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Horror fiction that delivers on its promise to scare, startle, frighten and unsettle. These stories are fake, but the shivers down your spine won't be.

Jaime Heidela day ago
'The Echo' - Chapter 20
The Echo - Chapter 19 “Wow,” Debra breathed, her fingers flying across the keys of her tablet. “Did he actually see the bottle flying toward him?” Kimberly nodded. “He saw the bottle flying toward him...
Fiona Myers5 days ago
The Barn
Pushed into a dark barn with a bunch of people, naked. Everyone looks the same; they have terror in your eyes, all shouting out. They are a few pregnant and some with little children. There is a fight...
Carlos Guerra8 days ago
Runnin Round Red Mountain
Darkness ... All I can see is darkness. It sets in like the sun and pulls away all the sound in the world with it. Even the rain that falls all around me does so in a way that escapes my range of hear...
Julia Gay11 days ago
The 3rd Floor
Every year, it’s inevitable that some sixth graders will ask why the third floor of James Middle School isn’t a complete circle like the rest of the school. It’s an interesting topic since the ends of...
Heather Wilkins11 days ago
Vamp-Blood Moon (Pt. 1)
You think being undead would be a wonderful way to live out the best years of your life, but to be honest, it is more of a curse than a blessing. Why? Because falling in love becomes a hopeless dream ...
Tanika Adesa11 days ago
3 AM (Pt. 1)
Cybil I bit into my cheek as the screams of the girl in the next room shattered the near silence that the asylum was wrapped in. She was checked in about five years ago, I guess, and it's been the sam...
Tanika Adesa12 days ago
Deserved!
The cold air and little water droplets hit May's face as her feet struggled to keep up her father, Mr. Flake, it was a little too cold for the middle of summer, but the weather was the least of May's ...
Brooke Parrott12 days ago
Quia Janua Inferni (Gates of Hell) (Pt.1)
Vigorous wind blustered through the skeletal trees. Embracing the tomb in vine framework tombstones lay awry towards the abandoned mausoleum untouched for centuries. Terse strands of dead grass surrou...
A. Tamara Ware13 days ago
The Cold
I've always loved Alaska. So much to see, and touch, and hunt. The mountains know me by my voice. I whisper to them, and they whisper back. Only I can touch their unmoving stone faces. I forge crowns ...
Kings Loyalty 14 days ago
Death Valley Road
It all started on a hot summer day. I’m so lost; they say take the road less traveled but that leads to a dead end, down a lonely dark cold road with no outlet. I turn around but my vision is blocked ...
Jaime Heidel15 days ago
'The Echo' - Chapter 19
The Echo - Chapter 18 The room tilted, and Kimberly had to clutch the wall to keep from falling. Something like an electrical jolt shot up her spine, causing a cool sweat to form on her back and under...
Zach Eckert16 days ago
Unexpected Fate (Ch. 1)
Beaten, bloody and bruised, Jared was left in the rain to die a slow death. With every inch of fight left in his poor lifeless body. He manages to crawl over to a pile of garbage bags and cardboard bo...
K. P.16 days ago
Vengeance (Pt. 1)
The past ... The past was great, it was warm, it was happy, I was happy. I wish I could find a time traveling device and just go back to the past—specifically 2005. 2005 was a great year for me and fo...
E A18 days ago
Hunting Smile
It all started the day I was walking home from school when halfway there, I ran into my street and there was a little girl looking at me. She was dressed in old clothes. She had a deep look and a smil...
Georgia Elise19 days ago
Mirror Image (Pt. 2)
I’ve started sleeping with a blanket over my mirror. I often wake up in panic, stifling a yell because I see someone in my room. When I am brave enough to turn on the light, it’s my mirror moving agai...
Merlin Cross19 days ago
The Day the World Froze
Let me start by saying that no... This is not a rewrite of The Day the Earth Stood Still. The Keanu Reeves remake sucked... This is the story of the day that everything...and everyone around me froze....
Georgia Elisea month ago
Mirror Image (Pt. 1)
I've heard that you should never look at mirrors in the dark. Without the light, your eyes have an odd glean of their own. It’s like they are reflective, shining from a light coming from somewhere els...
High Noon
"That kid wasn't nothin' but a greenhorn. Why, I did him and the world a favor by putting a bullet in 'im,” the lanky cowboy said, laughing along with the rest of his gang at their table in the Rusty ...