. Write 500 words on a superstition you create that has your character acting strange.