Flash Fiction Challenge: DREAD

Dan Alatorre - AUTHOR

00 dread 1 Uh, no.

This one is difficult…

Dread.

Ugh, that feeling of impending… well, I’m not gonna say, because it’s up to you to show us.

DREAD Definition:anticipate with great apprehension or fear.

Yep. That’s it all right.

DREAD.

00 dread 1 You can see the OH NO on her face.

I think they key element that separates fear and dread is anticipation. It’s coming, you know it’s coming, it’s gonna be horrible – and there’s nothing you can do to stop it.

Make a scene where the character is DREADING something. Make us squirming on our seats for the character. Make us hating to read the next word.

Tests in school. Bad news from the doctor. Relatives vising for Thanksgiving.

D.. R… E… A… D!!!

Put it out there. (Some of you are dreading this challenge. Good. Use that.)

scared child Oh, dear.

One way to GET THERE is…

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4 comments on “Flash Fiction Challenge: DREAD
  1. Dude, when are you gonna do a guest blog and interview with us?

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