Vote for Your Favorite Halloween Mad Libs

Thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s Coffin Hop Contest by giving me your answers for the Mad Libs challenge! Everyone who submitted their responses ended up creating a fantastic tale. But the contest is far from over. Now I leave it in your hands: vote for your favorite Mad Libs story below, and whoever gets the most votes by 11:59 pm on October 30th will win the grand prize!

I asked you for a series of adjectives, nouns, and more to fill in the blanks of a micro-story that I wrote. Now, without further ado, here is the story you all completed:

Corn Maze

It was a/n (adjective) and (adjective) night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead (noun) was said to (verb) through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but (name) did not believe this. This Halloween night, s/he (adverb) entered the (adjective) path that wound through the corn. As s/he (verb, past tense) deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in his/her ears, (emotion) began settling into his/her heart. The maze was impenetrable; s/he lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the (noun) overhead. A low (sound) issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a (monster) emerged from the parted stalks. (name from before) (verb, past tense) in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “(phrase).”

So… what did everyone come up with? Here are your completed stories. Vote for your favorite below!

By C.W. LaSart:

It was a CORPULENT and DISEASED night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead SPLEEN was said to SQUEAL through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but AXEL HOWERTON did not believe this. This Halloween night, he SQUEAMISHLY entered the PESTILENT path that wound through the corn. As he CRIED deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in his ears, MISERY began settling into her heart. The maze was impenetrable; he lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the BEARD overhead. A low BLAT! issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a HARPY emerged from the parted stalks. AXEL HOWERTON WHIMPERED in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “I’M JUST A PRETTY BUTTERFULY!”

By Kevin:

It was a BRIGHT and CHEERFUL night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead TEDDY-BEAR was said to CUDDLE through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but SUSIE-LEE did not believe this. This Halloween night, she EXCITEDLY entered the WONDERFUL path that wound through the corn. As she ELIDED deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in her ears, CONTENTMENT began settling into her heart. The maze was impenetrable; she lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the DAFFODIL overhead. A low TEE-HEE issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a COOKIE MONSTER emerged from the parted stalks. SUSIE-LEE ENJOYED in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “I’M A HAPPY CAMPER.”

By Skye Callahan:

It was a FRESH and DERANGED night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead PILLOW was said to GROVEL through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but BRUCE did not believe this. This Halloween night, he APATHETICALLY entered the ROUGH path that wound through the corn. As he GRATED deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in his ears, EXCITEMENT began settling into his heart. The maze was impenetrable; he lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the PLAQUE overhead. A low SPLAT issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a LOCH NESS emerged from the parted stalks. BRUCE SHUDDERED in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “TALLY-HO!”

By Lori Parker:

It was an OPALESCENT and MALODOROUS night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead PRISONER was said to EXHALE through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but CASPER did not believe this. This Halloween night, he UNDERHANDEDLY entered the MOLDY path that wound through the corn. As he SLUNK deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in his ears, REGRET began settling into his heart. The maze was impenetrable; he lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the FOUNDATION overhead. A low DRIP issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a BIG FOOT emerged from the parted stalks. CASPER WITHDREW in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “ON THE OTHER HAND.”

By Jessica McHugh:

It was a ROTUND and SMELLY night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead BROOMSTICK was said to CRAM through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but RUTGER did not believe this. This Halloween night,/he FASTIDIOUSLY entered the CRUSTY path that wound through the corn. As he SMACKED deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in his ears, TERROR began settling into his heart. The maze was impenetrable; he lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the BONGO DRUM overhead. A low GRUNT issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a SNALLYGASTER emerged from the parted stalks. RUTGER PORKED in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “AND NOW YOU KNOW THE REST OF THE STORY…”

By Matt Cowan:

It was a GREGARIOUS and SURLY night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead PANTS was said toe THRUST through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but BRENDON did not believe this. This Halloween night, he DREADFULLY entered the HORRIFYING path that wound through the corn. As he FORGOT deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in his ears, DEPRESSION began settling into his heart. The maze was impenetrable; he lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the TOMBSTONE overhead. A low KABLAM issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a MANTICORE emerged from the parted stalks. BRENDON DIED in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “LET’S TRY THAT AGAIN.”

By MW:

It was a BIZARRE and SENSUAL night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead LINGERIE was said to SING through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but DR. FRANK N. FURTUR did not believe this. This Halloween night, he COQUETTISHLY entered the SEDUCTIVE path that wound through the corn. As he GROPED deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in his/ ears, LUST began settling into his heart. The maze was impenetrable; he lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the TRANSVESTITE overhead. A low MOAN issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a ROCKY HORROR emerged from the parted stalks. DR. FRANK N. FURTUR  WEPT in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “GIVE YOURSELF OVER TO ABSOLUTE PLEASURE.”

By Ash Krafton:

It was a SLICK and HOLLOW night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead SEVERED LEG was said to YODEL through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but LO PAN did not believe this. This Halloween night, he HESITANTLY entered the MUSTY path that wound through the corn. As he STUMBLED deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in his ears, DESPERATION began settling into his heart. The maze was impenetrable; he lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the HACKSAW overhead. A low SKRITCH issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a CHIANG-SHIH emerged from the parted stalks. LO PAN HOPPED in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “YOU GOT YOUR CHOCOLATE IN MY PEANUT BUTTER!”

By Renae Rude:

It was an ARCANE and ELDRITCH night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead SHADOW was said to REPULSE through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but LANGSTON did not believe this. This Halloween night, he LUCIDLY entered the HARROWING path that wound through the corn. As he PROWLED deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in his ears, ELATION began settling into his heart. The maze was impenetrable; he lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the MUSIC BOX overhead. A low HOWL issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a GHOUL emerged from the parted stalks. LANGSTON IMPRISONED in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “DEAR  GOD! HOW CAN SUCH A THING BE ALLOWED TO EXIST?”

By Erik Anderson:

It was a WISE and CRUDE night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead WINDOW was said to EXCRETE through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but CYRUS did not believe this. This Halloween night, he POWERFULLY entered the WARM path that wound through the corn. As he MET deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in his ears, BETRAYAL began settling into his heart. The maze was impenetrable; he lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the BRANCH overhead. A low TAP issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a MUMMY emerged from the parted stalks. CYRUS GREW in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “HE JUST WANTED TO GET HOME TO WATCH THE GAME.”

By Mallory:

It was a MYSTERIOUS and BLOODCURDLING night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead PUMPKIN was said to SCREAM through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but MARC did not believe this. This Halloween night, he GHASTLY entered the GRUESOME path that wound through the corn. As he POSSESSED deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in his ears, FRIGHT began settling into his heart. The maze was impenetrable; he lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the BOTTLE OF POISON overhead. A low CRASH! issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN emerged from the parted stalks. MARC CACKLED in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “(LEGEN—WAIT FOR IT—DARY.”

By Bev:

It was a GRUESOME and WICKED night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly on the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead SPIDERWEB was said to MUTILATE through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but JANE did not believe this. This Halloween night, she GLOOMILY entered the HIDEOUS path that wound through the corn. As she BREWED deeper and deeper into the maze, the rustling of the stalks in her ears, HORROR began settling into her heart. The maze was impenetrable; she lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the MUSHROOM overhead. A low CLANG issued from the corn straight ahead, and suddenly a VAMPIRE emerged from the parted stalks. JANE DANCED in terror as the creature approached. In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “I SEE DEAD PEOPLE.”

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4 thoughts on “Vote for Your Favorite Halloween Mad Libs

  1. And now, for my own amusement, a compilation of the best individual libs into an ultra-mad lib:

    It was a GREGARIOUS and MALODOROUS night, the moon lighting pale and ghostly across the haunted cornfield. As legend had it, an undead PANTS was said to was said to CUDDLE through the whispering stalks each Halloween, but RUTGER did not believe this. This Halloween night, he APATHETICALLY entered the SEDUCTIVE path that wound through the corn. As he FORGOT deeper and deeper into the maze, BETRAYAL began settling into his heart. The maze was impenetrable; he lost all sense of direction, seeing only by the light of the BONGO DRUM overhead. A low CLANG issued from the corn, and suddenly a SNALLYGASTER emerged from the parted stalks. RUTGER IMPRISONED in terror as the creature approached In the distant farmhouse, a clock struck midnight, signaling the end of Halloween. The creature stepped forward, opened its massive jaws, and said: “LEGEN—WAIT FOR IT—DARY.”

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