Horror

Young Writers Contest

The Young Writers Contest seeks to encourage young people to express themselves and their thoughts through writing and literacy skills. The contest encourages entrants, age 10-18, to consider the ability to become a published author at any age, and to learn about the process of publishing their work. Winners will be selected based on originality, …

Published: August 9, 2017

The Out of Frame Anthologies Contest

There is a fine line between creativity and insanity, and when it comes to art, that line is often blurred. Omnestream Entertainment is looking for writers to paint a tale chronicling the dark side of art using a palette of suspense, horror, mystery or crime. The protagonist or antagonist must be an artist/creative immersed in …

Published: August 9, 2017

theOffice Fellowship

See all rules/regulations at www.theOfficeFellowship.com theOffice is a quiet, communal workspace for writers on LA’s westside. We are one of the nation’s premiere co-working spaces fostering creativity and productivity in a zen, distraction-free environment for over 13 years. Current and charter members include J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon, Julia Fierro, Antoine Wilson, Gigi Levangie Grazer and …

Published: August 9, 2017

The New Guard Machigonne Fiction Contest

MACHIGONNE FICTION CONTEST: $1,500 and publication for an exceptional work of fiction in any genre. Submit up to 5,000 words: anything from flash to the long story. TNG Vol VII Judge: CHRIS ABANI. GENERAL GUIDELINES: Please submit a word document or PDF. International entries are welcome. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, provided we’re notified upon publication …

Published: August 9, 2017

S13 Writing Contest

S13 run a periodic flash fiction writing contest. Limit of 513 words. The current contest theme is ‘Betrayal’ and is due to close on the 31st Aug.

Published: June 21, 2017

Free Novel Writing Contest

This boutique publishing firm offers a full-fledged publishing deal to its contest winner. Submit a novel of 20,000 words or more in any fiction genre (no fanfic, short stories or poetry) and if it’s selected, Inkitt will provide you with professional editing, a cover design, and 25 percent royalties. They also have a strategy to …

Published: June 21, 2017

The Northwestern University Summer Writers’ Conference

Join a community of writers at Northwestern University for a three-day institute on writing fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The program, which is now in its 13th year, includes a diverse array of workshops, panels, keynote speakers, networking events, and literary readings. Learn how to make dialogue pop with Juan Martinez, edit your writing with Rebecca …

Published: June 13, 2017

Sweek short story writing contest: #Unbelieavabletales

We invite you to write a story that will take our breath away – full of epic love, adventures, magical creatures, superheroes or mysteries. Are you up for a challenge and can you write unbelievable fiction in less than 1,000 words? Write your story in any genre, upload it on Sweek and have a chance …

Published: June 13, 2017

The Apparitionist, National Ghost Story Competition

To embrace and honor the heritage of storytelling in Western North Carolina, Tryon Arts and Crafts School is initiating this exciting National Ghost Competition. Winning stories will be read to an audience on Halloween evening, October 31st, 2017, 7 PM, at TACS, 373 Harmon Field Road, Tryon NC. All 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners …

Published: June 13, 2017