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Ghosts
Poem by Zip017
Who else sees them?
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“HE” stealthily walks in the woods
Story by sachin
No one has seen him. He stealthily walks in the woods kills whoever crosses his path. Villagers rarely venture into the thick foliage as they fear for their dear lives. A ghost story that sends a chill down the reader's spine. A twist in the tale. Believ
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The Volunteer
Story by mwac
Almost everybody has a fear of going to the dentist. Roger's fear goes a step farther: or does it?
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Black Gloves
Story by KylonKaprie
A young, hopeful couple are staying in a wretched motel called Motel Omelas. Overtime, their hope begins to dwindle along with their love for each other until one of them stumbles into someone new.
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... too late the tallyman... begins
Story by PeterHunter
... a local legend inspires historian to seek out the rest of the story...

Most Favorited Short Ghost Stories

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Burn
Story by goddess_n
And it burned, and it burned, fiercely it shed her skin, as she shed tears through her reddened cheeks, she saw not light, but endless hope, that has one path, and once you go into the path, you can never go sideways.
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Sarah
Story by PoojaShah
Sarah is dead. It's been 10 days since Sarah died. I still can't believe she's gone....
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YES DEAR
Story by billyyoutwo1
A ghost story with a twist at the end.
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Seventh Trap
Story by Justice_Arabia
He desperately needed help. He couldn't call anyone and he couldn't run. So he set up 7 traps to catch "it". Will he succeed? Will he catch it?

Top Short Ghost Stories

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Seventh Trap
Story by Justice_Arabia
He desperately needed help. He couldn't call anyone and he couldn't run. So he set up 7 traps to catch "it". Will he succeed? Will he catch it?
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Dreamlike
Musing by Misty Poulson
A little girl dreams of being normal, but wakes up to the cold harsh reality.
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Lock Your Doors
This is a short creepy story with a nice cliffhanger in the end! I hope you'll enjoy!
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Gas Station Girl
This is a short gore story, I hope you'll enjoy!
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Ghosts
Story by PandaPegasus05
A girl who can see ghosts

Most Viewed Short Ghost Stories

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New Girl
Story by Bitter
Not my best work. I just felt like I had to make a ghost story. Email me [email protected]
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Dawn's Passing
Story by tjackson
A short glimpse into a girls haunting bedtime.
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Teeth
A girl who was born with Razor sharp teeth Does her best to live a normal life. But what happens when A man with a gun comes into her school? Will her teeth be put to good use ?

Latest Short Ghost Stories

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The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Awaits command
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Ghosts
Story by PandaPegasus05
A girl who can see ghosts
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The Boy
Story by LOVESPIKE3000
When 16 year old Valerie moves to California she meets Raphael, a cute Spanish ghost boy. Soon the two become the best of friends, but then...
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1:28
Story by ellie
The first attempt I've ever made at a scary story.
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The Harbinger
The lake lay still until it was disturbed
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Mirror Ghost (Part 1)
Story by Dari Poulson
Luna closed up dinner and started cleaning it up. Suddenly she's trapped with four girls and a crazy ghost.
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The Confession
Story by Simon Marlowe
Late on Christmas Eve, Father Cornelius visits the remote church of Her Lady Immaculate, to hear confessors. But a devilish mission, has him driving into the night, to seek salvation or retribution.
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Gas Station Girl
This is a short gore story, I hope you'll enjoy!
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Lock Your Doors
This is a short creepy story with a nice cliffhanger in the end! I hope you'll enjoy!
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The Antique Shop on Lambourn Street (Part 1)
This is part 1 a little story of mine that i wrote inspired on me getting spooked at an Antique store. The chamber with the music, everything was actually there. Part 2 coming soon!
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They Loved Their House But It Was A Haunted House
Story by Roberto Perez
This story is about a family living in a very scary haunted house
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Seventh Trap
Story by Justice_Arabia
He desperately needed help. He couldn't call anyone and he couldn't run. So he set up 7 traps to catch "it". Will he succeed? Will he catch it?
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Dreamlike
Musing by Misty Poulson
A little girl dreams of being normal, but wakes up to the cold harsh reality.
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Westbrook
Story by Tapper
Close to retirement William and Ada move to a country village. During his journey to and from work William encounters some ghostly apparitions at the window of an old house. After the final experience
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The Silver Lady
Poem by Bram Bone
I never believed in the silver lady. She was just a folklore, a scare-trap, nothing but the imaginings of weaker minds; but then I saw her, and that was the night I fell in love.
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Ghosts
Poem by Zip017
Who else sees them?
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Spinning Around in Cricles
Story by Hopetrytohaveit
A young woman finds herself in a dramatic experience .............. a well her parents are crazy
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Spinning Around in Cricles
Story by Hopetrytohaveit
A young woman finds herself in a dramatic experience .............. a well her parents are crazy
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Red October Haunting
Story by moon
Following the trap of ghosts or hauntings. It's in the month of October, Halloween! Stay together and do not forget one another. Is best a rule to test on the endless halls of street frights.
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Confederate Gold and Ghost
Story by Elwood
A haunting tale of lost Confederate gold. A search for lost treasure, guarded by ghost.
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The Devil's Chair
Story by Elwood
A paranormal experience.
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WHEN THE CLERK CAME TO WORK       A prison Ghost Story
Story by Ricky Taylor
A Day in the Life of Author Ricky Taylor
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BugaBOO!
Story by Matt Decker
WARNING: You might never look at a bug the same way again...
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Caster the Furniture Ghost
Story by Matt Decker
When there's something strange moving your furniture around...
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The Cougar Painting
Story by jobella
Troy and Wendy believed that they were coving the story of a life time boy were they ever wrong
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Black Gloves
Story by KylonKaprie
A young, hopeful couple are staying in a wretched motel called Motel Omelas. Overtime, their hope begins to dwindle along with their love for each other until one of them stumbles into someone new.
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The Green Bus
Story by StephenG
It seemed a normal summer's evening in London as a man waited for his bus after work. It turned out not to be.
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Ghost Writer
Story by Matt Decker
A groundbreaking book appears, describing the Afterlife in impossible detail. But the mysterious author is nowhere to be found. Turns out, there's a good reason...
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YES DEAR
Story by billyyoutwo1
A ghost story with a twist at the end.
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The Figure
Story by Asoxus
"The Figure" is a short story about a figure seen only by men who were deemed clinically insane.
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THE RAT- MASTERS
Story by deborahinwi
Three young girls go out on a lark, and end up slaves to a horrible race!
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It's Here, and It's Trying to Break Through.
Story by Morgan Corneau
What if the ringing in our ears was not our mind. But instead it was someone.
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The Day After
Story by GLEN S PERRY
Only yesterday in fact, Benedict had gone for a novel ride out of the small town of Oldsville...
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With Us Still (A Ghost Story for Christmas)
Story by GLEN S PERRY
What happened next was both ordinary and extraordinary!
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The Reaching
Story by GLEN S PERRY
'We do not dwell here!...For why would anyone wish to live in this place of earth and bones?'
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A Different Reality
Story by GLEN S PERRY
I was born Jonathan Ryde! And I lived in the Lake District
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Pathways to the Past
Story by GLEN S PERRY
 A bony hand clawed at my neck...and I reluctantly ventured closer
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The House That Cried
Story by GLEN S PERRY
Within the empty, once-splendid, rooms of Rockley Point House something still remained.
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London Ghost Story
Story by GLEN S PERRY
The city had certainly changed since the day's of Wren and Hawksmoor...but 'It was still London', I thought,...'the greatest place on earth!'
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THE CANDLE in the WINDOW (A Suburban Ghost Story)
Story by GLEN S PERRY
A Civil Servant's life in sleepy suburbia is turned upside down when he becomes terrorised by the demonic ghost of a young woman whose murderous reach stretches far beyond the grave
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MURDER for FUN
Story by stanley wilkin
A group of ordinary men in a small midlands town set up a club to discuss, plan and execute murders. It is a hobby of sorts.
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The Woman in White
A short but frightening encounter.
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Sarah
Story by PoojaShah
Sarah is dead. It's been 10 days since Sarah died. I still can't believe she's gone....
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Open Your Eyes
Story by welshdreamer42
Not everything is as it seems...
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Three Scary Stories to Tell Your Friends
Story by Deadlydolly
Just some stories I found on the Internet. (I made the rhyme)
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Hangtree
Story by littlemermaid22
The old branches of an ancient oak tree reach above the road, as I walk underneath them on my way to school eerie whispers call to me, and screams is despair mix with the shallow rattling of the wind.
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The Body
Story by skgriffie
Hunters find a woman's body.
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Burn
Story by goddess_n
And it burned, and it burned, fiercely it shed her skin, as she shed tears through her reddened cheeks, she saw not light, but endless hope, that has one path, and once you go into the path, you can never go sideways.
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Footsteps In The Hall
Story by lisacrain90
Parents home... this is the story of Footsteps in the hall. I later found out it wasn't my parents at all!
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Guises Of The Reaper
Story by Christine71
short ghost story