Horror Scribes

Horror Bites Magazine – Issue 1 is now available!

We are excited to announce that our first ever issue of Horror Bites (a Horror Scribes Magazine) is now available. Let us know your thoughts below, we welcome your feedback.  


The Twelfth Day of Christmas and overall winner

by Jan Kaneen Strange how cultures twist the myth into their own image, but whatever peg they hang it on: Christmas, Yule, Saturnalia, it is always a mirror. The opposite is true with me. Seems like only yesterday that goodly... Continue Reading →

The Eleventh Day of Christmas

by Eva Moer Walter stands by the window that is edging with fern frost. Old Man Winter’s calling card. Below is a bustle of townsfolk, their faces reddened with a mix of cold and anger, as they clip elbows laden... Continue Reading →

The Tenth Day of Christmas

by Sherry Morris In unguarded moments the call catches me out, making me shiver more than the cold. I close my eyes and see Highland hills with snow, Nana and Gramps, and visits that last past Hogmanay. Sometimes we’re walking... Continue Reading →

The Ninth Day of Christmas

by Dean Edwards Dad kept missing the table with the plates and giggling as they smashed. We ended up with an extra plate, which he stared at as though it was going to take off. It would have been better... Continue Reading →

The Eighth Day of Christmas

By Weibo Grobler "Go on. Get it off your chest." Jack said. "What's the point? You don't listen. You should have picked a tree weeks ago." "Trust me. The guy said he has loads." "Loads of sickly shit more like."... Continue Reading →

The Seventh Day of Christmas

By S.E. Casey There were no witnesses. Twelve days before Christmas, the tree appeared in the middle of the Shaker Hills Mall parking lot. Driven clear through the asphalt, its expansive width obliterated several rows of prime parking. Gnarled bark... Continue Reading →

The Sixth Day of Christmas

By M.T. Decker “May your Christmas wish come true, now and evermore.” I could feel my pulse race as I read the inscription on the Christmas Star my wife had placed on top of the tree. These were the words... Continue Reading →

The Fifth Day of Christmas

By Alyson Faye During December Grunen Baum Platz was a gaudy, glittering bauble. In the grand houses’ massive fir trees laden with hundreds of glowing candles bedecked the hallways. “Oh Papa,” said Emilie, “my favourite time of year.” Her father... Continue Reading →

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