“Two-Minute Tuesdays” are a series of micro-stories written in five minutes or less. Consider them “public practice,” like that guy who shoots free throws in the park. Prompts are supplied at the bottom in case you want to try your own hand at one of them.
Horror Stories In Three Sentences
“Oh, babe, I just let in the cat,” said Tim, returning to the living room.
“Babe . . . I don’t own a cat,” replied Sheila from under the blanket.
The microwave dinged, and then the lights went out as the power died.
It snaked out of the darkness, a slender tentacle with a three-pronged claw on the end. Ed watched it snag the loose piece of paper floating on the surface before disappearing.
He’d never forget to flush again.
(prompt: Write a horror story in three sentences.)