Gr8at: #TwoSentenceHorror

I saw an article on Two Sentence Horror Stories that shows how a skilled writer can tell a story even in a few words. These are my favourites, but you can find more here nd plenty more under #TwoSentenceHorror Which one chills you most?

two line horror

I can see one year into the future.
Today the noise stopped.

While tidying my laboratory, I came across an unfamiliar notebook and opened the first page. 
“Warning: The subject still thinks he is the scientist.”

“I’ve always wondered, what’s the scythe for anyway?” I asked, as Death escorted me.”
“Protection,” he answered nervously.  

I told the genie that for my third and final wish, I wanted my family to be happy.
And I started fading. 

The driver wasn’t very chatty, so I checked my phone. 
“Hey it’s your Uber. I’m outside.” 

During dinner, she told me she knew my deep dark secret.
As she chewed her burger, I knew she was bluffing. 

I decided to kill off a few characters in the book I’m writing.
It would definitely spice up my autobiography a little. 

As I woke up in the middle of the night, I heard Alexa speak.
“OK, the security alarms have been disabled.”

Line(s) of the Day #Pan’sLabyrinth

Pan's Labarynth

A long time ago, in the underground realm, where there are no lies or pain, there lived a Princess who dreamed of the human world. She dreamed of blue skies, soft breeze, and sunshine. One day, eluding her keepers, the Princess escaped. Once outside, the brightness blinded her and erased every trace of the past from her memory. She forgot who she was and where she came from. Her body suffered cold, sickness, and pain. Eventually, she died. However, her father, the King, always knew that the Princess’ soul would return, perhaps in another body, in another place, at another time. And he would wait for her, until he drew his last breath, until the world stopped turning…

Pan (Toby Jones) in the masterpiece fantasy horror film Pan’s Labyrinth (2006). Set during Spain five years after the 1936 – 1939 Civil War ended, the “Alice Wonderland for adults” tells of a young girl’s escape into a magical and mystical world.

Film Quizzes: Snow

Christmas has gone, the New Year and Epiphany too, but it’s still Winter. And that means for most of us it’s still pretty cold. And for more than a few of us that can mean snow, a type of weather that’s been represented in all kind of non-Christmas films. How well will you do in the quiz that covers everything from thrilling and funny to sweet and sinister? As always, please feel free to share your score and any further comments you have.

Film Quizzes - Non-Christmas snow film 1  (1960s)

Film Quizzes - Non-Christmas snow film 2  (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Non-Christmas snow film 3  (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Non-Christmas snow film 4  (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Non-Christmas snow film 5  (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Non-Christmas snow film 6  (2010+)

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Film Quizzes: Horror

I will be very soon writing up The Exorcist as a review for the very fantastic Silver Screen Serenade as part of her 2014 Resolutions series. In tribute to the genre, here are a maverick set of horror films covering decades. Try and work out the six spine-tingling, bone-chilling films below if you dare…

Film Quizzes - Horror Film 1 (1960s)

Film Quizzes - Horror Film 2 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Horror Film 3 (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Horror Film 4 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Horror Film 5 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Horror Film 6 (2000+)

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