Found 485 works tagged 'Horror'.
Fiction Series: Ongoing 4 Chapters
Updated Mar 18, 2020 · 18,239 words (67 minutes) · 14 views
When Duncan MacDoyle learns of a death in the family, he is forced to return to the hometown he left after his mother died. Immediately reunited with the superstitions of the towns people, Duncan is plunged headlong into the history of the eccentric old mill town and his family's role in its mysterious past.
Published Mar 18, 2020 · 3,071 words (12 minutes) · 1 view
After years of estrangement, Gemma’s brothers come home to visit Mama on her death bed. When the overbearing boys start throwing their weight around, Gemma bites her tongue. But when they threaten to sever ties to that which she holds dearest, Gemma finally gets through to them in a way they cannot ignore.
Published Mar 18, 2020 · 5,081 words (19 minutes) · 272 views
This story was the co-winner of the Wily Writers Short Story Contest in 2011. I'm reprinting it here for free as a bit of Australian post-apocalyptic fiction seems relevant right about now.
Published Mar 16, 2020 · 6,051 words (23 minutes) · 61 views
Angela had hoped to work on her cooking during her spare time on the research ship, but when they receive a distress call from a colony, she and her fellow crew members are dispatched to the surface. Once there, they discover that all its inhabitants have been violently slain under mysterious circumstances, circumstances that are not as foreign to Angela as she would like.
Published Mar 16, 2020 · 646 words (3 minutes) · 66 views
In this piece of flash fiction, a Civil War soldier encounters a fate more horrific than death on the battlefield.
Published Mar 11, 2020 · 4,667 words (17 minutes) · 1 like · 68 views
Teachers are human and kids aren't abstractions. Academic battles are fought by personalities where things get messy. It's also possible that you have to be careful for what you wish for if all you want is higher test scores.