In honor of the season, here’s a short story I wrote in response to a prompt for my writing group about a year ago. (It is not really a scary story. Well, maybe it is, a bit, but not because of the ghost.)
Once upon a time, there was an old man named Rick who liked to read the paper at a certain Starbucks, which was in a Barnes & Noble.
A woman finds that she has turned into a Christmas ornament on a tree. Finds love with an adjacent ornament. — A woman finds that she has fallen in love with a Christmas ornament. Christmas ornament becomes real man.