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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.

Zephyr Wolff2 years ago
The Sea Was Alive
The air was cool and crisp as a figure made their way through the park. In the near distance, the sound of the tides crashing against the rocks nearly drowned out the sound of autumn leaves crunching ...
Grandma Fisher's Oddities
What I'm about to tell you may sound crazy to you, but it was normal to me. The way Grandma Fisher ran the house was just the way the world worked, I had no reason to question it. Perhaps in your trav...
The Hybrid Theory
Scene I Act 1 [The scene opens with Mr. and Mrs. Vampwolf eating breakfast, trying to get their kids ready for school.] Mom: Kids, it’s 6:30pm. The sun has set, and the bus will be here soon! Dad: Get...
The Long Way Home
Running fast, running far. Not looking back, just running. Running for my life. The burning sensation in my chest. It burns to breathe in. I can't stop. I hear the footsteps close behind me. My eyes b...
Andrea Goodman2 years ago
The Silence
It was the stillness that scared me, an unending void poised at the ready to be filled with sound. I did not dare utter a whisper. The void was so empty I feared it would gobble up what words I spoke ...
Isaac Shapiro2 years ago
Don't Eat West Virginia Honey (Part 3)
Part 1 Part 2 As soon as I graduated high school, I got the hell out of Gramercy. After Clay... changed, I became a shut in. I never left my room, but I ended up obsessed with audio video stuff. I con...
They Say The Morning Is Beautiful, Or So I Hear
Though my soul may set in darkness,it will rise in perfect light.I have loved the stars too fondlyto be fearful of the night. "The Old Astronomer" - Sarah Williams Thirty-six days of snow and sleet ha...
Isaac Shapiro2 years ago
Don't Eat West Virginia Honey (Part 2)
Part 1 I know I’ve posted before about why you shouldn’t be eating the honey that comes out of Gramercy, West Virginia. I said I’d start from the beginning and go more into detail about what’s wrong w...
The Blue Room
Dragged along the corridor by rough angry hands, I smell the mildewed and ancient paint flecking and peeling from the walls. Drab and colourless; a dead, dusty grey and off-white. The floors are a scr...
Isaac Shapiro2 years ago
Don't Eat West Virginia Honey (Part 1)
I know that Gramercy Honey is kind of a local phenomenon. Award winning at all kinds of local fairs in the West Virginia Appalachia area, and all that crap. But you really shouldn’t be touching the st...
Savannah Collins2 years ago
The Forest
Halloween night. You are walking back from a Halloween party. Children in costumes meander around the street with their parents, and some occasional annoyed older siblings behind them. You ask someone...
Queen Fae2 years ago
The Dogman Ch.1
Frost layered itself on the windows with a thin sheet of ice, making it impossible to see outside. The smell of cinnamon filled the house. My eyes shot open as I heard the sound of an ax chopping wood...
Sarah Miller2 years ago
Ghosts in My Mind Part 2
Ghosts In My Mind: Part II Review: At this point, the main character and her family have moved to the property with the mansion. Her mother is still missing.
Lilith Van Hagen2 years ago
The Gaze
Fear. It comes to all things as naturally as air. It is with our first breaths that we know fear; we know it before joy, before sorrow, we are born screaming and scared. To learn to survive is to know...
Kalista Brown2 years ago
Monster Under the Bed
I am a monster. High in the ranks. The one that assigns the monsters to hide under the beds of kids. There’s a system to how this works: a kid is assigned a young, new monster when they first come hom...
Jasmine Yingling2 years ago
The REAL Origin of Medusa
I grew up on an island with my sisters, Sthenno and Euryale. Our parents were minor Gods, so we were immortal. We were also completely alone. The island we'd been left on was deserted, though there we...
Paul Zheng2 years ago
Story 1: The Blade
In this world, there will always be things that seen way too... supernatural. For example, the Loch Ness monster, lost city of Atlantis, Hope Diamond, etc.—what I am about to tell you is one of my man...
Kalista Brown2 years ago
Red Hooded Cloak
There was once a little girl, who is not so little now, except maybe in her family’s eye’s. Her name was Helena. She graduated high school and decided that she wouldn’t go into university or college. ...