From the bloggers at Go RVing.
October is the season of free candy and gut-wrenching horror, and there’s no better way to celebrate the latter than with a truly inspired campfire ghost story.
But inciting fear isn’t exactly an easy feat to accomplish, so we’re here to help you master the art of the campfire ghost story. Just follow these tips and you’re guaranteed to spook your camping mates– just be careful… you don’t want to scare them too bad!
Keep it within the realm of possibility – at first.
No horror flick starts in the middle of the action, therefore your campfire story shouldn’t jump to the most bone-chilling plot point right off of the bat.
Take time to build suspense, and remember that when it comes to campfire stories, most fear is vicarious; you’re more likely to leave your audience with a severe case of the heebie-jeebies if you can make them believe your story could happen to them. To hook your crowd, keep your tale’s introduction simple and believable.
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