Create a character in a genre you would normally avoid.
(in my case that would be vampire horror)
(also remember this is a first draft with very little editing as per the rules)
by Lyn Perry
"How were the auditions?" my wife asked when I finally plopped down beside her in bed.
"Horrendous," I replied. "So many stupid genre stereotypes I practically laughed my way through the day."
"I vant to suck your blooood," my wife teased.
"Exactly!" I chuckled, but not really amused.
"No, really. I vant to suck your blooood," she persisted.
"What are you talking about?" I turned to face my wife - who wasn't exactly my wife. There was something... "Ahhh," I cried as she attacked my neck.
"You weren't the only one holding auditions today, my sweet," she murmured, right before I joined her for eternity.
Although I'm not really into horror, I do have a couple of micro-fiction pieces up at MicroHorror. My first stab at this genre (if you get my meaning ;-) is a piece all writers can relate to titled, "Show, Don't Tell" (95 words). Plus, a little "horror humor" story was accepted titled, "The Time Had Come" (202 words). Sweet dreams!
UPDATE 8.25.07 - The above story was accepted by MicroHorror!
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