The unknown is terrifying. Sometimes not knowing is better than knowing. Iโ€™m telling my story now because I received another email on Monday from Turkey molar. I figured that I should let others know, just in case somebody else receives a similar kind of email. It all...

I was surrounded by dead bodies. Being a mortician, I was used to it of course. It used to creep me out a little when I first got the job. But eventually, you get used to it, and it just feels like another day at...

The store, called Ferocious Arms and Armory, was heavy with the scent of cured leather. Standing in front of the counter Darrick eyeballed the katana, giving each square inch the attention it deserved. Among the other gleaming weapons that hung on every wall of...

Part 1 When I was a little girl, I lived with my mom in a rented two-bedroom house in Cleveland, Ohio. The paint was chipping and there were stains on the shag carpet that had been there since the 70โ€™s and the heater broke each year,...

The cracked, grey structure stood like a monument before them, separated from the offroad only by a chainlink fence, scattering pockets of moonlight over the foursome. Swaying against each other with inebriation, three fraternity boys and the only girl they could find who had the...

Even though thereโ€™s been no need to fear it for years, kids in The Villages at Parkside still move pretty quickly past 2227 Indiana Avenue,. Mrs. Yearts still lives there, but DJ got shipped off to a military boarding school years ago, and he...

The river is deep and dark, and it holds many secrets. At least thatโ€™s what they say, and recent events have left me with a completely unshakeable belief that what they say is entirely true. Thereโ€™s a river that runs through the part of the city...

In the backseat of her motherโ€™s minivan, Ashley admired the passing autumn foliage and contemplated the excitement and fear she and her best friends were sure to experience at Frankโ€™s Forest, an attraction featuring actors as zombies, witches, and werewolves galore, all trying to โ€œkillโ€...

I want to start by stating that this story starts out like most. My friend and I decided to spend our summer break in a cabin that his father owned on the outskirts of a large forest. We figured itโ€™d be fun. There was a...

They say a mirror has the ability to reflect part of the soul. Some have suggested thatโ€™s why vampires canโ€™t see their reflection; because they have no soul to reflect. Thatโ€™s what I was thinking about, when two burly looking men hauled my new floor-length mirror...

Although there is no internet access or even cell phone service in this tiny cabin where I sit typing, perched on a cliff high above the Pacific Ocean, still I write this blog, in the hopes that it might find some new civilization, long after...

I lay awake under the covers of my bed. Iโ€™d grown accustomed to sleeping with my head completely underneath due to the extreme coldness in my bedroom. We had recently moved house and although we were settling in quite well the cold was something we...

โ€œItโ€™s called the stairs game.โ€ โ€œThe stairs game?โ€ โ€œThatโ€™s the only thing we were able to get her to say, the parents will be here in about an hour they caught a red-eye back from Houston. Try to get something else out of her because we...