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My near-death experience at the cottage

- My parents were on a business vacation and we children were not eager to accompany them. My father convinced me to stay in our cottage where we have been spending our summer since the beginning of fi...

By: Hjalmar111 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jul 2019

To Own the Wind

- I watched my copper mailbox dangle from the door of my bar through the blurs of my windshield wipers. The rubber gripped the glass, not a forgotten drop or streak. They were new. The car was new. The...

By: AHumbleBotfly | Category: Thriller | Score: 5| Added: 30 Oct 2017


- u·to·pi·a yooˈtōpēə/ Noun An imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect       Lines. Entry 1)  I should not be writing, or feeling. They tell me that numbness is norma...

By: spehill | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 0| Added: 25 Apr 2017

What Is This

- She awoke and was sleep walking Her and her American Girl doll What she saw was rather shocking There was blood dripping from the walls Whose blood was it she thought Her mom and dad alive in bed Sh...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 05 Mar 2017

Tick Tick

- "A mental asylum!" Sam's eyes grew wide and concerned at the thought of my new job offer. "Annie! You said no of course?" "No, I took the job." "Annie! So you are as crazy as you look," he teased. S...

By: freelanceimagination | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 09 Mar 2016

A Strange Place

- Social media. It’s a strange place. A place where an apology can result in being blocked by a so-called friend. Where mention of something proposed an ocean away can trigger an overreaction so extre...

By: magnificent1rascal | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jun 2015


- And then I shot up from bed. The weather is acting up. I had a bad dream, but what was it? I can’t remember. . . Wait, where is she? Is she okay? I have to check up on her. I don’t know why, but I th...

By: Auxochrome | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 27 May 2014

Don't Go Into The Woods

- When we first moved into our new home, we saw we had endless woods out back. It looked so magical, like a fairytale. It drew me in immediately, but I was warned not to come into these woods. I was tol...

By: Poppet | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 31 Oct 2013 Audio version available


- It was a cold, lonely Friday night in a small town in Indiana (Friday the thirteenth, to be exact). The wind howled with a cry like an anguished wolf, and made the bare limbs of the trees tremble like...

By: SorinaphaFumiyoB | Category: Thriller | Score: 3.7| Added: 18 Mar 2013

Mallen's Bridge

- Mallen's Bridge irishmik60 Tis a little known fact that there are literally hundreds of stone circles and mounds throughout the British Isles. Stonehenge being by far the most famous. Their arche...

By: irishmik60 | Category: Thriller | Score: 4.5| Added: 30 Oct 2011

The Diary of Joseph Mortimer

- In June 2010 a freak fire gutted a 16th Century farmhouse in Hampshire. During the renovation following the disaster the owners found, concealed beneath the floorboards, the diary of one Joseph Morti...

By: MissAdventure | Category: Horror | Score: 4.7| Added: 14 Oct 2011