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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.

Dalia C15 hours ago
Marvin’s Room
10/27/17 5AM Grady hospital ATL Before he arrived I heard a nurse say. "Trauma incident we have to move fast he was shot in the face." -------------------------------- 1:00 AM I arrived at my boyfrien...
Monique Star21 hours ago
Hell Is Thicker Than Water
The town was consumed in an inferno. Those who were unlucky enough to be touched by it were screaming in pain and pleading for a mercy that they would eventually grow to learn would never come. A trai...
Jade McCulloch2 days ago
The Wicked Street Fair
The air was heavy with the smell of smoke and a sour scent I couldn’t identify. The scents clung to me, wrapping me in a layer of filth. My sweaty hair hugged the back of my neck, reminding me that th...
Steve Brewer II2 days ago
The Raven
There exists a book with no name. Its cover bears nothing but a strange glyph drawn in blood. Every page is well worn and filled with Latin prayers a Roman priest wrote hoping to contain the evils he ...
Vast
One knock. "Hello?" Two knocks. "Please, open the door." Three knocks. "Please! Anyone home?" Mi-Nam was not amused someone was knocking on her door at—she reached for her watch, squinting to read the...
Carlos Guerra6 days ago
Runnin Round Red Mountain (Ch. 2)
(Message to the reader: If you have not read Chapter 1: The demands of a murderer, I ask you to please start there. You can find it by clicking the "All Posts" link below. Enjoy the ride and thank you...
Monique Star8 days ago
I'm Sorry I Let You Down
Allan Crawford was running on the campus as if he was being chased. In reality, he received a call that one of his visitors, a student by the name of Emily Bennett, had an incident involving sinking h...
Rachel Jacobs8 days ago
What I Can't Give Up
Friday, June 18, 2106 6:24 PM I walked down the sidewalk with a half-smoked cigarette in my left hand. I could smell a smokey summer barbecue cooking nearby. How nice is that? To have family or friend...
Elijah Taylor10 days ago
The Dawning
Waves are crashing around the shore, the wooden sloop scraps her hull against the rocks. The damage isn't severe but the ship is violently jolted, causing several crew to be thrown overboard. The stor...
Rymia 12 days ago
The Masked
I looked at my phone’s GPS in confusion as it said recalculating a few times before stating that it was unable to recalculate, and shut off. It was 11:34 at night and most of the small town that I was...
Elijah Taylor13 days ago
Primeval Darkness
CHAPTER 4: OLD FRIENDS JASON’S APARTMENT Jason is in his apartment replenishing his gear from the encounter before. His mind is still reeling about the comment Elias made about his mother. In his frus...
Edwin Betancourt13 days ago
Diary of a Spirit Speaker (MM Paranormal Fiction)
To Whom It May Concern, I’m sure you’ve heard the story about someone who can communicate with Spirits many times before. It was the key plot to The Sixth Sense and shows like Tru’s Calling, Saving Ho...
Victoria Arauz15 days ago
Trinkets
I wandered through town that afternoon in search of something to kill my boredom. It was 2:46. School had been let out less than ten minutes ago and all my friends who usually explored our small city ...
Victoria Tunney17 days ago
Escaping the Cage
Marbella Ashbrooke had been given the duty of watching her younger sister that day but as usual, Luciella had wandered off after playing in the kitchen garden. Marbella rushed to the gate at the far e...
Ambry'on James23 days ago
Hansel & Gretel Pt. 1
“Come on, kids. Our plane leaves in two hours and with all this traffic, it is going to take about 45 minutes to get to the airport!” Sarah yells up the staircase. “Do we have to go to New Jersey? I d...
Isaac Pyritz25 days ago
Invaders
“When is Mom getting home from Walmart?” I asked my sister who would not stop playing with our dog. “She just left, Martin. Probably in like forty-five minutes.” Belle yelled back. That was music to m...
Isaac Pyritz25 days ago
The Class
Alabama must be the strangest state in the union. I have come to realize this after my bizarre week of endless occurrences. I moved here a few months ago, as a job opened for a teaching gig at a mediu...