The Tattoo Artist ~ Pamela Wight #shortstory

Reblogged from roughwhiting:

tattoo, ghost story, blog postAs a tattoo artist, Jilly had met many “unusual” people, but this particular repeat customer was the most unique.

Jilly shivered as the tall lean woman floated through the parlor door and sank immediately into Jilly’s “design” chair.

“Hi!” Jilly greeted with a nervous wave of her hand. Usually blunt and confident, Jilly’s demeanor changed when this client appeared weekly.

Jilly began again: “This is your 13th appointment.”

“Yes,” the lady agreed with a soft lilt to her voice. Her face was etched with soft wrinkles, accentuated with wide pale blue eyes.

Jilly continued: “You paid me up front for a deluxe tattoo 3 months ago, but I think I owe you. Each week all you’ve asked for is one letter in a circle. Nothing deluxe about that.”

The woman rolled up the right sleeve of her gossamer-like white blouse and surveyed the almost closed circle on her upper arm. “This is exactly what I want,” she whispered.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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3 Responses to The Tattoo Artist ~ Pamela Wight #shortstory

  1. Thanks for re-blogging my tattoo ghost story. 😘


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