Creepypastas

CreepyPasta: 1999

Telly time!

Today I am writing to you about Creepypasta.

Creepy Pasta is a relatively new way to enjoy the Horror Genre. These stories are the modern equivalent of urban legends, stories spread through the internet and springing from the phrase copypasta. They are a mix of found footage, urban legends and typical ghost stories.  Effectively modern-day campfire stories, only instead of hearing them by firelight you read or listen to them via the light of your screen.

I love Creepypastas, absolutely adore the medium. I listen to podcasts regularly ranging from the SCP Foundation Reports to Lost Episodes and Video Game pastas.

I am determined to do my bit to make the medium even more popular than it already is, by running a series talking about the most popular creepypastas.

While some of these are not my personal favourite there is no denying that they are well received by readers and listeners alike and I want to cover the most popular pastas for the simple reason that my goal is to introduce as many people as possible to the medium and how better to do so than with the most popular, well-received tales on offer.

Today’s pasta of choice is called ‘1999’

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