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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.

Madison Krumma day ago
Finally Found
The sky was grey as the wind whipped up the freshly fallen snow. The sidewalk felt like a tunnel with the icy snow drifts piled on either side of my usual route to and from work. I knew every crack an...
Natalie C.7 days ago
Destruction
Standing in front of the body drenched in their blood, I begin to realize what happened. Shaking in fear, all I could see was the dark night sky fiercely glooming over me. The day before I was a norma...
Saintta Modurat7 days ago
Blood Addiction (Chapter 3)
Chapter 3 After we got to her house I placed her on the couch and was about to leave. It took all my strength not to give in to the urge to kiss her when I was carrying her to her place. It seems like...
A.R. Marquez8 days ago
The Final Cadence
Previous installments in the series: PROLOGUE Chapter 1 – The Plague Doctor Insurrection Of Providence Enter The Adversary Darkness had overtaken the horizon outside as Damone continued to investigate...
Kat Marie8 days ago
Val (Pt. 1)
"What was that?" Maggie stops and glances down a long never ending hallway. "It was nothing Maggie. Stop being so paranoid." She rolls her eyes at me. "If it was nothing then why is that folder moving...
Natalie C.9 days ago
Heads
Hello, my name is Reijo Almila. I am 16 years old and this is my story. I just moved to this town in Lucherberg, Germany, from Velkua, Finland. All of my life I have been moving around. In all of the ...
Randy Sinclair9 days ago
Playing Card
No one would have thought a Sunday closing shift would have been so bare. The book store looked emptier than it usually did; even when its usual three customers came it at least looked somewhat alive....
Natalie C.9 days ago
Gallows
It was the start of a new day, the day that one old man would lose his life. His swollen, bloody feet stumbling to take the next step, forced to walk at a fast pace. Blindfolded, all he had was his se...
Bryan Irving9 days ago
Memories of Nowhere
Some memories are fleeting. They vanish on the wind in an instant or they fade slowly over time so that the details become increasingly less well defined, less clear. Each time you tell the story it b...
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Eugenia Moreno10 days ago
Hell Underground
The alarm rings relentlessly, waiting to be turned off. I do so with regret, knowing that I have to get up and go to work. Barely a sound can be heard outside, except for a few cars passing by my wind...
Jonathon Guillot12 days ago
Do Not Open
A simple command, really. But people like to make things harder than they actually are. Admit it, you’re probably one of those people too. One of those people who take something as simple as doing the...
Black Sheep
Solemn faces stared as the box was lowered, further and further down into the hole; exactly six feet deep. It was a warm evening for autumn, and a few salty beads had formed on the foreheads of severa...
Jace H.K.13 days ago
Onism
Onism - n. the awareness of how little of the world you'll experience The boy wore a black turtleneck, and he never heard the end of it from the crow. He always had a lollipop stick in his mouth, and ...
Moriah Veillon14 days ago
Rory
Children are wicked and nasty things. They are considered the purest forms of innocence in this world, but people fail to see their real intelligence. Though their minds may not be as advanced as that...
Ink Equus14 days ago
The Brain’s Way
It’s 9:35 AM on a regular, boring Wednesday. I’m sitting at my desk about to start on my monstrous workload that has accumulated for the last two days, the smell of freshly made coffee burns my nostri...
Eleanor Sivins 14 days ago
Incentive
“Ever hit a deer, Mary?” I asked her, as my claws drew closer to her eyeball. She responded, mumbling through the stitches. I couldn’t help but laugh. The struggling only made her lips bleed, her tear...
Elijah Taylor17 days ago
Chemistry, Pt. II
Nate and I have been unofficially a thing for about six months now. He has gotten a lot weirder though; distant, cold. He always seems to only come out at night, which I don't entirely mind on account...
A.R. Marquez17 days ago
The Final Cadence
Previous installments in the series: PROLOGUE Chapter 1 – The Plague Doctor Insurrection Of Providence Silent shadows crept across the floor as the starkness of the deepening gray skies progressed int...