Never Use Cheat Codes on a Ouija Board

Reading Time: 9 minutesIn my hometown, there is a unique shop of oddities called “HexWorks” that I frequent. It’s an old-world boutique that specializes in niche products that I’d describe as being vintage-style with a modern spin. Their items include cloaks, pocket watches, lapels, bizarre art prints, lavish jewelry, and Victorian home decor, among other curiosities. Let’s just say it’s…

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Dear Friend

Reading Time: 7 minutesDear Friend, This is not a confession. There is nothing to confess. I would have to feel guilty for that. Let me be clear; I do not feel the slightest bit of remorse for anything. What happened was not my doing. I just feel as though writing to you, getting this all down on paper, will help…

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The Boy in the Window

Reading Time: 4 minutesShe tried pulling herself back, but however hard she tried, however hard she pushed, she could not stop her feet dragging her towards the open window. She dug her heels into the wooden floor, feeling splinters coming off it as her feet dragged her onward. Her hands caught the window-sill, and the wind blew in her face,…

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La Bruja

Reading Time: 11 minutes“Goddammit! Not again!” screamed Ricky after opening the much-anticipated email. “Pinche pendejo!” he said even louder. “Hijo de tu puta madre!” He picked up his expensive mouse and threw it against the wall. “Besa mi culo, puto!” He slammed his fists down, shattering the tricked out, top of the line gaming keyboard. Ricky continued to stare at…

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The Sound of Silence

Reading Time: 3 minutes  (TRIGGER WARNING: If you are sensitive to topics involving self-harm, please refrain from reading any further)   The road had been covered in a dense fog. Denise decided to rent a room for the night, seeing as she had parked near an unfamiliar hotel. She got out of her car, looking around for any signs of…

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