#ScaryStory Series, The Finale: Baby’s First Words

Any day now, she’ll say her first words.

My wife and I have been playfully betting on what she’ll say first – “Mama” or “Dada”. I can hear my wife crooning over and over at our little girl, saying sweetly “Mama loves her little baby!”. Sometimes, she’s not even subtle about it, urging her on: “Say ‘mama!’ Come on! Mama!” Continue reading #ScaryStory Series, The Finale: Baby’s First Words

#ScaryStories Series Part 2: Be Aware Of Your Surroundings

One evening, my mother and stepfather had gone out to an event, maybe it was an extended dinner or a concert, it’s hard to remember. I stayed at home to work on a paper that was due the next day as I was one of those kids who procrastinated until the last minute, and spent the whole night working at the desk in my room. To give you a picture of the room, my desk faces a wall and sits next to a small window, and from where I sit, my back faces my doorway. While I was working, I was wearing these great noise-cancelling headphones that I had gotten for my birthday. Continue reading #ScaryStories Series Part 2: Be Aware Of Your Surroundings

#ScaryStories Halloween Series – Part 1: The Paparazzo

With Halloween almost upon us, I thought it would be chillingly fun to share some of my favourite horror stories with you until the big day.

Halloween is possibly my favourite time of year. I can’t get enough of horror movies, Halloween candies, fun costumes, and of course, being scared.

Now, grab a blanket to cover your eyes while reading this series…have fun!

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Dear Reader,

I bet you didn’t know this, but a piece of your soul is captured every time your image is trapped in a photograph. It is generally a small amount of your soul per photo, but a piece of it nonetheless.

Do you ever wonder why celebrities seem so different compared to regular people? Do you ever wonder why many struggle to keep relationships and most cannot relate to the general public? You rationalize it due to the fact that they are rich and famous, but that isn’t true. It’s because they’ve had their photos taken thousands of times. Their souls are slowly disappearing with each flash of the camera.  Emotions fade with the disappearing soul. That is why so many celebrities fall prey to sex addictions, drugs, alcohol, cult-ish religions, or violence…all in a laughable attempt to feel something again. Unfortunately, the damage is already done and irreparable.

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Dying without a soul is a true death. With nothing waiting for them on the other side, their soul is now trapped in the ether between the Living and the After Life.

So now, the point of this letter. I remember standing at Hell’s Gate, preparing myself to spend eternity there. At the last minute, I was offered the option to avoid Hell altogether with one condition – I had to return to the Living as a new man and find a way to further expand the crowd of lost souls in the After Life. I think I am succeeding.

Sincerely,

Anonymous Paparazzo (a.k.a The Reaper)


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*Original story adapted for my blog. Source: unknown.

5 Secrets for Gorgeous Skin

Happy Monday morning all!

I’m pleased to have Amy Goldsmith, a literature graduate from Melbourne, guest post on my blog today. Amy loves to write short stories and reviews, as is a regular contributor at High Style Life. Her passion is beauty and makeup and she loves to spend her free time travelling and of course – makeup shopping! Continue reading 5 Secrets for Gorgeous Skin