The following is a short horror story by Charles Welch for the WriteHive Horror Contest. **TRIGGER WARNING: the following story contains graphic depictions of assault on a child. The plastic of the body bag shrink wrapped the corpse a few seconds before giving way. Roy always liked watching it curl up and disappear. The stench,... Continue Reading →
The following is a short horror story by Catherine Bloom for the WriteHive Horror Contest. My new coworker, Rob, smiled too much. It was the sort of expression I pasted over my own tired face to show my boss that yes, I was happy here and yes, I could stay late and turn in my... Continue Reading →
Maybe that was all he wanted, at first—a laugh. One night of blood-soaked earth for one really great chuckle. One thing was, without a doubt, not a “maybe”: after that first day, that first great laugh, someone was going to have to stop him.
It was just too good a joke to stop telling.