We love independent horror and we are pretty sure you do too. So we are happy to share a new graphic novel to be released on Tuesday, Feb 18th, 2020. There is a link at the bottom of the article to read the first comic book from the novel for free. Maybe something to "wet your appetite" before diving fully into The Empties. See what we did there? The Empties: You are … [Read more...] about The Empties – you are who you eat
Independent Horror Releases
What makes Puzzle Box Horror different than other paranormal online communities? We celebrate indie content creators. We even provide sponsorship and promotional advice to qualified authors, filmmakers and horror screenplay writers.
The more scary stories and original fiction we support as a community the better! We are updating this section with sequential chapters of original horror and paranormal fiction. Follow along, as our featured writers, filmmakers, and horror creators take you on a dark and terrifying journey into the spooky and suspenseful side of horror storytelling.
Phantom hitchhikers, or vanishing hitchhikers are most popular as an urban legend, or ghost story within the continental United States--typically a young woman stranded on the side of the road who desperately needs to get home. This original story based on the phantom hitchhiker legend is a typical account of what is to be expected if you were to pick her up on the side of the … [Read more...] about Phantom Hitchhikers and Vanishing Vagabonds
Anna twitched awake, she felt the unsettling warmth of sweaty palms, and her heart pounded in her chest as she gasped for air. It was the week following the winter Solstice and it was colder than it had been all year; the skies above her cabin were entirely void of cloud cover and had the clearest view of the milky way. Clear skies during the darkest parts of winter would … [Read more...] about Anna: 02 – Finding the Bokor
Anna swung her legs playfully, her eyes followed her moosehide boots as they hovered several inches above the floor of the auditorium. Her father draped a blanket over her lap, with a sweet mumble of, “in case you get chilly,” before he took his place next to her. Anna knew that she was in for a treat--her father made a tradition out of bringing her to the University with him … [Read more...] about Anna: 01 – The Boy, the Beast, and the Kayak
I never heard of a "sShadow Man" until my first-hand experience. It was a crisp October night and I was preparing for bed. My children were all gone and it was a beautiful evening alone with my husband. As I made my regular stroll through the house ensuring all doors were locked, windows closed, and the lights were off, I entered the hallway that ended at the master bedroom. … [Read more...] about The Appearance of The Shadow Man