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Horror Flash Fiction Writing Competition

Horror writing contest

1st Prize: £150

2nd Prize: £100

3rd Prize: £50

Entry fee: £2.50

Write, Learn and Publish members can enter for free.

Closing date: July 20th 2017

Fancy entering our Horror Flash Fiction Writing Competition? Craft your story carefully and then present it to us in no more than 500 words including the title. Remember, we are looking for horror fiction that has us sitting on the edge of our seats, it can be a traditional horror story or, one that is spine-tingling and filled with anticipation.  Choose your starting point carefully and build up the tension.

If you want to improve your horror writing skills, take a look at our fabulous Feel the Fear Horror Writing Course.


Open to writers worldwide over the age of 18

Submissions must be written in English

Submissions must be original and previously unpublished

Multiple submissions are acceptable providing the correct fees are paid

Submissions must be received on or before the closing date.

Write, Learn and Publish members can enter for free

We anticipate this competition to be judged, awarded and published within 12 weeks of the closing date. Entry implies acceptance to these rules.

Ready to enter? Click on the PayPal button below and pay just £2.50. If you are entering multiple submissions for this competition, please just change the quantity after clicking on the PayPal button.





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