31 Classic Horror Stories Every Fan Should Read in October: A Literary Advent Calender for Halloween
Why should Christmas have all the fun? Oldstyle Tales proudly presents a literary advent calendar for your favorite season. Each day has a writer along with the best known work and a link to a lesser known, deeply Halloweenish story that we recommend. And hey, if you're ambitious try reading the masterpiece AND the lesser known story. But be warned: reading 62 horror stories by masters like these can have adverse side effects on your mental health -- so beware!
October 1 – H. G. WELLS.
Known for “The Red Room.”
October 2 – E. F. BENSON.
Known for “The Bus Conductor.”
October 3 – ROBERT W. CHAMBERS.
Known for “The Yellow Sign.”
October 4 – ALGERNON BLACKWOOD.
Known for “The Willows.”
October 5 – BERNARD CAPES.
Known for "An Eddy on the Floor."
October 6 – WILLIAM HOPE HODGSON.
Known for “The Voice in the Night.”
October 7 – RALPH ADAMS CRAM.
Known for “The Dead Valley.”
October 8 – W. W. JACOBS.
Known for “The Monkey’s Paw.”
Known for “The Call of Cthulhu.”
October 10 – M. R. JAMES.
Known for “Oh Whistle, and I’ll Come…”
October 11 – FITZ-JAMES O'BRIEN.
Known for “What Was It?”