FalWriting's Halloween: Enter our 500-Word Ghost Story Contest
To celebrate Halloween this year, FalWriting is hosting a 500-words Ghost Story contest. Submissions are due in on Friday 25th of October. The winner and runner up will be announced on Thursday 31st of October at our Halloween Reading Reception, in The Lighthouse from 5pm to 7pm.
To enter the contest:
Submit your short story by 5pm on October 25th by sending me an email to Sherezade Garcia Rangel. On the subject line please include: Ghost Story Contest Entry by Your Name
Don’t include your name in the document itself
Submissions should be in .doc or .pdf
Word count: 500 words max
All submissions should be double spaced, 12pt and in a plain serif font such as Garamond, Georgia or Times New Roman
Use single quotation marks for dialogue
Use single space between sentences
Include a short, 30 words bio
Short listed stories will be read outloud on Wednesday 31st October, 5pm to 7pm in The Lighthouse. The winner and the runner up will be announced that day. There will also be a popular vote winner, selected by the audience. Current students and SOWJ alumni are eligible to apply.
The winner and a runner up will be published in FalWriting and on a special audio episode on Ghost Stories.
Entries will be judged by Dark Economies Research Lead Dr Ruth Heholt, by On The Hill’s founder & host Dr Sherezade Garcia and Night Wanderers and Infinite Sky author Chelsey Flood.
by Sherezade Garcia Rangel