Horror Writing Prompts

Experience the thrill of writing like never before with PG Patey’s #horrorprompt and #haikuhorrorprompt challenges! Sharpen your skills with daily prompts and share your work with a supportive community of writers from around the world.

Submit prompt words to plant the seeds of horror and watch as writers cultivate them into bone-chilling tales of terror.

Celebrate the most terrifying stories by nominating them for the #HorrorPromptAwards and help us celebrate horror writers everywhere!


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