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

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Rated: E
~769 Words
Writing, Writing.Com, How-To/Advice
Type: Article
Updated about a year ago
And you thought it was just a scarecrow!
Rated: E
~535 Words
Horror/Scary, Contest Entry, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated about 12 hours ago
Rated: ASR
~555 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Holiday
Type: Short Story
Updated a day ago
Rated: ASR
~828 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 days ago
“Why am I here? This whole place is a tomb.” (RISING STAR SHINING BRIGHTER WINNER)
Rated: ASR
~2,862 Words
Horror/Scary, Supernatural, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 days ago
Of pots and zombies.Winner of SCREAMS!!! October 27 2020.
Rated: 18+
~977 Words
Contest Entry, Dark, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 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 3 years ago
just some short horror stories that I made since it's the spooky season.
Rated: E
~377 Words
Horror/Scary, Thriller/Suspense, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 days ago
Eliza wouldn't be an Apprentice Medium anymore. The next level of knowledge: the Occult.
Rated: 13+
~2,128 Words
Horror/Scary, Supernatural, Occult
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 days ago
contest submission for Weird Tales Contest
Rated: 13+
~963 Words
Horror/Scary, Action/Adventure, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 days ago
I find myself at the mercy of a cute witch on Halloween!
Rated: 18+
~833 Words
Action/Adventure, Horror/Scary, Romance/Love
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 days ago
A demon witch from another world comes to conquer.
Rated: 13+
~1,100 Words
Horror/Scary, Action/Adventure, Sci-fi
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 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
She could sense the spiritual, unearthly elements around her.
Rated: 13+
~2,477 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 days ago
Vacation should be fun and relaxing, but for Terrance, it was quite the opposite.
Rated: 13+
~671 Words
Paranormal, Horror/Scary, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 days ago
Strange neighbors, disappearances, and a sheriff who relishes leisure time.
Rated: ASR
~200 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Thriller/Suspense
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 days ago
Dark reflections on modern life and death. 2nd in Murder, Mayhem and Massacre, Sep. 2020.
Rated: 18+
~789 Words
Contest Entry, Dark, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 days ago
It had a night face and a day face.
Rated: E
~1,240 Words
Dark, Death, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 days 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
There’s a thin barrier protecting us from the world of the Other. Something escaped.
Rated: 18+
~1,755 Words
Horror/Scary, Dark, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 days ago
Two boys explore an underground maze. Winner of SCREAMS!!! October 23 2020.
Rated: 18+
~1,113 Words
Contest Entry, Dark, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 days ago
One relates a legend the other responds with a poem.
Rated: 13+
~1,614 Words
Fantasy, Horror/Scary, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 8 days ago
An Egyptologist falls for a beautiful, younger woman. First place Short Shots, Oct 2016
Rated: 18+
~1,868 Words
Dark, Horror/Scary, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 8 days ago
A look behind the SCREAMS
Rated: 13+
~1,258 Words
Horror/Scary, Comedy, Nonsense
Type: Short Story
Updated 9 days ago
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Not merely just a writer looking for his muse, something much worse.
Rated: 18+
~7,322 Words
Horror/Scary, Dark, Drama
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 years ago
Andy makes a chess move. Winner SCREAMS!!! October 20 2020.
Rated: 13+
~919 Words
Contest Entry, Dark, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 9 days ago
The Sugar-Free Way to Move Like You Mean It™
Rated: 18+
~1,346 Words
Horror/Scary, Writing, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 10 days ago
A mage's calculations backfire.
Rated: 13+
~1,354 Words
Contest Entry, Dark, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 11 days ago
A field trip turns a little too educational
Rated: ASR
~406 Words
Horror/Scary, Mythology, Paranormal
Type: Short Story
Updated 11 days ago
George's life is about to change, and he can't believe his luck.
Rated: 18+
~1,640 Words
Horror/Scary, Supernatural, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated 12 days ago
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Rated: E
~769 Words
Writing, Writing.Com, How-To/Advice
Type: Article
Updated about a year ago
Not every tale told by an old sailor is a tall one . . .
Rated: 18+
~3,238 Words
Horror/Scary, Thriller/Suspense, Steampunk
Type: Short Story
Updated 12 days ago
The final edit of a draft story, written for Screams!!! Halloween 2020.
Rated: 13+
~778 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Paranormal
Type: Short Story
Updated 12 days ago
March 10, 1945. A B 29 napalm bombing raid destroyed Tokyo. Includes eyewitness accounts.
Rated: 18+
~1,858 Words
Horror/Scary, Action/Adventure, History
Type: Short Story
Updated 13 days ago
A mother visits a candy store to buy some sweets for her child after closing time.
Rated: E
~1,246 Words
Death, Ghost, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 13 days ago
An experimental horror story. Joint winner SCREAMS!!!, July 15 2020.
Rated: 13+
~1,132 Words
Contest Entry, Dark, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 14 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 3 years ago
You move into your new house,you start noticing weird things but your not hunted....right?
Rated: E
~336 Words
Ghost, Paranormal, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 15 days ago
She tried to warn them.
Rated: 18+
~295 Words
Horror/Scary, Death, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 15 days ago
Where are the nightmares, precisely? (Short Shots Entry)
Rated: 18+
~2,011 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Educational
Type: Short Story
Updated 16 days ago
Rated: E
~626 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 16 days ago
It used to live in the well behind the house. Now it is in the plumbing!
Rated: ASR
~4,094 Words
Occult, Supernatural, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 17 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
What's the worst thing a killer could lose?
Rated: 13+
~1,014 Words
Crime/Gangster, Horror/Scary, Contest
Type: Short Story
Updated 17 days ago
It was Halloween, but these trick-or-treaters didn't seem to be in costume.
Rated: ASR
~993 Words
Fantasy, Horror/Scary, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 17 days ago
It told them what to expect ... but not everything to expect!
Rated: ASR
~996 Words
Fantasy, Horror/Scary, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 17 days ago
Villainy preys where heroes slumber! [Weird Tales Contest Co-Winner]
Rated: 13+
~876 Words
Horror/Scary, Occult, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 17 days ago
Death uncanny struck those who stole from him! [Weird Tales Contest Winner]
Rated: ASR
~964 Words
Occult, Mystery, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 17 days 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
Would you sleep your way to the bottom to get to the top?
Rated: 18+
~920 Words
Horror/Scary, Occult, Contest
Type: Short Story
Updated 17 days ago
Magicians like to keep their secrets. But some HAVE to!
Rated: ASR
~990 Words
Horror/Scary, Gothic, Contest
Type: Short Story
Updated 17 days ago
Our vines have tender grapes—and hideous guardians! [Weird Tales Contest Co-Winner]
Rated: ASR
~843 Words
Horror/Scary, Contest, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 17 days ago
The bog had a secret hunger, and only death could sate it! [Weird Tales Contest Co-Winner]
Rated: 13+
~961 Words
Horror/Scary, Gothic, Contest
Type: Short Story
Updated 17 days ago
It was an open and shut case, over an open and shut grave!
Rated: ASR
~1,000 Words
Crime/Gangster, Horror/Scary, Contest
Type: Short Story
Updated 17 days ago
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Not merely just a writer looking for his muse, something much worse.
Rated: 18+
~7,322 Words
Horror/Scary, Dark, Drama
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 years ago
a lovely red-tiled house with white walls and a grape in the backyard
Rated: 13+
~857 Words
Horror/Scary, Drama, Ghost
Type: Short Story
Updated 19 days ago
Horror Stories of a sleepy little down that holds many hidden dangers.
Rated: E
~1,738 Words
Horror/Scary, Supernatural, Fantasy
Type: Short Story
Updated 19 days ago
Trapped inside a shop, a group share their Hallowe'en tales. 1810 words
Rated: 13+
~1,568 Words
Horror/Scary, Contest Entry, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 19 days ago
Murder left a bad taste in the victim's mouth.
Rated: ASR
~834 Words
Horror/Scary, Other, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 20 days ago
Contest entry for The Dialogue 500 - Halloween short story
Rated: E
~459 Words
Contest Entry, Horror/Scary, Holiday
Type: Short Story
Updated 20 days ago
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