One day, an elderly man phoned me up out of the blue. He was looking for someone to help him write a book about his life. His English was impeccable, and he had an accent that I couldn't quite place. Then he said something that made my jaw drop: he was a Holocaust survivor.
Starting this week, we're participating in a fun and unusual project on Twitter. For the rest of the month of October, seven authors on Twitter will be sharing daily frightening tales in threaded tweets marked with the hashtag #ScaryStories.