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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.

Kyle Shamburga year ago
Eyemun
Mom and Dad tucked me in for the night. I laid awake listening to the radio coming from the other room reporting a tornado coming. I couldn't sleep the noise from the outside was too loud. The screech...
Bree Ka year ago
Not this House
It was a joke! It was just supposed to be a joke! Get in, scare the freak, get out! What's happening? Why is this happening?! The chorus of pounding feet thundered through the halls, nearly splinterin...
Alyce Cranea year ago
Sleep Attacks
For as long as I can remember I have had bad night experiences. My name is Asher and I’m writing these experiences down before I lose the memory holding them. The earliest experience I can remember wa...
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Brandy Austina year ago
The Night Time Man
It’s a stormy night in the south of Texas around 9 PM. Candice, 10, and her mother Darlene, 28, lay on the couch watching television in their small trailer. “It’s getting late, hun,” Darlene says in h...
Shera Praguea year ago
Haunting
“I’m telling you, horror movies just aren’t scary anymore!” I say, giggling as we walk in through the door. “Come on, you can’t tell me that there weren’t a couple jump scares in there that got you.” ...
It Was a Bad Day for a Bad Kid
Richard Durn was a bad kid; he always had been. He was the third child out of four: two older brothers and a baby sister. His siblings were of an easy nature, sweet children who were about a year apar...
Sabrina Lea year ago
Tick-Tock Drip-Drop Part 2
*Phone Ringing* "9-1-1 what is your emergency?" "My name is Zack, my friend is stuck inside her house with a murderer, and she can't get out." "Is she hiding in a safe spot?" "She locked herself in he...
Don't Fear the Reaper
Various shades of green and brown raced by as her blonde hair swayed back and forth, her hazel eyes focused ahead on the path. A deep howl filled the silence and then suddenly – it was quiet. She stoo...
Amanda Rosea year ago
Eggs
The rain poured down outside. April showers drenched the outside world, blessing the fertile earth. The drops pounded against the cheap tile roof. The house was dark throughout. A single solitary wall...
Sabrina Lea year ago
Tick-Tock Drip-Drop
It was the day before Halloween and I was stuck working until 10:00 pm. Though no one ever comes in after 9:00, since it is just a costume store. I was getting ready to clean up the place and close up...
Amy Jourdana year ago
Madmen in the Dark
When she snuck out of the house tonight to meet him, she was all adrenaline. Now, waiting under the street lamp, she felt the fear she wished would have befallen her earlier. The street was so dark ou...
Zach Eckerta year ago
The Noise
It was a very rain night in October. A little lad by the name of Alvy had been sitting at the front window on a couch, mesmerized by the the sound of the rain hitting the pavement. "We are headed out ...
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Daniel Carrasa year ago
The Crawl Space
“Look, I’m not gonna pay a couple of hundred bucks for some guy to come out here and tell us that he can’t do anything or try to charge a couple grand to fix it. We just bought this house.” Nick and A...
Delirious
Chapter One: The Silhouette My name is Jay Mauser. Most of you probably don’t know who I am, and some probably think I’m dead. The truth is, I’m alive bright as day, but my brother isn’t. I’ve been of...
Iris St.Lucya year ago
The Bible of Worms
It's time to go back to church.
Muniba a year ago
Who Am I?
Fear, an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or a threat. It's a simple word, but it can mean so much. Especially to the ones who thriv...
Alyssa Gammella year ago
Elf on The Shelf Pt. 1
There used to be an old horror story about an old man that once lived in an old, single-story house. If you lit a candle — even if you bought it from the 99 cent store — he would appear, thinking it w...
Dan Seaversa year ago
The Monsters
The dead sheep lay across the road, its glazed eye reflecting the light from the car’s single headlamp. It lay in a small puddle of blood which was slowly being washed away by the light rain. Two peop...