February Drabble Challenge: Choking

Horror PromptsGillian Church has created 28 single-word prompts and challenged writers to write a horror drabble for each. A drabble is a story of exactly 100 words, no more, no less (not counting the title).

Can you do it?

The Prompt:
Choking

The Submission:
They were such a nice couple; they were always so polite, and I didn’t think twice of popping over to ask to borrow a tin opener.

George kept saying he’d fix ours, but it finally bit the dust and I needed it for my recipes.

They invited me in, even treated me to a cup of tea and a digestive; but when I saw the time and had to excuse myself, he leapt on me with such ferocity!

I had no hope of fighting back. I choked beneath his grip as she cackled behind him, and the world turned to–


What did you think to the prompt for this week’s drabble challenge? Did you submit anything for it? Have you ever written any flash fiction before? I’d love to know what you think to my snippets and writing prompts, so feel free to sign up and let me know what you think below or leave a comment on my Instagram page. You can also follow Gillian Church to take part in her Weekly Writing Prompt challenge.

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