Here at SpookBrain, we’re dedicated to spreading horror like an undead Johnny Appleseed. That in mind, we’ve curated ten mind-melting, creepy prompts to help you craft a horrifically entertaining tale. You may even see some of these stories fleshed out on the site sometime in the future — STAY TUNED!
A Book of Past and Future
A young man steals an exceedingly old and expensive book from a local church. Upon reading, he discovers detailed accounts of his childhood and a terrifying vision of his future.
Stranded on a raft after a shipwreck, a starving sailor is stalked by a mysterious scuba diver.
While orbiting Earth, a team of astronauts receive a confusing message from home base congratulating them on their safe return home.
Of Dogs and Cats
Hundreds of rabid stray animals descend on a sleep, rural town — but there’s something much worse hiding among them.
Paralyzed by a drunk driver, an aspiring musician auctions off his soul to reverse the past
No Way Out
Sitting on death row, a serial killer is haunted by the vengeful ghosts of his victims.
Orphans of the Storm
Caught in a sudden downpour, a married couple camp out for the night in an abandoned orphanage.
Plagued by visions of the terrible things her unborn son will one day do, a troubled woman holds a knife above her stomach.
Mr. No and Mr. Yes
Two, unsmiling clowns forcefully lead a group of children through increasingly dangerous games.
The Swinging Woman
Swinging from a decaying swing in the middle of a forest, a hungry witch watches an aging hiker trek through the woods just as the moon begins to rise.