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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.

Kate Robinson2 years ago
Faithful Shadows
It’s been six weeks since I last slept the night through. Staring at myself in the bathroom mirror I look like hell. Sallow skin with dark circles under my eyes that no amount of rejuvenating and hydr...
Lawrence Walters2 years ago
Go Vegan
As a child I was always given meat. I had no control of what I would eat. My father would always have his steak on a Saturday, Mother would cook it in the frying pan for him and fill up the house with...
Rebecca Larece2 years ago
Dreamer Chapter 4
The soldiers normally separate into two smaller teams, Josh, Eve, Max on one team and Nicole, Chris, and Joe on the other. However, this time they stayed as one group and headed onward. They would che...
Patricia Cooper2 years ago
Blink...Blink...Blink
Blink...Blink...Blink. It was a warm but almost pitch black night when Oscar saw it; a series of flashes, seeming to come from a single source across from his apartment window. At first he ignored it ...
Kapurnikis
Kapurnikis was a humble and very well-known blacksmith, princes and men from all over Atreia came to buy his magnificent work that he has done day by day. He was the best metal worker in the land of A...
Myriah Martin2 years ago
Oblivious​ Olivia
Peering in through the window, I watched her. In all honesty, her life was rather boring. She was almost always alone when she wasn’t at work. In the two weeks that I had been following her, I’d only ...
Ciara Bazile2 years ago
Macabre
I hate this room. It’s drafty with dirty eggshell wallpaper and dark gray granite flooring. The lone rectangular window sits high on the outside wall, allowing only a tiny beam of sunlight. Sometimes ...
Red Stains
The stains. On her sweater, her jeans. In her hair, on her hands, across her face. The deep redness smeared all over. Not all the stains came out today. I don’t know if they ever will.
Zoe Vinacco2 years ago
The Return of the Tell-Tale Heart...
I planned so carefully… so how can I be mad? How can you say that I’m mad when I am in perfect health with a steady hold on reality? Would a madman wait for seven nights, carefully planning? I think n...
K Mathison2 years ago
A Father's Love
It all happened on the 23rd of October, 1867. The family of the lawyer, James Lester, got slaughtered by their head of the family in their small manor home. That night, the religious man was possessed...
Simon Mcbride2 years ago
Boy on the Bridge
Like all stories that are worth telling, this one is true. Granted, an absurdity, as you will soon come to see; a true story that cannot possibly be, yet one that I have a first-hand account of. My ow...
Rebecca Larece2 years ago
Dreamer Chapter 3
Lorrianna awoke, tired and a tad confused as she had the strangest dream but she couldn't recall what it was, only that it was strange. She pulled the covers off her, instantly regretting it as the co...
Rebecca Larece2 years ago
Dreamer Chapter 2
Eyes shot open as the sound of the phone awoke him from his sleep, disoriented and confused for a moment. He slowly sitting up and looking at the top of his small dresser by his bed that had an empty ...
Harlee Newkirk2 years ago
Laws of Nature
If all you do is babysit a little kid, no one can blame you for anything, right? Well, apparently not. That is, not if they run away. Or drink some bleach when they said they were going to the bathroo...
Rebecca Larece2 years ago
Dreamer
Lorri walked through the tunnels quietly, barely able to see past the tears falling from her face. The ten-year-old girl roamed the dark tunnels for what seemed like hours, her little white dress dirt...
Gerry Galvan II2 years ago
Eden
The address said 696 Eden St. and the building was easy to find, considering it was the only building on the whole street. There was a substantial contrast between the picture of the address on Google...
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Lena Rai2 years ago
I Was Only Babysitting
To know the difference between right and wrong is so minor in most peoples eyes, but in the mind of a small child it can be clouded. The intellectual hold a child has with their curiosity alone can br...