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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.

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 Le2 years 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 Rose2 years 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 Le2 years 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 Jourdan2 years 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 Eckert2 years 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 Carras2 years 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.Lucy2 years ago
The Bible of Worms
It's time to go back to church.
EmEl El2 years 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 Gammell2 years 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 Seavers2 years 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...
Dan Seavers2 years ago
The Case of the Living Ghost
Professor Swann wasn’t particularly keen on coffee. He found it way too coarse, and no matter how many nips of sugar he added to it, he found it left a rather bitter taste in his mouth. It certainly d...