Writing Forums

Writing Forums is a privately-owned, community managed writing environment. We provide an unlimited opportunity for writers and poets of all abilities, to share their work and communicate with other writers and creative artists. We offer an experience that is safe, welcoming and friendly, regardless of your level of participation, knowledge or skill. There are several opportunities for writers to exchange tips, engage in discussions about techniques, and grow in your craft. You can also participate in forum competitions that are exciting and helpful in building your skill level. There's so much more for you to explore!

In the spirit of the month...


The bed lifted slightly from the floor. Terrified Elise ducked under her patchwork quilt, shivering in the midnight moonlight.

What was that? She asked herself as her mind conjured images of zombies and murderous ghosts.

Shaking from head to toe she carefully peeped her eyes out and watched shadows dance across her white walls. One poster in particular caught her attention, keep calm and carry on, it proclaimed with three innocent ginger kittens frolicking.

Elise smiled to herself and tried to stop her heart, bursting from her chest, when it came again, softer this time but tbe bump was unmistakable. Taking a deep breath she braced her hands on the edge of her double mattress, before lowering herself down.

Past the wooden base and peered into the vast darkness that was the dreaded under the bed.


Elise frowned as she searched in vain for whatever monster had been lurking underneath. Confused she sat up straight, letting her quilt fall away.

Had it been real?


There are no comments to display.

Blog entry information

Last update

More entries in Creative Writing 101