The Wire approached Aaron Myerson’s Creative Writing classes with a spooky holiday challenge:
Write a spooky/scary story about West Essex. The more creative, the better! The story can be about anything from a scary comedy to ghosts haunting the halls — just make part of the story something that’s clearly about West Essex, whether a place, a person or anything you can think of.
In the spirit of Halloween, read on for some of our editors’ top picks!