IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE WOODS TODAY

He straightened from examining his ancient car engine as she approached. 'Evening, ma'am. Can I help you?' 'I'm a little lost. Is the road to Ashville around here?' 'Sure is, you're standing on it. You just follow it straight on ahead.' Hilda looked perplexedly at the thick, untrammelled forest. 'When you get to town tell … Continue reading IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE WOODS TODAY

DOWN IN THE VALLEY

Down in the valley where nobody should go, Franklin shuffled along in the gloom, making his way back home, dragging the body behind him. Pesky kid. Why had they come here? Still, more fuel for the living room fire and a handsome dinner tonight. No doubt someone would come looking, snooping around. He would have … Continue reading DOWN IN THE VALLEY

FRIGHT NIGHT

'You want to go through the woods? Are you nuts?' 'You think because it's Halloween something bad will happen?' Sam laughed and walked ahead. Amy followed his torchlight. Clouds drifted across the sky blocking out the moonlight. 'You never saw the Blair Witch Project?' she shouted after Sam. 'I did,' he called back. 'Terrible movie.' … Continue reading FRIGHT NIGHT