Month: October 2016

Halloween Writing Competitions

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As the nights start to draw in, Autumn is the perfect time to sit and write halloween tales, especially when there are so many opportunities for horror writing right now. Here are just a few of them.  Whether yours is a tale of killer clowns or a horror more subtle, good luck submitting.

The Master’s Review Micro Ghost Stories

What’s the beef?   Ghost stories of 250 words or less. Fiction or Non Fiction (for those of you who believe in things that go bump in the night)

What’s the prize? One prize of $50. All other stories published on The Master’s Review blog on 28th October.

What’ll it cost me? Nothing at all.

Closing date:   19th October 2016

Check it out: Here  Themastersreview.com

 

The Writer Darkest Hours Competition

What’s the beef?   A short story using any definition, nuance or understanding of the word ‘dark.’ Max 2000 words.

What’s the prize? 1st prize: $1000 and publication in The Writer magazine. 2nd prize: $500 and publication on the website. 3rd prize: $250 and publication on the website.

What’ll it cost me? $25 per entry. (Discount available for multiple entries)

Closing date:   15th November 2016

Check it out: Here Thewritermag.com

 

Furious Gazelle Halloween Writing Competition

What’s the beef?  Halloween themed writing – fiction, non-fiction or poetry Max 7000 words.

What’s the prize? All winning submissions published on their website. Best piece wins $50 and a book of your choice.

What’ll it cost me? Nothing. And you can enter up to 5 submissions.

Closing date:   26th October 2016

Check it out: Here Furiousgazelle.com

 

Storgy Halloween Short Story Competition

What’s the beef?  Halloween horror stories up to 2000 words.

What’s the prize? 1st prize: £200, 2nd and 3rd prize: The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe.

What’ll it cost me? £5 per entry and you’ll have to follow them on twitter @morestorgy

Closing date:   26th October 2016

Check it out: Here  storgy.com

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