Here’s a little extra mini-saga for you, written at the Indie Writers’ Festival 2015 at Leeds Trinity University. It’s cute, short and sweet, only 50 words long. I thought it would be nice to share it … as if I haven’t plagued you enough with daily posts for month or anything.

‘Will you check behind the door, mum? I’m sure I heard something.’

She sighed, and peered around the cupboard door. ‘Nothing there, darling, now go to sleep.’ She tucked the duvet under her daughter’s chin.

A creak from the door.

She looked again, came face-to-face with the nightmare: a human.