I’ve been watching Twilight Zone Episodes at 11 pm every night.
Great training for writers who want to learn to “twist” their readers all around. Masterfully written. No special effects. Just a few characters. Scary. Short. Make a social or political statement.
Last night — Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder.
A woman sits up in bed wrapped in bandages. She wants to know if she will look more presentable when the bandages come off. The nurse and doctors cannot guarantee she will become less “hideous.” She’s already had ten surgeries to alter her appearance. Folks turn away from her in disgust because of her disfigurement. You don’t see anyone’s face.
They remove the bandages s.l.o.w.l.y. The nurses recoil in horror. She is still “ugly.” (more…)