competition name: Spooky Short Story Writing Contest
closes on: until October 24th at midnight
prizes: The three best stories as chosen by Retreat by Random House will be posted to this blog on October 31, 2013.
requirements: open to legal residents of Canada, excluding the province of Quebec.
Texts must be written in English; Stories must be between 1,200 and 1,500 words. And, to make it just a bit more challenging, your story has to include the following 10 words provided by John Boyne and Diane Setterfield:
Shadow, Children, Fog, Mirror, Revenge, Black, Hidden, Sleep, Eye, Never
To join: Submit your entry by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Spooky Short Story Writing Contest”. In the body of the email, please include your submission and your name.