We’re winding down to the end now so if you need to catch up… Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6 , Part 7 Not just at the house, but in the front garden waiting at the gate for us. I couldn’t read his expression and I didn’t much like his appearance for the second … Continue reading Snippet Sunday 30/11/14: The Cold Man Part 8
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6 I’m not entirely sure what happened next. One moment, dad was stepping into 40mph traffic, and the next The Cold Man raced across the road, through the oncoming traffic and pushed dad back onto the pavement. All this happened in the blink of an eye.
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Read previous parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Yes, it would be a couple of years before I would see him again and once again it would be twice in close succession – the second of which was in a way I never expected. I was 11 years old when I saw The Cold Man … Continue reading Snippet Sunday 2/11/14: The Cold Man Part 4
Part 1 is here Part 2 is here Mum said it would be good for us to all go for a walk on Dartmoor. Dad said it was terrible up there this early in the year, even though it was nice and calm in Okehampton where grandma and granddad lived, that when you get on the … Continue reading Snippet Sunday 26/10/14 – “The Cold Man” Part 3
Part 1 of my series “The Cold Man” is here. We arrived in Devon that Friday night. As soon as we got through the door we knew something was wrong. Granddad, who was the always so stoic, unusually greeted mum with a hug. He didn’t want to let go of mum, but when he did it … Continue reading Snippet Sunday 19/10/14 – “The Cold Man” Part 2
Writer’s Relief on Facebook is a fascinating resource for writers sometimes and occasionally they post a photo prompt for story ideas. A few months ago, they posted an image of an overgrown town and I wrote a stark piece of flash horror fiction then. A few days ago, they posted this scary looking fella.
On Friday evening, the Facebook page Writer’s Relief posted this image and asked readers to tell the story of the place. I was going to save this for this week’s Snippet Sunday but decided I didn’t want to wait with this one