Twitter Short Story Winners for March 2016

WILDsound has announced their 10 Twitter Short Story Winners for March 2016. The 2nd winners of 2016. Now their 140 character stories will be made into a video.

Source: Twitter Short Story Winners for March 2016

15 Creepy Two-Sentence Horror Stories

Distance by Phil Slattery
      by Phil Slattery

Go to 15 Creepy Two-Sentence Horror Stories for a few quick thrills.  Some of these have been floating around the Internet in different forms for a while, but some are original.  All demonstrate how to pack a lot of meaning in a very small amount of space.   See my article on “Baby Shoes” for a lengthier discussion on the art of compressing meaning into as few words as possible.  While you’re visiting “15 Creepy…Stories” compliment the editor for selecting some truly creepy photos to accompany the article.

Nano Horror from @tweetsthecreeps

Today on Twitter I stumbled on a good source of nano horror:   Their tagline reads “For when

Grand Guignol poster from
Grand Guignol poster

horror flash fiction isn’t quite short enough, these tweets seek to elicit a shudder, shock, or wicked laugh within the strict limit of 140 characters.”  I look forward to @tweetsthecreeps submitting to this blog.   Here are four samples:


The smell of death was something the neighbors got used to. When an arm came unearthed, everyone assumed it was a Halloween decoration.


I’m applying for a job at the blood bank but #MyResumeDoesntMention any of my early job history covering the period from 1837 until 1972.


I finally decided who I want to be for Halloween. Her skin will fit me beautifully if I get it off in one piece.


I always thought my bed’s warmth was just a matter of quality, ’til I turned in early & saw someone scramble out of it, into the crawlspace.


Thoughts?  Comments?