Made of Wax
Average Rating:
8.35

Made of Wax

Larkton County Museum was a place for children and adults alike to learn all about the local history of the small county. It was initially a large, empty dirt field back in 1885, but as ...
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Why I'll Never Work Security At Disney World Again
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8.76

Why I’ll Never Work Security At Disney World Again

I work in security at Disney World, the happiest place on Earth. Typically, I wouldn’t say where I work as obviously there are some pretty strict rules about things employees can put online, but I ...
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Father Cooke: Part 3 - A Holly Jolly Christmas
Average Rating:
8.49

Father Cooke: Part 3 – A Holly Jolly Christmas

Publisher's Note: This story is part of the author's Father Cooke series of interrelated stories. If you enjoy it, the author invites you to click here to read the other tales in the series. “If you ...
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amber alert
Average Rating:
7.19

Amber Alert

“No accountin’ fa taste, I suppose,” the soiled old man blurted into his face as he shuffled past. “Watch it buddy,” Chad responded in turn before receiving the accused end of a gnarled and bony ...
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Day of  the Worm
Average Rating:
7.64

Day of the Worm

What are dreams? What are they really? Are they bits and pieces of memories thrown together without design or purpose? Do they whisper secrets of future days to come or hide secrets from days long ...
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Moch
Average Rating:
7.43

Moch

Ever since I can remember, the moment I fall asleep, I ‘wake up’ stuck in my body, unable to move, unable to sleep. The only thing I know that will wake my body up is ...
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Hole
Average Rating:
6.96

Hole

It was your typical college setting. A lecture hall with fifty students, maybe more. One moment a guy in the front row was answering a question from the professor, and the next, a big black ...
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Frozen Release
Average Rating:
5.59

Frozen Release

A few years ago, I went hiking in northern Oregon with five close friends. Although we had planned the trip for months, we had no control over the weather, which had turned especially snowy and ...
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It's One Hell of a Trip
Average Rating:
7.25

It’s One Hell of a Trip

I told Gage not to take it. For weeks now stories had been coming in about these goddamn ‘chill pills’. That you could go to this awesome psychedelic place, you know, a real ‘trip’. And ...
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March 2014 Discussion Post: Favorite Fictional Character
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4.33

March 2014 Discussion Post: Favorite Fictional Character

One frequent discussion in the comments both here and over at Crappypasta is what, exactly, makes a good character. Some people seem to eschew any detail about the character's traits or life, preferring them to ...
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A Question of Faith
Average Rating:
6.04

A Question of Faith

You know what would be delightful? To maybe watch television, or just sit around the house, or take a ride in the car without my father bringing up religion. Father is a master at turning ...
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The Underpass
Average Rating:
6.58

The Underpass

Leo had mixed feelings about moving to the other side of the motorway. On the one hand, the new house was closer to where his friends lived; at least, closer than he had been when ...
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Noises
Average Rating:
8.12

Noises

She was holding his hand tightly when he heard a noise come from off in the shadows. Beyond the ring cast from the solitary light above he could see only darkness. She must have sensed ...
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The Visions
Average Rating:
8.35

The Visions

It’s a cool, calm night. You worked hard that day, and you feel ready for a good night’s sleep. You climb into your bed and turn off the light. You notice that, considering you live ...
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Number 77's Death
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4.44

Number 77’s Death

Early in the morning of August 19, 2005, the body of a young black man approximately 16 or 17 years old was found on Wolfe Street, in downtown Baltimore. The corpse lay in a pool ...
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Charles Bonnet Syndrome
Average Rating:
9.13

Charles Bonnet Syndrome

I suffer from a condition called Charles Bonnet Syndrome, or Visual Release Hallucinations if you want to get more technical. It’s a condition that’s far more common than you might realize — it’s estimated that ...
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The Window Screen
Average Rating:
8.07

The Window Screen

The backstory: This story was told to me by my friend’s older sister when I was in fourth grade. I assumed she was lying and tattled on her. But to my surprise, her mom actually ...
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Those Fine Young Gentlemen - Part One: Cottoneye.rtf
Average Rating:
8.31

Those Fine Young Gentlemen – Part One: Cottoneye.rtf

This is part one of the Those Fine Young Gentleman series. Cottoneye.rtf Before I get started here let me say that I have to post this. That I need to share what I've found. It's ...
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Mission
Average Rating:
7.05

Mission

There’s an old, abandoned mission in the hills west of Tucumcari, New Mexico. It’s about a 3-hour hike from the nearest access point by car. It’s not marked on any map and there’s no clear ...
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An Old Man's Last Secret
Average Rating:
9.04

An Old Man’s Last Secret

My grandfather is 95 years old and doesn't have long left in this world. There’s nothing but a mess of tubes and wires to tether him here with us. It’s difficult for him to speak, ...
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