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Who Are You?
Story by MissBeth97
After a night of drinking, dancing and fun, Kara's life will be changed forever when she risks it all for a girl. Kara begins to doubt those around her including herself. Who can be trusted?
PG
The New Occupants of Gravesby Manor
Story by GLEN S PERRY
He was trapped inside a spell, inside a spell, inside a multitude of other spells.
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dead end part 4
Story by Shriverg19
lols
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Dreamare Ch2
Story by resie
What are you willing to do to make your own dreams come true? Well, two security guards working at a government building is about to find out through a nightmare of hell.
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Path to the Next Adaptation
Story by veganpeace
Capitalist wars lead to apocalyptic conditions. Fraught humans ritualize Donner style dietary practices. As conditions ease, the new food custom is reformed from families, to community farms to corp

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The Room
Story by Author Unknown
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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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Forgotten Friend
When you are young, and you have an imaginary friend, what happens to it when you grow up and forget about it?
PG
Voodoo Doll
A poem of a person being controlled by an awful voodoo doll.
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My Little Dolly
Story by Deadlydolly
A 13 year old girl named Annabelle byes a doll at a Thrift Shop. From that day everything goes downhill.

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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?
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Dead Man's Die
Story by Nathan M Green
A group of friends play a game of dice which goes badly wrong.
PG
Voodoo Doll
A poem of a person being controlled by an awful voodoo doll.
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Tortured
Story by Kat
A girl awakes to her worst fear - the sound of surgical instruments.
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Enchanted Mirror
Story by RebelSoul
I'm what you face, when you face in the mirror. Long as you live I will still be here. ~Confrontation Jekyll & Hyde

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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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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...
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Latest Horror Short Stories

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Hunters
Story by AWC71
You never can tell just who is really the hunter; and who the prey
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(The Shady) Lou M. Notti
Story by Matt Decker
He can always be found at every tragic event, standing in the shadows. Who is this mysterious figure?
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The Dolls
Story by LovelyCh_b
Eiza sneaks a peek at a horror movie, her parents told her she couldn't watch. She then develops a fear of dolls, is it just all in her head?
PG
Late Night Supper
Story by David Woods
While preparing a snack, Mary Close is interrupted by a mysterious late night caller. He claims Mary has arranged their meeting but she has no recollection of ever encountering him before.
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The Ghastly Graveyard
Story by zameee10
Ibrahim finds himself in trouble as he dares to enter the graveyard well-known for its ghastliness.
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Sleep Easy
Musing by MadelineDando
My story discusses the changing relationship of a husband and wife while they are on holiday on a boat. The surprising revelations lead to devastating consequences.
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Hide and Hell
Story by 1tornrose
A paranormal story of a girl who has spent years in earthly Hell but has no one to share these events with.
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A Short Walk to Hell
Story by alexander
Where you have a choice to join or die which do you think is better,?
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A Rush of Blood
Story by Kimberly Owen
A paedophile sets his sights on a young boy, but all is not what it seems!
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Shining Lights
Story by Rivers_001
One woman's journey of self discovery takes a dark turn in the electric heat of the city at night.
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"The Surprise"
Story by Nickmeraglio19
This is a story about a man and his family, a robber and a surprising twist ending you won't see coming!! A good read.
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Under The Skin
Story by Anarchy
You know that moment that you feel as if something was crawling on you? What if it was not crawling on you, but in you.
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"The Field Trip"
Story by Nickmeraglio19
This is a short story about a "field trip"
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THE AINSWORTH CURSE
Story by Franc68
Sebastian Belanger receives a letter from a distant kin by the name of Sir Thomas Ainsworth the III, and what he does not know is the true nature of a family curse!
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Primeval Fear
Story by hkallinkeel
A story about a deputy commissioner conducting an inquiry into allegations of use of excessive force by an inspector. It dwells on guilty conscience and its consequences.
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Scratch
Story by jesspolly1
Everybody has one.
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Face Reality
A nice conversation at breakfast...kind of.
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Winters Winds
Story by Chloeoates
It is about the wind which is a metaphor for a serial killer.
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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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Kinemortophobia
Story by Davidc
is death really the end
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Lousiana Butcher. (Chapter Seven)
Story by Waltermud
Its a chapter of a horror novel I'm writing. I found this chapter interesting and hopefully it doesn't give to much away. Feel free to critic.
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The House of Balloons
Story by Jahlaiyahlee
Ever met the man of your dreams? A superstar with a eerie presence , a faceless voice in the dark . It was a night to remember a night Kimberly could never run away from .
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The Halfway House
Story by Patrick
Set in Glasgow, it depicts the crime spree of Calvin McCready, a former soldier, and Detective Inspector Douglas Boyle's attempts to apprehend him.
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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?
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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? (Not Complete Yet)
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The Shadow
Story by LouiseC
This very short story is about two children living at home with their parents while they get scared by a noise and their parent's disappearing to find a dark shadow figure that they are unsure of.
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Age 19
Story by Aoife
This is the past and present of a small girl with a broken past, each story is just a fragment of her broken memory.
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Jailbreak
Story by Chris-r82
Can 1 man revolutionize an entire justice system..from within? Justin Rhodes believes he can do just that. But at what cost?
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The Travelling Man
Poem by JessPagan8
Out of the gloom comes the travelling man, tall as a tree with fingers the colour of bone, searching for little children to see what magic tricks shift and writhe in his suitcase...
PG
The New Occupants of Gravesby Manor
Story by GLEN S PERRY
He was trapped inside a spell, inside a spell, inside a multitude of other spells.
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Amanda's Diary 1
Story by Raven Knight
The diary of a 20 year old.
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The Storm
Story by GLEN S PERRY
There was nothing of this earth that scared him. But Samuel was scared. Scared for himself and...scared for his young family!
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My Shadow (2/10)
Story by MCarrillo
Part two. Kristen meets with her brother David.
PG
A Light at the End of the Tunnel
Story by Davidc
What would you do if your home was under attack?
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Age 13
Story by Aoife
This is the past and present of a small girl with a broken past, each story is just a fragment of her broken memory.
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The Many Lives of Casey L. Miller (5/5)
Story by RebelSoul
Case 5: The reuniter
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The Many Lives of Casey L. Miller (4/5)
Story by RebelSoul
Case 4: The unhappy couple
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The Many Lives of Casey L. Miller (3/5)
Story by RebelSoul
Case three: the Child Prodigy
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THE TORMENTORS
Story by stanley wilkin
He who lives by the automatic....
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The many lives of Casey L. Miller (2/5)
Story by RebelSoul
Case 2: The criminal
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Suffocation Melodies
Story by PoeticT
Just a dark piece that entered my thoughts
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Crayons Upon The Walls
Story by PoeticT
Part Of My Serial Killer Collection
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ST. GEORGE'S
Story by stanley wilkin
A cognizant, malevolent school
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The many lives of Casey L. Miller (1/5)
Story by RebelSoul
Case one: The Babysitter
PG
Shadows and Nightmares
Story by SaharaJem
Sophie is haunted in her nightmares by a foreboding shadow.
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Adelaide
Story by Deadly Dolly
This is a story about a girl who's little sister brings over her friend, Adelaide. Things quickly turn dark soon after that... Please note I wrote this in 6th grade, so don't be mad if it's not right.
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Drink of the Devil
Story by Kat
A boy gets offered the Drink of the Devil.
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Tortured
Story by Kat
A girl awakes to her worst fear - the sound of surgical instruments.
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Blisters
Story by lemonslice
A flash fiction about a guy who's been infected by ... something nasty.
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Girl of the Immortals
Story by KilalaKitty
College girl attends a school with not so normal students.