Open Book Blog Hop – 26th July by Stevie Turner


Open Book Blog Hop – 26th July

Welcome to this week’s blog hop. Today the topic is:

Write a scene or story that includes a character who has a phobia. What do they fear? How does this phobia affect their life?

Here’s my effort:

JUMP! By Stevie Turner

Dave says it would be rude not to have a go, and he promises me five hundred pounds if I’ll do it, but I don’t know whether to take him up on his offer or not.  He says that once I’ve done it and conquered my fear, then I’ll be able to do anything.  It will probably use up the rest of his spending money if I agree, but hey, we’re coming to the end of our holiday, and the souvenir photo would be great to show the girls at work. I know I’ve inherited this insane phobia from Mum, and over the years I’ve come to realise that Philip Larkin was correct when he wrote that poem about how your parents fuck you up. […]

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