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The Mother Daughter Murders
Story by 13smiller
When you kill someone, their dead... right?
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The Neighborhood
Story by LaFlamme
In a grim future, men and women are forced to march for their daily bread.
15+
Cannibal Lecture
Story by Jaggergum
Its all Casie's Idea. The cannibals live over here, Where we are lost,Will we survive or will we be eaten?
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YOLO you only live once
Story by raleiste
Outside of Omaha, NE, is a bar, tended by people. There are some small swarming creatures who appear at night and cause things to happen to people. Everyone in the area seems to know about it, but nev

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
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The Room
Story by Author Unknown
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I am a Living Hell
Self-harm, suicide, depression, Hell. Emo story. Don't read if you hate depressing/violent/creepily satisfying things.
12+
Jeff The Killer
Story by elderstone
A story of a killer
18+
Dear Killer, My Lover
A letter to read when you wake. If you wake.

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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.
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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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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.
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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?
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
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The Room
Story by Author Unknown
12+
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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?
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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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Joyride
Story by Larry Bishop
A man returns from a short trip to collect his payment.
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Wasteland
Story by Abomnation
What happens when you wake up to a place devoid of people...?
12+
Silhouette Man
Story by AaronTheRocker
A little girl meets a silhouette of a man who wants her to see him...the real him.
12+
THE BOY ON THE EERIE STREET
Story by gibsonfranz97
The dead boy on the eerie street showed up and haunted a guy walking alone in the midnight. He mistakenly thought he's his brother and followed him in his house.
18+
Unwanted
Story by Jersey Taylor
This is a story completely of my imagination. Trigger Warning - Self-harm - Abuse - Thoughts This story does come in parts, so keep an eye out for part 2
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Quick Nightmares #2
Story by AaronTheRocker
Short "stories" that hopefully scare you.
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Caroline Smith - Fragment 1
Story by ₩Ø₦ĐɆⱤ
The disappearance of Caroline Smith was never solved. But she's returned after over a decade. What caused her disappearance? And what exactly happened when Caroline was in town?
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Quick Nightmares #1
Story by AaronTheRocker
Few sentence "stories" that might give chills, hopefully. NOTE: some cliche ideas
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Miller Manor
Story by Storm
It is said that the Manor is haunted by a dark being that claims the lives of those who enter. Who will come out unscathed, and who will join the masses?
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Before You Pull the Trigger... Pt. 2
Story by 505771
This is the...very long Part 2 to Before You Pull the Trigger... Enjoy!
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The Caretaker
Story by stombell
A man, down-on-his-luck, gets more than he expects from his new job.
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FEAR
An abstract poem on fear.
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The Boy Who Cried Werewolf
Poem by Anthony E
A short poem based on Lon Chaney Jr.
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The Swim
Story by stombell
A woman fights for survival in a desperate struggle that will change her life forever.
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Intruder
Story by AaronTheRocker
A little kid is alone at home with an intruder. You put the pieces together of this story.
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Under the Stairs
Story by AaronTheRocker
A childhood belief turns into a reality. A scary reality.
PG
Not Alone
Story by AaronTheRocker
A man is trapped in a mall with mannequins that are trying to catch him for whatever they do. The only thing he can and wants to do is survive by getting out.
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AK Anvil
Story by Lev821
What happens when an obsessed fan gets to meet his idol?
PG
Music of the Night
A wedding march
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Legend of Hellington Oury- Chapter 6
Story by SamZ
I know I left a huge gap between the last chapter. had a writing block I guess. deepest apologies! read chapter 1- 5
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A Serpent's Tongue
Story by thesadandlonely
A dark short story.
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Unwanted
Story by Lilith_Garnet
This is a short horror story I wrote for school a while back.
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Blood
Poem by Macy
The blood won't stop.
PG
The Wallet Effect
Oh look, a wallet! Finders keepers! But in this story, not everything is worth for keeps sake.
18+
The Exile
Story by Alan Angel
Ben awakens and finds himself in a situation he has no memory of. Determined to get answers he pushes on. Nothing could prepare him for what happens next...
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At rainbow's end
Story by Lev821
Sometimes it is best not to discover whats at the end of the rainbow.
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FATEFUL FOOTPRINT
Story by Lussac
A brief look at the spread of COVID-19 from a different angle
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The Store on Elm Street
Story by SoulsToWrite
Elm Street. You don't remember it, but you do. As the store pulls you in you feel the bliss, but as soon as you figure it all out you try to run, then they keep...
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Insanity
Story by AnaJ47
She's not crazy.
15+
Makhluq Praesidium
This is my first stab at a suspense/horror story!
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I'm Hungry
Story by Lightning Wolf
Someone begged to stay at her house... (Horror Story)
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They Call Him Machite
Musing by XAXAXAXAXA
The title is indeed spelt correctly. The name of this man is Machite. If you have read about ‘Boxhead’ you will experience something similar in your imagination.
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Ghosts And Demons
Story by Chris-r82
ghosts, do they exist or not? if so, what can you do about it?
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A New Life, a New Me
Story by Hazbin
This a creepypasta fanfic with my OC.
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Cat
Poem by XAXAXAXAXA
I like to use figurative language throughout my writing, and this is the epitome of it. I like being dramatic, and I feel like being a little bit more mild and daring than I usually am.
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Boxhead
Musing by XAXAXAXAXA
It says horror, but that is the only category it is able to fit in. This is based on my imagination, and is about a character I made a long time ago.
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Jealousy on Christmas
Poem by imayai2019
Something lurking around the Christmas tree...
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House on EastBound Street
Story by audreyyy_13
I recreated my other story "The House on EastBound Street" that I wrote about a few years ago.
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Confession at the Train
Story by Gourab
A false suspicion lead to the death of 3 people
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The Storm ( Pt1)
Story by Lise_D
The storm is raging in the little town of Sandock. When Stacy discovers she lost one of her loved ones, her life will turn upside down. What it an accident?
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I Didn't Mean It
Story by A Person
Day one. Day one.
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Tommorow
Poem by Justbreathe
Maybe Tommorow? But not today...
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Cutting Remarks
Story by Martin Westlake
Handsome, vain, misogynistic, philandering Alan Forth is taught a lesson he'll never forget on a cosmetic surgeon's operating table.
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How My Face Got Disfigured Follow Up to I Think Im Teaching a Monster
Story by frodo1205
After the burning of coldridge high and the subsequent fires that filled the town one woman is out for revenge
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Dear Killer, My Lover
A letter to read when you wake. If you wake.
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Pity
Pity is what they said. It's such a pity Mary Donahue is Dead
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I Think I'm Teaching a Monster
Story by frodo1205
a teacher in the small town of coldridge Iowa has a student that isn't quite like the rest
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The Hunted
My Halloween special.
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Little Laura
Story by Mother Goose
The thunder was growling loud, and the rain was flowing down the street drains....
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She Found Me
Story by Paul Farin
A thriller set in the contemporary southwest desert of the United States about a man who thought he had escaped his past only to have it catch up with him years later