UPDATE: The winner of our Spooky Story contest is Julie Vessigault! Congratulations! Here is her spooky story:
Monica’s shift would start in thirty minutes. The sun hadn’t yet risen. She logged onto Boingo to check the wicked new viral video online as she readied for work in the crew room. Before rushing out to the airport tarmac, she inhaled the cream puffs she had taken from last night’s Dead Man’s Party. Walking out to the fuel truck, she noticed something wasn’t right. Peering into the 737’s cockpit above her, a St. Elmo’s Fire filled the deserted aircraft windows. Suddenly the engines jumped into full throttle, it pushed back, and taxied away…
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Halloween is celebrated in only a handful of countries, but we’re inviting the Boingo community around the world to celebrate with us by by participating in our spooky story contest. Write a spooky story in 100 words or fewer and include a few of our key words below. If your story is selected as the spookiest, you win a $100 Amazon gift certificate.
The rules are simple:
- Write a spooky story in 100 words or fewer.
- Submit your spooky story by cutting and pasting the text into the comments section below. Alternatively, you can email your story to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Include at least three words from the following list in your story:
- Cream puff
- Enter your story by October 31, 2010, 11:59 PDT.
The judges will be Dave Hagan, our CEO, and Dawn Callahan, our VP Marketing. Stories will be evaluated based on originality. Good luck!
For terms and conditions, click here.