“Is your hand up, Hannah?” “Yes, miss, can you tell me whether ‘garrote’ has two Rs or two Ts? I can never remember.” “It’s two Rs, dear.” “Thank you, miss.” “You are working on the ‘What I Want To Be When I Grow Up’ essay, aren’t you, Hannah?” “Yes, miss.” #vssmurder
“I’m here to confess to that murder on the news.” Sergeant Holt took in the white hair, the bent #back, the #cane. “Ma’am, can I help you get home?” “You don’t think I could #impale a fellow? That’s just #ableism. Why do you think I knit?” #vss365 #flexvss #whistpr #bravewrite
The sun had barely set, but the #carousel was #already deserted. As he took a step closer, crunching a mouthful of #salty-sweet kettle corn, he saw the #corpse and dropped the bag in #fright. How had the fellow met his #demise? As he leaned in, someone emerged from the #shadows.
Locked inside the dressing room again? She’d hoped for excitement for her theatrical #debut, but not this kind. After the props guy let her out, she joked, “Is there an angry ghost here or something?” “No one told you about the #murder?” #mentalhealthprompts #vss365 #vssmurder
“There’s a #biblioclept plaguing the libraries of the city. Smythe, take your #macrosmatic hound and see if you can find his trail. The rest of you, guard the houses of books from further disruption. You are authorized to #defenestrate on sight.” #vss365