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  • Paranormal Prompts
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    Have you found yourself stuck in the middle of a particularly bad writer's block? Need a dose of inspiration? Or are you simply looking for some creativity to kick-start your newest novel? Then look no further! Paranormal Prompts aims to bring you weekly prompts that will inspire your creativity and help those writers...

  • Contests and Challenges
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    Contests and challenges hosted by Paranormal Community. Please note, the following contest and its rules are the creation of a team of Ambassadors and is in no way affiliated with Wattpad or its staff. Judging of said contest is entirely run by its creators and is not the responsibility of Wattpad or its staff.

  • Season of Scares: A 61 Day Drabble Challenge
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    A daily drabble challenge for the season by @dcompbooks. Thanks to @tlbodine for bringing it to my attention. 61 days, 100 words. #SeasonOfScares

  • Very Superstitious
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    100 word drabbles. 61 days. Let's get spooky.

  • Season of Scares: 61-Day Drabble Challenge
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    @dcompbooks invited me to join her daily drabble challenge as we gear up for the spooky season. Two months, 61 prompts, a whole lot of spooks -- are you in? #SeasonOfScares

  • A Mother's Job
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    A horror short story Skylar locks herself and her daughter Thea inside a panic room in order to hide from the walking dead.

  • Jack-In-the-Box: A Halloween Story
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    It is the night of All Hallow's Eve, and 12-year-old Jack is trick-or-treating for the first time on his own.

  • Ashes, Ashes
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    After Laurel's suicide, her oldest friends gather to fulfill her final request: Scatter her ashes at her family's remote old cabin, and drink to her memory. But as the night wears on, old grudges and dark secrets begin to emerge. And when one of the mourners is found murdered, the others are left reeling with the horr...

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  • Thoughts and Prayers
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    The day the Overseer statue went up at the school, Mackenzie felt a chill of fear. When the shooting happened, she knew she was right. --------- A short story about death cults and gun violence.

  • Creepy Crawleys
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    John & Jane have just moved into a sprawling old Colonial house in New England. When they are welcomed by their neighbors in a strange way, the newlyweds must confront the reclusive old couple and their disturbing gesture.

  • Sickly Sweet
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    When her friends decide to host a Halloween party at an abandoned house, Marcy Bishop reluctantly tags along. However, it isn't long before Marcy has to save her sister from becoming the victim to a local urban legend about a sinister old woman and her horrifying legacy.

  • Purgatech: Jess' Horror
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    When Jess Wilson's beloved grandmother dies, the misunderstood college student is left with no family. Desperate to find a place she belongs, Jess withdraws into her obsession with the paranormal, plunging her into an intense ordeal that has her questioning her sanity.

  • Thicker Than Water
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    When Duncan MacDoyle learns of a death in the family, he is forced to return to the hometown he left after his mother died. Immediately reunited with the superstitions of the towns people, Duncan is plunged headlong into the history of the eccentric old mill town and his family's role in its mysterious past.

  • Friends with the Monster
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    In the grounds of Allerton University, a wild animal has left a student dead and another barely alive. Riley's friend Darren was too intoxicated to know what exactly attacked him and now he is undergoing bizarre changes that open her eyes up to an impossible reality. Their close friendship of seven years is tested...

  • Phantom Lens
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    They say a picture can tell a thousand words...but what if it's sending you a message from the dead? Aspiring horror writer Gwen Coleman and her workaholic husband, Noah, have finally found their dream home and quickly move in with their young daughter Harmony and infant son, Caleb. What begins as an unexplained shado...

  • Before Winter's End
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    "ᴛʜᴇ ᴍᴏꜱᴛ ꜰʀɪɢʜᴛᴇɴɪɴɢ ᴍᴏɴꜱᴛᴇʀꜱ ᴀʀᴇ ᴛʜᴏꜱᴇ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ʟᴜʀᴋ ᴡɪᴛʜɪɴ ᴛʜᴇ ʜᴜᴍᴀɴ ꜱᴏᴜʟ." Tastrim is a town of God, a close-knit community isolated within a forest-clad valley. When winter comes and the pass is filled with snow, folk light their fires, lock their doors, and pray. They pray the offering is accepted. They pray they wi...

  • Between Screams and Silence
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    Following the traumatic birth of her daughter, Kathleen-Anne spirals into depression and struggles to cope with her newborn baby. Desperate to put some life back into the wife he adores, husband Rheemus suggests that she takes some time out to have some fun with her friends and Kathleen-Anne reluctantly finds herself...

  • The Deal
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    (The Deal was optioned by TNT!) The mysterious Lee Cutter and his Carnival of Wonders hold a secret darker than any of the citizens of 1930's Junction City, Kansas can imagine. When Mr. Cutter shows up to town early one morning promising an end to the dust storms that have decimated the town's crops and stricken many...

  • Vampires Everywhere (Summer Writing Challenge)
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    This is my challenge book for @WattVampires Vampires Everywhere Summer Challenge 2017. Enjoy the dark weird landscape that is my mind in short story form!

  • Tender Walks The Demon
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    Brian is an ordinary boy. He's loved by his mother, Kimberley, and spends his days colouring pictures and inventing wonderful stories to go with them. But then, the stories become violent. Brian begins to change. Strange things start to happen. Is he possessed by the spirit of his dead father, returned to avenge h...

  • Undone
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    *TNT Horror Contest Top 35 finalist* My sincere thanks to everyone who read, commented, voted! In August, 1888, two catastrophic fires ravaged London all day and all night. A chance meeting of strangers on the banks of the Thames sparks a different sort of flame that burns for centuries, making one man the most famo...

  • The Garrison Project
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    When Molly Heyworth comes across an eerie video on the internet, she believes it to be a hoax. It’s an early instalment to a video blog detailing the Garrison family’s home renovations. On her computer, Molly watches the couple tearing down a wall to reveal a room, where no room should exist. But what unnerves her is...

  • Up Past Midnight
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    It's past midnight. You should be sleeping, but instead, you're holding your phone whispering --one more chapter--. Welcome to Up Past Midnight, a collection of short horror stories that will sate your desire for finishing the story with one more chapter. It will bring you goosebumps, twisted tales, and things that g...

  • Night of the Dead
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    When Brynn convinces her friend to get a Ouija board for their Halloween party, things go horribly wrong.

  • Edentulous: 31 Creepy words
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    My entry for 31 Creepy Words October 2016, after being tagged by @ShaunAllan. Dedicated to my wonderful wife, who does this sort of thing for a living.

  • 31 Creepy Words and other Short Horror Stories
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    31 words isn't much to tell a tale, but even those few are able to chill your blood. Herein lie super short yet super scary stories, including serials The Night and House, each of only the magical 31 words. Do you know what 31 is? 13 backwards... - #19 in Horror! #1 Stories #1 in Horrorfiction #1 in Chills #1 in Micr...

  • The Farm
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    Against her wishes, Liv Reynolds is being dragged to a farm party in the middle of "Nowhere, Texas", by her bitch of a mother. She may only be thirteen but she knows that the only reason she's being forced to come is because she has to look after her little brother, Devon, while her mother "socializes" (drinks) with t...

  • Omens
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    What happens after the sun goes down? No one knows with the newly introduced curfew in effect. So take a peek and find out... There are no stars in the sky; an omen...

  • Relax, My Beloved
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    "Relax, my beloved. I'll never leave you, even in death," Tamsin promises. "That's what I'm afraid of," I agree. x Wesley Burks' world came crashing down the day he found out that his girlfriend of two years and best friend of four years, Tamsin Long, died in a gruesome car accident. He was sure he had lost all- his...

  • Uninvited Preview
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    Down on her luck, Abby Redding finally manages to land a job as a personal assistant for wealthy businessman Alex Carter. Her first assignment is to fix up his new cabin in a remote town but an unsolved murder and a haunted cabin leave Abby Redding fighting for her life. What secrets could her handsome boss possibly b...