Here goes another
Prompted by Madison Woods. Go check out her blog to read more stories inspired by this prompt.
“Looks like rocks to me.”
“No, they’re not. Look at that one right there. That’s a bone. See?”
The kids backed away.
Curiosity got the best of them and they crept closer to look at the bones. Mostly they were old, but there were a few that looked very fresh.
They giggled as they tried to scare one another, “those are other kids’ bones,” one whispered.
A twig cracked in the trees behind them. They squealed in fear, their hearts began racing and their feet struggled to keep up. As their house came into sight they slowed.
Their giggles returned.
Oh yeah, I’d love some constructive criticism. I’m trying to improve my writing, so if you notice something that can be tweaked, changed, or improved please please please let me know!