Blog Posts - Scary Stories



The Upgrade

“Weirdest thing,” said Al Donner as he handed his wife a coffee cup.“What’s that?” He sat across from Janine at the dining room table. “I was looking out the kitchen window just now and saw a car drive by that was exactly the same make, m...
by They're Only Shadows on Apr 5, 2016

Unforgivable, a new short scary story

Some transgressions can be quickly forgotten, but others are unforgivable. Check out my latest short scary story at They're Only Shadows.
by That's Going Too Far! on Mar 15, 2016

Winter Anime 2016 Week 9

We’re almost there. The week was busy and I contracted some illness near the end of it but I still managed to get this out. Lack of pictures obviously means lack of interest in some sense of the word but even Bahamut got a few recently mostly b...
by The Anime Tree on Mar 7, 2016

Two for Thursday: "Two and Twenty Dark Tales" and "Very Superstitious" ~ with Giveaway #T4T

Welcome to this week’s Two for Thursday! #T4T presented by Month9books/Tantrum Books! Today, we will be showcasing two titles that will tickle your fancy, and we’ll share what readers have to say about these titles! You just might find your next...
by Susan Heim on Writing on Feb 11, 2016

Know Any Spooky Books to Keep Me Awake At Night?

In the cold, crappy days of winter, I find myself wanting to be entertained while I’m stuck indoors. TV gets old fast. I’ve limited favorite shows to all the Chicago’s (Fire, PD, Med), Face Off, and, if I can stomach it, Hell’...
by Humoring The Goddess on Feb 2, 2016

The Boy in the Mirror

The clinic waiting room was bright, sterile and solemn. Parents sat with their troubled children, eyes glazed, wondering why fate had dealt them such a lousy hand and how they were going to pay the deductible for all of these visits. Trent and Lisa S...
by They're Only Shadows on Dec 10, 2015

How To Carve Your Pumpkin

It’s that time of year again. Halloween is tomorrow and pumpkins everywhere are busy being stabbed, sliced, jabbed, disemboweled, and carved into outdoor decor for your front porch. Where they’ll sit until they rot and the stench becomes...
by Blogdramedy on Oct 30, 2015

M9B Friday Reveal: Horror/Halloween – MG Edition with Giveaway #M9BFridayReveals

Welcome to this week’s M9B Friday Reveal!This week, we present to you theHorror/Halloween – MG Editionpresented by Tantrum Books/Month9Books!Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post!Dead Jed is Shaun of the Dead meets Diary of a...
by Susan Heim on Writing on Oct 30, 2015

I’m Glad They Changed The Art In SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK

(Warning: there will be images from the original books in this post) Even though it happened a few years ago, it seems like there are new pockets of indignation that pop up around this time of year over the “wussification” … Continu...
by Book Riot on Oct 28, 2015

M9B Friday Reveal: Horror/Halloween – YA Edition with Giveaway #M9BFridayReveals

Welcome to this week’s M9B Friday Reveal!This week, we present to you theHorror/Halloween – YA Editionpresented by Month9Books!Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post!Armed with a passion for classic B-grade horror movies, a sc...
by Susan Heim on Writing on Oct 23, 2015

Three New Spooky Bedtime Stories

Winter’s ComingA moonless night made maneuvering the gravel road more challenging than he’d remembered. Jack had been driving for three hours, heading north to the family cabin near the Minnesota Boundary Waters, only there was no family this tim...
by They're Only Shadows on Aug 6, 2015

Boo! Two new short scary stories

The AuditionThe room was a large, open, unfinished loft. In the middle of the space, a nervous Kyle Evers sat in a folding chair holding a script. Several feet away, movie director Eve Tolbertson sat behind a picnic table, a script lying on it in fro...
by They're Only Shadows on May 16, 2015

New Scary Short Stories To Read Before Bed

Posted three new scary short stories at my blog They're Only Shadows. Enjoy.
by That's Going Too Far! on May 10, 2015

New Scary Stories To Read Before Bed

The MirrorThe antique mirror couldn’t have been more perfect for the wall above her bedroom dresser. It took Janine six months of searching to find just the right one after her ex took the previous mirror out of spite. Prick, she thought, smiling.
by They're Only Shadows on May 10, 2015

M9B Two for Thursday Book Blitz – "Two and Twenty Dark Tales" and "Very Superstitious" Anthology with Giveaway #T4T

Hello and welcome to this week’s Two for Thursday Book Blitz #T4Tpresented by Month9books/Tantrum Books!Today, we will be showcasing two titles that may tickle your fancy,and we’ll share what readers have to say about these titles!You just might...
by Susan Heim on Writing on May 7, 2015

A Threesome of Short Scary Stories

A new trio of short scary stories. Find them here.
by That's Going Too Far! on Apr 24, 2015

A Threesome of Short Scary Stories

The DateThe date with Clare had not gone well. James had the cab drop him off several blocks from the apartment so he could clear his head and shake off the bitter disappointment of another dating disaster. It started fine, they always do, with wine...
by They're Only Shadows on Apr 24, 2015

A terrifying trio of new short scary stories

Three more dark and twisted tales for your late-night reading pleasure. Go here to find them, if you dare.
by That's Going Too Far! on Apr 5, 2015

A terrifying trio of new short scary stories

The ShadowA friend just sent Janice one of those “there-was-no-one-else-in-the-room” photos. It was a shot looking into the living room of her apartment and in a corner of the room was a blurry, shadowy person-like thing. There are no facial feat...
by They're Only Shadows on Apr 5, 2015

Crowdsourcing Mornings: Scary Stories: A Documentary

This is Crowdsourcing Mornings! This post takes place every weekday morning and highlights one crowdsourcing project I liked from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or other crowdsourcing websites. This upcoming documentary will explore the history and backgrou...
by Geek Alabama on Mar 20, 2015


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