March Drabble Challenge: Scooter

Horror PromptsGillian Church is hosting another horror drabble challenge: 31 prompts for 31 creepy tales throughout March. This time, we can decide on the length of the piece but I’m sticking to the 100-word default.

Can you do it?

The Prompt:
Scooter

The Submission:
Sally’s been bangin’ on about getting’ a scooter for her birthday since Christmas. Seven goddamn months of whinin’! It was enough t’drive a man t’drink…or worse. How could I tell her that I couldn’t afford the damn thing? Fuckin’ redundancies; it was all I could do just t’keep a roof over our heads an’ she’s crowin’ about a scooter! Well, I hope she’s fuckin’ happy! I had t’ gut two people to swipe it and I’ll never get the bloodstains out of the paintwork! Wish I could say it’s worth it t’see her smile but, honestly, I just want t’…


What did you think to the prompt for today’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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