Most towns have ghost stories.  There are those purely fiction, and there are others only spoken in whispers.  The town, Hallow was no different, but it only had one ghost story.  That story was for young girls, who were about to turn ten-years-old.  On the day before their birthday, if they had some kind of fall, even a trip over their shoelaces, then they were marked by something, something worse than a ghost, and they were not supposed to go to sleep that night.  They had to stay awake until the next day because if they went to sleep, then they would disappear.  Unfortunately for me, my mother did not believe in ghost stories.

Source: Ladies of Horror Flash Project – #Horror #author Melissa R. Mendelson @melissmendelson @Sotet_Angyal #LoH #fiction | Spreading the Writer’s Word