My brother is at college doing drama, and for a recent assessment he asked me to write him a ghost story which he then performed. The stimulus he gave me was a boy and his brother walk into the woods one night and they see a woman cradling a baby in a clearing. When they walk back past the clearing half an hour later she was gone. This is what I came up with.
“You shouldn’t go into the woods,” his grandma said. “Especially at midnight, you shouldn’t go into the woods…”