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TALES OF TERROR: MICROFICTION WRITING CONTEST

A Terrorizing Test of Skill

It’s tough to hook a reader, develop character, include a story arc, stay within the theme, and leave a reader salivating – all in 300 words or less! Only the bravest will dare…

RULES

– Word Count: 300 Max

– Genre: Horror

– Theme: Books/Bookshop

– Categories:

  • Draculas (Aged 18+)
  • Frankensteins (Ages 13-17)
  • Werewolves (Ages 8-12)

– Submission Deadline: MIDNIGHT, October 16th


Please Note: Categories are for submission designation purposes only and are not a required theme or subject for the submission.

HIGHLIGHTS

GUEST JUDGE

Lubbock Horror Author, Jason Fryer
(ENNIE Award Finalist, 2022)

Be our GUEST OF HONOR at the Wild Lark Books Tales of Terror Events:

Friday, Oct 28th – Tales of Terror Night

Saturday, Oct 29th – Scary Story Time (Family Friendly)

TOP PRIZES FOR EACH CATEGORY

First Prize:

$50 Gift Certificate to Wild Lark Books,
Wild Lark Books Tote Bag with Goodies Inside,
Live Reading at Tales of Terror Event

Second Prize:
$25 Gift Certificate to Wild Lark Books,
Live Reading at Tales of Terror Event

Third Prize:
$10 Gift Certificate to Wild Lark Books,
Live Reading at Tales of Terror Event

* Top Three Winners will also have their pieces featured at Wild Lark Books and on the website. Winners may choose to read their piece or have someone read it on their behalf. *

LET'S SPREAD THE ART OF STORYTELLING

There is no fee to enter, but if you feel inclined to give to our WILD LARK BOOKS FUND to help support the endeavors of authors from historically unserved communities and minority voices – we would be thrilled!*

* Giving does not affect the outcome of the writing contest.

OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM

Please only submit one form. If you have a question or concern about your submission,

please email info@wildlarkbooks.com.

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