Tis the season for all things that go bump in the night. So take this prompt and write something truly frightening or take a comic spin with a horror spoof. Write in the genre of Horror with a minimum word count of 500 and maximum word count of 1500. Use the following passage as the opening to your story, then continue on with your imagination.
She woke suddenly in the night, the room so dark she couldn't see even a shadow. Then it began again... scratch.. scratch... scratch.