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.
Late of Cherry Street
By: Allen Kopp In Allen Kopp's new short story, Late of Cherry Street, we learn that sometimes one just needsRead more.
By: Martin Shelby In Martin Shelby’s short story, “Missy,” the wintery dark months can sometimes bring out darker things. ForRead more.
Death Muses on His Joys & Beasts
By: Milan Smith Death Muses on His Joys, is a monologue by Mr. Death himself. While the second poem, Beasts,Read more.
Where The Fault Lies
By: Greg Mollin We all have our obligations in life. Sometimes our obligations can lead to distractions and sometimes theseRead more.
The Chocolate Shop
By: David Massengill Many of us have experienced quirky day's at work where everything just seems to go wrong. Yet,Read more.
Red Haired Girl
By: Deborah Reed We all run into people each day. Their faces remain with us sometimes for a few seconds,Read more.
May Poetry Collection
Anndell Quintero was born in Panama City, Panama and grew up in Miami, Florida and later moved to Chicago. EachRead more.
Mrs. Schroeder’s Baby
By: P Maxwell Myra Schroeder desperately wanted, needed, and dangerously obsessed over having a baby.Read more.