Short stories, for now. Hopefully the kind that make it hard for adults to sleep at night and make children cry. Why? because, there are times when a man’s need to share his horrors overcomes all reason, and he must find an outlet. The things I’ve seen in my mind’s eye are too horrible to be ignored: they must be written. And once they are written, they stay with me, terrorizing me day and night until I can find someone to share them with.

You, reader, are that someone – if you exist. If not, I will pour my demons and nightmares and hellish dreamscapes into the void of the internet all the same, because honestly, they can’t stay here in my mind with me. Someone’s likely to get hurt.

So read, and let my nightmares become yours – it’s the least I can do.

– Ben Pienaar

12 comments
  1. Bindy said:

    I love your stories they are so creepy. keep writing!!

  2. you and I are part of a great tradition: Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King subscribe to this school

    • that’s probably the highest compliment I’ve recieved so far… thanks you good sir

  3. no worries, Ben: I am putting up a blog tomorrow about the Id, a dangerous topic to broach on a blog or Facebook. If you have time come along for the ride

    and btw thanks for subscribing to my blog. I will endeavour to make it worth your while

  4. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Love what you’ve got going on here. Good luck and happy writing!

  5. dmdoylebooks said:

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. I like your writing…and I’m not much into horror. I’m still wondering what Dale,from your last story, really is…

  6. Thanks for sharing your terrors! When I’m feeling strong enough and the sun is shining very brightly, and night is at least 15 hours away, I’ll have fun exploring them…
    Thanks too for liking my post. I’ve just added something about phobias, by coincidence.
    Have a lively day!

  7. The only thing TO do with nightmares is to put fingers to keyboard and unleash them on an unsuspecting public. I kinda think that’s why we have nightmares to begin with. :^)

    And thank you for liking my most recent excerpt. Greatly appreciated.

  8. I have just begin reading your stories. I have a lot of catching up to do!

    • you sure do! hope you enjoy every one of them, and thanks for following!

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