Books with Creepy Settings, by Dani Eide
This is the perfect time of year to talk about creepy settings in books! There are all sorts of creepy creatures of the night that haunt All Hallow’s Eve… vampires, ghosts, zombies, the list can go on for quite a while… populate any location with these and you will have a pretty creepy place… BUT […]
5 LESSER KNOWN HORROR STORIES YOU SHOULD READ NOW, by Meg Hafdahl
It seems there is an undeniable connection between horror and the short story. Perhaps the quickened pace combined with pulse-pounding suspense creates the thrilling effect. Or, it is the twist, often ghastly or shocking, that punctuates the horror. Modern master of the horror short story, Stephen King, explained the appeal of the short form; “A […]
Author Ghost Stories: The Shadow, by Clare Dugmore
The Shadow by Katie Hamstead This Halloween, Curiosity Quills authors are spreading the spookiness by sharing their own personal paranormal experiences. Get haunted with these bone-chilling blogs, or post your own! #myghoststory. So, I don’t really have any spooky stories, but my Granddad served in the British Navy right after WWII and he had some doozies. […]
Author Ghost Stories: Sleepover, by Clare Dugmore
Sleepover by Samantha Dunaway Bryant This Halloween, Curiosity Quills authors are spreading the spookiness by sharing their own personal paranormal experiences. Get haunted with these bone-chilling blogs, or post your own! #myghoststory. NOTE: To protect the “innocent” I’m avoiding using my childhood friend’s name. I’ll call her “A.” A. told me her house was haunted, but […]
Author Ghost Stories: Knock. Knock. Knock., by Clare Dugmore
Knock. Knock. Knock. by J.E. Anckorn This Halloween, Curiosity Quills authors are spreading the spookiness by sharing their own personal paranormal experiences. Get haunted with these bone-chilling blogs, or post your own! #myghoststory. My bedroom. The early ‘90s. I’m fourteen. Normally I’d paint you the scene using subtler brushstrokes – Hey! I’m wearing a bucket hat […]
Author Ghost Stories: Hello Poppa, by Nikki Tetreault
Hello Poppa by Michael Cristiano This Halloween, Curiosity Quills authors are spreading the spookiness by sharing their own personal paranormal experiences. Get haunted with these bone-chilling blogs, or post your own! #myghoststory. We called my maternal grandpa Poppa and he died in 2001 when I was ten years old. His death was sudden: into the hospital […]