A Scary Story (by Sean Demory)
July 12, 2013 9:11 AM   Subscribe

Sean Demory’s short story The Ballad of the Wayfaring Stranger and the Dead Man’s Whore is built round the mythology and atmosphere of classic American murder ballads like Knoxville Girl and In the Pines. It spooked the bejaysus out of me, and may do the same for you…
posted by Paul Slade (3 comments total) 35 users marked this as a favorite
First few paras look really promising--will read it tonight. Thanks!
posted by sandettie light vessel automatic at 10:02 AM on July 12, 2013

That was deliciously spooky, thanks for posting it!
posted by sarcasticah at 12:49 PM on July 12, 2013

Reminds me of the Silver John stories by Manly Wade Wellman.
posted by drhydro at 3:01 PM on July 12, 2013

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