The Walk

Use the following writing prompt to inspire you to write a scene.

You take your dog for a walk, and about halfway through, your phone dings with a text message: “I’m watching you.” You look around, but the only person you see is a woman going in the opposite direction from you. You continue on your way, but feel uneasy. Your phone dings with another message: “Don’t look behind you.” Who is following you? And what do you do?

Scary Movie

Use the following writing prompt to write a scene.

You and your significant other watch one of the scariest movies you’ve ever seen. About a week after you watch the movie together, strange things start happening. You realize that scenes from the movie are playing out in real life all around you. What’s happening to you, and how do you make it stop?

The Costume Party

Use the following writing prompt to inspire you to write a scene.

Your friend is hosting a costume party at a downtown hotel on Halloween. You work on your costume for weeks. You arrive fashionably late, or so you think, until you walk in to find you’re all alone. You double check the welcome sign at the front of the room to make sure you’re in the right place, and you are. You walk to the front desk, but no one is there either. You don’t see any guests or staff at all and the hotel appears to be deserted. What’s going on?

The Storage Unit

Use the writing prompt below to inspire you to write a scene.

Your family has had a storage unit in a neighboring state for over two decades. You decide to clean it out, so you travel to the storage unit’s location. As you approach the door, you notice the lock has been cut, and a strange green goo is seeping out from under the door. When you open the door, what do you find?