Ethan and John sat in the warm sand. They sipped their beers and stared out at the horizon, lost in thought. Waves lapped at the shore as the gray concrete pilings of the pier loomed overhead, casting long shadows down the beach.
Ethan broke the silence. “You seem better.”
“Better?” John said.
“You weren't doing too good after she died,” Ethan said.
John smiled and finished his beer. “Yeah. I feel better.”
“That's good.” Ethan pulled another beer from the cooler and passed it to him.
“You're not gonna ask why?” John said. Read more...
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Greetings, all. Today marks the first day of the spookiest month of the year, when ghouls, demons, and monsters of various sorts run amok, and the air is rich with the scent of fresh rituals. As the trees fade from their vivid greens to dusty browns and yellows, and the nights grow colder and darker, there's never a better time in the world of creepypasta. Hence, why we're proposing a modest challenge...
Simply put, this contest involves writing the best Halloween story. That's it, there's no further prompt past that. Wow us with your tales of pumpkins, skeletons, trick-or-treating, and all other things Halloween-related. You are free to seek inspiration in the form of online prompts if you are sorely lacking in ideas, but keep in mind that originality is a criteria we will use for scoring entries, as I'll get into in just a moment.
So, without further ado, here's all you need to know if you're thinking of participating:
- 1 The Judges/Judging System
- 2 General Rules and Guidelines
- 3 Story Formatt…
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