Have you all ever heard the phrase "Less is more."?

 

(If you haven't, you'll understand soon.)

 

SHADOW HOUSE is a 200+ page book, but sometimes, it's the shorter stories that scare us the most.

 

Presenting 10-Word Scary Stories written by the scare-master himself, Dan Poblocki!


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1. Why won’t Grandma stop calling? We buried her last week!  

 

2. Growling wakes me again.

“Shh!” I scold my little brother.

 

3. Driving off, I wave goodbye. They’ll never find him now.

 

4. I climb from the jar. The kid doesn’t see me.

 

5. “I am Here to Haunt You!”

“Weird name. I’m Kevin.”

 

6. Strange day at the zoo. The cages are all empty!

 

7. Stephen loves Betty. Betty loves Stephen. His blood tastes scrumptious.

 

8. Frank was nervous. His heart was pounding . . . on the door.    

 

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Now, it's your turn - give me your best 10-word scary story in the thread below!

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Oh, yeah! This looks really challenging and exciting!

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Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

I told my uncle to stop haunting my house guests. 

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THE WINSTON

 

Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

I wondered why Grandpa Frankenstein had been drinking blood again.

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THE WINSTON

 

Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

Harry shaved off the hair he got during the full moon.

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Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

"It's impolite to eat the wolves!" Mom scolds me exasperatedly.

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THE WINSTON

 

Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

Sheri might tell you her favorite blood type is undecided.

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THE WINSTON

 

Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

Sorry, one is eleven words. I'll change it to:

 

Harry shaved the hair he grew during the full moon.

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Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

Funny how nice my sister was when she was dead.

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THE WINSTON

 

Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

Nice to meet you, Gavin, I'm here to eat you!

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  Chai @^@

2010-2016 : 6 years as a Cahill

The Lord of the Books!

The Inventor of the Gavinometer!

King of the 39 Clues Fandom!

 

Horizoner, Greencloak, SQ, Madrigal, Amulet Keeper, Shadow House Special

Since the very start!

 

ChaiHam or ChaiJavi

 

Okay, here I go!

 

This girl screams and lunges at me. I start running.

 

 

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Call me Dragon

I am A...

Christian! 

Bookworm!

RainWing!

#ReadersUnite

#CoverYourMirror

#PerilIsACampfire

#WingsOfFireForever

#PrayForTheStates

#ThatMomentWhen

Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can.

          

 

 

 

I remember that burning friends is rude after they've silenced.

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Cleverfighting

Or just Cleaver

 

Clay, for the last time stop trying to eat my post!

 nothing to hide except white ink

LGBTQA+

 

MY CABBAGES

 

Sticks and stones can break my bones but only fools think words can't hurt me

 

Remember the lost

Here's mine! 

 

The bodies morph and contort into creatures that shouldn't exist. 

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 I'm back. So... Keeping up with MB tradition, one must announce this here.

I'll add more later. A bio with some witty or generic phrase.

Please make your merry way onto the next post. *Curtsies and face plants.*

Remember to feed the monster under the bed three meals a day. 

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Tempest /⚡️ Art3mis®

#AWESOME

Spirit of the fox

DRAGON

DEMIGOD

#Tempa

 

Trust is a double sided blade

I'm partially sane. And you?

Wait for it

REBEL

 

¯\_()_/¯

 

 

This world just drove me insane

 

☮️

 

Icey

Rooney

Electra

Ambre

Shadow

 

Elysis

 

 

 

 

 

 

My dad is calling me.

He died three years ago. 

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TALON 

Talon-Ooh, that's a good one.

 

You wanted a cookie. But the cookie jar was empty...

 

When he woke up, his nightmare's injuries were still there...

 

You make a long post. But it never goes through...(that's very terrifying for me, and it happens a lot).

 

PLEASE LET THIS POST!

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Prank

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MMMTBT

ASMJMRMNSUT

RDPPFP

MaMiMlMcPL

ClALLUZFCBPTpPJEnIsBlKSKKNaBeAmM

GaLiMcSmZGMEAWAStMy

RWBYZSPHELVONYX

HNSAH

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When Darkness comes to haunt you... I thought she left...

(Really bad)

 

I thought he saw a light... But he saw dark...

 

I once saw my grandfather... He died before I lived...

 

(These r soooo bad)

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#Hamilton

#ForumtonSquad!

#Slytherin

#BatIM

#AJ

#MLP

#Qinterwatcher

 

  "My philosophy is that worrying makes you suffer twice." ~Newt Scamander

 

 "Past time is finite, future time is infinite." ~Edwin Hubble

   

~Topaz Dragon

~Lunar Dragon  

~Draconequus Chaos

The box smelled of Death... coming to steal your soul...

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It turns out this skin is not named Windsong. But until I find a name, please call me so.

It's sort of funny when your porridge blinks at you.

 

For some reason, my ghost dogs and cats are furry.

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THE WINSTON

 

Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

The new kid at school is Best Undead Student now.

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THE WINSTON

 

Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

come play with us forever and ever they said

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Darkwolf's tribe plz join) 

I AM THE ALL POWERFUL MASTER OF CHEESECAKE

 

call me Drift

"I'm out of ammo and out of ideas!"-hound

ares! me yAy

 

" This is for Frodo!, This is for the Shire! and This is for my Grandmother!"-Samwise

The jack o'lantern laughed as I stepped into the house.

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Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

Standing over a body, I wondered if I was dreaming....

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~0Apolaka0*)Mayari(*

sakura 's relatively inactive anyway

 

"Greek alliances are determined by a mix of  35% grudge holding, 10% idealism, and 55% ganging up on the villain of the week."

~OSP Blue

 

 

Status: oh zeus our house is dying

I thought it was tomato soup...I was mistaken

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>Tart<

Sometimes Sour, Sometimes Sweet

-Potterhead

-Demigod

-Animal Enthusiast

-Future Zoologist

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving"- Albert Einstein

 

 

         

 

 

 

here i go!

 

Fred, I told you not to execute the guests tonight!!!

 

Ugh. I think Freddy tore Billy's thirteenth eye out yesterday.

 

Joshua!!!! Start howling!!! Its the full moon already!! Stop biting!!

 

 

Those are mine!! (I know, they aren't that good)

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   #idontgetthehashtagthing

   Hamilton FAN

   woah!!!! SPIRIT ANIMALS!           

 #ithinkimlearning;)

 EMOJIS!!!! -.-' XD

 #ILOVEHARRYPOTTER!

 "Just remember to brush fluffy's 50 foot long fangs before he goes to bed"

"wait, what?!"

   ~MID~

I ran, locked the door, then heard something behind me.

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mapledolphin9

She drove away, in the city, sitting on the air.

 

"Why are you upside-down?" "YOU are upside down."

 

She stares, silently, as you walk down the path, closing.

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malplenan

 

Narrator of Red anIndigo Tales

 

Hear the choir of heartbeats,

Reverberating, resonating,

The rhythm of the world.

 

"Qu'ils mangent de la brioche."

           -Marie-Antoinette

I watched as the robot let out a metallic cackle.

 

As I screamed and flailed, the zombie bit my shoulder.

 

The man affected by the virus was now a maniac.

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THE WINSTON

 

Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

These are Funny, Not scary.

 

My turn.

 

The Hellhounds Rose from ground. Somebody Said: "Kill the Civillians"

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    Das  God Of Animals. DINOSAURS!

Clay, Tsunami, Glory, Sunny, StarflightPeril, Winter,Firestar Conor Meilin Rollan Tris Four Leashed pack Sweet Lucky Indominus Rex Hawkeye Black Widow

Wesen

 

Mudwing/Seawing

 

SAMB Law Enforcement(Cause we need one)

I paused as I felt the menacing shadow loom overhead.

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"Aren't we all treasure hunters, looking for the secret of life?"

The bad days are what makes the good days something to look forward to.

The lights went out. A chlirr. And then someone screamed.

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Icicle

Death doesn't discriminate between the sinners and the saints

It takes and it takes and we keep loving anyways.

#OnlyOneSpeshalBubbles

#Angelor

I looked at the little boy. He had no head.

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}Seeker-Katherine-Hart-Traitares{

 

SAMBer since 2016

 

#Seeter

 

#SwimmerLife

 

Waffle=Twin

 

King Keith's official bodyguard/knight

 

Gang: Tara Zack Aaron Violet Amber Penny Ally Colin Nira Robin Ashton Sterling

My sister sometimes chops off visitors' heads in the night.

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THE WINSTON

 

Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

1.the zombie in the mirror.... would disappear when he turned

 

2.in the middle of the basement... the lights went out.

 

3. "mum, dad, i'm home!" "hunney did you here something?"

 

4."LOOK!" "what is it?" "i'm talking to myself again,"

 

5. her skin went pale, as she choked herself to death.

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Welcome To My Signature.Call Me Pringle.GreenCloak Redcloak Chocolate Milk.Weapons.Twisties?NO!Smiths?NO!Doritos?Maybe.But Pringles ARE THE BEST!!!When A silence looks away from a weeping angel. Does the angel move closer or forget?

Sounds challenging and scary. I'll give it a try, but it'll probably suck.

 

1.) The voices told me to kill my sister...I did. 

 

2.) I smiled serenely as I took my brother's soul.

 

3.) "Mama? What's for dinner?" said the toddler. I grinned. "You."

 

4.) "The blood! The taste of her sweet flesh! IT'S HARRRMONNNYYY!!!!"

 

5.) "Awwww...don't run sweetheart. I only chopped off one limb."

 

6.) "What's wrong with torturing and killing him? Isn't it fun?"

 

 

And...I'm gonna stop. I'm starting to freak myself out. 

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"isn't this what you wanted?" he said to the corpse.

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People call me

Chara

They think I made Frisk do things

But I didn't 

 

Player, why do you think I did?

 

My home thread: /238867

My fantribe: /238880

 

Admins, this is from Undertale, so I'm not crazy. Please let this through

As I knocked on the door, the abandoned house opened.

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THE WINSTON

 

Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

it did

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i watched in horror as she did it again "noooooooo"

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My one:

 

She looked at the statue, suddenly blood rushed to her.

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RAINBO

 

 

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