Stories

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Spirits Trapped in His Head Plague a Man with No Past…

Spirits Trapped in His Head Plague a Man with No Past…

I grew up on horror—reading novels and comics, watching TV shows and movies. Growing...

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Some Things Are Better Left Alone…

Some Things Are Better Left Alone…

I once found myself living out an urban legend. Picture this: A lone teenage girl...

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Some Things Are Better Left Alone, but That Doesn’t Stop Them from Coming for Us…

Some Things Are Better Left Alone, but That Doesn’t Stop...

I once found myself living out an urban legend. Picture this: A lone teenage girl...

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Vincent Faces a Nightmare He Might Never Wake Up From

Vincent Faces a Nightmare He Might Never Wake Up From

Survival horror is one of my favorite genres. Those stories in which a powerful...

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Powerlessness Can Be a Terrifying Thing

Powerlessness Can Be a Terrifying Thing

The idea of losing your freedom and autonomy, that you can be trapped, and at the...

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Science and the Supernatural Are Never a Good Mix…

Science and the Supernatural Are Never a Good Mix…

Body horror is one of the most terrifying subgenres out there and it holds a special...

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Newfound Joy Never Lasts, and for Good Reason…

Newfound Joy Never Lasts, and for Good Reason…

There was a time when I didn’t fully appreciate all that horror had to offer. I...

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There Is a Consequence for Everything We Do…

There Is a Consequence for Everything We Do…

…And not all of them are easy to live with—or survive. There’s a childhood event...

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The Simplest Things Can Spark the Deepest Fears

The Simplest Things Can Spark the Deepest Fears

I dog-sit at a house that’s surrounded by bushland. The first night I was there,...

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The Most Dangerous Place Is Where We Feel the Safest

The Most Dangerous Place Is Where We Feel the Safest

We’ve all been put in situations when we had to question if it really is better...

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Only a Few Things Are More Terrifying than a Wish

Only a Few Things Are More Terrifying than a Wish

There are so many fantastic tales of genies and wish-granting, and often they are...

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Life Is Full of Small Encounters with the Unknown

Life Is Full of Small Encounters with the Unknown

I love snuggling under a mound of blankets on cold winter nights. Melting into the...

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Marcus Mortlake’s Greatest Fear Has Returned…

Marcus Mortlake’s Greatest Fear Has Returned…

Last time, we explored the career of Marcus Mortlake as a prober of paranormal activity....

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It Only Takes One Wrong Turn to Lose Your Way…

It Only Takes One Wrong Turn to Lose Your Way…

The fragility of our existence is what draws most of us to horror. And it’s the...

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The Shadows Come A-Knockin’. Will You Let Them In?

The Shadows Come A-Knockin’. Will You Let Them In?

Monsters can look like anything. So, if they show up on your doorstep and you let...

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What if “Divine Guidance” Was Anything but Divine?

What if “Divine Guidance” Was Anything but Divine?

I’ve read a thousand stories where people claimed that they’ve “received a sign”....