Halloween

Every prompt will center around the topic of Halloween. Read the prompt and finish the story. As you will see below the prompt is a file you can download. Download this file, print it out and write your story, or download the file, fill in the story, and save it.

Now write your story based on these prompts and see if you can come up with a good surprise ending. There are no wrong answers. All you want to do is let your mind wonder, use your imagination, and let the words flow.

  1. Emma loved everything about Halloween, including the costumes, decorations, candy, but especially the ghost stories that went around. Her favorite activity; however was, getting together with friends on Halloween Eve, sitting around, telling tales, and see who would get scared first. Of course, it was all done in fun, and no one really believed those creepy stories. On one particularly damp and spooky Halloween, they were sitting around a candle, in a circle, immersed in a new, more ghastly story, and suddenly the power failed. With only the one candle for light, they made their way over to where the flashlights were, but stopped dead in their tracks, when they saw…..

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  2. Trenell was in fourth grade, when he came home terribly upset, one day in early October. He already had been planning his costume, and looking forward to the Halloween parties at school, but now was given some bad news. Apparently there were some families in the community who viewed Halloween as some kind of religious, “devil” holiday, and the school district had no choice but to cancel any activities that were considered “religious.” His mother and some of the other parents thought this was ridiculous; felt that because of a couple families’ beliefs, everyone else shouldn’t have to suffer. They started a petition around the neighborhood, and at the next school board meeting…..

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  3. The quest for the perfect Halloween costume, began earlier, and became more ridiculous every year, with brothers Joey and Tony. It was only July, and already they were plotting and planning what to wear. Yet every other week, as some new character gained popularity, the brothers would change their minds, and it always wound up at the last minute, they still hadn’t agreed on anything. Because of this, they usually had to settle with whatever costume they could find still available at the stores, and complained mercilessly. This year, their mother decided to put a stop to their shenanigans, by…..

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  4. Despite being an adult woman, Amber was a kid when it came to Halloween. She probably enjoyed it more than the children, and spent a great deal of time and effort putting up decorations, and anticipating the holiday. Each year, in order to be in perfect condition, just a day, or two before Halloween, she gathered the kids, and they carved pumpkins. On the big day, Amber spent hours perfecting a costume, never missing an opportunity to show off her creative skills, and many times actually won prizes for her original, unique creations. This year was no exception, as she…..

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