Author: sturton

A Witch’s Folktale

A Witch’s Tale Orlando and his best friend, Ophelia, were daredevils. One Halloween, they made a top-secret plan to investigate a folktale they heard at camp the summer before. It was a tale about a witch that died seventy-five years ago, whose spirit remained in her bedroom in an old run-down house. If someone entered…


The Taxidermist

Tonight, the taxidermist would hunt. She pinned her clean curls into a bun, brushed her teeth, and scrubbed her hands. She would not hunt animals like she did the other days of the year. Tonight, it would be the human kind. She did not consider herself a murderer, nor a sociopath. In fact, she didn’t…


The Benthonic Bride

It was a couple’s wedding day. They planned a beautiful wedding with all the bells and whistles. The ceremony was held outside on the property of the couple’s new estate. It was a wedding gift from the bride’s wealthy family. On the happiest day of her life, the bride addressed her new husband over and…