General Fiction posted August 2, 2021


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A light in the night....

The Shining

by Begin Again





The ribbon-like water slithers like a snake. The heavy branches moan beneath the howling wind.

Twigs snap. Eyes glow in the dark. An unknown creature disturbs a flock of birds; flapping wings echo as they escape. An owl hoots.

The glowing campfire embers fade. Lost, a wide-eyed child shivers in fear.

A light faintly glimmers in the distance. His heart pounds.

The glow explodes above the horizon, chasing away the night shadows.

Morning has arrived.



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Write a story on any topic. But you must use only 75 words to tell your story. Exactly 75 words. Title not included in the count.

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