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
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.
The culture of robbing graves isn't as big of a topic these days as it probably should be, but there is something about the entire topic that is just strangely unsettling. Robbing graves has been and is still a problem that plagues every culture--from the Pharaohs who attempted to take their earthly possessions with them into the next life, to ghost marriages in Chinese … [Read more...] about Punishment for Grave Robbing Epitomized in Short Horror Film, Toe (2020)
We're happy to announce we are done with our first publication "Atlas of Lore - Oregon." In this issue, we have 5 original short horror stories based on Oregon's haunted lore. We are also including the legends behind the stories in the issue along with original art, photography, articles, and a re-release of an H.P Lovecraft classic short story. If you love ghost stories, lore, … [Read more...] about Puzzle Box Horror Presents – Atlas of Lore #1 Oregon.