Slithering Snake

Slithering SnakeDeborah Hunt Sammy Snake was curled on the giant Frankenstein.“Trick or Treat!” the kids shouted.Sammy slithered down Frankenstein’s arm to the candy cauldron.“Treat!” Bobby yelled. He reached into the bowl.Sammy popped out. “Happy Halloween.” His tongue flickered.The kids ran away.Sammy pouted. “Why are all the kids scared of me?”“Snakes, get a bad rap,” Charlie… Continue reading Slithering Snake


The 12th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest aahhhrrrooooOOOOO!!!

Such a fun and a bit spooky contest!

Susanna Leonard Hill

Eye of newt and dragon fang! It’s time for . . .

Te 2h nul alwese rtn Cnet!

~ for children’s writers ~

write a 100 word Halloween story appropriate for children (children here defined as 12 and under) (title not included in word count) using the words slither, treat, and scare.

  • Your story can be poetry or prose, scary, funny, sweet, or anything in between, but it will only count for the contest if it includes those 3 words and is 100 words. Get it? Halloweensie – because it’s not very long and it’s for little people 😊
  • You can go under the word count but not over!
  • Title is not included in the word count.
  • You may use the words in any form i.e. slithery (yes, it’s…

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