Wednesday, 29 August 2018

The Haunted House

When my parents selected a new apartment for us to move in, I just didn't see what they saw.
"What's wrong with this home?"
"This place used to be haunted."
My sentence was like a hint.
PHOTO PROMPT © Nathan Sowers
I often say- "one never knows what is hidden from the sight or mind".
From past experience, my parents had enough reasons to believe me.


Spending a few hours at the local library and pouring through history books informed us that the same spot used to host a haunted house!
The image in the books looked exactly like what had appeared in my mind...

Have you ever visited a place and felt queer or uneasy? How much do you rely on your instinct? Do share in the comments below.

100 Words Story
Linking with- Friday Fictioneers, #MidWeekFlash
& ABC Wednesday - H for Haunted, Home, House, Hint, Host, Hours, Hidden, History

20 comments:

  1. Dear Anita,

    Congratulations. You used all the H words

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  2. You certainly hit the 'H's' this week. I felt quite out of breath reading it.

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  3. Good use of both challenges! Well done. I like to think I rely on instinct but emotions can cloud them over quickly.

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  4. The mind is a strange thing to understand. - Margy

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  5. All those H's--quite alliterative, and very effective.

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  6. There have been times when my instincts showed me the better way.

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  7. spooky.. i have never really felt this

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  8. You must be very intuitive to sense the unseen. This is a gift. Nice story.

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  9. I would expect here to be a rational explanation for the feelings, even if it isn't easy to identify. Maybe there's some trigger that warns the person of a threat to their safety. That said, I've had some strange experiences...

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  10. Brilliant usage of both the challenges. But you gave the story an eeriness in so few words.

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  11. My maternal grandma's home was weird and musty

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  12. Interesting use of prompts this week and plenty of H's indeed. Thanks for taking part.

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  13. Sounds like your character has a peculiar gift for sniffing our ghosts. Itshould be interesting to follow this family as they move in.

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  14. Wow. Only realised from the comments that this was a challenge post. It is very well written and is genuinely scary.

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  15. My kind of stories…. love them

    Have a splendid, ♥-warming ABC-Wednes-day / -week
    ♫ M e l d y ♪ (ABC-W-team)
    http://melodymusic.nl/23-H

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  16. A haunted house? Help! It was an effective combination of the two challenges.

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  17. Wow! Anita, you are a true gem who plays with prompts skillfully.

    Cheers
    MeenalSonal from AuraOfThoughts

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