World Geekly News Flash Horror Fiction Contest

Greetings Boils and Ghouls!

Got an idea for a spooktacular story to scare and scintillate? Want to try your luck at a being a master GORYteller? Then the first-ever World Geekly News Scary Story Contest is for you.  You can submit prose and/or poetry. Please limit submissions to 1 entry of prose and/or 1 entry of poetry. 

Requirements

  • 1,000 words or less (not including the title).
  • Sex, Violence and bad language are fine. However, stories with unwarranted torture/gore porn are likely going to be ignored 
  • Paste submission into email. Downloads/attachments will not be accepted.
  • Deadline: October 15th 2019 at midnight(UK). 
  • submit to: contest@worldgeeklynews.com
Prose

Top three winners will receive:

  • Your short story read by WGN staff in a special Halloween Podcast.
  • Have your story posted on WGN on Oct 31st, All Hallows Eve

Runners up:

  • Have your story posted on WGN in the days leading up to the podcast
  • Honorable mention at the end of the podcast

Winners/Runners up can have bios and/or links to personal blogs attached to the story.

All future publishing rights will remain with the author. 

Submissions end October 15th 2019 at midnight (UK)

Poetry

Top three winners will receive:

  • Your poem read by WGN staff in a special Halloween Podcast.
  • Have your poem posted on WGN on Oct 31st, All Hallows Eve

Runners up:

  • Have your poem posted on WGN in the days leading up to the podcast
  • Honorable mention at the end of the podcast

Winners/Runners up can have bios and/or links to personal blogs, social media etc attached to the story.

All future publishing rights will remain with the author. 

Submissions end October 15th 2019 at midnight (UK)