Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Creepypasta

Browsing the "Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids" Category

The Hollows and the Hills

Part 1 I am often asked how it was that I first became interested the true crime genre. It’s the sort of question I frequently get at conventions, book signings, panel meetings, and interviews, but the actual answer is fairly [...]

April 29, 2019 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Journals and Diaries, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained

The Hallway Wasn’t Empty

Did you know that, once introduced to routine, our brains are capable of accepting it to the extent that when something changes, it doesn’t notice? The change could be small and harmless, an object there that wasn’t, or something moved [...]

April 28, 2019 Beings and Entities, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Psychological Horror, Strange and Unexplained, Suspense and Thrillers

Miracle Girl

“When is Miracle Girl coming?” I asked and got a stony look of disapproval from my uncle in return. If he read comic books, he’d appreciate my nickname for an immortal elementary schooler. Grandpa laid his good, gray eye on [...]

April 27, 2019 Demons and Possession, Ghosts and Spirits, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Strange and Unexplained

Russian Doll

“You really do like my collection, don’t you?” Those words were among the most terrifying I had heard in my entire life.  Not because of the words themselves, but because of the man saying them.  The man who had me [...]

April 26, 2019 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Investigations and Crimes, Locations and Sites, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Strange and Unexplained

The Devil is in the Details

It was the year 1992. Peter Ivankov’s life was never the same since then – firstly, because his home country had gone through a massive transformation following the dissolution of the Soviet Union the previous winter. Secondly, 1992 was the [...]

April 24, 2019 Beings and Entities, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids

The Convention

We got to the hotel late. The kiddo was a mess, and so was I. I’d let Sally sleep through the flight while I tried to keep our two-year-old girl from having a total meltdown. As the plane started its [...]

April 19, 2019 Abductions and Kidnappings, Investigations and Crimes, Locations and Sites, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Strange and Unexplained

Cold Wind, Cold Earth

“With little evidence towards his innocence, he is to be hanged the Monday from next on charges of military treachery and murder…as for the state and whereabouts of Private Oswald Arthur Crane, they are still unknown.” – General George Crook [...]

April 6, 2019 Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Suspense and Thrillers

The Observer

It was on the wall, right in front of me, over my bed, hung like a painting. It had one limp hand draped, with bony, serpentine fingers, just above the clock, and its skeletal body cast an eerie glow into [...]

April 3, 2019 Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Psychological Horror, Suspense and Thrillers

I Drive for Cerber

My name is Jim. I’ve been in and out of construction contracts for the last seventeen years. Between those contracts, I do what I can to make a few extra bucks, since you never really know when the next contract [...]

March 31, 2019 Ghosts and Spirits, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web

Daddy’s Girl

After Momma got sick, Daddy didn’t act the same. He’d go off into their room and not come out for days. I was just thirteen at that time, but Daddy said I was big and needed to take care of [...]

March 30, 2019 Body Horror, Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Suspense and Thrillers, Torture and Cannibalism, Uncategorized