r/shortscarystories

320k subscribers


A writing subreddit for original horror stories in 500 words or less.
https://reddit.com/r/shortscarystories/
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r/nosleep
13m  subs
Nosleep is a subreddit for realistic horror stories. Everything is true here, even if it's not.
https://reddit.com/r/nosleep/
Give us your scariest story in two sentences (or less)!
https://reddit.com/r/TwoSentenceHorror/
r/creepypasta
259k  subs
/r/Creepypasta: Because you weren't planning on sleeping anytime soon.
https://reddit.com/r/creepypasta/
r/LetsNotMeet
588k  subs
A place to read true stories about people you never want to meet again.
https://reddit.com/r/LetsNotMeet/
Writing Prompts. You're a writer and you just want to flex those muscles? You've come to the right place! If you see a prompt you like, simply write a short story based on it. Get comments from others, and leave commentary for other people's works. Let's help each other.
https://reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/
r/cringepics
1m  subs
An offshoot of /r/cringe, for those images that depict an awkward or embarrassing situation.
https://reddit.com/r/cringepics/
r/NoSleepOOC
44k  subs
Welcome to NosleepOOC. This is an out of character subreddit created for the Nosleep community. Please feel free to discuss any matters related to the Nosleep community, horror, and writing in general.
https://reddit.com/r/NoSleepOOC/
r/horror
1m  subs
R/HORROR, known as Dreadit by our subscribers is the premier horror entertainment community on Reddit. For more than a decade /R/HORROR has been reddit.com's gateway to all things Horror: from movies & TV, to books & games.
https://reddit.com/r/horror/
"Eye-witness event(s) that cannot be explained with critical thinking." **Please read forum rules before posting**
https://reddit.com/r/Glitch_in_the_Matrix/
r/Paranormal
398k  subs
A community to discuss and share TRUE personal paranormal experiences, debunked places, evidence, thoughts and theories. *Fictional submissions will be removed.
https://reddit.com/r/Paranormal/
r/writing
877k  subs
Discussions about the writing craft.
https://reddit.com/r/writing/
A place to exchange stories about your bosses, employees, or those interesting customers you see daily. * Remember that customer who yelled at you over coupons? * Do I really have to wear this ridiculous polo shirt? * The things you do after customers leave Come, put your name tag on, and let's get the stress of work off of our chest.
https://reddit.com/r/TalesFromRetail/
r/MorbidReality
NSFW
363k  subs
Welcome to /r/MorbidReality, a subreddit devoted to the most disturbing content the internet has to offer. Here, we study and observe the darkest aspects of life and human nature.
https://reddit.com/r/MorbidReality/
r/tipofmytongue
874k  subs
Can't remember the name of that movie you saw when you were a kid? Or the name of that video game you had for Game Gear? This is the place to get help. Read the rules and suggestions of this subreddit for tips on how to get the most out of TOMT. (Located right side on desktop, varies on mobile.)
https://reddit.com/r/tipofmytongue/
r/creepyPMs
587k  subs
A place for people to share the strange and disturbing PMs they get from all over the internet.
https://reddit.com/r/creepyPMs/
r/CringeAnarchy
BANNED / PRIVATE
A sub dedicated to cataloguing cringy content. Not affiliated with those hat subs or whatever #lovewins quarantine_message: "It is dedicated to shocking or highly offensive content.".
https://reddit.com/r/CringeAnarchy/
The subreddit for everything makeup related.
https://reddit.com/r/MakeupAddiction/
Subreddit for all things The Walking Dead.
https://reddit.com/r/thewalkingdead/
r/offmychest
2m  subs
A mutually supportive community where deeply emotional things you can't tell people you know can be told. Whether it's long-standing baggage, happy thoughts, or recent trauma, posting it here may provide some relief. We'll listen, and if you want, we'll talk. We aim to keep this a safe space.
https://reddit.com/r/offmychest/
r/FanTheories
575k  subs
Welcome to /r/FanTheories! This is a place for fans of various creative works to share theories, interpretations and speculation related to that particular creative work.
https://reddit.com/r/FanTheories/
r/watchpeopledie
BANNED / PRIVATE
Welcome to watchpeopledie. This community is intended to observe and contemplate the very real reality of death. We are attempting to provide a service by showcasing this content. We value the first responder, military, coroner and mortician community that participates here. This is not intended to be a shock or gore subreddit. Be careful, and be safe. quarantine_message: "It is dedicated to shocking or highly offensive content.".
https://reddit.com/r/watchpeopledie/
r/pettyrevenge
677k  subs
For all your stories of small victories over those who've wronged you.
https://reddit.com/r/pettyrevenge/
r/doctorwho
370k  subs
Reddit's Doctor Who Fan Community - News, Discussion, Artwork and Fan Creations!
https://reddit.com/r/doctorwho/
r/casualiama
180k  subs
The casual version of /r/IAmA. Anyone's welcome to host or participate in an AMA. Topics may involve anything from ordinary to extraordinary subject matter. The environment is relaxed, we just ask that you have fun!
https://reddit.com/r/casualiama/
r/Jokes
17m  subs
The funniest sub on reddit. Hundreds of jokes posted each day, and some of them aren't even reposts!
https://reddit.com/r/Jokes/