His Appetite

This week’s Write On Edge (formerly The Red Dress Club) was to write a story in 140 characters.  I admit, I cheated. I wrote this for NYC Midnight‘s Tweet Me a Story Contest earlier in the year, so some of you may have seen it before. It’s 135 characters.

 

His finger slid down the knife’s edge and into his mouth.  The salty tang of  blood whet his appetite. There would be more death tonight.


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  1. Ratz says:

    Oh my God! This is so tense, raw and potentially scary. I loved it Jessica. God! i missed being here.
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  2. Barbara says:

    Oh, that is wonderful! Plot, characterization and a scare. Nicely done!

  3. Carrie
    Twitter: Miss_Scarlett99
    says:

    Ooohhh, vampires? Or just serial killers? Either way, deliciously scary :)
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  4. Cheryl @ Mommypants
    Twitter: mommy_pants
    says:

    oooh…creepiness. Love it!

  5. Random Girl says:

    Yikes, terror foreshadowed. I hope I never run into this one.
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  6. CDG @ Move Over Mary Poppins!
    Twitter: MoveOverMaryP
    says:

    Yikes! Love when brevity brings out the dark side.
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  7. Denelle says:

    Oh my… O.o I’m speechless… this was SO good!

    Awesome job!
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  8. Jennifer says:

    Wow! Nice! So many ways to go here and I agree so tense.
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  9. Katie says:

    I love how quickly you were able to portray this character, to make your reader see his appetite, his plans…Nicely written!

  10. Kristin @ Peace, Love and Muesli
    Twitter: kristinglas
    says:

    EEEK! I am going to have to sleep with you tonight, with the lights on.
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  11. Galit Breen
    Twitter: galitbreen
    says:

    Way to go for it girlfriend!!
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  12. Evonne
    Twitter: _MamaJules_
    says:

    Oh, wow! Creepy! I’m thinking serial killer?
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  13. Frelle
    Twitter: frelle
    says:

    creeptastic. LOVE his lust for blood!
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  14. momof12 says:

    Nice! Made me want to read more.
    Sandy
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  15. pauline says:

    wow. that was a lot of story in those characters. very well done.

  16. Karen @ Time Crafted
    Twitter: TimeCrafted
    says:

    What a delish bit of microfiction! Now I want to know more of this bone chiller! :>
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  17. Leighann says:

    THAT was kick ass Jessica Ann!
    Also?
    Love the new design! I haven’t been by in awhile! Looks GREAT
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