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Horror Short Stories

Random Horror Short Stories

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The Many Lives of Casey L. Miller (5/5)
Story by RebelSoul
Case 5: The reuniter
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Blood on My Hair Ribbon
Story by kmaiyabaker
About a crazy and delusional girl who can't control herself and kills someone she loves. But who?
All Audiences
Journey to the Unkown Homestead
Story by Haynes
Jeannie and her brother had been troubled throughout their lives by memories of the past but unable to solve the question. This story takes you on their Journey in solving the mystery.
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Where Did You Go?
Story by Myrawiles
A boy named Thomas went in the woods with his friend named Joe they went down two different paths and out comes a scream.
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No Peace for the Wicked
Story by Daniel Rumanos
Occult detective Dr. Daniel Rumanos must save an innocent girl from the menace of Baltimore-based musician and Satanist Dan Deacon!

Most Favorited Horror Short Stories

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SCHOOL'S BATHROOM MIRRORS
Story by matthewmeager
THERE WAS A LITTLE BOY WHO DIED IN THE SCHOOL'S BATHROOMS AND SETS A PLAN FOR EVERY STUDENT... IF HE GETS A BLOODY FACE, HE WILL MAKE THE STUDENT LOOKING INTO THE MIRROR GET A BLOODY FACE... AND SO ON
All Audiences
The Room
Story by Author Unknown
All Audiences
I am a Living Hell
Self-harm, suicide, depression, Hell. Emo story. Don't read if you hate depressing/violent/creepily satisfying things.
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Jeff The Killer
Story by elderstone
A story of a killer
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Forgotten Friend
When you are young, and you have an imaginary friend, what happens to it when you grow up and forget about it?

Top Horror Short Stories

All Audiences
Missing Pt1
Story by Krypton
Nick's wife suddenly goes missing one night, and he is blamed for the murder, but was she really murdered?
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Run Rabbit Run
Story by StephLiBen
Michael is a detective and a hunter and his prey are demons. But it's not just demons he should fear, something else is hunting the demons, something destructive and deadly.
15+
Forgotten Friend
When you are young, and you have an imaginary friend, what happens to it when you grow up and forget about it?
All Audiences
She's Back... Pt1
Story by Krypton
An unsolved case about a girl who is suspected of being murdered after going missing, and 7 years later she appears and calls her murderer.
12+
Tortured
Story by Kat
A girl awakes to her worst fear - the sound of surgical instruments.

Most Viewed Horror Short Stories

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SCHOOL'S BATHROOM MIRRORS
Story by matthewmeager
THERE WAS A LITTLE BOY WHO DIED IN THE SCHOOL'S BATHROOMS AND SETS A PLAN FOR EVERY STUDENT... IF HE GETS A BLOODY FACE, HE WILL MAKE THE STUDENT LOOKING INTO THE MIRROR GET A BLOODY FACE... AND SO ON
All Audiences
The Room
Story by Author Unknown
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All Audiences
Sadistic Whispers
Story by WhiteLace
What if someone in your family had a secret? And what if that secret was about to find you in the middle of terror and possibly death?
All Audiences
The Untold
Story by luvbub_xox
It COULD be a true story....it could be whateva u want it to be... But it's about the moment that Shelly thought she'd neva see the daylight again...

Latest Horror Short Stories

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My near-death experience at the cottage
Story by Hjalmar111
This horror story is about my near-death experience at the cottage in the forest next to a pond
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Demon's Revenge
This play is about a horror game that is for 24 hours long and 5 friends are playing it to earn credits.
12+
Vampirica
Just a teaser for what I'm writing after Uriel's Machine. It's requested, it strongly links to The Autumn Citadel.
12+
War
Story by keira2008
WAR!!!! We all hate it. Bodies dropping tot he ground
All Audiences
3:00am
Story by Spyro
Short horror story that isn't that scary
All Audiences
Hellacious Demons
Story by melissak
We have our demons, but this boy is more than that. Watch his trials to overcome himself and distroy his destiny.
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Outbreak (Lazarus Affliction Series, Prologue Part 1)
Story by Quill
Set in the near future, the Western Australian city of Perth, has been invaded by an unknown pathogen that is turning healthy people into flesh eating monsters.
PG
The Living Doll
Story by Jeff Bezos
It is a story about dolls.
PG
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A Pretty Girl’s Plea: Part Five
I calmly walked up the creaking oak steps
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The Lady From the Earth
The year she was laid to rest, or the year she was to rise?
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The Hanging Tree
Are you, are you, coming to the tree?
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The Witness
Then, as I pulled the plug, it too ran down into the drain into the gutter like a watery crimson river.
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Poetic Killer
Story by Tiffany
An abused girl finally snaps and kills her abuser. She leaves a poem behind. But that's not the only murder and every single one has a poem. You are the cop searching for her. Do you find her? Or die?
PG
A Prisoner of Darkness
I do believe I am beginning to lose my mind.
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THE WOODS
Story by Pollywoffil
A walk in the woods on a dark night.
PG
The Mystery of Ravenoak
The luminance of the lantern dies.
All Audiences
Ghost Girl (Part 3)
Story by Aurora Harrison
Part three to the Ghost Girl series!
PG
Ghost Girl (Part 2)
Story by Aurora Harrison
Part two to Ghost Girl! Enjoy!
PG
Ghost Girl (Part 1)
Story by Aurora Harrison
This is a short story about a girl named Alexa who moves into a haunted house. This is only the first part, and there will be more stories to follow!
All Audiences
Under the Moon
Poem by Lilith_Garnet
A poem I wrote A while back and I thought I should put it into th world.
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The Doll
Story by abovelove
A scary story about a doll
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The Dream
It starts when Penelope gets fired from her job.
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Saturday Pancakes
This is a creepy kidnapping mystery story!
All Audiences
The Night Watcher
Story by Hockey4Life55
Come to the middle of the forest, I have a surprise for you.
All Audiences
She's Back... Pt2
Story by Krypton
An unsolved case about a girl who is suspected of being murdered after going missing, and 7 years later she appears and calls her murderer.
All Audiences
She's Back... Pt1
Story by Krypton
An unsolved case about a girl who is suspected of being murdered after going missing, and 7 years later she appears and calls her murderer.
All Audiences
Missing Pt1
Story by Krypton
Nick's wife suddenly goes missing one night, and he is blamed for the murder, but was she really murdered?
18+
Roaming Voices
Story by eliasward
A boy murders his family, father, sister, and mother.
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Something Terribly Not Right: Part 1
Story by golden
There is nothing wrong with my boyfriend, he tried to convince himself, we’re just going to get a tattoo.
All Audiences
♦ Horror Writing Prompts ♦
Musing by Zer0
Running out of ideas? And craving for something scary? Here's a few horror story ideas to get you started!
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The Ring of the Raven
Poem by Bram Bone
A short poetic story about a tired and sorrow-bound author grieving for his lost love, thinking he would never hear from her again. Until an unexpected thing happened one stark and dreary night.
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The Cortrax Program
Story by Nathan Easterly
This story is about a man who is given the chance to turn his life around but he does not yet know the cost
PG
The House On EastBound Street
Story by audreyyy_13
A group of kids called the "metal rod ducks" go exploring the EastBound House which is said to be the coolest hangout ever but will they make it out with their lives.
All Audiences
A Tired Man's Dance
Story by Zip017
What happens to a man that protects, fights, hates and loves his enemy?
All Audiences
Reality After Death
Story by Joeybarker22
When a girl wakes up to find her self paralyzed and in a pitch black room laying on the floor. She might not come to the conclusion of infinit death.
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Drip, Drip, Drip
Story by Zer0
A short horror story.
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Store Street
Story by ElenaFChapman
After a heavy night of drinking, Kitty Page returns to her office in order to retrieve her housemate's keys. However, Kitty quickly realised she's not alone on that dreary Saturday morning.
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VESSELS
Story by Fantasy-sensei
Its a story of a highschooler who went out at the wrong time at the wrong place and bumped into the wrong person. Its mostly a fantasy story where you wear the shoes of the MC.you can change the names
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Born of Fire
Story by Zip017
She watched as the hungry breast latched onto hum, hurt him, sank its blazing teeth into his flesh, burning it from his bones as his screams filled her hunger for vengeance. She was always drawn to fi
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Nightamare Motel
Story by moon
Of living with what only you got. You have to stay at a motel, to say you are living. So with that in mind, I started to understand living different