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Spine-Chilling Fiction Writing Competition October 2016

Writing Competition1st Prize: £500

2nd Prize: £300
3rd Prize: £200
4th Prize: £100

Closing date: 31st October 2016

Entry fee: £3.50 or FREE to Write, Learn and Publish members

 Do you love writing spine-tingling fiction and have a fascination for horror stories? If so, enter this new writing competition from the Creative Competitor which  will test your imagination and skill. Quite simply, we want to be chilled to the core by your fictional endeavors. You can use the above photo for inspiration but we welcome imaginative interpretations of the theme. To be in with a chance of winning, make sure you have a strong opening and you hold our attention throughout. 

Your story must be unique and previously unpublished. You have a maximum of 1000 words including the title so make sure that every word counts.

 Remember that your story 


You must be aged 18 or over

Open to writers worldwide

 Maximum word count is 1000 including the title

Submissions must be original and previously unpublished

You may include reference to the above photo

You may enter multiple submissions providing the correct fees are paid

You must enter on or before the closing date

Submissions must be written in English

We welcome imaginative interpretations of the theme

Submissions must be pasted into the body of the email (unless otherwise specified) and sent to: [email protected]

Please mark the email subject line with the name of the competition i.e. Historical Fiction Writing Competition 

If you are a Write, Learn and Publish member, you are entitled to enter for free, please mark the subject line with your membership number. Want to enter any or all of our writing competitions for free? Sign up HERE

Payment must be made via PayPal. Please add the PayPal transaction reference number (given once payment is made) to your email. Alternatively, please include the PayPal email associated with the payment as this helps us to speed up the process.


  Please note that we allow up to 11 weeks for the judging and awarding process. Entry implies acceptance to these rules. Copyright remains with the author. 

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