20 Two-Sentence Horror Stories That Are Terrifying

Horror is one of the most difficult genres to write for, making great horror stories extremely rare to come by. Building tension and using jump genres is one of the most common tools used these days to create great horror stories. This can be achieved because writers and directors have the time in the medium, regardless of whether it is a television show, book or movie. What if you had to limit your entire horror story to only two sentences though? Could the desired result still be achieved? Here is a list of 20 horror stories that are only two sentences long, but are seriously scary.

Mom Is Calling

You hear your mom calling you into the kitchen. As you are heading down the stairs you hear a whisper from the closet saying “Don’t go down there honey, I heard it too.”


The longer I wore it, the more it grew on me. She had such pretty skin.

First Response

Being the first to respond to a fatal car accident is always the most traumatic thing I see as a police officer. But today, when the crushed body of the little dead boy strapped in his car seat opened his eyes and giggled at me when I tried to peel him out of the wreckage, I immediately knew that today would be my last day on the force.

Cat Eyes

I always thought my cat had a staring problem, she always seemed fixated on my face. Until one day, when I realized that she was always looking just behind me.