Motel Dreaming

A social sleeping and dreaming experiment. With room service.

ABC Radio Bedtime Stories

ABC Radio 936 Hobart hosted a competition for the best 10 word bedtime story inspired by Motel Dreaming, on Statewide Evenings with Helen Shield. A complimentary double room went to Kara for the winning entry:

Sleep tight tonight and let the ocean dream of you

Other short-listed entries were:

The wardrobe monster studied the menu. "Child. Served raw." 
Colin

Equinox. Deep woods. Wayward waif. A vampire's hiss. Hurry dawn!
Colin

Penetrated by the beast’s glare, Hazel could not kill it.
Louise

Tigers begone!
Devils flee!
undercovers
a special map for thee....

Josee

Hey diddle diddle
Let's hope I don't wake to piddle!

Andrea

Solstice
She(Earth) reclines,
Embraced in a tango of incubation.
Celestial dreaming.

Alexandra

I fell hard, crimson and breathless, cushioned by painted nails.
Tom

Rainbows, ponies, ah forget it, the budget will pass Senate
Rebecca

Once upon a time a Princess and a frog dreamed 
Mitchel

An owl hooted the moon; faraway stars twinkled goodnight kisses.
Pete

He ran his hand up her thigh.
"Bedtime?"
She smiled.

Veronica

Bed, come gather me.
Hurried is the night.
Sleep my destination

Phillip

Eyes embrace across a crowded room.
Soon, my love. Soon

Elizabeth

Candle flickers, his smile shy. Take my hand, she says.
Mandy

muffled noises through the walls nothing just a working girl
Peter

Dreaming devilishly of dashing debonair dudes dancing behind the door
Gwenyth

Darkness falls, grains of sand, demons play in hells slumberland
Mark

dream. You, me, the devil makes three. Run wild, free!
Rebecca

Dreamers reap
Insomniacs weep.
Choose your destiny
Go to sleep!

Phillip

Sleep my darling
Dreamers wary
Darkness brings
All things scary

Phillip

Sleep.
Count sheep.
Sleep.
Not a peep.
Sleep.
Dreamers reap.

Phillip

My mother and father’s honeymoon motel, nervous kisses/dreamless sleep
Mandy

She breathes air in California,
I feel her eyes flutter

Nigel

Waking nightmare or lucid dream, nothing is as it seems
Sigrid

Beneath the bed they shiver, fearing the monsters sleeping above.
Louise

Dark winter nights,
warmed by sweet vice.
Stay with me
.
Hannah

Shut only your eyes. Let mind feast on raw consciousness
Rebecca

Lost children abandon breadcrumbs; trick witch with Hadron particle collider.
Eleanor

Lie Back.
Open your soul
so that dreams may
enter.

Madeleine

His kiss was forced but it encourage her submissive dreams
Nicole

Warm hands, warm bits.
Love it when everything just fits

Roy

Moon in sky, so knickers fly.
Under covers private eye

Roy

While she slumbers the goblin king watches ponders and wonders
Jana

She shallowly breathed through the squeeze, into dark not quite dreams.
Elle

Mistress kills queen, king kills mistress. Broken Heart kills king.
Richard

Teeth-grinding, deafening hell; my neighbour is playing his bagpipes.
Emma

She did not sleep.
He did not wake up.
Wanting…

Natalie

Fall asleep smiling and the monsters will dance for you
Ben

Wiping blood off the blade he thought..gonna sleep forever
Andrew

...And with a kiss, the Prince awoke Snow's dwarf fetish. 
Claire

There once was a bed who knew nothing of time
Dotahn

Princess kissed Toad. Toad poisonous. Princess choked. Red…purple. Dead
Claire

Exhausted, I fall asleep.
'Goodnight', whispers someone under the bed

James

Wild feelings folding thin, darkness looms let it in.
Johnathon

Lets sleep together, in the darkness, David Walsh might watch
Rosie

Bear steals bees' honey. Gets stung. Wife sooths.Honey dreams.
Tristan

Sleep comfortably now,
Demons watching you helpless,
Feasting on nightmares

Luke

sinking into quicksand sleep with strongman ants pulling eyelids down
Spy

As our world turns to twilight, the borderlands are stirring.
Bec

Angry whisper in ear. “Crumbs. Bed. Bastard. My eczema. Die!”
David