SMM EVENT: Write a Halloween Themed Haiku

Halloween’s ghoulish fingers are wiggling through the ground—soon the dark spirit will once again rise from the dead. You still haven’t stabbed an innocent pumpkin? Ye gads! SMM’s goblins are here to solve your squishy dilemma. Aw, look at that! All this candy is affecting your ability to frown, isn’t it? Tsk-tsk. No worries, takeContinue reading “SMM EVENT: Write a Halloween Themed Haiku”

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SMM Event: Write a 50-Word Story About a Classic Monster

  Do you still have those horrific nights when you feel a shadow looming above your bed? You shut your eyes tightly and cling to your blanket with sweaty palms. Although you never go to church anymore, you find yourself praying, and promising God you’ll never watch porn again if you can just live through thisContinue reading “SMM Event: Write a 50-Word Story About a Classic Monster”

SMM Event: Create Your Own Horror Nursery Rhyme

Gather ’round, for it’s time for an SMM horror nursery rhyme sleepover. Dead Donovan’s werewolf doll ran into the woods, and now he can’t sleep. Would you read some terror-filled stories or poems to him? He’s addicted to disturbing and gruesome nightmares. Slip into your cozy, black and red striped Freddy Krueger pajamas… …don’t forget those Sasquatch slippers! Share your spine-chillingContinue reading “SMM Event: Create Your Own Horror Nursery Rhyme”

SMM EVENT: Zombie Tanka Party

When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will party! Gravestones are gonna shake, rattle, and roll—sink your rotten teeth into the living as you write a zombified tanka poem. Don’t have any ink? Use blood, of course! Not your own, though, because that would be inappropriate and somewhat rude.   Empty Grave IContinue reading “SMM EVENT: Zombie Tanka Party”

SMM Event: Don’t Be Shy…Write About an Octopi!

  Put on your diving helmet—we’re about to go deep! Jump into the dark water and take a peek below the waves. Don’t be shy! Everyone likes to get a little wet. Explore the realm where daylight refuses to glow, just don’t get too close to the nightlights, or you may get stung. Or eaten.Continue reading “SMM Event: Don’t Be Shy…Write About an Octopi!”

SMM EVENT: Panic Attack

Congratulations to  !!! Karina !!!  She won Ryn’s Wacky Magnet! Do you hear that? Those are blue birds singing in the trees. The sun is shining and warming your skin. Wait a minute. What the hell is going on? Run! Faster. Here…over here! I’m holding the creaky door open. It’s heavy, man. Quick! Into the shadows ofContinue reading “SMM EVENT: Panic Attack”

SMM Event: Write a Limerick

Congratulations to  !!! Kristi !!!  She won Eilidh’s Tomato Witch print. Some days are serious and call for decorum. Well, that ain’t happening at SMM this weekend, so go right ahead and throw all that classiness out the window—it’s time to get wacky and maybe a tad obnoxious, too! Pour out all the goofiness from your pores…let itContinue reading “SMM Event: Write a Limerick”

SMM Event: Stir The Witch’s Cauldron

Oh…please don’t mind the smell! A special stew is boiling inside my cauldron, and its filled with nutritious ingredients which I plucked from my garden: earth worms, earwigs, 3 frogs, a strange mushroom, spider web strings, and a unique, red nightshade—the tomato. Shhh…they say the tomato is a harmless vegetable, but once upon a time,Continue reading “SMM Event: Stir The Witch’s Cauldron”

Horror Event: Are You B-B-Bad to the Bone?

Before we start our new event, congratulations to !!! Sheldon Kleeman !!!  He won Jodi’s Fleece Monster. Sharpen your axe…it’s time to get a little blood on your shirt. Masked maniacs roam inside the dark shadows of the horror genre. They love to slice and dice, but it’s an expensive hobby! There are only so manyContinue reading “Horror Event: Are You B-B-Bad to the Bone?”

Six-Word Story Event: Jodi’s Monsters

Poke your needle in the eye with a thread—it’s time to sew a six-word story! Write a six-word story about a doll Post your story in the comment section Participants will be assigned a number Jodi, owner of FranconiaRidgeStudio, has sponsored this six-word story event. Participants who were assigned a number will be automatically eligibleContinue reading “Six-Word Story Event: Jodi’s Monsters”