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Please be sure to thoroughly read the wiki rules and our quality standards before you begin posting stories. Also, the Writers' Workshop is an excellent place to get feedback and advice on your story before posting it to the main site.

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A Thousand Suns
by MLycantrope

Dazhbog save us, everyone

Will we burn inside the fires of a thousand suns?

For the sins of our hand,

The sins of our tongue

The sins of our father

The sins of our young


Dreadfort File 1: The Gordian Knot

by The Vesper's Bell

‘Gordy is a silly name for an Eldritch Abomination’. That’s what they said,” the entity quoted. “I don’t want a silly name.
Template:WS.defaultThey Know I'm Here Now

by Levi Athens

A story based on sasquatch lore about discovering the unknown.


Featured Subgenre


The Halloween category is for stories about that spookiest time of year and includes 80 stories. There are many aspects of Halloween that these stories cover, including costumes, trick-or-treating, haunted houses, and Halloween rituals. The Halloween subgenre can be considered a type of meta-horror, which is horror fiction centered on horror media and popular culture.

As with many creepypasta subgenres, nostalgia is a common theme. These stories often take the kid-friendly trappings of Halloween and twist them into something darker.

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What is creepypasta?

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Style guide for writing.

Guide to making valuable edits.
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