Journal Entry #2 - The Haunter

They each sat at a point on the chalky pentagram drawn on the creaky wooden floorboards up in the attic. They thought that they were about to summon a ghost, but little did they know, I was already there. 644 more words

Class Blog

How to Write a Truly Scary Story

“But what is it we are afraid of?” wrote Virginia Woolf in 1918. “We are not afraid of ruins, or moonlight, or ghosts.” Woolf was charting a sea-change in the nature of the supernatural tale, but she might as well have been asking future readers “Who will you be, and what will frighten you?” 164 more words

About Writing

What I Am Reading Right Now...

…and is freaking me out to no end! It has been a long time since I have been laying in my bed, reading a story, and it completely unhinged me so much that I put it down. 62 more words


Cabbies and Ka-booms

Fumes, fear and heat filled the backseat of our taxi cab. I sat wedged between my husband, two Australians and three cumbersome scuba tanks, waiting for someone to either throw up or all of us to blow up. 261 more words

Grandma's Story

Write about anything you’d like, but make sure the post includes this sentence:

“I thought we’d never come back from that one.”


“Grandma, what’s the scariest thing that ever happened to you?” 659 more words

Daily Prompt

Scary Story: Pen and Ink

Light a new Marlboro. Put pen to paper and stop. The idea, the fragile eggshell that is thought,
is like spit up. If you force it, it hurts. 1,344 more words