Inspiration for Horror Writers: Urban Legends, Myths, Curses, and Haunting Tales

Inspiration for Horror Writers

Some of these are familiar, while others are a little more obscure. Many have already been adapted multiple times in literature and film. But if you need a little inspiration, or just enjoy scary tales, here are some urban legends, myths and spooky tales for your enjoyment. Lock the doors, draw the curtains, turn on every light in the house and keep the phone handy – you never know who or what might be lurking outside, or maybe right behind you…

10 Creepiest Phantoms and Urban Legends of NYC

10 Creepiest Phantoms and Urban Legends of NYC

The 5 Creepiest Urban Legends (That Just Happen to be True)

http://www.cracked.com/article_15628_the-5-creepiest-urban-legends-that-happen-to-be-true.html

10 Bone-Chilling Urban Legends

10 Bone-Chilling Urban Legends

Arthur C. Clarke Quote
10 Allegedly Cursed Objects Throughout History

http://mentalfloss.com/article/59504/10-allegedly-cursed-objects-throughout-history

10 Most Haunted Objects of All Time

http://www.oddee.com/item_98684.aspx

10 Most Terrifying Tales of Real Life Hauntings

10 Most Terrifying Tales Of Real Life Hauntings

6 Cases of ‘Demonic Possession’ That Might Convince You

6 Cases of ‘Demonic Possession’ That Might Convince You

For more inspiration, and useful links and articles, have a look at my Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/FlynnGrayWriter

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