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Short Stories - By Genre: Horror/Scary
in the "Horror/Scary" genre

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Tools for creating and organizing character data for a long-term series
Rated: E
~769 Words
Writing, Writing.Com, How-To/Advice
Type: Article
Updated about a year ago
The boy who threw the cat into the well. Winner of SCREAMS!!! July 7, 2020.
Rated: 18+
~1,313 Words
Horror/Scary, Dark, Cultural
Type: Short Story
Updated about 8 hours ago
You can only believe in something for so long before it becomes real.
Rated: 13+
~3,465 Words
Horror/Scary, Supernatural, Folklore
Type: Short Story
Updated a day ago
Traveling the corridor between life and death.
Rated: 18+
~1,044 Words
Horror/Scary, Contest, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated a day ago
For those who loved the monsters in TV land.
Rated: 18+
~317 Words
Comedy, Horror/Scary, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 days ago
I’m working on short scenes with a lot of power. This specific scene is based off fear.
Rated: E
~169 Words
Dark, Horror/Scary, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 days ago
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Michelle Stewart is snowed-in with a hungry python...
Rated: 18+
~5,356 Words
Horror/Scary, Thriller/Suspense, Psychology
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 years ago
A man courts his love of death
Rated: 18+
~1,848 Words
Psychology, Thriller/Suspense, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 days ago
Rated: E
~99 Words
Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 9 days ago
A holy man deals with the aftermath of making a deal with a devil.
Rated: E
~436 Words
Horror/Scary, Paranormal, Fantasy
Type: Short Story
Updated 10 days ago
We all have a little devil inside just dying to get out.
Rated: 18+
~4,387 Words
Horror/Scary, Sci-fi, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated 11 days ago
Kaz needs to know about his friend.
Rated: 13+
~982 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Psychology
Type: Short Story
Updated 16 days ago
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When Mutt, Luther, and Pete go see a special feature they are in for more than a movie...
Rated: E
~1,330 Words
Children's, Horror/Scary, Ghost
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 years ago
Thrown into the oubliette. Winner of SCREAMS!!! 5/8/2020 and Weekly Winner, May 2020..
Rated: 18+
~1,591 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Death
Type: Short Story
Updated 20 days ago
A teacher's activity with his class.
Rated: 18+
~767 Words
Dark, Death, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 24 days ago
Something sinister therein lurks.
Rated: 13+
~30 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Activity
Type: Short Story
Updated 25 days ago
When boredom meets insanity somewhere in the middle...
Rated: 13+
~1,331 Words
Comedy, Satire, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 25 days ago
A new neighbor helps a young man recovering from an accident
Rated: 13+
~951 Words
Horror/Scary, Action/Adventure
Type: Short Story
Updated 26 days ago
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"Come on in ... if you dare."
Rated: 13+
~3,706 Words
Horror/Scary, Dark, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 years ago
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"Look straight at the mirror and heed my words. They cannot know us: they never will ..."
Rated: 13+
~625 Words
Contest, Supernatural, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 28 days ago
Somewhere, high on a mountaintop
Rated: 13+
~383 Words
Supernatural, Horror/Scary, Action/Adventure
Type: Short Story
Updated 29 days ago
Attempt at two sentence horror story
Rated: E
~27 Words
Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
A crushing response to unbearable irritation.
Rated: 13+
~708 Words
Horror/Scary, Dark, Death
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
an old broken down house in the woods , as a child would you explore it ?
Rated: E
~420 Words
Horror/Scary, Ghost, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
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A writer tries to overcome his addictions, but something far more evil is after him.
Rated: 18+
~10,202 Words
Horror/Scary, Thriller/Suspense, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 years ago
A 9-year-old boy's fate will be decided! (Repost from 10 years ago or so.)
Rated: E
~467 Words
Horror/Scary, Comedy, Holiday
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
The uncertainty of our days
Rated: E
~767 Words
Horror/Scary, Other, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
*Dollar* 6,000 GPs per review
All the world is quite literally a stage in this surreal kafkaesque dreamworld.
Rated: 13+
~4,448 Words
Horror/Scary, Emotional, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
Dharlene Bernards accidentally killed a man. But he came back to get his revenge.
Rated: E
~1,376 Words
Horror/Scary, Fantasy, Thriller/Suspense
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
A deck of cards, a roller coaster, a demon. What could go wrong?
Rated: ASR
~1,407 Words
Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
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Rated: E
~769 Words
Writing, Writing.Com, How-To/Advice
Type: Article
Updated about a year ago
Written for the WDC Short Shots competition, May 2020
Rated: 13+
~880 Words
Contest Entry, Dark, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
A ghost can't give up his love. The Weird Tales contest. 1000 word limit.
Rated: 13+
~810 Words
Ghost, Horror/Scary, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
A strange execution takes place in a small suburban town.
Rated: 18+
~379 Words
Horror/Scary, Dark, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
A young girl is confronted by her doppelganger
Rated: ASR
~1,862 Words
Supernatural, Teen, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
Bradley makes a deal to avoid Death. Winner of SCREAMS!!! 4/06/2020.
Rated: 13+
~1,299 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
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Michelle Stewart is snowed-in with a hungry python...
Rated: 18+
~5,356 Words
Horror/Scary, Thriller/Suspense, Psychology
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 years ago
Prompt: Unlike regular movies, when this film is watched, it transports the viewer...
Rated: E
~1,494 Words
Horror/Scary, Fantasy, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
*Dollar* 2,250 GPs per review
Fredek seeks magical power to make himself whole--will he lose his home and loving wife?
Rated: 18+
~4,910 Words
Fantasy, Horror/Scary, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
1st draft about a drug addict's dream before dying and struggle to tell what what is real.
Rated: E
~972 Words
Psychology, Thriller/Suspense, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
Norman tries to help Martin.
Rated: E
~1,093 Words
Fantasy, Supernatural, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
An earworm gets Vinnie down.
Rated: 18+
~805 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Death
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
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When Mutt, Luther, and Pete go see a special feature they are in for more than a movie...
Rated: E
~1,330 Words
Children's, Horror/Scary, Ghost
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 years ago
Rated: E
~48 Words
Experience, Thriller/Suspense, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
*Dollar* 150 GPs per review
Rated: ASR
~543 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Thriller/Suspense
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
How can her father say 'no'. Screams!!! 2/18/2020.
Rated: 13+
~782 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Animal
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
A girl finds out the caretaker of her orphanage was not what she seemed
Rated: 13+
~333 Words
Horror/Scary, Other, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
Twist and turns and brown cobblestone. Lost in the sewer, will I find my way home?
Rated: E
~368 Words
Other, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
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"Come on in ... if you dare."
Rated: 13+
~3,706 Words
Horror/Scary, Dark, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 years ago
He saw only the shadows of trees & gravestones, nothing more. What did he think he'd seen?
Rated: 13+
~1,274 Words
Horror/Scary, Fantasy, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
Written years ago, but seems a lot more likely to happen now.
Rated: E
~440 Words
Horror/Scary, Contest, Sci-fi
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
*Dollar* 101 GPs per review
The next night I heard it again.
Rated: ASR
~284 Words
Mystery, Horror/Scary, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
Picture prompt Medusa's head. Something weird and disturbing.
Rated: 18+
~930 Words
Horror/Scary, Dark, Occult
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
A husband and wife's dream vacation in Australia turns into a nightmare.
Rated: E
~1,196 Words
Horror/Scary, Comedy, Travel
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
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A writer tries to overcome his addictions, but something far more evil is after him.
Rated: 18+
~10,202 Words
Horror/Scary, Thriller/Suspense, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 years ago
I would not be a willing sacrifice, a worm unaware of the looming boot. I would fight!
Rated: ASR
~718 Words
Drama, Horror/Scary, Holiday
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
She could sense the spiritual, unearthly elements around her.
Rated: 13+
~2,431 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
He felt the stare of own his kind, a new one, ...
Rated: 18+
~728 Words
Horror/Scary, Death, Occult
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
Two men suffer penalty for their wrong deeds.
Rated: 13+
~632 Words
Horror/Scary, Animal, Paranormal
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
A fun house should be fun right?
Rated: 18+
~997 Words
Dark, Horror/Scary, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
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