Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Browsing the "locations" Tag

hospital hill

Hospital Hill

John sat with his grandmother on the balcony terrace overlooking West Bay Road and the lower Hampshire valley. The lush green fields from springtime were now singed-brown; the lack of rainwater that summer was turning the place into the Mojave [...]

May 1, 2018 Ghosts and Spirits, Locations and Sites, Medical and Hospitals


I’ve always been a creature of the city. The cold, hard streets. The tall, luminous sky-scrapers. And the people. All self-absorbed in their own little stories to be concerned with person next to them on the subway, or the person [...]

March 17, 2018 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Locations and Sites, Nature and the Outdoors
The Molendinar Burn

The Molendinar Burn

  Jack Mckay huddled in the cold midnight street with a pale green sleeping bag encasing his lower half. Spindled trails of light reflected off the gleaming roads from damp lampposts. But the cold wasn’t what gave Jack his nightly [...]

March 13, 2018 Beings and Entities, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Folklore and Folktales, Locations and Sites, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained

The Truck-stop

The Truck-stop By Shannon Higdon Hershel King had been driving a big rig since the age of eighteen and that was nearly thirty years ago.  He liked to tell people that he didn’t know how to do anything else but [...]

February 13, 2018 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Locations and Sites, Strange and Unexplained
There's Something in the Fields behind my Apartment

There’s Something in the Fields Behind My Apartment

I’ve never really considered myself to be much of an explorer or even a particularly brave man, however that hasn’t seemed to stop me from getting in the predicament I’m in now. It was around 3 months ago that my [...]

February 4, 2018 Locations and Sites, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Nature and the Outdoors
the motel

The Motel

Chapter 1 It was a cold and lonely night as I drove mile after mile on barren roads that seemed to drag on forever and lead to nowhere. I had been driving for hours since i left home and ran [...]

January 19, 2018 Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Psychological Horror
the basement of st andrews

The Basement of Saint Andrews

“Why don’t you go ahead and tell me what happened..” God I hate that woman’s voice. I never really got along with my therapists, they always seemed so… apathetic. Its like they don’t care about the patient, rather just eating [...]

December 21, 2017 Locations and Sites

The Doors of Stone

The elevator rumbled and shook as it descended. I could hear the massive gears grinding into place as they lowered the cage-like box deeper into the earth. I felt my heart racing in my chest as the humming of the [...]

May 24, 2017 Locations and Sites, Strange and Unexplained

Theater Six

During the summer between my junior and senior years of high school, I had a job at the local cinema. I’m 26 years old now and well on my way to other, more important things in my life, but this [...]

May 19, 2017 Children and Childhood, Locations and Sites
The House that Death Forgot

The House that Death Forgot

Melinda hated driving at night. She did her best to avoid it. Short trips to the store if she just realized she ran out of tampons or had nothing for dinner after getting home; that sort of thing happened now [...]

February 18, 2015 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Locations and Sites, Strange and Unexplained