Short Stories - Horror

Short stories are works of brief narrative prose, which usually focus on a limited number of characters and a single, decisive plot incident. Significantly shorter and more compact than novels, short stories leave the reader with a snapshot or slice of life.

Unknowingly Lifeless

Unknowingly Lifeless

TheLostAngel
6 parts / 8 pages, updated Mar 04, 2012PG-13Completed
Sarah is a hardworking girl who works for a record company. One day, she stumbles to her basement and had a horrific experience there. At work, her coworker, Camron, ... read more
2,916 reads votes 68 comments 26
Nightmare Before School Starts

Nightmare Before School Starts

GeedubWall
5 parts / 7 pages, updated Dec 29, 2013
"But dear. It is oh so fun." His voice made me want to squirm in my skin. He bore those empty eye sockets into me and smiled. "And funny as h... read more
786 reads votes 34 comments 9
The Unexpected Guest

The Unexpected Guest

AngelaFrances29
5 parts / 5 pages, updated Sep 11, 2013PG
Alexandra finds herself shifting to a new house with her mom and a lil' sister. Finding this new house extraordinarily uncanny, she soon finds out its so-called hidde... read more
960 reads votes 36 comments 43
Cold Blood

Cold Blood

kimThylove
3 pages, updated Oct 13, 2014PG-13PicturesCompleted
A smile crept onto her lips as she stared at her blood-stained hands. Her Cold Blood with the desire to kill coursing through her veins. They were dead... they were all dead a... read more
102 reads votes 9 comments 16
Death is Calling

Death is Calling

wolfrunner118
13 parts / 14 pages, updated Aug 03, 2012PG-13PicturesCompleted
Fourteen year old Lilly Greene is on the loose, beware. Getting possessed then only encouraged by her dead brother to kill, Lilly is on the rise to become the town's worst... read more
1,843 reads votes 80 comments 64
May the Roses always smell sweet

May the Roses always smell sweet

Canaluv99
12 parts / 10 pages, updated Sep 24, 2014PG-13
What happens when a experimental drug trial goes wrong? What would happen if humans were kept in canned hunting farms instead of exotic animals? What happens when zombies are used to help combat overpopulation? More to come...
731 reads votes 44 comments 42
Michael's Body ➵ 5sauce

Michael's Body ➵ 5sauce

Princess5S0S
9 parts / 11 pages, updated Jun 06, 2014PG-13Completed
❝Hell is a teenage boy.❞ Horror #741 © Princess5S0S. All rights reserved.
2,214 reads votes 107 comments 47
Scream while you're still having Fun

Scream while you're still having Fun

Chapacabra
3 parts / 4 pages, updated Oct 23, 2012PG-13Completed
Jeremy and his friends Carrie and Jessie sleep over at his house for a horror movie marathon on the night of Halloween. What is meant to be a silly prank in the middle of the night gets horribly out of hand, resulting in bloodshed.
1,127 reads votes 38 comments 10
Stories Born From Boredom and Mindless Afternoons

Stories Born From Boredom and Mindless Afternoons

Londonandeye
9 parts / 9 pages, updated Apr 07, 2012PG-13Pictures
Short stories that I wrote while bored (usually procrastinating coursework of some sort haha). They are about one to two pages and I will write them but will not spend hours working on them so they are raw.
2,636 reads votes 187 comments 187
The Conjuring (School Version) [Completed ^u^]

The Conjuring (School Version) [Completed ^u^]

altheaaart
7 parts / 7 pages, updated Oct 21, 2013Completed
Jane Ashley Jones ventures out the scary back story of her school. It leads her to tormented nights and down to hell scariness. But she's not afraid to face it. She did it before, but can she do it now?
833 reads votes 35 comments 18
The Massacre

The Massacre

HannahOfTheInternet
7 parts / 7 pages, updated May 21, 2012PG-13Completed
Hatred can drive anyone to do anything. But with Piper Kelly it is different. Her hatred is based on her father, her tormenters, and the people who accused her ancestor of be... read more
1,137 reads votes 46 comments 8
Smacked Down! Four Horrific Contest Winners

Smacked Down! Four Horrific Contest Winners

GradyRichards
5 parts / 26 pages, updated Mar 19, 2012PG-13Completed
1,262 reads votes 44 comments 11
Terribly Terrifying Tales of Terror

Terribly Terrifying Tales of Terror

EternallyMortal
7 parts / 3 pages, updated Apr 13, 2014Pictures
This is a collection of short stories, dedicated to the beginning of the end... so prepare to be thrilled, prepare to have your terror turned into hor... read more
955 reads votes 41 comments 12
Horrific Tales of Horror

Horrific Tales of Horror

RetirementHome
5 parts / 4 pages, updated Sep 10, 2014PG-13
A series of short stories guaranteed to scare you half to death. Twice.
2,621 reads votes 38 comments 29
Black Book [Completed/Editing]

Black Book [Completed/Editing]

DemiLouiseBlackburn
15 parts / 11 pages, updated Aug 07, 2012PGCompleted
A young boy, neglected by family alike seeks refuge within the pages of small, black book. The more he spills into his writing, the more Sam's anger takes ove... read more
4,526 reads votes 225 comments 175
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