Scarecrow by Alyssa Wong


Alyssa Wong

fiction fantasy horror lgbtqia+ short stories dark medium-paced

32 pages | first published 2014

Description is honored to reprint “Scarecrow,” a horror short story by Alyssa Wong. Originally published in Black Static 42 (September 2014), “Scarecrow” has never before been available to read online. Please enjoy this horrific tale of tragic love an...

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dark 100%
emotional 50%
mysterious 50%
sad 50%
tense 50%


medium 50%
fast 50%

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Character: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

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