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Ghostly gadgets for your computer, cell-phone, Palm Pilot and more! If they have a theme based around Halloween, all the better! There are quite a few out there, too. It seems that Halloween can be inspirational to some horror fiction writers, adding that extra element of spookiness to a story.
Here's a list of our thirteen top Halloween themed books. Some are anthologies, some are novels, some are history, all will put you in the mood for Halloween.
A few aren't completely Halloween based, such as ghost stories, but are so enjoyable and scary that they just work! If you want some web-based fiction, be sure to visit www.
Some are original works, some old standards like Poe. You'll also find Urban Legends, poems and other goodies there. Most of the original stories are more adult oriented so, keep the kids away!
October Dreams - A Celebration of Halloween - This collaboration of stories, memories and tales by horror authors is a treat! Brite, Ramsey Campbell and Peter Straub, to name but a few.
Brought to you by the editor of Cemetery Dance, the horror literary magazine, this book will fill your dark and stormy nights with glee! Frightful October - Tales of Halloween Horror by Paul Melniczek - This indie published book of eleven short stories centered around Halloween is enough to not only put you in the mood but bring back memories of some scary Halloweens that you may have had in the past.
The author may be not as well known as some but that is often where you find the gems. Give it a read and see for yourself. Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge - This is an interesting tale of a small town with a dark secret.
In an historic town ritual, teen-aged boys look forward to Halloween each year when they must band together to hunt and kill the Halloween Boy in order to get a ticket out of town. It would make a great movie!
He's tracking "Samhain", the death Lord of Halloween. This is the latest in a series of books about Orangefield, NY, with the first being published in"Orangefield" which is out of print. All are entertaining, some more than others but if you like series books, this is a fair one to read for Halloween.Naturally this is only one way to write a ghost story.
You could also write it from the viewpoint of the ghost. It could be about a ghost who has their own Facebook page and haunts people who don't "friend" it--maybe it needs to collect Facebook friends by midnight on Halloween or else it will never be allowed to rest. Students will write a scary story using the elements (character, setting, time, and situation/challenge) that they have chosen.
Rules The character that they have selected needs to be the main character in their story, but students are welcome to add more characters if they wish. Aug 25, · Edit Article How to Write a Scary Story for Kids.
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Ask the kids to write a fun story with this young witch as the central character, or to write a letter to send to someone at Halloween Witch's Hat Story Paper Halloween is a great time of year for sparking the imagination and doing some creative writing. Use these Halloween writing ideas will spark some creative writing brilliance in young writers and inspire kids to write the best story they possibly can!
Use these Halloween writing ideas will spark some creative writing brilliance in young writers and inspire kids to write the best story they possibly can!