The shrine of knowledge.

Scary Stories

A selection of articles related to scary stories.

Original articles from our library related to the Scary Stories. See Table of Contents for further available material (downloadable resources) on Scary Stories.

The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
A Couple Ghost Stories
I don’t know many Cambridge ghosts but perhaps readers might enlighten me as to how many we have in the area. As a matter of fact, the Cambridge Archives would be pleased to have a collection of stories for the files. If you care to write up a story related...
Ghosts >> Ghost Stories
The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Archetypal Astrology
Jungian Psychology | Archetypal Astrology | The Myths The Horoscope What is below is like what is above. And what is above is like what is below, so that the miracle of the One may be accomplished. -Tabula Smaragdina This is not an explanation of all the...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology

Scary Stories is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Scary Stories books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

How to Write Your Own Scary Story - ReadWriteThink
4. Choose a scary setting. Decide where and when your story takes place.
Scary Stories Characteristics Web - ReadWriteThink
The 5 Ws of Scary Story Writing - ReadWriteThink
THE 5 WS OF SCARY STORY WRITING. WHO? Who are the main characters?
CREEPY CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES Scary story class - Scholastic
650256. Goal: Students will explore literary elements and what makes a story scary. ...
Scary Stories - Longwood Public Library
Longwood Public Library. 800 Middle Country Road, Middle Island, New York 11953. Scary Stories.

Suggested News Resources

'Michigan Chillers' author Johnathan Rand shares spooky laughs, scary stories
LANSING - Students at Waverly East Intermediate School got a lesson in spooky laughs and scary stories from a master of both Thursday. In front of a crowd of about 400 students "Michigan Chillers" author Johnathan Rand, clad in jeans, his hair in a ...
Guillermo Del Toro's Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Adaptation Is Finally
It has been ages since we heard about Guillermo Del Toro's adaptation of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, the iconic children's horror novel trilogy by Alvin Schwartz.
Syrians recount horror stories of life in a conflict zone in Save the Children
The NGO Save the Children has spent months working undercover, gathering evidence for a new report that documents the horror of life under siege. The testimonies, which were collected this year in eight besieged areas across Syria, found the widespread ...
Guillermo del Toro, 'Lego Movie' Writers Move Forward with 'Scary Stories'
News broke earlier last month that director Guillermo del Toro (“Pacific Rim,” “Crimson Peak,”) would be helming a feature adaptation of the 1980s book series “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.
Guillermo del Toro's 'Scary Stories' Lands 'Lego Movie' Writers
The books were released in 1981 (“Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark”), 1984 (“More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark”) and 1991 (“Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones”). The series consisted of short stories based on folklore and legend, ...

Suggested Web Resources

Ghost Stories, Scary Stories, Spooky Tales, Supernatural Stories
Dec 1, 2015 Retellings of ghost stories, spooky tales, hauntings, and supernatural events. Scary ghost stories come from all over America.
Short Scary Stories | Scary Website
Feb 21, 2016 Short scary stories for kids, teens and adults to tell in the dark. Read true ghost stories, real urban legends and short tales of horror online.
11 More Scary Stories to Make You Wet Your Pants - Jezebel
Oct 31, 2015 I'm sorry. Did you really think we would limit ourselves to only ten of your scariest stories this Halloween?
7 Super Scary Stories That Will Make You Wanna Sleep With *ALL
Oct 31, 2015 Over at Reddit's r/nosleep, they're collecting the best (read: most terrifying) scary stories for All Hallow's Eve, and they are not for the faint of ...
Super Short Scary Stories - Reddit
"Scary Stories" encompasses horror and thriller-type stories. Please ... While it might be scary to you, things like that are not what this subreddit is about.

Great care has been taken to prepare the information on this page. Elements of the content come from factual and lexical knowledge databases, library and third-party sources. We appreciate your suggestions and comments on further improvements of the site.

Discussion Forum
Place for your opinion