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Winter Ghost Story Writing Competition








1st Prize: £400.00

2nd Prize:£300.00

3rd Prize: £200.00

4th Prize: £100.00

5th Prize: £75.00

Closing date: October 21st 2013

Entry fee: £5.00

Our Winter Ghost Story writing competition is back. It is always one of our most successful competitions and this year we have increased the prize money substantially and there is now over £1000.00 up for grabs. If you are feeling creative and enjoy writing about things that go bump in the night, why not have a go at our latest competition?

Wow us with your creativity and write an old classic or a modern interpretation of a ghost story, our own stipulation is that it is set in the winter months. Create tension and set the pace and you could walk away with our top prize.

Maximum word count is 2500

Must be written in English

Stories must be original and previously unpublished.

Multiple submissions are welcome providing the appropriate fees are provided.

You must be 18 years of age or over to enter.

Email your submissions to

 Would you like in-depth feedback on your submission? We now provide a full evaluation service on your entry for £5.00 extra. Please use the PayPal button below to request this service.


Note: We only publish the winning submission to enable writers to submit to other competitions or to publish in alternative publications.

Entry implies acceptance to these rules.


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