So, want to write horror but just don’t have any ideas? Take a gander at these prompts and see if any of them spark an interest!
Horror Story Prompts
— You get home, tired after a long day’s work and ready for a relaxing night alone. You reach for the light switch, but another hand is already.
— I just saw my reflection blink.
— You hear your mom calling you into the kitchen. As you are heading down the stairs you hear a whisper from the closet saying “Don’t go down there honey, I heard it too.”
— The doctors told the amputee he might experience a phantom limb from time to time. Nobody prepared him for the moments though, when he felt cold fingers brush across the phantom hand.
— She asked why I was breathing so heavily. I wasn’t.
— I begin tucking him into bed and he tells me, “Daddy check for monsters under my bed.” I look underneath for his amusement and see him, another him, under the bed, staring back at me quivering and whispering, “Daddy there’s somebody on my bed.”
— My daughter won’t stop crying and screaming in the middle of the night. I visit her grave and ask her to stop, but it doesn’t help.