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Tell a Scary Campfire Story



add in urban legends, and mysteries from the area

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    • Check out the local urban legends and ghost stories as well as mysteries and scary stories from the area. Using scary facts that kids and adults are aware of m ake the story all the more believable.

    • Speak in a low, slow voice.  This builds excitement, and makes everyone focus.  Don't start out with "once upon a time," rather "He always liked axes."
    • Ask questions as you go, find out what makes the group scared.  "Like you know what he saw next?"  And someone may say "an axe?" 
    • Give you characters a lot of details. the villain should have an ailment, like a horrible, choking cough (and then imitate it), and a pet tarantula.  Also, the villain should have a weakness, like he is has a deadly allergy of some sort. 
    • End the story on a gentle note for young ones, for teens and older, it can have a spooky or gory ending.