Illustrations by Isabel Ryan.

Illustrations by Isabel Ryan.

We tend to believe that we are alone in our fear. The feeling can sometimes seem individual, solitary, and horrendous. This playlist is here to assure that you are not alone in your fears, whether they’re of the pizza monster under your bed, or of holding a conversation with your crush. Who says Halloween is the only scary part of the year?

Allyson Roche is a 14-year-old writer from Los Angeles. She enjoys screaming along to Sleater-Kinney, playing guitar, and snuggling with her kittens. You can find her on Instagram.