Hi guys! Over on new Kinja horror blog Something Wicked, I want to know about the piece of horror fiction — or the real life occurrence — that scared you the most.
All of us fans of the horror genre have a shared memory: that ur-terror moment when a piece of fiction, or perhaps real life, gave you the scare of a lifetime. The scare that still gives you goosebumps when you recollect it.
This was the freak-out that almost made your skin crawl off your bones. Maybe it was the scare that got you hooked on the horror genre — or the one that almost made you quit horror for good!
I wanted to ask each and every one of you: what's your own personal most chilling moment, what theme or particular thrill was evoked, and why did it scare you personally?
Short answers and long-form are both welcome.