Part 02 — The Monster Inside of Me Such is the unnatural body of this god, which has no kinship with the dust of our world; indeed, it is not flesh as we know flesh, but as crystal or glass, and soft so that during his dreaming death it often breaks apart, but when it breaks it at once reforms itself, held in its pattern by the will of the great one. Such is the unnatural … [Read more...] about Duology of the Damned: Part 02 – The Monster Inside of Me
Short Horror Stories
From cosmic horror, gothic tales to frightening urban legends we love short horror stories. We've been collecting and writing them for years now. We have horror authors from all over the globe contributing to our collection.
Short horror stories based on urban legends are where we source most of our writing from. Our encyclopedia of supernatural is an archive of supernatural lore to inspire our writers and scare our readers. From haunted lighthouses to mummified loggers we are searching the world for the best horror lore to bring to life.
We have one ongoing series "Anna Byrne" inspired by supernatural hunters around the world, this story follows Anna as she learns about her past, investigates paranormal lore and follows in the footprints of the great ghost hunters before her.
Our stories are also available in print regionally with our atlas of lore series. The first edition related to Oregon is available now. learn more about Atlas of Lore Oregon.
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I woke up to the unsettling caw of a raven sitting in a tree near my window. I could feel the sweat that had built up on my forehead overnight and I was feeling greasy, but the prospect of what I had to do this morning grated on my nerves. I rolled over on my other side, having decided to give myself a few more hours to improve my mood. The moment I closed my eyes I fell back … [Read more...] about Duology of the Damned: Part 01 – When the Sickness Reached Alaska
“Come on… Come on!” The scent of electric smoke wafted up from the soldering iron on the circuit board as Larry hastily laid down bead after bead connecting the new resistor to the board. He knew if he did not get the power connected back to the ham radio that the signal would be lost forever and the passengers of the Cessna likely would be as well--at least they would be lost … [Read more...] about Frequency – A Short Cosmic Horror Story – by Tritone
Interruptions. They are a part of life but I still haven’t grown accustomed to them. In fact, I hate them so much I stopped taking walk-ins years ago… It was a Tuesday morning and I had just poured a fresh cup of coffee. The aroma was rising in my nose as my computer booted up for the day. I was about to sit down and work on putting the final touches on the first draft of … [Read more...] about The Paranormal Journal of Ezekiel Kincaid Entry 5: James and Alice
Fight if that’s necessary, but run if you can, just so long as you run together. The words of Louis L’Amour echoed in her mind, she had lost so many companions already, it felt like a bad joke. She wiped the residue from her sweaty face with her charred sleeve, there was heat radiating from the building that lay in fiery ruin in front of her. She was alone now. Who could … [Read more...] about Fight For Your Life