Can You Write A Horror Story In Two Sentences?

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Scratch

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Now that you mention it there was a King short story about a psychiatrist and a father who was so scared of what his son was scared of at night that he let his son get got. Is that it? Was it in Danse macabre? Was there a closet involved in that one? I recall the psychiatrist turned real ugly in the end. Not exactly it but close. Eh. Nothing new under the sun.
 

kingricefan

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Now that you mention it there was a King short story about a psychiatrist and a father who was so scared of what his son was scared of at night that he let his son get got. Is that it? Was it in Danse macabre? Was there a closet involved in that one? I recall the psychiatrist turned real ugly in the end. Not exactly it but close. Eh. Nothing new under the sun.
It's called The Boogeyman, from Night Shift.
 

kingricefan

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Hey Bluntie! How about this one?:
The broken front door of the delapitated house creaked in the night as he pushed it open and stepped thru into the darkness beyond. The weather-warped floorboards snapped and popped from his weight and upstairs a shadow passed by the broken-out window and the ragged curtains fluttered in its wake.