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.

Monty Shaw3 months ago
A Man Loves His Skin
A man loves his skin. He bathes daily to keep it refreshed, using only the finest quality lotion to steep in. He basks in oxygen and sunlight for a few hours on his balcony and makes sure to drink ple...
tori v3 months ago
The Zoo
Doctor Joseph Gardner walks the linoleum halls with a smile on his face most days. He likes to remember how he used to play with animals on the street as a kid in his Virginian suburban neighborhood. ...
Brett W3 months ago
The Anarchist
Have you ever met a truly unforgettable person? I don't mean a family member or friend, but someone who passed through your life by chance, only to leave a profound epiphany? I have, and it changed me...
Tanika Adesa3 months ago
3 AM (Pt. 2)
"Now remember kids if anyone offers you drugs, say 'thank you,' because drugs are expensive!" Piere "Why did you screw it up?" Dyll questioned as I ran homewards. Kissing Bonnie was the worst thing th...
Tanika Adesa3 months ago
3 AM (Pt. 1)
"Running away will never make you free!" Cybil " There's a new patient coming in next week," G whispered as she pretended to give me my medicine. She knew that I wouldn't take it and I knew that I did...
Ando Anderson3 months ago
The Dead Do Not Forget
The Twisted Lusco Life
Kathryn Parker3 months ago
You flee as fast as you can go. I call your name, your real name. "Lucy!" I call sinister in my intentions and wishing to make you my trophy. "Lucy!" You trip and in vain, you get up and keep running....
Phoenix Lawson3 months ago
Read This Before You Die
I sit alone in my apartment, eating a bowl of some kind of cereal. I can't really tell the type because it's such an old box. I haven't had my paycheck from my late shift working at the post office ye...
Alex C3 months ago
The Cycle
The evening was quiet, almost calming. There's a chill in air—crisp, a whisper of snow threatening to fall. "Joan's Cafe" shined brightly from where it displayed on the lone corner of the "busy" stree...
Taylor Kelly3 months ago
Finding Your Way
Everything about this room was creepy, from the moment you walked in. The door was a pale forest green, that once could have welcomed a happy couple to a night get away from the kids. Now paint is chi...
Adizzy D3 months ago
I was looking out my bedroom window one night when I saw something a little strange. My family and I had just moved from Mississippi to Salem Ma and I was having a very hard time adjusting. My dad jus...
Ember :)3 months ago
A Dead Language
You sigh to yourself as you step through the doorway of your bedroom. Your bag hits the floor with a thump before you throw yourself haphazardly onto your bed. Face smushed into the mattress, you groa...
Jaime Heidel3 months ago
'The Echo' - Chapter 21
The Echo - Chapter 20 “Mommy, look!” Lynn pointed, squealing with delight. “Goats!” Lynn and Kimberly were walking around the fairgrounds in Cumberland, Maine. It was a beautiful, crisp fall day. Ther...
Elijah Taylor4 months ago
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 Taylor4 months 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...
Abigail Wadsworth4 months ago
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 D4 months 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 Maree4 months 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...