Scaredy Bat and the Costumed CatsA Scaredy Bat StoryBy Marina J. Bowman     DING DONG!      Creeeeak! The door to the old house opened a crack.     “Trick or Treat!” Ellie, Jessica, and Fez said in unison as they held out their candy buckets.     Squeak! Squeak!      A wide-eyed, plump mouse scuttled through the

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We love short stories, Scaredy Bat, and Halloween… Oh and sleepovers! So why not, a short story about a Spooky Sleepover with Ellie and the gang this Halloween! Just tell us what email to send your free story to!

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     CRINKLE. SNAP.     The twigs and leaves on the forest trail crackled under the two pairs of heavy boots. Hobbs noticed that the further into the forest they walked, the darker it got. He held his breath.     “Twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two…” Jasper counted.     Hobbs looked up. There was barely any sky visible

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It seems like just yesterday that my partner Don and I were waiting in line outside Ikea and received a text message from fellow author Mike Glatzer with a crazy fun idea for a kids book.In reality, it was August 2020, and soon Don was reading the story out loud to me (and everyone around

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