Once upon a Halloweensie

I hope you all have a fun and frightful Halloween today.

Here’s my entry in Susanna Leonard Hill‘s Halloweensie contest
Oh Judy!
By Stacy S. Jensen
A gaggle of boys and girls dressed like soldiers, dancers, animals and one lone devil walked down the street in search of Halloween treats.

Before they reached Judy’s house, a ghost darted out of the bushes.


A ballerina jumped throwing her candied apple into the air.

A bear cried as the gooey treat fell on his furry head.

The devil stumbled over a jack o’lantern into the bushes.

The group joined together to return the devil to his feet.

“Oh Judy,” they yelled.

“What?” she cried from her front porch, as a shadowy figure slipped into the bushes.

The rules:  Write a 100-word or less story for children using the words boo!, candied apple and jack o’lantern. 
If you have an entry, stop by Susanna’s blog to either link your blog or she may request entries be shared in the comments section.
I’m furiously writing down picture book ideas as part of Picture Book idea Month, which kicked off on Sunday with a blog by Mindy Alyse Weiss. You can learn more about it at Tara Lazar’s site at Writing for Kids (While Raising Them). You can sign up until Nov. 3.

I write {picture books and memoir}. I design {websites}. I eat {chocolate}.

Looking forward to hearing your thoughts.

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21 thoughts on “Once upon a Halloweensie

  1. @Karen @Edie @Catherine @Maeve – Thanks
    @Don – I’m more of the Boo scary variety, so this is about as spooky as I get.
    @Louise-Thanks. Not on my list yet. Maybe I’ll come up with more characters as the day passes.
    @Coleen – The picture book challenge is actually keeping me focused on a nonfiction project too. Not at NaNoWriMo level, but still #amwriting.
    @Beth – I visit funny places. 🙂
    @Robyn – You are too kind.

  2. Very creative Stacy! Today I saw that it was a finalist on Susanna’s blog! Congrats.

    Also, I have an award with your name at my blog. If not, I gave you a shout out anyway. Best of luck with the PiBoIdMo challenge!