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The Grownup - Gillian Flynn. When charlatan "psychic" visits a clients Victorian home to find the source of her terror and grief and help fix her teenage stepson they are soon forced to confront the truth about ghosts. An Egar award winning short story. Read November 2015

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Prompt! Story Prompt this is THE best short story prompt Ever! (maybe coming to a Figment near you)

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Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, née Stevenson (29 September 1810 – 12 November 1865), often referred to simply as Mrs Gaskell, was a British novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of society, including the very poor, and are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature. Gaskell was also the first to write a biography of Charlotte Bronte, The Life of Charlotte Bronte, which was published in…

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A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.” — Lorrie Moore.

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from The Occult Museum

30 Scary Two Sentence Horror Stories To Read In The Dark

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from Flavorwire

The 50 Scariest Books of All Time

A mysterious, vengeance-filled spirit stalks an English town, appearing wherever children die. Subtle, short, beautiful and moody-scary, this one’s a classic Gothic ghost story.

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White Hart Inn Yard, Southwark. View of the inner yard of the White Hart Inn, on the east side of Southwark High Street.

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