Written for Susanna Leonard Hill’s 7th Annual Halloweensie Contest for children’s writers.
Must be a story 100 words or less, using the words monster, candy corn, and shadow within the tale.
Enjoy a bit of fudge for Halloween!
Dad died on Halloween 1988. I always think of him this time of year so I’m sharing a little bit of his life…and mine.
Faerie folk enchant the forest
“At ease, at ease…” These words run through my mind anytime sound decibels begin to rise. My dad, the military man, had all these phrases he would bark at us kids. “Get with the program” “At ease, at ease” “Grab it and growl” these were a few of his favorites and the ones he used most often with us.