Susan Berliner is the author of the supernatural thrillers,
"DUST," "Peachwood Lake," "The Disappearance," "Corsonia,"
the short story collection, "The Sea Crystal and Other Weird Tales,"
and the new dystopian novel, "After the Bubbles."
Thanks to everyone who entered the Monster Contest, linked to
my new dystopian novel, After the Bubbles - Book One of The Touchers.
Entrants had to make up a monster and explain how it kills people.
Here are the most menacing monsters:
First Place ($25 gift card to Barnes & Noble):
The Milquetoasts: They bore you to death.
Susan McCord, Woodstock, GA
Runners-Up: Autographed copy of Corsonia, The Disappearance,
Peachwood Lake, DUST, The Sea Crystal and Other Weird Tales,
or After the Bubbles:
The Thespilisk: The victim is trapped in a theater seat and forced to
endure the Thespilisk's show, which is so bad that the victim
drops dead to escape it.
(The body is then devoured by the beast during intermission.)
Steve Howard, Washington, DC
Memwa: It slowly destroys your memories till there is nothing of you
left but a shell.
Cole Kise, Marysville, OH