If you grew up in America and ever went to summer camp, or had an older sibling, or a particularly macabre set of school bus friends, you've probably heard some of these spooky campfire stories before. In fact, you probably still wake up in a cold sweat most nights, thinking you can hear the distant scraping of a hook against a car door. And even if you had a pleasant childhood and therefore never heard any of these gruesome stories Even if you weren't much for pitching tents and starting bonfires, you might recognize some of these creepy campfire tales from Alvin Schwartz's Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. That's because Schwartz, like many ghost story writers before him, drew inspiration from American folktales and urban legends and then he added those horrific illustrations from Stephen Gammell, to more effectively haunt our every waking thought. Most of these scary stories have no known origin, and no original author on record.
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Register Login. The Pranks A little girl always pranked her family. She stayed in the bathroom for four hours, pretending she drowned, laying down, with a ketchup smeared knife, and almost giving her Granny a heart attack by dropping onto the floor and pretended going into convulsions. One day when the father came home from work he saw her body, with blue lips and a pale face on the floor. Then he went to the bathroom.
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Andy Williams got it wrong. The most wonderful time of the year isn't the winter holidays, but the month before Halloween, when weekends are spent apple picking by day and terrorizing each other with scary ghost stories by night. Is there anything more enjoyable than watching your audience's faces freeze into rictuses of terror as your tale goes on? No, there is not, especially if your listeners are among the 18 percent of Americans who say they've seen a ghost firsthand. If your material is spooky enough, you might even scare yourself a bit.
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