He was just a down on his luck gas station attendant who, every other Friday, liked to strap on a mask and hunt tourists camping along the old river. But with the price of gas so high these days, […]
Tiny wings, sharp teeth, writhing in the undergrowth. No music, no laughter, the wrong kind of magic is waiting at the door.
Navigation: Writing Tips | Writing Tips For Horror Stories Horror Story Writing Tips “We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.” – Stephen King Writing great horror is a bloody art. And while the horror […]
it’s time to get in touch with your inner demons.
Daniel Norrish lends his trademark second person perspective to a disturbing horror short story. Read in the dark. Read under the covers. Just don’t read alone.
Into the creepy, scary or just downright weird? NITH’s got you covered. Writing prompts for horror stories, for the Stephen King everyone.
Katsaridaphobia suffers might want to steer clear of this short story about madness brought to you by Adrianna Villasenor on her NITH debut. For everyone else, strap yourself in for a truly insane spectacle as Adrianna takes us deep into the […]
With Pyschological Horror as the theme for this week’s award we are guaranteed some deep and creepy short stories. We begin with Sebastian Melbourne’s ‘EXCUSES’. Melbourne doesn’t pull and punches with this quickfire short story about suicide that begins like […]
A bone jarring horror joint by Ash Warren.
Jenny Bowers never thought she would be the type of person to freak out over a sock. But sure enough, she was paralysed with fear when it appeared during the tidy up of her messy bedroom. A man’s black sock […]
THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO by Edgar Allan Poe(1846)
THE BLACK CAT by Edgar Allan Poe (1843) FOR the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen, I neither expect nor solicit belief. Mad indeed would I be to expect it, in a case where […]
The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe (1839) Son coeur est un luth suspendu; Sitôt qu’on le touche il résonne. De Béranger.