Six-Word Horror Stories Are Trending And, Wow, There Are Some Doozies

What's your favourite scary story, reader?

Writer Gail Simone tweeted her 139k followers a challenge, writing: "Today's challenge isn't new, but I still think it's fun. Write a horror story in six words."

Sure enough, people jumped at the opportunity, and the results vary from genuinely disturbing to hilarious and everything in between.

First, let's look at some of the more horrific ones.

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There were also real-life horrors, like the following...

Meanwhile, a fair amount of people were concerned about next year's US Presidential election.

And a lot of fresh takes on the saddest six-word story:

Yikes. Sleep well!

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