Twittering Tales: A Nighttime Drive


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The engine gave a sputter as Geoff drove into his garage. He shouldn’t drive in the dark, but the streets weren’t safe for walking.

At one point he’d felt a bump and thought he heard someone screaming for him to stop, likely a carjacker. He wasn’t going to make that mistake.

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This story was written for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales, click on the link below to see her post. Why not have a go?

Twittering Tales #143 – 2 July 2019


I have also included the following word prompts:

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People are far too complicated to be able to describe in a few words so I am not even going to try.

9 thoughts on “Twittering Tales: A Nighttime Drive”

  1. I love that you add the challenges of prompt words to your tales Kristian. This one is definitely on the dark side. A bump and a scream? That can’t be good! But it sounds like survival here is key. Well told!

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    1. Thanks, Kat. I like to think about the prompts and see where they take me. I also thought the picture looked a bit like someone had been runover, so I wrote a story that was full of dark humour…. at least that’s what I was going for. 🙂

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