Short Fiction

Burial Day Books is a boutique publisher of supernatural horror short stories.  Once a month we feature an established or emerging horror writer. These short supernatural horror stories deal with elements of superstition, folklore or myth. We look for writers that are innovative but can also give a nod to past – classic horror. We feature scary stories with limited gore and limited extreme violence because of the belief that fear, true fear, comes from the unknown. Read these scary short stories today.

Scary Stories:

This Moment is Your Life
By: C.G. Fewston Your parents told you to beware of strangers. Did they ever tell you why? Read C.G. Fewston's
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The Clearing
The Clearing
By: Nicholas Bowen Bad things can happen on an open road. Terrible things can happen off of them. Read Nicholas
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John Grey – Poetry Collection
John Grey is an Australian born poet. Recently published in The Lyric, Vallum and the science fiction anthology, “The Kennedy
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Security Monitors
The Diseased World
By: Philip M. Roberts At night when buildings are still, and those who occupy its offices are gone one person
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We Trade in Lesser Devils & Other Poems
Mackenzie Wilson is a writer and a poet. Her short story “How Katie Michaels Became One with Her Cat,” was
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One Thirteen
By: Aaron Runyon When it's cold outside you depend on the warmth indoors to keep you comfortable. What if the
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Fearless
Fearless Tom fears nothing, but maybe he should fear the gods.
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The Doll-Giver
By: Amber Dawn Hollinger Dolls have the power to make many people happy but they also have the power to
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They Always Do
By Megan Fairbrace: Every small town has that house, that suspected haunted house we're told to avoid. Not all of
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Stone
Stones
It is best to know an areas local superstitions before wandering about exploring.
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