Billy's Place, A Creative Horror Story

658 words - 3 pages

Mrs. Brumfield gingerly stepped out into a blinding white world. The rugged earth below was now smooth, covered with a warm, welcoming blanket of snow. The trees swayed in the gentle stirring of the wind as fine linens of white were draped about them. All was beautiful, radiant, and virgin. All, that is, except for the now faint tracks of snow, left by a little boy, leading away from the dark mahogany door which Mrs. Brumfield now stood at, surveying the situation. 'Oh Billy,' Mrs. Brumfield muttered to herself, 'Where have you run off to now?'Inside the house, which the dark mahogany door guarded, a warm meal was beckoning her growling stomach. Hot biscuits, and crackling bacon sat softly, giving off an absolutely divine odor. Steam poured forth from hot pockets in the biscuits. Above Mrs. Brumfield, clouds, dark and threatening, released their spell of murk on the world below, and the first cracks of the day's sunlight ripped through the massive layer of clouds, and shined upon the white earth. At that moment, a voice, small, scratchy, and seemingly unimportant, cried out in an almost inaudible tone.'Oh my,' Mrs. Brumfield muttered to herself under her weary breath. She clumsily broke into a fast trot, then a run, and nearly slipped on the ice beneath her. The snow bounded forth under the soles of her boots in a vicious blur. The cry turned to a horrid scream. This screaming intensified to a point where one would not be able to distinguish the owner of the voice to be a boy, a girl, or a Banshee. Mrs. Brumfield continued to follow the direction of the source of the screaming when suddenly, as she turned the corner of the house, she came to a reckless halt, nearly tripping over the unpredictable flight of her feet. Fortunately for her, she was able to remain upright and not face first into the...

Find Another Essay On Billy's Place, a creative horror story

The story of Beowulf takes place in a time when

1163 words - 5 pages The story of Beowulf takes place in a time when Christianity was beginning to spread to early Danish pagan societies which valued heroic deeds and bravery above all else. The creatures that Beowulf kills with his superhuman strengths make the story an epic which celebrates the life of a great hero. Among Beowulf's triumphs against the three great monsters, many Christian virtues also come to light. The virtues of loyalty and sacrifice for the

'Dracula is nothing more than a simple gothic horror story' - describes why it IS more than a simple story

655 words - 3 pages "Dracula is nothing more than a simple Gothic horror story"Dracula is far more than just a simple Gothic horror story. There are several aspects of the novel that point towards it being a complex example of the Gothic genre. Not only does it provide its audience with some classic elements of the Gothic genre; for instance medieval settings, supernatural appearances and mysterious happenings; but it also offers insight into a number of themes

The Elements of a Good Horror Story as Exemplified in Frankenstein.

622 words - 2 pages I believe the criteria for a good horror story is very diverse. A high quality horror story is realistic, and makes the reader believe that what is happening in the story could happen to them. Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, explains how Victor Frankenstein, a student at Ingolstadt (28), grasps the idea of being capable of bestowing life upon an inanimate object (37). This novel is not an impractical vampire or alien story. It is a reasonable

We had to write a short story in my creative writing class. This story is called Jesus Lives in Colorado.

5008 words - 20 pages never really cared for it. It was not the ghetto by any means but if he had remotely cared if he lived or died, he would've chosen a nicer place. The house was situated between a strip mall and the interstate. Today he just wanted to open a bottle of whiskey and entertain the thought of loading his pistol. The gun was acquired the day after her death and he justcouldn't find the guts to use it. The gun scared him, he couldn't determine if it was the

Question: For your creative writing task write up a short story. My story is a very emotional one! Suitable for those doing their GCSE's.

4896 words - 20 pages that envelope, would it be the key to new chances or the perfect recipe for disaster. She was now outside a big white door, with a golden handle and imprinted on the door were the words: CLAIRE MICCHIGAN OFFICE. She took in a deep breathe and knocked twice. 'Come in' came Claire's voice, in its usual sweet high pitched tone. Rachel entered, the office was a tranquil and tidy place, it had a big wooden desk which Claire was sitting behind in her

Social Phobia: Write a short descriptive story of an event that has taken place in your life

734 words - 3 pages found confidence I thanked the audience for coming and my teacher for this prospect, briefly described what I was going to do, and read “The Tale of Two Cities.” It was a speech about how a nobleman called Charles Darnay, is rescued from the death penalty by an Englishman Carton who resembles Darnay and takes his place in prison. It is a story of great sacrifices being made for the sake of love and principal. I read the last line

Analysis of Hemingway's narrative technique as a short story writer(A clean, well-lighted place; Now I lay me; A way you'll never be)

2230 words - 9 pages Analysis of Hemingway's Narrative Technique as a Short- Story WriterFor many years, the narrative technique of Hemingway has been under debate. Writers before him had already achieved works that bear the characteristics of the modern short story, and many of their works could stand today, with those of Hemingway and of writers like Faulkner, as representative short stories of modern times. What distinguishes Hemingway both from his predecessors

A bookreport about the book Sotah by Neomi Regen - synopsis, opinion and a creative task. The book is written in English, by an Israeli author, and the plot also takes place in Israel.

823 words - 3 pages Sotah brings us the story of Dina Reich, a haredi* woman from Meah Shearim. Dina is 17 when she must marry a man. She marries Judah Gutman, a carpenter. At first she doesn't love him, but, just like any other haredi girl, she hopes she'll just get used to him.Time passes by and something is missing in her life. Judah is a good, loving husband, but she still needs something.After her mother dies and she gives birth to her first child, Dina is in

"Metamorphosis" by Franz Kafka- write a creative alterante ending to the story of Gregor Samsa and write an alaysis relating the entire novel.

1253 words - 5 pages look below.The last thing Gregor saw was his own reflection upon a puddle of muddy water. Gregor realized he had not shaved in months.Statement of PurposeThe creative writing piece I wrote on the Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka is an alternate ending to the novel. The reason why this particular choice appealed to me was that I wanted to explore and experiment with the postmodern ideal of the short novel. In the original ending Gregor Samsa dies

Black Beach- this is a creative story

1317 words - 5 pages "Going out today?" came a cheery voice that awoke him. He was by, his mother, who bestowed a scrupulous breakfast on a tray in his lap. It was his favorite, a Jamaican cuisine, ackee and saltfish with fried breadfruit. Fitzroy was startled because his mother never asked him this question before nor ever served him breakfast while he was asleep in bed. Now he was asleep in the settee."Mammy are you feeling well?" he asked indefinitely.His mother

Write a creative writing story on science

1546 words - 6 pages really thought about it." "It helps to try and put yourself in their place. Open your mind. Why should their love be seen as lacking legitimacy? They are human beings! Doesn't make sense to me. Now come up to bed baby, you need a rest." I trudged up the stairs at snail pace. Every stair presented a new question.Brett sat dejected on the couch, his tie loosened to the third button. His fingers picked at the sofa pillow's threads in frustration

Similar Essays

"The Hood Figures" A Horror Story.

2897 words - 12 pages If you could ever imagine a world so lost and hidden beneath darkness, then imagine this place. A world covered in forests and mountain ranges hidden away within a blanket of mist and moonlight. A place where the wind blows harshly and the trees dance beneath the moonlight to the cries of hungry creatures that lurk behind every turn of the path. The twisted and dark paths seem as if they are the roads to doom as the clouds overhead travel past

Why Is Dracula Such A Great Horror Story?

892 words - 4 pages Why is Dracula such a great horror story? In my opinion 'Dracula' is a great horror story because it is highly entertaining in its idea of vampirism, its atmospheric descriptions, powerful characterisation and the horrific death of Lucy. The novel is also interesting because of the religious perspectives, such as the use of garlic, holy water and the crucifix as weapons against evil. Jonathan Harker's journey to Count Dracula's home is

Hemingway's Story "A Clean Well Lighted Place."

1042 words - 4 pages Three Generations of A ManWhat is so different about an old man and young man? The difference between the two is their outlook on life. Ernest Hemingway tells a story about this in "A Clean Well-Lighted Place." In this story, there are three men, two of whom look at the world in the same light. There are differences and similarities of these three men, and just age can alter one's perspective on life.Oldsey states that "the younger waiter

The Betrayal Of Vorador: As English Creative Writing; Horror Genre. Got A

1753 words - 7 pages thought you could catch him un-defended?" Whispered a voice from nowhere, a voice that seized Sanctus' primal instincts by the throat and overwhelmed his senses with horror. Despite his mounting terror Sanctus found he could speak."Show yourself, foul demon!" The laughter came again.Sanctus peered into the mist and saw them, the eyes of the vampire Vorador.Two gleaming red gems of ancient evil.The mass took form and became a ragged, cloaked figure