Interview with Phil Farina, author of Reflections, a short story featured in our Scary Short Story Compilation.Read More
Interview with Colin Anders Brodd, author of Remember!, a short story featured in our Scary Short Story Compilation.Read More
Interview with Olga Werby, author of The Black Queen, a short story featured in our Scary Short Story Compilation.Read More
Interview with Kayla Krantz, author of Premonition, a short story featured in our Scary Short Story Compilation.Read More
Interview with Bea Cannon, author of Spider, Spider, a short story featured in our Scary Short Story Compilation.Read More
Carmine woke, or at least tried to, after a hard night of partying. It was the morning after All Hallows’ Eve. Carmine and a group of friends spent the long night drinking and carousing at Jennifer’s house, trying to scare the hell out of each other. There were costumes a plenty, from fairies and witches to the more grotesque, blood-dripping creatures from popular horror movies. There were finger foods, shaped like actual fingers, a cake in the form of a severed head, a dish of “eyeballs” and a variety of drinks made to look like blood.Read More
You awaken in the dark. Where are you? How did you get here? You don't remember. Why don't you remember? You must try to think! Remember!
There is a throbbing in your temples, your eyes hurt as if you have had them open too long in dim light – but nay, did you not just awaken? In truth, your whole head hurts. Why? Did you hit your head? Is that why you were unconscious? Why you cannot remember? What is that smell?Read More
As a young woman, I’ve come to understand that there are universal truths that all girls follow. They’re not spoken out loud, not all the time, but once in a while I’ll hear the warnings: try not to walk outside once it’s dark, don’t walk alone, don’t walk anywhere isolating. They’re all the classic horror movie mantras, but life happens and who has time to read the warning labels?Read More
The black and yellow orb weaver chose the spot to build her web by instinct. It was secluded and away from wind and weather, and there were plenty of small flying creatures nearby, so it was a good location. She laid her eggs, ensconced them within silk and attached the egg sac near the center of her web, and then settled comfortably in.Read More
I'm a seed. Plant me.
All night it called. A rat came by to investigate. It sniffed the small smooth sphere, but the object didn't smell like a seed or food of any kind. The rat scurried away.
I'm a seed. Plant me.
The cat passed by without even a glance.
A family of raccoons stopped by. Poked. Left.
The sun came up.Read More