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Latest Stories

Deep Summer Magic

“We heard a blood-curdling scream behind us. It grew in volume as we exploded through the door and into the night. It followed us through the dark trees, all the way to the river…”

The Goosebumps Were Right

“When it’s late at night and I can’t sleep—when I open my eyes to the lukewarm pressure of the dark—I remember what happened with a cold thrill of fear, and wonder if I’ll ever sleep soundly again…”

You Must Come to Them Sideways

“I won’t have mirrors in my house any more. When you’ve read this story, you might not want them either…”