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Accounts from a Lonely Broadcast Station is a series of creepypastas by Wendingus, detailing the accounts of a woman named Evelyn, a radio host at a small town in America, and the bizarre happenings there. The first part can be read here, and its continuation, We're Always on the Air at 104.6, can be read here.


  • The Alcoholic: Evelyn has a history with alcohol. As she later reveals to Dan, her first day sober was her first day on the job.
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  • Animalistic Abomination: A bird with human eyes and a five-legged deer.
  • Apocalyptic Log: Evelyn and Dan find a cache of tapes recorded by host 7.
  • Artifact Title: In-Universe, "the bell" is a high-frequency sound that drives off the creatures. When the tower was first built, that purpose was served by an actual bell.
  • Body Horror: Just about anything that dies in the forest will become this. Or be used to make this.
  • Body of Bodies:
    • The biggest Amalgam, "Big Boy," is similar to the monster from The Horror from the Vault, at least in appearance.
    • Downplayed in other cases, as smaller ones may only have a couple of parts from one or two bodies, human and not.
  • Brown Note: Dan takes a call on his first day. Whatever was on the other end leaves blood streaming out of his ears.
  • Death of a Child: Multiple children have disappeared into the forest, including two near the start of the sequel. Bernard, however, is rescued after he's seen entering.
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  • Disappeared Dad: Evelyn's father died when she was young, and she moved out of town when her mother remarried. One of her comments implies that he might have died in the forest, and his face a part of the creature Evelyn saw at the graduation party.
  • Don't Go in the Woods: People tend to go missing. Evelyn and Daniel are radio hosts 28 and 29, respectively.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: After seeing one of the creatures at the graduation party, Evelyn tried to drink it out of her memories.
  • Eldritch Abomination: There is something slumbering in the woods that makes them unsafe. It sends out nightmares of it rising, and travels in a huge cloud of fog.
  • Enthralling Siren: The fog seems to be able to draw people in using the voices of its victims. Elijah freezes when he first sees it, convinced that he can hear Jennifer.
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  • Eye Scream: The Root-Man gouges out Evelyn's right eye.
  • Fingore:
    • Four of Jennifer's fingers end up in the bird's nest.
    • The Root-Man ends up with children's hands poking through his ribcage.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: The vanished couple are found in this state.
  • Mix-and-Match Critters: Most of the monsters in the forest, but especially "Big Boy", the six-eyed amalgamate of pieces from countless creatures. By the end, this includes Jennifer, whatever composed the Root-Man, and (briefly) Evelyn.
  • No Zombie Cannibals: Averted. Several of the forests undead will attack each other and attempt to assimilate their tissues. Note that we avoid saying "eat each other..."
  • Ominous Fog: Something lives in it.
  • Post Modern Magick: The station has a "bell" that projects an ultrasonic frequency that drives supernatural horrors away.
  • Significant Monogram: Evelyn Faye McKinnon finds it fitting that she ended up a radio DJ.
  • Switching P.O.V.: Most parts are written by Evelyn, though Dan has taken over when she's incapacitated.
  • The Undead: Whatever force that inhabits the forest can zombify and "amalgamate" everything that dies there. The first time Evelyn and Daniel use The Bell was because the station had come under attack by a horde of zombies. Its also implied that the bird that creeps Evelyn out has the eyes of one of the former radio hosts. The biggest amalgam, "Big Boy,'' has at least two deer, several people, and various other animals comprising its makeup.
  • We Used to Be Friends: Evelyn and Jennifer, until the former's trouble with alcohol leads to a falling out.
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