Category Archives: Nightmares

UNBOXING: A Cat Skull Celebration

Doktor Leech celebrates his birthday Dailynightmare-style with the gift of a cat skull from The Skull Store (http://www.skullstore.ca/). Check it out to learn a bit about the legal status and import laws about skulls as well as gaining appreciation for … Continue reading

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Nightmare 374: Cut to the end

(USA, 50’s) This nightmare was a strange one, sort of anti-climactic and almost boring, after the bang-up start. It began with a cut and ended with… I don’t know what. I was in a strange apartment with a bunch of … Continue reading

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Nightmare #373 – Turning Teeth

(North America, 20’s) Recently, my dentist informed me that I have been grinding my teeth in my sleep. Her suggestion was to have a bite splint made that I could wear in the night to protect my teeth. In my family, I … Continue reading

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Nightmare #372: Nightmare at the Mall

(Midwesterner, 50s) I am walking through an unfamiliar shopping mall. Very upscale, wondering why I am even here. This is not where I would ever shop. Glistening displays wherever one looks, immaculately dressed people carrying bags of goods. Expensive leather … Continue reading

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Nightmare #371 – Improving Memory

(Canada, 20’s) When I was younger I had a collection of operations to correct a birth defect and resulting life complications with my kidneys. One of the weird blessings about surgery is that once your IV is set up in … Continue reading

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Nightmare #370: Skin Issues

(Michigan, 30’s) I don’t remember all the details of this nightmare, but I remember enough of what happened to my skin and what I felt to be totally creeped out. Something terrible but vague had happened to me – – … Continue reading

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Nightmare #368 – Scorpions

(20’s, Nevada) When you’ve spent most of your life in the desert, you develop a cavalier attitude. Sure, the desert is filled with things that can kill you, but let’s face it—-it’s probably not going to happen. I know people … Continue reading

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Nightmare #369 – Full of Transformation

(Female, California) When I was pregnant, I had a series of bad dreams about what was going on inside me. First, I gave birth to a little stone that was only shaped like a baby, brittle and fossilized and everything … Continue reading

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Nightmare #367: Millipedes

 (Male, West Virginia)  Millipedes disgust me.  They should disgust everyone.  The name comes from the root for million. I know they don’t have millions of legs, but who could ever be comfortable with something so ambulatory and unpredictable? People keep … Continue reading

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Nightmare #366: Hunting

(Male, Massachusetts) In the dream, I’m on a hunting trip with three friends: Roy, Liam, and Paul. In waking life, I’ve never actually been hunting, unless plinking a squirrel’s hindquarters with my slingshot as a kid counts. But in the dream, … Continue reading

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Nightmare #365: Spider

(Male, 30’s) On a normal night, one where you wouldn’t expect anything out of the ordinary to happen, I am sitting in my living room, in my favorite spot on the faded couch, when I notice a large spider in … Continue reading

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Nightmare #364: Ruined Vacation

(Female, 40s) I was spending Christmas vacation on a tropical island, maybe Hawaii or Tahiti. It was really lovely.But I wandered off to another island and came upon some criminals who were holding 2 people hostage. And so they kept … Continue reading

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Nightmare #363: Trapped in the Sinking Car

(Michiganian, 30’s) I’m at my old job, and my co-worker and I are driving somewhere in her car. She’s always pretty nervous and anxious, but today she’s even more nervous than usual. I wonder if someone said something that freaked … Continue reading

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Nightmares about Bugs!

If you are looking for bug-related nightmares to inspire 100-word stories, follow the links below. Keep in mind that we’re defining the category broadly, so topics can include insects and arachnids, worms and slugs, ants, bees and creepy crawlies as … Continue reading

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Nightmare #362: The Bad Assassin

(Male, 50’s) There is no way I can convey the absolute terror I had in this dream. Reading over what I’ve written down makes it all sound like kind of a joke, but honestly, I woke up in the middle … Continue reading

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Nightmare #361: Belief and fear

(Male, 40s) As a child, I had a recurring nightmare about a monster under my bed. The horrific thing about it was not its scaly skin, nor its long and sinewy arms and legs, nor its needle-sharp teeth (I knew … Continue reading

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#360: House of 1000 Copses

(70% Female, 30% Norse Warrior, 1014 years old) As a teen, I had a recurring nightmare that I was trapped in a house which had been overtaken by a massive, sinister forest. Ungodly large trees had grown up right through … Continue reading

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#359: Very Hairy

(Female, 30’s) Okay, here’s a hilariously weird, hairy dream I had recently. In the dream, I was getting dressed to go out. I decided to hear a sleeveless top, so I stood in front of a mirror and lifted my … Continue reading

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#358: Child Vampire

(Male, 30’s) I don’t remember the whole nightmare story, but I remember one awful scene involving a child vampire.

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Nightmare #357: Awful knowledge

(Female, 50’s) I had a dream so awful last night that I haven’t been able to think or talk about it without crying, but you asked me to write it down so here goes. The dream was about carrying around … Continue reading

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