Submitted by J.R. Watson
As the darkness sank into her veins she felt the evil take her over…
Your phone receives an emergency alert about an incident in your neighbourhood, just as the power goes out...
Your protagonist receives an anonymous text saying "Do not go home tonight".
Continue the story from here...
Your protagonist is a guest at a dinner party where they feel extremely uncomfortable.
Try to subtly reveal the cause of their discomfort through dialogue, actions, and thoughts, instead of outright narrating it.
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...
A cab driver picks up a passenger who seems to be fleeing from something dangerous...
Continue the story
Submitted by Petit-Mythe
Soon, the darkness shrouded us, hiding us from the hungry gazes of our predators.
Write a story starting or ending with this line.
Write a chase scene that varies in pace; moments of high-speed pursuit interspersed with quieter, tenser moments.
Use sentence length and structure to influence the pacing. Short sentences for speed, longer ones for slower moments.
Inspired by Shadow Queen
'I've created a monster'...
Write a poem that is centred around this line.
Submitted by Ur_local_weirdo
As they stepped into the arena, they could hear the crowd screaming in a language they could not understand...
Drawing from typical tropes of supernatural or ghost stories, create a short story set in an old manor house.