Special originals:

GHASTLY MACARONI - Birthplace of The Day of all the Blood, The Dead Skull and other infamously heart-stopping terror-tales. Don't read in the dark!!!

NAUSEA QUEST - A twine adventure starring the L.B.K.E.N.M..

DON'T GET SPOOKED - an illustrated comedy-horror text adventure with over 60 unique monster encounters! Walkthrough here.


   Since 2012, Bogleech has hosted the Creepypasta Cook-Off, an annual horror writing jam running from November to January, extending Halloween through the cold, vacant winter months and thus far generating hundreds of original, often exquisitely disturbing stories from readers and writers just like you. Ranging from short, surreal nightmare logs to post-apocalyptic monster-slaying epics, there's something here for every creepy craving!

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All user-submitted stories in approximate alphabetical order!

9:18 PM - By Dandelion Steph - "Nobody toasted fur collars."

ABSTRACT - By Flee - "The things that we saw were near indescribable, forms unlike anything imaginable based on earth life."

A CHRISTMAS PERIL - By Vague1 - "Four figures, darkness and ice, veiled in fur."

A CONTEMPORARY FUNERAL - By Pyro Gibberish - "the closest thing to death hoists her onto its lumpy back."

THE ADVERSARY - By Vague1 - "Something pulsated and slithered its way out of his back, leaving a husk in its wake, rising from among the countless dead."

A FAMILIAR FACE - By Infernalthing - "I woke up in one of his guest rooms. My face was covered in bandages."

ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT - By Daniel Saults - (Downloadable game! Zip file!)

ALICE WENT TO SLEEP - By Raven - "Alice passed out drunk. And the gods answered."

AN EQUINE QUESTION - By J. Ford - "Decomposition is not an issue, since it is beyond death."

ANESTHESIA - By Slothkeeper - "... the eyes are the only things vaguely human about it."

A PATIENT SORT OF EVIL - By Anonymous - "Father Bowman sang holy fire into our ears and our hearts and the Falls screamed out their hate and death behind him..."

A PLASTIC NIGHTMARE - By Jerry Reynolds - "The Santa is now joined by a small snowman. I will have to confront Josef about this in the morning."

ALOE AND MANGO - By Dandelion Steph - "I wake up spluttering. There's something in my mouth, something pouring a cloying, viscous liquid."

A MOTHER'S LOVE - By Nicholas Bragg - "He felt something move along his leg, a sudden wet, warm feeling about it."

THE AMUNDSEN-SCOTT INCIDENT - By Johnny Vallone - "The penguin got in again."

AND THAT'S HOW I GOT HERE - By Michael Behnke - "So then his floppy-ass head whispers in my ear “Yes, it is quite precious”. And then..."

AN IMAGE IN THE LIGHT - By Lee Sherman - "When I see lightning, it dissolves my knowledge and reason, allowing primal fears to spill into my mind"

ANTS - By William Robinson - "Under our watchful supervision, the hive grew and prospered in just a few short years."

ASPHYXIA - By Wyatt Hill - "All it takes is one little gasp and he’ll have found me."

A THOUSAND BODIES - By Adam Bellamy - "I can feel the scratching in my head again..."

AT THE BOUNDARIES, UNEXPECTEDLY - By Erickson Warne-Coles - "Cyan. Everything was cyan."

A WILL FOR THE BEACH - By Revereche - "It will say things. You may not understand all of it. You will understand the important parts. "

APT. 14 - By Orionide5 - "I think the apartment might have bugs."

A QUICK DEATH - By Miranda Johansson - "It is eerily silent on the day of my entombment."

A ROOM - By Reese Yeeter - "It fills with a red geleatin."

AS SEEN ON TV - By Cuttlefish King - "Can I interest you in some commercially grown annelids?"

ASYLUM - By Derekkato - "Was that croaking, growling noise human?"

Admirality - By The Album Atrium - "Are you familiar with the organ that pumpsh blood?"

A Hairy Hypothetical - By Jon Strong - (short)

The Akaname - By James B. Davis - "It was my first, and my last, trip in Japan."

Alarm - By DC - "17/09: Old bombing siren in London jams. Took 1 hour to turn it off."

A Life of Loss - By Eccentric Entomophile - (poem)

Alone - By Ryan Oleynik - "My life used to be so lonely, I felt like I had no one."

A Love Story - By Kite Line - "During these episodes I would open up my bedroom window, crawl outside, and walk into the forest."

A Meeting in the Fog - By Charred Newt - "Rotten? No, I wouldn’t say that."

Amos 5:11 - By Anonymous - "Some wealthy person is always building a new house"

Anodyne - By Vague1 - "We buried it on my tenth birthday, my father and I."

A Problem With Other Minds - By R. Breen - "Was there any way to be sure that they were real people?"

A Reflection on the Nature of Mirrors - By Max Peabody - "Continued analysis of our shared history only baffles my doppelganger and me even more."

Are You Sleeping - By Anonymous - "They looked somewhat like giant flies, I guess, only they didn’t have wings and they were covered in skin"

A Slight Misunderstanding - By Birilli - "it watched me from behind the white car"

Authentic - By Vague1 - "There was never a monster under my bed"

BABY WEIGHT - By Sarah Benkin - "She won't eat the glass or the metal, or the little bits of tinfoil I cut up for her."

THE BALANCE OF CONTROL - By David Jansen - "Instead of cheese he took cucumber, no coffee only water, no news but exercises."

BACK TO SCHOOL - By Erickson Warne-Coles - "Today we will be learning about calcium."


THE BABY JAR - By Olita Clark - "...the latest and greatest way of expanding your family!"

BABY SLEIGH - By Anonymous - "a slick and oiled handlebar moustache, its tips groomed into impeccable curls"

BEHIND IT ALL - By Ryan Oleynik- "I can hear it out there, that heavy breathing. But the door is closed, it can’t get in."

BEWARE OF BIG HANDS - By Anonymous - "Everything is collapsible."

BFEUbrgubrubsbubfea journal - By Brian Shadensack - "Any "injury”" to the apartment is healed the next "day."

BLACK FRIDAY - By Olita Clark - "...the woman clung to the smooth face of glass and steel in the manner of a fly."

THE BOOK - By Anonymous - "They burrowed deep inside, making thousands of holes in his skin."

BEAUTIFUL HOUSE - By Gronkling - "I miss when I could remove my mind and become wrapped in metal tubes."

BIRD BRAINS - By Hybris - (14 Page Comic!)

BLACK HAIRS - By Anonymous - "A black hair on my towel. Black hairs on my comb. A black hair in the sink."

BLACK SHEETS - By Lasagnaface - "My grandfather saw me now, and began to panic, trying to hide the thing beside him from my view."

THE BLEED - By Scott Denk - "They drifted lazily in little clouds, with more slowly streaming out of various cracks in the ground to join their brethren in flight."

BLEACH - By Prophet Storm - "They are our only line of defense against something we can't see."

BLOCKAGE - By Miranda Johansson - "Your head throbbed, felt stuffy from the phlegm."

BLUE - By Cameron Macfarlane - "I found an egg today. Just lying on the ground, no nest, no mother in sight."

BONES OF GOD - By Johnny Vallone - "A Play to be Performed Before an Audience of the Dead."

BOOGEYMAN - By Courtney Levy - "It can't help how it looks, I think, my numb and shaking hands moving to touch its cold, pale face."

BOOTUBE - By tbok1992 - "Greetings fraidies and mental-men!"

THE BOXES: ONLY EVER BUY THE TRUE SODAS - By Samuel Miller - "Today, I saw 2 gray-skinned, lumpy people. The first was a man, who had small eyes, and his arms were like short, lumpy flippers with fingers."

THE BOXES: SUPER HAPPY FUNLAND - By Samuel Miller - "I noticed he had an impossibly long smile, almost plastered on his pale, noseless face."

THE BOXES: THE ISLAND - By Samuel Miller - "They were a large whale-like slug, a small baby with gills that makes baying noises, and an egg."

BROOD - By Raven - "I checked the mirror. It was beginning."

BROWN FLESH AND GREEN FLESH - By Angela Shaver - "A gas floats away. It sweeps by the unsuspecting, aging them until they are rotten pulp."

BUG MOUNTAIN - By Ian Tews - "I heard that the bugs used to be human. They were people who got lichen disease so bad it metamorphosed them."

Babies Can Swim - By Anonymous - "it’s not fun to listen to thousands of people drowning in divine justice"

Bag Lady - By Brian Shadensack - "No one liked the bag lady"

Bag Man - By Huw Saunders - "Ah, jeez," says the man in the gas mask, as more people in identical gas masks appear around him. "Looks like a bad one."

Beelzebus - By Joseph Hartman - "Six passengers. And six stops. Each worse than the last. Each one intended for one of you…"

Better Safe Than Sorry - By Anonymous - "Consider this young couple. They are about to leave their flat, and one of them is joking about how paranoid the other is, having several locks on the door and closing every single one of them"

Bigger Fish - By Trar - "I know you're not the only one skeptical of me, but let's assume for a moment that those two cargo ships really were attacked by foreign submarines."

Birthchild - By Anonymous - "It's a clip of childbirth. But there is no sound or anything. The picture quality is pretty bad."

Black Flies - By John Vallone - "Always the black fly no matter where you go"

The Boxes: Somewhere Over the Rainbow - By Samuel Miller - "The rusty metal and rotten wood construct drones out a song in a faint and raspy voice"

Breath - By Nelke - "Some walls eat people."

The Bumps - By Evan MacNeil - "Moles. That's what people had."

CAMILLE - By Esther Roman - "The upside-down face
pressing against the glass at night. The twitching kid, the ragged figure."

CANDY HELL SONG - By Axle the Beast - (short)

CAPTAIN'S LOG - By Elliot Avery - "The men have all but abandoned the literary and electronic arts. Flesh is the medium of choice for their entertainment. Each other's and their own."

CARMINE AND WOLF - By Jack Allan - "Skeletons were stacked between a pair of large freezers, they had been stripped, but not clean."

CARRIER - By Tangle - (short)

THE CEREMONY - By Prophet Storm - (short)

CHARLIE - By Johnny Vallone - "I have faint memories of a life before, with others of my kind, but my captivity is taking its toll on my mind."

CAT FLAP - By Jeff - "Don’t laugh. Cat flaps. Can’t stand them. And I love cats, you know, I just haven’t had one for years."

CATS AND DOGS - By Olita Clark - "Splat."

CHANNEL EIGHT - By Filthypeasant - "Out onto the stage pour three, identical, and astonishingly ugly 3-D models."

THE CHILDREN'S FIELD - By C. Lonnquist - "tiny teeth reflected the light; not sharp or feral, but cracked and broken and missing.."

THE CHOSEN ONE - By Johnny Vallone - " "A giant fucking bright red second moon appears in the sky all of a sudden, and you aren't even bothered by this?."

CLARITY IN REVERIE - By David Balbata - "I saw it, I lived it and now I live to be with It."

COAT - By Maxx Mann - "The third model was by far the best, wearing a seamless leather jacket that looked like a cocoon or some kind of protective covering the model himself formed naturally."

COLD IN HERE - By John Petrie - "Every voice in the radiator sighed with me."

CHUNK ERROR - By Alexis Feynman - "A piece of the ocean was missing."

CITY FOLK - By Kiara Maher - "When they came back, they were different."

CLEANERS - By Johnny Vallone - "Any cleaner who delivers to me the coordinates of a previously unknown vermin infestation will be rewarded."

CLEAN YOUR CLOSET - By Alexis Feynman - "Mama always told me to clean out my closet."

THE COLISEUM - By Prophet Storm - "The newly-made creature's skull is immense, and its eyes are hidden in deep, cavernous, tunnel-like sockets."

CORRUPTED - By Liam Frain - "I’ve been around for years, watching these humans come and go..."

COMMUTING - By C. Lonnquist - "The first one looked like a child when I saw it; naked and strangely yellow. Clammy, ochre skin."

COMPLAINT 212 - By Attila Korsós - (short)

CONFIGURATIONS - By Nick Noah - "There was one item in that basement that always seemed particularly ominous to me, my dad’s old coat."

CPR TRAINING - By C. Lonnquist - "The faces lay in front of us."

THE CUBE - By Frozen Killer - "I wake up. I’m in the same surroundings I have been in for the last 4 years of my life. I have no memory of anything except this room."

THE CUTE-IST - By Crimson Coconut - "The examination room had charts and models of organs we'd never heard of."

CURED - By Daniel Saults - "Again, the growth seemed to inch upward"

THE CREEP - By Anonymous - "I’m pretty sure they are the ones who did it, but what they did exactly, I can’t tell."

CROWS - By The Awesome Flee - "I’ve had a crow infestation for a while now."

Casefile: 2 Spooky - By Thomas F. Johnson - "shriek went the man dragging himself down the pier, screaming under the weight of the cartoon-witch-head-shaped tumor crushing his spine"

Case Report #106 - By Jacobguy - " None of the patient's pustules have ruptured since developing."

Cast Away - By John Vallone - "The glob moved through the air erratically, up and down and to the sides seemingly with no rhyme or reason, like ink in water."

The Cats Don't Care - By Anonymous - "Chorus: THE CATS DON’T CARE!"

Change - By Jacobguy - "we were promised change, little did we know what it really meant"

Clatter - By Jacobguy - "do you ever wonder what happens to your old teeth?"

Color - By Jacobguy - "the color, the color"

Companion - By Izzy Winchester - "Perhaps you have a cat."

Contagion - By Rahkshasarani - "Can someone really be so convincing, so charming, that they can spread malaise like a cold?"

Cornfields - By Sorbus - "When I look to my north, corn. When I look to my south, more corn. Maybe a dilapidated barn on occasion."

Crawling - By Ryan Oleynik - "The plaster arms were slowly dragging the legless torso across the floor."

DEATH OF A HIVE - By Mr. Weasel - "My hive of common Arizonan fire ants was an obsession that began in grade school."

DEER GUY - By Jesus Lizard - "There was a thing that I thought lurked outside the window in the night..."

DIFFERENT - By Emily Pirka B. - "I saw a flash of color. Something moving that was not your flesh."

THE DIVERS - By Wes Dennis - (mature content!) "It spread its tendrils, giving us a clear picture of the puckered undersides of the outstretched fingers and the wide membrane that joined them."

DIVER'S LOGS - By John Meszaros - "Deep, bioluminescent blue pits lined with coral and colonial angler-fish—that’s where the starfish breed."

DOCTOR, PATIENT - By Jay Reavis - "He refuses to allow us to even open the curtains during the daytime. "

DO I GET A THIRD CHANCE - By Dandelion Steph - (short)

DOOMSDAY'S SURGEON - By C. Lonnquist - "They would clutch at him with tentacle hands and demand a return to normalcy."

DOLLS OF BITS - By Nonexistence - "Small. Of Bone and hair."

THE DARK - By Jack Allan - "You can flee them for a time. Floodlights. Fires. Lamps. Flashbulbs. But they get in."

THE DAY I MET THE TIME TRAVELER - By Johnny Vallone - "Watching his legs bend up and down. Like a giant bird's."

DEEP END - By Glumdrop - "I kept going down, into the blackness of the pool. There was the drain, shining like another moon at the bottom."

DEER HEAD - By Miranda Johansson - "It's not just that the cabin appeared out in the woods without any sort of reasonable explanation, either."

DELICACY - By William Walls - (short)

DENTIST'S BANE - By Hisham H. - "My teeth itch."

DER STARKEMANN - By Connor - "As I drove home, I saw the same hamburger chef on a poster that read "OPIENING BUSIDESS!""

THE DEVIL'S BACKLOG (outside link - tumblr blog!)

DICK JOURNAL - By Maxx Mann - "I can't lift it any more. I feel nauseous all the time."

DIGEST - By Joshua Murray - "The peeling is a terrible thing."

DISPOSABLE - By Tweinge - " A gaping hole opened where its mouth should have been, insects crawling out, and it uttered a hideous screech, pointing at me."

DISSECTION - By Linus Drumbler - "The phone itself, now fully exorcised, reboots all by itself."

DISTANCE YOURSELVES - By Kieran Haines - "I felt a lump. Not the harmless carcinogenic kind. It was that oh-so-publicised “talking lump.”

DISTORTIONS - By Gabriele Guandalini - " was like a shadow, its shape constantly changing with limbs that shifted between thick beastly claws and delicate insect legs."

DOCTOR DEMENTIST - By Bogleech - "At the center of it all was an enormous set of false teeth, suspended in a web of gleaming wires and rubber bands."

DR. PHAGE (short story) - By Bogleech - "I suppose you're wondering about my tie." It gestured to a hideously colored bow tie where it could have had something like a neck."

THE DOOR IN THE BASEMENT - By Partlysmith - "And then I saw something. It was little more than a silhouette emerging from the black depths of the hallway."

DOORS - By Jack Western - "I opened the blue door. Inside was a blue room filled with faceless bobbies."

DO YOU REMEMBER - By Dead Palette - (video entry)

DREAMING - By Buttt Buttt - " i cant blink. if i blink itll grin. if i try to roll over again, itll grin."

DROSSELMEYER - By Celia Night - (short)

DUAL FORCE - By Tweinge - "...they were holding hands, and their fingers were fused together in a web-shape."

DUNDEE CREEPER - By J. Ford - "Each little twig revealed themselves to be legs that “clickety-clacked” along the pavement."

Decoy - By Jacobguy - "did you know some animals make things to throw predators off?"

The Dead Floor - By Brian Parris - "The window across from his room was indeed open. And there was someone standing in it. "

The Demons - By James B. Davis - "The world wasn't always like this. We used to live on something called dirt"

Doubt Seems Violet - By Milos Blagojevic - (poem)

Dream - By Goat - "it had been a few months since he'd had any other dream."

Dry Socket - By Authr - "I’ve always picked at my teeth."

EGGSHELLS - By Gronkling - (VIDEO)

ELECTION DAY - By Thom Wanton - "You know oppositional ideologies really depend upon dehumanizing their opponents..."

THE ELECTRO ELECT - By Valerie EPry - "For a moment, I glanced at his vast, empty eyes--the pale blue of a computer screen."

ENLIGHTENMENT - By Glumdrop - "He sees trees and rocks, landscapes flying by, a blue orb in the darkness. He flies past stars and planets. It's beautiful."

EVERYDAY ENCOUNTERS - By Nicolai - "It’s only going to get louder."

EVERYONE IS SERVED - By Revereche - "You may deduce that I am from many things a composite."

EXTRASOLAR - By Erickson Warne-Coles - "Above all else was a fiery comet orbiting a black space. An invisible planet, about the size of Earth."

EAGLE FORD SEWAGE POND INCIDENT - By Luke Jones - "Flocks of birds dying in midair over the water. Whole dogs, mummified, washing up on the shore. Things crawling out of peoples' ears at midnight."

ELEPHANTOCALYPSE - By Anonymous - "Elephants couldn’t climb stairs, now could they?"

ELEVEN AT DARYL'S - By Mr. Weasel - "It looks like someone was hunched over the man, body shuddering and the slurping gross noises coming from the shape."

ELISE - By Michael Balmer - "Today all your loved ones gathered at the cemetary to say goodbye."

THE ENDLESS NIGHT - By Alexis Feynman - "Click. Click. Click. Click. Click."

THE EYE ABOVE - By Partlysmith - "The Eye first appeared on February 22nd, last year. A massive, all too human blue eye, lids and all, floating above the city."

EXPANSION LOG - By Adam Bellamy - "The fleet has been prepared; they are sufficiently fuelled and now awaiting dispatch."

EYESORE - By Nick Noah - "I can’t tell exactly when I saw the flashing lights for the first time."

The Engineer - a Sumerian Tale - By Guilherme Beraldo - "The motions of the automaton, to him, they seem so flawed"

Eyes - By Nelke - "I found something in the backyard. I think it likes me."

The Eyes Have It - By Huw Saunders - "I feverishly open another beer, and look around the bodies."

FACES - By Sly Devil - "One that I really started to notice was the faces. You start to see faces everywhere."

THE FINAL STAGE - By Charred Newt - "She was at the window, as usual, sitting in her stuffed wheelchair. Her white, porcelain skin shimmered in the sunset's light."

FINDING YOU - By Anonymous - "Overall, the archives hold over 200 conversations between [REDACTED] and the anonymous caller."

FLASH - By J. Gluck - "She hasn't done much standing since the rot took her legs. Myself, I feel it in the tips of my fingers, some cold nights."

FLYBLOWN - By Lawrence Lewis - "When I was seven years old I got flyblown, that’s what my daddy called it. Have you ever heard such a vile word?"

THE FLY WHEEL - By Occultek - "The flywheel spun, silently, as it had for years."

FOOTPRINTS - By Infernalthing - "I saw black shoe footprints appear, one after the other at a slow pace."

FROSTED GLASS - By Gronkling - "...every day is Monday says the mouth in the well..."

FROSTY - By Ciara Boerner - "Coal black eyes glitter strangely at me from the shadows."

FUNNLAND FOREVERR - By Tbok1992 - "Lining the roads of the garish park, were human skeletons, slumped over in various states of disrepair."

THE FUTURE IS LITTERED WITH PRIZES - By Dandelion Steph - "Her precious bauble fell from her hands as she fought to free herself from the talons’ tenacious grip."

THE FIVE (short story) - By Bogleech - a short narrative by the last whole person on Earth.

FIVE SECONDS - By J. Ford - "Above the chimney I saw the antenna’s light, burning brighter than ever."

FUNGI - By Rahkshasarani - "The second rain, though, that was worse."

Falling Action - By Arale - "There is talk of a mysterious new organization taking the form of a school club."

Falling Apart - By Anne Do - "A cube of flesh pushed itself out of my shoulder and landed on my bed."

First Twelve Letters - By C. Lonnquist - "The second letter turned the reader’s skin to plastic, and when they found him sitting in his chair, it was starting to turn as well. "

Five Senses - By Rhys Yeatter - "DO YOU KNOW WHAT MACARONI FEELS LIKE?"

The Flesh Thing - By Melanie Lee - "Hanging like some pallid hell-bat was a mass of gangly bones and flesh"

Fourleaf - By Angela M Shaver - "The duck pickle followed me"

Frigid Bobby - By Jacobguy - "everyone was freaking out, no-one knew why it was so cold, but I did."

From the Desert We Came - By DNotA - "Mother and I are like you, and not like you. Mother and I are like each other, and not like each other."

GARDEN - By Luke Myrick- "For someone who loves plants, she hates the animals."

GETTING CLOSER - By Ryan Oleynik- "We await His arrival, as we have before. He will come and deliver to us His gifts. We wait for Him. We wait for God."

GREASEPAINT - By Gavin Pitts - "I wanted to be a tapeworm, but the Fat Lady said she already had four of them."

GRAVEYARD - By Anonymous - "Earlier that day he’d fed his little brothers the story about the ghouls, the dead that wake at midnight on the full moon..."

GRUBS - By Anonymous - "As we stood over his body, holding each other and crying, it began to move again."

GARDEN OF PINK - By Johnny Vallone - "The flamingos stared down at him condescendingly, quietly mocking his efforts."

GHOST CALL - By Alexis Feynman - "I've been a customer with you for sixteen years, I always pay my bill on time, and I deserve better treatment than this."

GHOST ENCOUNTER - By Randi Nicole Carmicle - (said to be a true story!)

GHOST JAIL - By Connor Moore - "they put a spinning thing in the jail."

GIFTS - By Gage J. - (short)

THE GLASS DOOR - By Lasagnaface - "Her head stretched forward to an unpleasant degree, almost like that of a horse, and it was devoid of any skin, leaving only throbbing muscle."

THE GOOD DOCTOR - By Matthew Beyer - "He turned to face me with those dead glassy eyes and cocked his head to the side, as if he didn’t understand my question."

THE GODS ARE DISPLEASED - By Jazz Jackalope - (outside link - lyrics and accompanying music)

GOING GREEN - By Claude Turner - " I noticed that its face had no eyes, or mouth. As such, I do not know how it whispered my name as I passed."

GOLDEN TRIANGLE - By Brian Shadensack - "Did that bulge just move?"

GORDIAN - By Angela Shaver - "The kitten pounced at nothing in particular. It raced about in a zigzag. It rolled playfully along the banks edge. Plop."

GOURMET QUALITY - By Alexis Feynman - "While my dad was rapidly gaining weight, she seemed to be slowly losing it."

THE GPS VOICE - By Vortan - "Turn onto Mill park Drive, yuk yuk yuk!"

GREY AND SOFT - By Kiara Maher - (short)

GUPPY - By Angela Shaver - "For some of them, their eyes had popped out and were hanging; swinging in and out of their drooling gaping mouths."

gBÜn:30 - By Kiernan Lockhart - " Should his skin feel slimy? No, Frank thought. It should not."

Ghost Tide: Sleep - By John Vallone - "The other kind was the Wide O’Wakes. Nobody wanted to touch them."

Ghost Tide: Queen of Bones - By John Vallone - "Each reptilian eye socket was at least twenty feet wide, and each spike-like tooth was as long as Petra was tall."

Ghost Tide: Jonah - By John Vallone - "As I walked through the dark streets, their gelatinous bones glowed with a faint cream-colored light through their ethereal flesh."

Globster - By Hisham H. - "the entire creature was flabby and gelatinous looking"

Going Blue - By Claude Turner - "Yes! Absolutely! Human larva are adorable!"

Gone - By Alexis Feynman - "I combed through my memories more carefully this time, but I couldn't find him anywhere in them. It seemed like he was supposed to be someone I knew."

A Grave Reflection - By Evan MacNeil - "I went the full six feet. Nobody was finding this bastard."

Green Sea - By Athena - "When we got towards the last day of the cruise a huge, glowing green mass appeared in the distance."

Gut - By Jon Strong - "When I finally opened the deer up, it had next to no organs."

HAIR - By Ranger Kasdorf - "I knew precisely where this voice came from. It came from hair."

THE HALL OF DOORS - By Brian Shadensack - "Beware Mickey and Minnie in the hall of doors."

HARMBURGER By Bogleech - "Stamped everywhere was the same stupid looking company icon; a smiling, cartoon hamburger in a tiny little chef's hat."

HAUNTED GAMES - By Pyro Gibberish - "Seriously, what the hell kind of reality-devouring abomination haunts game cartridges?"

HAUNTED HOUSE - By General Nitpick - "All the appliances, cabinets, and pretty much everything in there, had googly eyes added to them."

HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ONE? - By Cody Jacobs - "They just sit there, out of sight, patiently waiting, stalking, until it's time and they have their turn."

HEADED SOUTH - By Bogleech - longer, sillier sequel to "The Five."

HEROIC FANTASIES - By Pyro Gibberish - "What I hate most about these tunnels, of course, is the worm."

THE HOLE - By Sly Devil - "Checked the bathroom. Hole was even bigger. Almost a foot across now."

HOUSE FOR SALE: BASEMENT NEEDS CLEANING - By Pyro Gibberish - "The floor is entirely obscured by a thick carpet of dust that reaches my ankles."

HUMBUG - By Rahkshasaran - "Boy howdy did he have stuff in jars."

THE HOWL - By Tatzlwyrm - "We burned and screamed and spent our lives burning and screaming."

HAIRWORM - By Brooke Van Kampen - "I’ve been prepared for the zombie apocalypse for a long time! NO REGRETS."

HALLOWEEN DEMONS - By Aranel Diamond- "I began having thoughts in a voice unfamiliar to my own, hard to make out in some places and crystal clear in others."

HANDSOME - By Ted Miller - "Dressed in resplendent shimmering green am I."

HEAVEN SENT - By PartlySmith - " I noticed small bits of its flesh stuck to the ceiling. Or rather, they were part of ceiling, now."

HOUSE OF CHEESE - By David Haire - "One day he came to a queer little door, that led to a stairwell deep in the floor."

HIS MAJESTY - By Peter Allen - "My arrival at the palace is heralded by a procession of scuttling, hunched figures, robed in tattered finery."

THE HUNGERING ROOT - By Kevin Stanley - "It appeared without warning, spearing itself forth from a rise in the landscape."

THE HUNGERING ROOT II - By Kevin Stanley - "They say I’m like… a… 'root?' What's a root?"

THE HUNGRY RUG - By Ryan Oleynik- "They said it wasn’t real, Just my imagination. A simple child’s fear, A mere fabrication."

The Hallow Journals Part I - By Pumpkinheadeddoll - "The body of the creatures is not easily described, the fur on the body is thick and dark to the point of absorbing nearly all light"

Haunted House - By Kiernan Lockhart - "Yeahhh, no. It’s just an empty house. I should know."

Haze - By Joseph Hartman - "Give me a ride," He repeated in a flat, distorted voice. "Give me a ride. Give me a ride."

The Hillbilly Horror - By Sam Miller - "In their place stand two fat, scaly creatures"

Hollowhead - By Thomas F. Johnson - "I hack up something like phlegm into the sink. My chest feels hot and sticky. I look down."

Honey, This is it - By J I L - "Surprise!" The voices are scratchy, but musical. A light clicks on in the apartment and I see three people in costumes with their first pair of hands in the air."

House of Sleep - By Rahkshasarani - "The House of Sleep was an unusual business."

Humming Walls - By Athena - "I heard it first when I was 11; a dull humming, fingers gliding on walls."

Hunting Snipe - By Keetah Spacecat - "One Summer, everything went wrong."

I DON'T WANT TO GO - By Eventua - "The jungle lurks there, red and spiked and twisting, the trees made of glass."

IGNITE - By Tweinge - "It approached you from the darkness; The thing you knew was there"

I LOVE MY PET - By Cameron Macfarlane - (short)

IMAGINARY PET - By Hisham H - "That elderly, most likely blind tapir, left quite an impression on me."

IMBUNCHE - By Raven - "There never really is a feeling so good as attending the birth of a family member."

IMITATION - By Matt K. - "I wish I had never found the body. Or rather, the part of it I found."

I MUST GO - By Prophet Storm - "The snail arrived. It was healthy. It was too healthy."

INCIDENT REPORT - By Jack Allan - (short)

INCONSEQUENTIA - By Alexis Feynman - "Have you ever seen one of those slideshows of mistakes in popular movies?"

INNOCENCE - By Brian Shadensack - "I look over to my friend, forgetting that it pulled my friends head off early this week, slowly."

IN PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS - By Lord of Rye - "After running his hand over it, he realized that the polished metal was nearly frictionless."

IN THE HOUSE OF THE LORD - By Lord of Rye - "Surrounding the sea were banks of bone-white reeds. They had some kind of reddish leech issuing from the top, and drinking perpetually from the sea."

INTRUSIVE THOUGHTS - By Chaz Gelf - "That moment when you're riding in a car and your mind wanders off to places it really shouldn't."

ITEM 450 - By Patch Anderson - "A psychic should be in the room to negotiate with 450-B-5."

IT'S A HAT - By Prophet Storm - "All we know is that for the time being, it's a hat. It's a hat and that way it can't harm anyone."

IT'S BEEN THREE DAYS - By Daniel Cowart-Goldberg - "I think those are colors, but it's been so long."

IT'S CURIOUS - By Chase Goebel - "It's curious. That's the worst part. It's curious and it gets bored."

I'VE LOST MY MARBLES - By Lee Sherman - "Her eyes, which looked like a pair o' wet shoelaces...well, they come alive."

I LOVE YOU - By Oak - "The last words we'd ever have from us. The last kind sentiment before darkness fell."

I, MONOTREME - By Valerie Epry - "The mass was clawing its way out of me a millimeter at a time."

INFLATABLE - By C. Lonnquist - "The problem with the drive home is that Santa."

INFESTATION: VIPER - By Olita Clark - "And it's not just people that come back but animals too."

INFESTATION: 17 HERBS AND SPICES - By Olita Clark - "Their various parts would still keep crawling towards you, spitting spores."

INFESTATION: RITZ - By Olita Clark - "Not that they ever truly go into hibernation outside of proper Dry areas..."

INFESTATION: SPAM - By Olita Clark - "It's all canned crap, but it'll get you through the month."

I WIN - By Anonymous - "The device in my hands is made of flesh but its skin is hard, smooth, shell-like."

IZZY'S GHOST STORY - By Lee Sherman - "They glowed, and I could partly see through them, but I could also see the textured flesh of a preserved dead animal."

Icarus - By Evan MacNeil - "Space was nothing new to me."

Inconsiderate Spirit - By Mngamojemo - "At first, everything seemed great. There was no more noise late at night, no more passive-agressive arguments, and only one person's worth of dishes to worry about. "

Incubus - By Sorbus - "I would occasionally wake up with saliva - or at least something the same color and consistency of saliva - on my cheek."

International Klein Blue - By Cassie Heath - "You're looking at a blue rectangle mounted on a wall and you're thinking "My kid could do that"

Intern Report - By Hisham H. - "Eyes and associated musculature completely removed, together with a large portion of facial bone bilaterally removed as well"

Is Aleanna There? - By Lee Sherman - "I'd been sleep-walking again."

Owen Scott Doctoral Thesis Abridged Interview Number 18 - By Brian Shadensack - "Well, it started off simple. Touch it, it rots."

Owen Scott Doctoral Thesis Abridged Interview Number 20 - By Brian Shadensack - "I’ve been unable to enter a house for about two years.."

Owen Scott Doctoral Thesis Abridged Interview Number 25 - By Brian Shadensack - "Are... are you bleeding whiskey..."

Owen Scott Doctoral Thesis Abridged Interview Number 37 - By Brian Shadensack - " Yea, sometimes my brain gets way too loud, you know?"

Owen Scott Doctoral Thesis Abridged Interview Number 42 - By Brian Shadensack - "An organ prints the flooding handicap after the copper."

Invisible Darkness - By Charles Williams - "There is something that surrounds us. Undetectable, lacking color, smell, or a defined idea of what it is. "

I Suck at Humans - By Charred Newt - "Give me a pencil and I’ll draw you almost everything else, I swear."

I Think My Watch is Broken - By Cassie Heath - "All the time/my/Excuse/my watch is/in my head/watch/wtchndIcntmkit stop."

JELLY BEANS - By Angela Shaver - "Just floating in the void these doppelgangers with gray and blue flesh, wiggle, “walk” and babble."

JOURNAL - By Mysterious Maverick - "there's no way in hell that was a dog."


JORMUNGANDR - By Glumdrop - "Another spill, was the official story. Everyone was so used to them by now. Soon pictures leaked out of the rig drenched in red."

Jailer - By Hisham H. - "The librarian referred to it affectionately as "Old Bogey".

Just a Collection - By Brian Shadensack - "I hit my arm the other day and there was a rattle. Like when a screw goes loose in a machine."

KITTY - By Smilecat98 - "The meows get desperate and more in pain."

THE KLISK - By Jared Shingleton - "The klisk was born when a splicing of animal and plant genes had gone wrong."

LAUGHING - By (Unknown) - "It was waiting for a pattern."

THE LAST HOROSCOPE - By Thomas F. Johnson - "In a lonely alley, written on human flesh, inked in inhuman blood by an unknown author..."

LET'S THE ALPHABET! - By Thomas F. Johnson - "Countless Crawling Crabs Cover a Colossal Corroding Cadaver that Creeps, Catches, Crunches by the Coast."

LILIN - By Stuart - "Now her fingers push through skin, and she peels it away from the musculature beneath."

LIVING ECHO - By Lee Sherman - "I'm certain that the house I'm living in is at least partially haunted."

LOHJM - By Pookey - (microstory)

THE LONG TRAIN RIDE - By John Pesando - "As the months had gone by, I learned that the train followed certain patterns, and seemed to reward consistent behavior."

LANGLEY EXPEDITION - By Rahkshasaran - "Other cylinders were found and put to the test, producing what Mehmed heard only as incomprehensible noise."

LAST NIGHT THE AFGHAN HOUND CAME BACK - By Luke Cy - "He pretended not to see the eye poking out the back of her neck, so I played along."


LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF MR. DARIUS BELWETHER - By Immutatus - "The body that is found that resembles me will not be dead either. You may, however, go ahead and bury it. It won't matter. Not for a very long time."

LEARN A LANGUAGE OF: AND ABOUT BODY - By Gronkling - (images)

LEECH - By Cameron Macfarlane - "It's on me, in an instant, squirming."

LITTLE JOHNNY SENT A CARD - By Angela Shaver - " I dropped pennies into Patchy until she was so heavy I could barely pick her up."

LONG LIVE THE KING - By Glumdrop - "Time to meet the eyeball king, Greatest of the eyeball things!"

The Laundry Room - By Alexis Feynman - "It's just some flickering lights. They do that all the time, and that never stops anybody!"

The Leng Embrace - By Nelke - " the plot was minimal, a mere scaffolding for the illustrations, and the dialogues nonsensical"

Like Clockwork - By DNotA - "She was tall. Really tall. Ridiculously tall."

Little Brother - By Rhakshasarani - "Kevin's little brother looked...odd. More like a little old man than a baby. And he could already walk."

Lunatic - By Nelke - "It's funny how the folk tales of my childhood come back to me"

THE MANY CANS - By Dandelion Steph - "There was another can of cat food."

MARK - By Sly Devil - "...the creature left prints of what appeared to be humanoid hands in the snow."

MARKET DAY - By Keith Johnstone - "Gourds are essential. Tubers are optional, but required. Go."

MATTHEW IS SUFFERING - By Peppermint Monster - "Matthew is suffering, the website said. Do you want to help him?"

THE MAZE - By Connor - "In this maze I've always lived in, there lies an expansive, dimly lit room with a bell on the ceiling."

MEAT - By Charming Devil - "...a drooping, fatty, pale face, on the end of an impossibly long neck..."

THE MERMAID - By Rhakshasarani - "Jemmy Smith may not have had enough brains to fry an egg, but he knew a mermaid when he saw one."

MESSAGE FROM YOUR MACHINE - By [your computer] - (ODT file)

MIND THE FUTURE - By Infernalthing - "Technology evolves fast."

MIRROR MIRROR - By Cameron Macfarlane - "My shadow hasn't moved an inch."

MOBIUS FILMS - By Alex Bradley - "Have you ever noticed how you can see in the dark much better than a camera?"

THE MODERN AGE - By Esther Roman - "The old man sat at the restaurant, and nobody looked at him twice."


MORAG'S QUEST - By Nathan Xenolyi - (External google drive link - html based platform game!)

MOTHER - By Sunjinjo - "There are more like me, small, pink, with nubby snouts and long tails."

MOTHER VINE - By Prophet Storm - "...they were covered in these obscene little red flowers--flowers that looked like...they looked like eyes."

MOTHER VINE II - By Prophet Storm - "I watched his eys fall out, suspended by the optic nerve, as flowers burst out of the sockets."

MOTHER VINE III - By Prophet Storm - "We are told there weren't always Mandrakes and Daughtersoil. Once it was just a single Mothervine, in a faraway land..."

MOTHER'S MUSINGS - By Prophet Storm - "We were content. We had no reason to kill. But then came the meat."

THE MOUNTAIN SONG - By Lasagnaface - "From all directions, even up in the tree tops, hordes of disfigured, speaker-mouthed men and women approached me."

MOVIES - By William Oaks - "And that was the main problem with the technology. Holograms were, by default, lethally dangerous."

MR. MAGIC'S SPECTACULAR HOME RE-ANIMATION KIT - By Prophet Storm - "Protruding from the wounds were active, seething machines, gears and pumps working feverishly."

MR. ROBOT - By Joseph Hartman - "You're talking to a robot! Give him a warm greeting!"

MY MEAT - By Justin David - "Another day of making my meat tremble and ache and scream. But I cannot stop now, not when I am so close."

MY NEW HOME - By Sophie Lydia Shepherd - "I learned pretty quickly, though, that most of my house is built on rotten supports."

MY PROBLEM - By Miranda Johansson - "He looks a lot like me, except kind of shrivelled, as if he were hollow and collapsing in on himself."

THE MARROW STORM - By Alun Clewe - (offsite comic link!)

MANHATTEN - By Witness the Absurd - " hell did this thing ever come from Manhattan, it looked like scrap."

MATERIALIZATION - By Dandelion Steph - "These “Chip-People” seemed like chatbots, with one difference: they were much more intelligent and humanlike."

MAY CONTAIN - By Kiara Maher - "It's always at the bottom of the box, or the carton, or the goddamned tupperware container that I find them."

MEMENTO MINFELD - By Shouty - "In the murky waters of an unknown ocean lie a species of drifters."

MILK RUN - By Glumdrop - "Then there was a noise in the dark that a dog couldn't make."

THE MIRROR ON THE DOOR - By Infernalthing - "When I looked at my reflection I felt like someone's watching me. Even when I was alone I had the same feeling."

MORS VOLUNTARIA - By Spitblaze - "Maybe we should’ve gone on to human trials with the medicine."

MR. SMOTHER - By Wyatt Hill - "No, Mr. Smother! What are you doing?"

MUSINGS FROM THE BUNKER - By Ben Jeffrey - "The exact date is not known when the Ice cream men started to wear the hoods."

MY FAULT - By Nick Noah - "The victims were all found fully clothed, but their bodies covered with perfectly spherical, tennis-ball-sized burn marks."

MY HAPPY PLACE - By Wyatt Hill - "The round thing lives in a tall house on a cliff. It is upside down, but then again, so is he."

MY TEETH - By ChiknHart - "I keep digging them out with the pliers. Ripping them out one by one."

Macrophagia - By Jacobguy - "At first it looked like a low cloud, but it wasn't a cloud, it was a huge collection of dandelion seeds."

Magic Number - By Hisham H. - "What he found surprised him. Strange, bizarre deaths going back two centuries. "

Malocclusion - By Izzy Winchester - "Went to get the block fitted, but the doc says it’s not my jaw. Says my incisors need more space."

Masks - By Keefer Lowe - "I saw the first one on my way to work one cool November morning."

Messorem - By Millien - "You are in a plain room; there is a pile of rags in the corner, and a table with a sheet of paper and a knife on it."

Misbegotten - By Daniel Saults - (PDF download) a complete, playable body horror RPG!

Morning Person - By Charred Newt - "The skin around the freshly-made hole crumbles, curls up like burnt paper."

Mother of Them All - By TimtheFireLord - "the dream became lucid as soon as I saw the frog being jump out of behind the pillar"

The Moth of Ice - By Nicolai Ostergaard - "One summer noon, something caught my eye. Like a crystalline leaf this tiny creature floated on the air."

Mr. Stitch - By Thomas Turnasella - "There was one person though, that was a bit more than “curious”, a bit more than “strange,” and everyone in town knew him only as Mr. Stitch."

My Aunt's New House - By Stickydot - "The skin had been mostly removed, but I could still see the ears attached, and it wasn't a rabbit."

My Toilet Bit Me - By Samuel Miller - "It asks for meatier and meatier foods each time."

NAKED - By Alexis Feynman - "I've never been comfortable seeing other people naked."

NECROMANCER - By Sly Devil - "I don't know what it was that made me able to see behind the masks. Just everything bega peeling."

NEOLITHIC PALACE - By Richard Fisher - (PDF article)

NEPENTHES INSANIA - By Hisham H. - "Some of the later pots were ridiculous in size; that last one I saw him carry in was practically the size of a trash can."

NEW NEIGHBORS - By Sly Devil - "It froze when it...well, I can't really say that it 'saw' me."

THE NEW SANTA - By Immutatus - "Santa was ugly and disgusting, but at least he looked human. The elves didn't."

THE NINTH SEQUENCE - By Joseph Hartman - "A man on a horse rode triumphantly into the sunset. Appeased, the sunset digested him and vanished."

NOSEBLEED - By Johnny Vallone - "A dark red circle appeared on the page of the book John was reading."

THE NOTHING PERSON: DAY 567 - By Frozen Killer - "Its face, if you can really call it that, looked like a skull with skin overlapping it."

NOT REAL - By David Haire - "I awoke one morning to the sound of hysterical crying emanating from downstairs. Or laughter."

NOT MY CHILDREN - By Nick Mandrak - "They have these dark spots that are just so cute, but they are not eyes."

NOW IN THEATERS NEAREST YOU - By Glumdrop - "The creature takes the mustard and writes "BRANCH MANGLER" down its slimy body."

NAUSEA MAZE - By Infernalthing - "When he got up he saw the thing that made him trip. It was a human spine that had a pair of legs on each vertebra."

NANA - By PartlySmith - "Nana’s hard, wooden fingers wrap around me as she lifts me up."

NEVER MAKE EYE CONTACT - By Anonymous - "You know it is there, but it can never, never ever know that you know."

NOTHING - By Erickson C.M. Sturdy - (microstory)

NOTHING MORE - By Shaden - (microstory)

THE NOTHING PERSON - By Brian J. - "Gruesome, terrible, blades grew from the limb, and started scraping the wall trying to find me."

NOT YOURS - By (unknown) - "And you scooped the ideas out with a pencil , and put them on paper."

Natozine - By Jared Ludy - "Apparently, it’s supposed to freak out your senses and give you some sort of "unforgettable" high"

Needles - By Max Peabody - "A team of naturalists and botanists is sent to the Amazon rainforest with the goal of determining how far the change has spread."

Nepenthes Monstrosa - By Hisham H. - "I shook my head. There was no animal, no phenomenom I could think of that can skeletonize a cow in one night."

New Tongue - By Sorbus - " At first, when I went to the dentist, she didn't see it."

Night Terror - By Pumpkinheadeddoll - "I still remember some of the dreams from when I was little, all slightly different but they always have a single connecting point; they all end with me being choked."

Not a Turkey - By Hisham H. - "Dammit Emmett, calm down and tell me in proper English!"

OLD - By Erickson Warne-Coles - "Regina slowly made her way over to the bag of cat food."

ONE UGLY CHAIR - By Nick Noah - "So a few months ago my friend picked up this really ugly office chair..."

OBSESSED WITH MONSTERS - By Reese Yeeter - "I love monsters. Nightmares. Fates worse than death."

ODDITIES COLLECTION - By Scarvexx - "Dermites” he read on the placard. “Does he mean termites?"

OFF MY CHEST - By Dandelion Steph - "I got leeches on my chest, I dont know why or how."

OH BROTHER - By Erickson Warne-Coles - "One bony arm was uncovered and hooked up to an IV. Martin screamed."

OMEHTRLENV - By Prophet Storm - "I'm not sure if they know I'm here. Come to think of it, I'm not sure I'm here."

ON REFLECTION - By William Walls - "My jawline looked a little further to the left. Mirror didn't seem wonky."

ON THE LAKE - By Kiara Maher - "the cormorants are different this year."

ORGANE - By Tweinge - "The vat was full of something vile."

THE OWL MAN - By Johnny Vallone - "I remember with perfect clarity the first time I ever heard about the Owl Man."

Odontophobia - By Keetah Spacecat - "On Monday morning, my tooth started itching." (several short stories!)

Old Pot - By Zoe Keidong - "You have received an old pot in on form or another."

Out of Memory - By Sorbus - "On April 3rd, we started to receive reports of what at first we could only describe as local time anomalies."

Out There - By Jesus Lizard - "What started as a routine procedure has exploded into a bizarre discovery that we are struggling to explain."

Over Sharing - By Ben Jeffrey - "My neighbour was sleeping in a tent out the back of his house last night"

THE PAPERCRAFT DRAGON - By VeePickle - "This new head shape was so far removed from the others..."

PIANO - By Dreadnawt - "As crazy as it might seem, I often felt that I was disappointing a piano most of all by playing it so poorly."

PINK - By Dandelion Steph - "Jennifer Mordley loved pink."

P IS FOR PHOBIA - By Lee Sherman (mature content) - "I heard it gurgling and splashing and roaring and hissing and groaning. I saw it slither and twitch and glisten in the dim light."

PORCELAIN GOD - By Olita Clark - "You are here because of the thing in your gut."

PREDATORS - By Lee - "Behind him, a pair of large pale eyes are staring in from the window."

PANDORA - By Prophet Storm - "Creatures are quadrupeds, their hind legs longer than their forelegs, implying a former bipedal nature."

THE PARTY PLANNER - By Immutaus - "Don't you worry about that. We'll make sure all your guests show up. Whether they want to or not."

THE PEN - By Sharadin Richter - "You have one week to snap the pen in half."

PERSISTENCE OF VISION - By TheGunHeart and Ryusui- "God help me, I love crappy cartoons."

PERSONAL - By Dead Palette - (video)

PLAGUE DOCTOR - By Etan Nichols - "We try to kill them with medicine, but when we can't, we have to resort to other means."

THE PLANTATION - By Johnny Vallone - "Run all you like!" screeched the horrible grinding voice. "Run all you like! You will return! One day you will return!"

PLUCK - By Kiara Maher - "One by one she pulls them out, using a motion she has practiced, and practiced, and practiced."

PLUMBING - By Kevin Stanley - "A few nights ago, my toilet started making an odd noise."

POISON BREATHER - By Axle the Beast - "After a short while I can feel it boiling inside me, the pain I crave, the agony that makes me feel whole."

PREDATORY FACE - By Anonymous - "You know these awkward moments when you just look at a scene and your brain suddenly starts conjuring the most hair-raising thing that could happen next?"

PRETTY SKIES - By Chris Cox - "The stars blinked."

PROBLEM CHILD - By Izzy Winchester - "The Problems Man has always been nice to me. Even before the Best Thing."

Passive Ability - By Anonymous- "Now the opposing team has only one monster left. This is the final round, folks."

Past Tense - By Rhakshasarani - "I used to have a stalker."

Peanut Gallery - By Stickydot - "WORLD'S LARGEST PEANUT 2 MILES AHEAD!"

Pet Tumor - By Jon Strong - "There’s something in my house. It talks to me."

Photobomber - By Elliot Avery - "In each and every photo, there was a man I didn't recognize."

Planter Park - By Rhakshasarani - "Who builds an amusement park on a swamp?"

Poems to Vocalize Through Your Orifices - By Nick Norden - "Hither, yon, yon, hither, yon, hither."

Porcelain - By Samuel Miller - " I just now notice how strange it is that there are bite marks on plates and silverware."

Pressed - By Peppermint Monster - "If you are still alive after ninety days, I will let you go home."

Public - By Austin Brooks - "A sound like someone had dropped a bowling ball on a piggy bank, followed by water surging from shattered pipes. "

Put the Thing in the Thing - By Olita Clark - "The metallic voice drags you back into consciousness with sharp pitched claws"

Qallupilluit - By Nicholas Dennison - "Like all the other children in our camp by the sea, my brother and I had grown up on stories of the Qallupilluit."

QUANTUM REALITY - By Infernalthing - "You know what quantum reality is?"

RADULA - By S. Palevsky - (to the tune of Dragula)

RED - By Nicky Norden - "Oh how I loathed the Pinks."

RED HEAD HANDY MAN - By Johnny Vallone - "You begin to realize that the air is not hot enough for heat distortion to happen."

REMEMBER - By Hare Trinity - "I was just thinking... Do you remember a show on TV, when we were little?"

RICE - By Miranda Johansson - "The task of cleaning out my brother's apartment falls on me."

RIPPED FROM USENET - By Lee Sherman - "...this wasn't a human sound. It wasn't even much like an animal sound. It was like a klaxon from beyond."

RINSE - By Zoe Kiedong - "You can see it, right? The lump of slick, tumorous bad thought, darkened?"

THE ROOF - By C. Lonnquist - "There is more above us."

ROOM - By Stephen Keane - "You awoke to find that your bedroom door was gone."

THE ROOT HEADED ONE - By Hisham H. - "All that remains from his assailant is a needle with a loose, glassy, empty capsule."

RUMORS ON A CITY STREET CORNER - By Tbok - "Hey didja hear? Ya know the free clinics they have around here? Yeah, the ones with that funky bird for a logo."

RUSTY - By Dead Palette - (video)

THE ROOM - By Stuart - "There was one room we were especially fond of hiding in, my sister and I."

RULES OF THE ORCHARD - By Lee Sherman (mature content) - "The orchard had all kinds of fruit. Anything that grew around those parts, plus something she'd never seen before."

Reunion - By Baxter Barclay - "How are you doing buddy?" croaks the figure before me that is supposedly Barry."

Red Gold - By The Cuttlefishking - (poem)

Red World - By Ciara Borner - (poem)

Revealer - By Everbound Venvel - "A Revealer looks something like a fleshy gray-brown coconut with a thing like a skinny little deep-sea fish fry tail for a body."

The Ride Never Ends - By Thomas F. Johnson - "Her bike was made of flat, monocolored polygons put together, like one of those really old 3d-games."

Rings - By Tom Serveaux - "Did squirrels have limbs that long and gangly, or ears that pointy?"

Rise, Peter - By Izzy Winchester - "I didn't have to ask anyone about the pillar, or tell. It had already cycled through so many others, like a dance"

All Roads Lead to Rome - By Thomas F. Johnson - "Probably has something to do with those sacks they're carryin', wriggling around."

Rules and Instruction - By Hisham H. - "Make sure that at least two people take Maurice the manatee out of his pool each night and take him to the storage area."

Run - By Jacob Boles - (short)

SCENT OF THE NIGHT - By Shard - (short)

THE SEQUENCE - By Witness the Absurd - "The Beast is pulled from the Dead Sea. It's body is a salted wreck."

SHRIKE - By Stuart - "...a fat little bird hops between branches, chirping. In moments it is joined by another, and another."

SKILEVAKS - By Nathan Ilar Xenolyi - (PDF DOWNLOAD) - a novel-length entry starring one of's sort-of-home-brewed freaks!

SNAILS - By Anonymous - "No person in this world has ever despised them as much as I do."

THE SNAIL'S SHELL - By Joseph JG - "As I gazed into that miniature abyss, something slowly began to come into view."

SNOW - By Anonymous - "Nothing but a pile of snow, except for two black disks representing eyes."

SUCH AS GHOST - By Lee Sherman - "To her horror, half of her hand came back covered in a red, semi-congealed blood."

SUPERNATURAL RADIO - By Lee Sherman - "Do you believe that a conscious intelligence controls the outcome of events which, as far as can be seen, are entirely random?"

SANGUINE - By Jack Allan - "A young woman, head freshly shaved, awake in the dead of the night."

SANTA - By Alexis Feynman - "Make sure that you're in bed when Santa comes, or you won't get any presents."

SCAR STORIES - By Prophet Storm - "Between serrated teeth, its mouthed tongue shot out..."

SCHOOL YEARS - By Charred Newt - "Everybody lined up on the walls, as the Sevenths slowly advanced under the younger students’ nervous stare."

SCRAP OF PAPER EXUDING SURPRISING AMOUNTS OF NEGATIVE ENERGY - By Ben Jeffrey - "Gaudy plastic flowers, tied to a lamp post."

SEXY LADIES - By Ketvanin - (a series of drawings)

SHADOW TAG - By Jacob Boles - "I was playing my new pokemon game on the bus, when I found a wobbuffet in a cave."

SHELLEY AND ME - By J. Jae "JJ" Jay - " It contorted its body, trying to get at the gristle that still clung to its fur, even biting into its own flesh."

SHINING EYES - By Lord of Rye - "The dying sky is the wrong color - it is too shallow, too vaporous."

SIGNAL RECEIVE - By Johnny Vallone - "At first, no one could believe it. We thought that it was a joke, somehow, or a mistake. How could we be the most advanced beings out there?"

SILENT SCREAMS - By Jesse - "Whispers turn to talking, talking turns to yelling, yelling turns to screaming."

THE SILENT BARD - By Pyro Gibberish - "The Silent Bard rode into town atop a dying steed."

THE SIX DAY CATERPILLAR - By Rhakshasarani - "Participants are encouraged to drink the entire beverage first, then roll the larvae up in the lichen and swallow the whole parcel without chewing."

SLIDING - By cz37ltn+hi0rs4 - "How long has it been? I've already lost all sense of time."

SLUG ON A CHEESE GRATER - By Lynn Graznak, Surreal Macabre Art - (PDF file, text and sculpture work!)

THE SMOKER - By Miranda Johansson - "I first became aware that something was wrong when my husband's plants began to wilt."

SOCK STEALER - By Infernalthing - "he had a smiling pumpkin head with big round eyes. The eyes and mouth were pitch black."

SOMETHING BOLTED THIS WAY COMES - By Andrew Howard - "The buildings were held together with bolts, rivets, welds, clamps, and... Duct tape? No, really. Duct tape."

SOUNDS OF NATURE - By Dandelion Steph - (wav file)

STEPHEN - By Rhakshasarani - "Stephen was an artist… at least that was what it said on his business cards."

STONE AND BONE - By Erickson Warne-Coles - "The head isn't what any of us expected."

STORM OF '98 - By Tatzlwyrm - "I looked up and saw seagulls wheeling overhead, chattering to one another and calling dibs on the pieces of trash floating by."

STRINGS - By Mandatory Upgrades - "I swear, this wasn't wind or anything, they just shot around his arms and legs and neck like whips and held him there."

SUPERPREDATOR - By Johnny Vallone - "One theory is that Neanderthals were just outcompeted by Homo sapiens..."

Scalphas - By TheGunheart - "Two years. Two years since that damn wyrm froze the Earth's heart."

Section 4: The Events - By HareTrinity - "The events take place in this child's bedroom."

Selfie.jpg - By Emma G. - "Another online friend told me someone had put my picture up somewhere else, got it from her facebook."

Sentinels - By Ryan Oleynik - "Entire books and movies were used to answer the question: What would happen when we meet aliens?"

Silence - By Jacobguy - "I dread silent nights. Ever since I was 11 years old I've hated the nights that are devoid of sound."

Sleep Study - By L.A. Johannsen - "The feeling of being watched lingered like an ache."

Sleeping Bag - By C. Lonnquist - "Once, when I was six, there were five of them, and I could see them through the mesh window on my tent."

Some Kind of Video Game - By Dandelion Steph - "There's a man standing by a streetlight. Another player, an NPC, I don't care."

Soul Cramp - By Jon Strong - "Ever since she was a child, she always had stomach cramps."

Specimen Journal - By Hisham H. - "Today I collected something quite strange; a caterpillar that I can't identify in any of the books."

Speed - By Jacobguy - "You really need to go fast."

THE SPOOPIEST NIGHTMARE - By ChaosLucarioMasterofDragonDolphins - ???!

Squirm Face - By James B. Davis - "My eyesight throbbed and blinked in red and yellow."

Squirming Underground - By James B. Davis - "The cave reeked of bile, gore, and the vinegar scented syrup on the floor.

Sun God - By John Vallone - "My attendants flock around me, whispering in tongues - strange tongues, or perhaps familiar."

A Synopsis of David Cronenberg's Neuromancer - By Erika Bachman - "David Cronenberg’s Neuromancer has always been a fascinating cinematic anomaly, although most students will remember it only for the infamous lawsuit that Cronenberg became embroiled in and eventually devastated by."

THE TAXIDERMIST - By David Haire - (poem)

TEA WITH A STRANGER - By Flee - "I was never much for conversations, especially with skinny bird mole flesh trees."

TEN MINUTES LATE FOR CLASS - By Fernando - "A man started giggling. It was a nervous, high pitched giggle."

TERRAZZO - By Immutatus - "I don't remember when I first noticed the changes."

THAT'S THE DEAL - By Golem Gears - "The door to my bedroom opened, revealing a man in a buisiness suit and with a briefcase."

THINGS - By David Haire - (short poem!)

TODAY WILL BE A FUN DAY - By Kieran Haines - "No, these instances of faeces were spewed."

THE TORCHWOOD TEXT - By Prophet Storm - "The blasphemous vapor hung above the bookshelves impudently."

THEY - By Beatric Urvogel - "One morning every car in town was missing. Or rather, they were all taken apart..."

THEY CALLED HER THE WILD ONE - By Qubeley - "On the final night, I killed a goat, and laid it out for her, like an offering for a goddess."

THINJAMAN - By Connor - "I like my Fatoman and because how he am blue."

TO HAVE OR TO KEEP - By Evan Macneil - "He tried to put bees out of his mind, at all times. All around their home, in the trees on the boulevard, were dozens of huge hives."

TONIGHT'S ARCH - By Joseph hartman - (poem)

TWO ON A THRONE - By Vortan - "Two demons sat upon separate, yet connected glass thrones."

TUI FUI EGO ERIS - By Kieran Haines - "It stayed still for a moment, it was sniffing for me, hunting me. I think it heard me as the ghostly silhouette slunk across the floor towards me."

TEDDY - By Stuart - "I have no hands. I have no feet. My mouth is nothing more than a line of flaxen thread."

THEY GO DEEP - By Izzy Winchester - " Sonar showed forests of them thronging the earth, sliding through bedrock, source unseen."

THE THING AT THE WINDOW - By C. Lonnquist - "A sound like muttering; like old, stern German hymns thrummed through the glass my forehead rested upon."

THIS IS YOUR HOLIDAY PRESENT - By Glargondangit56 - (offsite DA link. It's a holidays poem!!)

TOMMY - By Ray - "One day Daddy and Uncle John started telling me and Tommy about something called a ‘snipe’..."

TRANSCRIPT FOR INTERVIEW NUMBER 25 - By Brian Shadensack - "I’ve been unable to enter a house for about two years..."

THING - By Lee - (short)

TODAY - By Dandelion Steph - "Today my toe fell off. That was fine. It was a malformed toe anyway."

TOMB OF THE ANCIENTS - By Xavier Patterson - "I awoke in a dizzy haze."

TOOL SEEKERS - By Vox Humana - "One time, I popped one and it made a bad mess."

TOOTHACHE - By Erickson Warne-Coles - "Something shot of his gut, eliciting a sharp shriek of pain, followed by several more."

They Return - By Jacobguy - "It was no deer, it took a step closer and I saw it was like the head of a deer on the body of a corpse."

The Thing on Owl Creek Ridge - By Nick McLean - "Mr. Hannah was a cultivated man. He read religiously every day."

Three's Company - By Brian Shadensack - "Satan is at least a little musical."

Tomato Soup - By James B. Davis - "It seemed like a nice little diner."

The Traffic Stop - By Elliot Avery - "The cop's expression didn't change at all when Darryl yelled at him"

Tic-toc - By Nick Noah - "How would I ever be able to sleep with that noise?"

Twenty First Birthday - By Dandelion Steph - "The next door was her ninth birthday party."

UNDERNEATH - By Infernalthing - (short)

UNCONVINCING - By Doc Docson - "That it’s so well-understood to us in just two weeks unsettles me deeply.."

Unscheduled Sick Leave - By Trar - "Sitting in the corner between that door and me was another morbid black and green eye-stalk plant."

Upon the Mountain - By Ryan Oleynik - "If you are reading this letter, then I must admit that I am glad that the Lord saw it fit to find its way to you."

Upside Down Fairy - By Anonymous - "I felt the mortal's presence long before she actually arrived at my hatching site."

VACKY VACUUM - By Anonymous - "The show was named after a living, sentient vaccum cleaner..."

VIDEO LOG - By Jack Allan - "A massive eyeless head lolls idly, more than half of it taken up by a great lipless mouth."

THE VLEEN - By Jared Shingleton - (short)

THE VISITOR - By J. Ford - "The torso narrowed at the center and bulged at the top with what appeared a row of rib bones jutting from his back. A distended goiter served as the unsuitable placeholder for a head."

VOXCAN, VOXCAN'T - By Shouty - "Through the damp dusk of the night-drenched bog moved a ponderous figure. Heaving jingles chime from it as it burdens a large pack."

Valor - By Hisham H. - "I've sworn to keep this secret, but I feel there should be some record, some legacy, as to what really happened."

Vampire Myths: Fact and Fiction - By Monkeysky - "If you are reading this, it is likely that you are a human who has discovered that someone close to you is a Vampire, and you'd like to learn more."

Very Good Servants - By Ed and Julie Bartlett - "The one who is to embrace the creature has paralyzed it with one’s venom, and now makes an incision in its pink skin."

Video Games - By Qubeley - "I turn on the game apprehensively, and there’s no egg in my party."

WANNA SEE WHAT I CAN DO? - By Kiara Maher - "Another tooth, identical to the first, begins to emerge, connected to the same strand."

WATCHING - By Keith Johnstone - "2 is the only even prime number"



THE WISHBRINGER - By Powder - "I shake the plant over Brandon’s face and a black, glossy, oval like shape peeks out from his mouth."

WALL THUMPER - By Slothkeeper - "There it was again. That tick-tacking."

WATCH FOR WANDERING TOWERS - By tbok1992 - "They're coming for us, the towers."

WENDIGO TALE - By Masami - "The name of this beast has even been used to associate a type of mental disorder, wendigo psychosis, which makes the sufferer crave human flesh."

WHAT A COLOR - By Angela Shaver - "IT, started when I went to the reef."

WHAT I SAW - By Mr. Tiktalik - (short)

WHEN THE WORLD DROWNS - By Pyro Gibberish - "Food has been scarce lately; dead animals have almost entirely ceased to float to the window, and I fear the mushrooms are beginning to make me ill."

WHISPER CAUGHT - By Angela Shaver - "Then a thought flashes by. Caught… this is the meaning. You black out."

WHY ANNIE DRINKS APPLE JUICE - By Dandelion Steph - (short)

WIRED - By Vague1 - "They are always parked with their dishes towards you, and you never see them move."

WOODS - By Zombard Zombramble - "I can see it, dressed in flowers, a partially decomposed body."

WORK - By Olita Clark - "Joey’s shift began by checking the doors."

WORRIED - By Anonymous - "Sometimes, you can see what other people are seeing, and you're worried:."

Wandering Sun - By Joseph Hartman - "I suppose you want to know about the man who outran the night?"

Welcome Home - By Wednesday - "You are a man. You are wearing a suit so you must be important."

A Welcome Intrusion - By Cuttlefishking - "You are in the legends"

Wendigo Weather - By Rahkshasarani - "Sometimes hunters would get stranded in the snow, had to take up in a cave."

Wet Bread - By Crow N. - "When you prop your arm on the table in front of you, there is a soft squishing sound."

Wet Dog Smell - By Jon Strong - "I just want to see the faucet doggie again"

What Goes Around - By Keetah Spacecat - "Matthew was awaken by an obnoxiously loud dripping sound"

Wooden Masks - By Nick Noah - "I'm sorry, but I won't be coming to your Halloween party this year either. It has nothing to do with your parties, it's just... costume parties in general."

World's Best Coffee - By Sorbus - "Alexis never had coffee this good in his life."

XAVIER - By Thegunheart - "At least, I'm pretty sure “Men's Fascist Delight” and “Summer Warehouse” aren't actual kinds of cheese."

Xeno - By Evan MacNeil - "Darkness. Just darkness. That's all I can see. Pitch black."

YOU ONLY THINK THEY HAVE ONE HEAD - By Eventua - "When I was a child, we were only ever told stories about giants."

Your Body is Changing - By Dandelion Steph - "Morgan cleared her eyes of slime and headed to the mirror."

ZOOPHOBIA - By Jazz Jackalope - "All I recall is a giant, long, black shape undulating through the murky, teal water."

18MM - By Ted Miller - "It was fogy, very thing smelt bad. I could feel the moist gross heat all around me."