We have an especially fun Halloween Challenge for you this year! In our next issue, we will be publishing the finest short stories, 2,000 words and under, that have an old-fashioned Halloween theme. What does that mean exactly? Since our 2020 Halloween will be scary enough with political divisiveness and invisible germs, let’s rewind time a bit and go back to an earlier era when Halloween was truly creepy. Any story with an element of Halloweens-of-the-past will be considered. How do you do it? You’re writers, you will find a way!
Grand Prize Winner will receive $50 USD and Honorable Mentions will be published.
- Keep stories to under 2,000 words and please include word count in email.
- Must have an old-fashioned Halloween theme.
- Submit your story to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Submission must be in the body of the email, no attachments please.
- Clearly label your submission “CONTEST ENTRY: Last Name: Story Title”.
- You are welcome to submit a story for both the contest and regular magazine content but please, just one contest submission.
- Your contest entry must not be submitted elsewhere.
- Contest submission deadline is October 8, 2020 for possible inclusion in October 29, 2020 issue.
- Honorable mentions will be published. A contest story submission is your pre-approval of publication in our October 2020 issue without additional notification to you.
- Winner will receive $50 USD