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I've revived an old story, well more re-writing it since I don't know where the original is and need a bit of incite(??) to what characters I can use. The main character is a centipede, but I need a few more creepies that children will recognise, preferably with at least six legs!
Any suggestions?
#1 - July 06, 2017, 12:47 AM

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Spiders. They are one of the primary causes of fear.
Earwigs are creepy too.
#2 - July 06, 2017, 07:33 AM
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Spiders. They are one of the primary causes of fear.
Earwigs are creepy too.

Yep. Have the spiders, ladybirds, snails, slugs, flies, fleas, locusts and now the earwigs. Keep them coming.
#3 - July 06, 2017, 09:09 AM

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scorpions, millipedes, ticks, leeches (no legs, but definitely UGH factor).
#4 - July 06, 2017, 05:57 PM
Odd Bods: The World's Unusual Animals - Millbrook Press 2021
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Centipedes!!!
#5 - July 09, 2017, 02:06 PM
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Centipedes!!!

My main character! It's the little critters he is surrounded by that I got stuck on. There are actually a lot of creepies out there.
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Oh I totally missed that you said that bc I immediately started getting creeped out by the thought of a centipede, lol! How about leopard slugs? Google them if you aren't familiar -- they are just ewww to me!
#7 - July 10, 2017, 05:01 AM
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