Children’s laugh and dufflepuffs,
Pink smoke and liquorice trucks.
A little girl ran light on her feet, into the woods never to be seen. Her parents cries were muffled from her ears as her eyes led her into the devil’s lair. Children’s laughter guided her down a steep staircase made of old tree roots. By the touch of her feet they came alive and followed the girl close by. Her innocent face was full of awe until her eyes fell on an old lady stirring a ladle in a hat.
“What are you doing there?” she asked walking over and touched the Witch’s hand.
The old lady turned and looked her in the eye, “I’m preparing the Hat of Dreams, my dear.”
“What does it do?”
“Fulfill wishes for princesses like you,” the Witch smiled sweetly – sickly – then kept stirring.
“Can I try it once to see?”
“Of course, but keep the secret between you and me.” The lady helped the little girl climb onto the table. The girl peeked down into the hat of which the bottom she could not see.
“How big is this hat?” the girl’s voice echoed and she tilted her head.
“Big enough for you and the dead,” the Witch cackled and gave her a push. The girl’s screams were muffled as she drowned in the vapour. The witch stood left and stirred the ladle around in the hat, grinning worse than the Cheshire Cat.
I’m into my day three of limbo and have been slightly panicking about what I’m meant to do for the next couple months – not to say the rest of my life. However, what I really need to do is stop being scared of failure and start writing. yet, no work without play right.. 😉
Insert a lot of ramble here and let’s get to the point! Above you read the beginning of a little social writing project I’m testing out in which I will need YOUR help!
In between each post I write on this story, I will need you to suggest Characters (a name or characteristics) or come with a “what if?” question. I may or may not chose to include these into the storyline, but I will do my very best to do so. Would you be intrigued to see how far your input can make the story spin? I know I’ll be intrigued if I can make the stories! I don’t, however, know if this will be good writing; if it will work or not, but I’m more than game to give it a go! What do you say?
Will you help me entertain you all under the pressure of the public eye? (Yes, constructive criticism will be allowed).
Spread the word to Friends and Family and comment;
the Hat of Dreams will be back 1st of August!
Christina Qvam xxx
Edit: bleugh spellings and tags