B is for Babysitter

Serving 2 – count ’em – 2 good causes! Here’s an eerie peek into one of the Cat Tales tales.


poncana colourI’m not a great film buff. Outside of Cats, which I’ve seen a few dozen times, I can’t see much point in staring at a screen. Every so often I’ll lie on the rug to keep Sam and Sam company while they watch some old rubbish where people talk for hours on end, only stopping occasionally to kill each other. Or kiss each other. I don’t think they ever do anything else. But I’m usually asleep by then so I can’t be entirely sure. Sam and Sam are definitely film buffs. Sam likes the ones where they kill, Sam prefers it when they kiss.

What got me thinking about films? Oh, yes – The Babysitter, Mzwandile Poncana’s story in Cat Tales, the anthology drawn from last year’s Book a Break short story competition. Now, I’ve noticed babysitting is a very dangerous occupation. There’s always a psychopath…

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Author: Sue Ranscht

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2 thoughts on “B is for Babysitter”

  1. Congratulations on finishing your book! My example of finishing something is retiring a few months ago, and it is better than I ever imagined. I awaken every day with such gratitude. I enjoyed reading your post. Your writing is very engaging.

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