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Found 310 stories tagged 'Horror'.


Steven Harper

Thin Man

Mar 17, 2019 · 7,437 words (28 minutes) · 22 views

Fantasy Horror Historical historical fantasy victorian london dark fiction

Modern children fear the monster in the closet and the creature under the bed. Victorian climbing boys have no closets and no beds. What do they fear? This story originally appeared in MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY'S FANTASY MAGAZINE as the cover story. Year later, I wrote a sequel to it. "The Soul Jar" appeared in a steampunk anthology called THE SHADOW CONSPIRACY, and I'll post it next week. Click LIKE or SUBSCRIBE. I can't do this without my fantastic readers!

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Alex Isle

The Woman of Endor

Mar 17, 2019 · 9,220 words (34 minutes) · 9 views

Fantasy Horror Historical Bible references zombies

This story is what happened when I read the Bible. Be afraid. Also, Endor refers to the Old Testament character the Sorceress of Endor, not the Star wars moon with the unbearable little furry creatures.


Shannon Page

By the Sea

Mar 16, 2019 · 4,876 words (18 minutes) · 2 likes · 43 views

Horror Grants Pass Cyprus writer

This was my first invited story—a huge thrill. The post-apocalyptic anthology Grants Pass was looking for stories about people’s responses—positive and negative—to the hope of a new start, in a safe place, after the world ended—Grants Pass, Oregon. The character of Elizabeth popped into my head, and the rest of the story just...unfolded. Grants Pass appeared in the summer of 2009 and won an Australian Shadows Award for best horror anthology.

body of water during daytime

Alma Alexander


Mar 15, 2019 · 6,169 words (23 minutes) · 3 likes · 55 views

Fantasy Horror Literary Fiction myth legend history

How long does it take for something TRUE and CONTEMPORARY to become HISTORY... to become LEGEND... to become MYTH?


Tim McDaniel

There are Ways

Mar 14, 2019 · 647 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 11 views

Horror Humor Satire Dark humor

A new -- well, let's call him a "researcher" -- arrives with a new idea on how to achieve communication with chimps and dolphins.

dolphin with head sticking out of water during daytime

DC Phillips

Emily's Big Brother - Part III

Mar 14, 2019 · 1,158 words (5 minutes) · 2 likes · 2 views

Horror Mystery Gothic Nanny Mansion

Sarah's saga comes to a shocking conclusion in Part Three of Emily's Big Brother. Find out what happened to the last nanny...and what Elmira Dalton has been hiding.


Jennifer Brozek


Mar 13, 2019 · 391 words (2 minutes) · 47 views

Fantasy Horror Science Fiction Murder THE MANY DEATHS OF JENNIFER BROZEK Gargoyle

Jennifer has worked with many authors, editors, and publishers through out her career. She's pretty sure this kind of scenario has run though someone's mind at some time. This flash piece appeared on promotional material Jennifer handed out at Gencon 2014.


C.R. Langille

"The Horror of Sunshine Meadows"

Mar 8, 2019 · 478 words (2 minutes) · 82 views

Horror flash fiction

They warned me to stay away from the woods. I should have listened.

low-angle photography of trees

C.R. Langille

"Skalden Ord"

Mar 8, 2019 · 480 words (2 minutes) · 44 views

Horror flash fiction

Words have power for those who know how to use them properly. See what happens when a classic tale comes to life.

underwater photography

S. Kay Nash

Litany for the Departed

Mar 8, 2019 · 1,572 words (6 minutes) · 13 views

Horror ghosts memory Grief Posession Devotion

In a city where the underground Metro line crosses paths with the River Styx, a mother tries to suffer for her sins, while her daughter carries the baggage. There are many intersections on this line, between madness and ghosts, memory and hallucination, love and fanatical devotion. CW: mental illness, grief, suicide