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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.

Elijah Taylora month ago
Enthrallment
The day starts like any other, with a hot shower and morning tea. After that, I get packed and ready to meet my classmates at this abandoned swamp. We're supposed to try and test the area for any spir...
Elijah Taylora month ago
Date Night
As our anniversary is coming up, Brett is going on about what he wants to do, how special he wants to make it. We both sit on the bed discussing different date ideas. "We could go downtown and go to a...
Two Victims and a Savior
When she woke up everything was black. Her first instinct was to scream and yell for help, but instead she stayed silent. The last thing she remembered was following her suspect into an alleyway. Stup...
Adizzy Da month ago
Mr. Death
It was a warm fall day when I decided to go for a run. It was the perfect day, sun shining, the temperature could be described as sweater weather, and the leaves danced with the most colorful reds, or...
Amee Mareea month ago
I Met Death Once
I met death once... or maybe it was Stephen King. They've been said to strike the same fear in the heart of those who bear witness. Until the only thing particularly scary about working at a truck sto...
Jaime Heidela month 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 Myersa month 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 Guerraa month 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 Gay2 months 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 Wilkins2 months 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 Adesa2 months ago
3 AM (Prologue)
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 Adesa2 months 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 Parrott2 months 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 Ware2 months 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 2 months 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 Heidel2 months 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 Eckert2 months 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.2 months 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...