A character becomes friends with the grim reaper, and sees the worlds of both the living and the dead.
Submitted by Mae Bailey
“We live in a land where the footprints of ghosts linger.”
Use this line to start or end a poem. It can be any genre as long as you feel it fits the sentence well.
Submitted by J.R. Watson
As the darkness sank into her veins she felt the evil take her over…
Submitted by Shadow Queen
Your protagonist finds the diary of a little girl in the basement of their new house. She wrote of strange things, her drawings splattered in blood...
Drawing from typical tropes of supernatural or ghost stories, create a short story set in an old manor house.
A group of hikers see a series of flickering lights on the horizon. They follow them and discover something startling when they reach the source.
Your protagonist visits a local vineyard that is strangely deserted, and meets the strange and eclectic owner...
Consider if you want to make this a horror, romance, mysterious thriller, or something else! How can you use the landscape to highlight your genre?
Submitted by J.L.
From the perspective of a phobia or disease, create a narrative about how you are impacting someone’s life.
Think about how you can personify this particular disease or phobia, or its motives and behaviours.
You are convinced you can see mysterious figures lurking in the shadows. Write a poem about them.
Choose a specific style of poetry that would be suitable for this theme.
Your neighbour has put up some halloween decorations, but you're worried about how realistic the skeletons are...
Your character is out on their boat alone, when a sinister shadow passes below them.
Build intensity and an element of fear from the outset.