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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.

Amatsi Writesa month ago
Shards
I looked up into the light and smiled. I smiled even as the tears burned their way down my face. I smiled as the light slowly faded away and disappeared. I smiled as darkness enveloped me, and I welco...
Steven Walkera month ago
7 Creepy Short Stories Perfect for Halloween
What's Halloween without a few creepy stories. Here are seven creepy stories prefect for Halloween.
Cronan Parrya month ago
Detective Hart
Splinters and chunks of wood painted the concrete slab ground. Flecks and strips of white old dry paint accented the wood, some shining against the moonlight. The remains of a door held onto their gol...
Ronnie Deboera month ago
Ten of the Best Horror Novels of All Time
Everyone likes a good scare, and over the years there have been many excellent horror books and stories to make even the bravest fear the dark. Modern day masters of horror include Stephen King and Ja...
Elijah Taylora month ago
The Dauntless' Revenge
The full moon is bright, and her light shines on the deck of The Dauntless. The men and women are preparing for the battle to come, as they grip their weapons in anticipation for victory... In all of ...
Amber Pollocka month ago
Beware the Man on Cherry Street
At the end of the block, in a crumbling brick house, lives the man with no face. If the sun is out, he is not. He only goes outside when he can hide within the dark blankets of the night. Every night ...
Dee Wolfea month ago
Prey
I look up at the tall spire of the ivy covered building and feel a light smile tug at my lips. I’ve been waiting for this day my whole life. Craine University is the place I’ve dreamed of coming for a...
Lily Evansa month ago
With My Last Breath
*Chapter 1* Nothing feels the same after you’ve lost the person you loved the most... Nothing on Earth could ever take away the pain or even come close to making you feel slightly better... I guess I’...
Kycel Cromwella month ago
3 Scary Stories
Call My Name At about three AM in the morning, I decide to get up and go fix myself a late-night snack, but as I walk passed the bathroom, I hear a soft voice calling my name, I just ignored it. I tho...
Annie Kapura month ago
The Spoken
I stared into the abyss as I watched the incoherent muttering from afar. The moving of mouths. I began to wonder what it would be like if we, as humans, couldn't speak at all. How would we communicate...
Annie Kapur2 months ago
The Massacre Tapes
It happened last year, or somewhere in the middle of last year. Our town witnessed the single greatest horror in the history of any town anywhere; I'm sure of it. It was first said to be an unknown ph...
Annie Kapur2 months ago
The Tunnel
I am trapped in a tunnel. I have no idea how the hell I got here, and, at this moment, I have no idea how the hell I'm going to get out. I've been down here for about four, maybe five days. My sense o...
Scott Tauser2 months ago
Always Keep the Axe Sharp Pt. 2
Arriving at the old farm brought back a swarm of feelings and memories. It was always a sight to behold as one came up the old road, now nearly forgotten and overgrown with weeds and tree branches. It...
The Witch
Blood overflows from the vessel that is placed in front of her. She sits alone at her table; a mahogany table designed to seat 20 in a castle built for a dynasty. The banquet room in her castle can fi...
Monique Star2 months ago
Brown Eyed Prey
Journal Entry To anyone who finds this, call me dramatic, but I don't know how long this game of survival is going to last. I don't even know if I have long to last. It's only been a day, but a lot ha...
James Bradley2 months ago
Into the Light
The doctor removed the stethoscope from his ears and, looking at one nurse, shook his head slightly. I felt a sudden shock then, realising the patient had died. Hushed words were spoken as the doctor ...
Scott Tauser2 months ago
Always Keep the Axe Sharp: Pt. 1
Grampy had a lot of sayings that he would often repeat as lessons, most of them I never truly understood. He spoke in an obsolete vernacular that was often confusing to my ten-year-old self. That and ...
Fin Shepard2 months ago
Bad Girlfriend
He ran through the forest, cuts all over his body, almost certain he had lost the killer, he was afraid to look behind him, because he knew with his luck he’d trip or run into something. Flashbacks ru...