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Fear Writing Competition

Fear Writing Contest

1st Prize: £700

2nd Prize: £500

3rd Prize: £300

4th Prize: £100

Closing date: November 15th 2017

Entry fee: £4.00

Want to enter for free? Sign up for our Write, Learn and Publish membership

Would you like full feedback on your entry? Pay an additional £5 using the relevant PayPal buttons below.

Our Fear Writing competition is open to creative interpretation. You  have a maximum of 1000 words including the title so plan your story carefully.

This creative writing competition has some of our best cash prizes yet and you have a choice of paying for an evaluation of the feedback as well. There is no obligation to do so. You can also enter for free if you sign up for our Write, Learn and Publish membership.


You must be aged 18 or over

Open to writers worldwide.

When paying through PayPal, your currency is automatically converted

Maximum word count is 1000 and this includes the title

Submissions must be original and previously unpublished

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

We will judge, award and publish the results within 12-16 weeks. Entry implies acceptance to these rules.

Payment must be made via PayPal and please add the payment reference number to the email. Write, Learn and Publish members should just email their submission to us adding their unique membership number to the subject line of the email.

Submissions must be pasted into the body of the email and sent to:

[email protected]

Make your payment here – £4.00 by clicking on the PayPal button below. Or, if you wish to enter more than once, change the quantity on the PayPal form. Your payment will be calculated automatically.

Would you like to enter and have feedback? Pay £9.00 by clicking on the PayPal button below:

Write, Learn and Publish members enter for free but if you would like professional feedback, use the PayPal button below to pay just £5.00


Please allow 12-16 weeks for competition results to be announced, awarded and published. We only publish the winning submission. Entry implies acceptance to the rules.

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