Stone | Tansy Undercrypt [reblog/link]

If you haven’t encountered Tansy Undercrypt, you really should give her a gander. Self-proclaimed “purveyor of doom & whimsy”, she writes quirky microfiction with a hint of Edward Gorey and a dash of Tim Burton. Follow the link to the full story. It will take less than a minute of your time to read it.

Digging into his jacket pocket, he removed the hag stone and bent low to put it into the metal lockbox on the bookshelf nearest the floor. “Nope,” he whispered, rushing to the bathroom to wash his hands, arms, and face. “Nope nope nope.”

Excerpt from Tansy’s website. She also posts on Facebook.

How best to hook a reader

You know how they say you need a great first lead-in line to hook your reader? Never have I ever felt more hooked on reading this story thread than with this guy on twitter. I didn’t even need to read the whole sentence, just the first part, and I was in. The story thread he […]

How best to hook a reader

This Twitter tale wins the internet for the day. I was in tears laughing…