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Scary Story Contest Now Open

October 5, 2017

Gray clouds cover a full moon. Is this the prompt you need to write for our scary story contest? Submit one below.

Do you love Halloween and things that go bump in the night? Do you want to write something scary? Now is your chance! We’re excited to announce our scary story contest for the month of October.


Winner: $75

2 Runner ups: $25

Final Submission Due Date

You must submit your story by 8 AM MST Thursday, October 26 to the form below.


Word Count Limit

1000 words (We reserve the right to immediately disqualify any stories over 1000 words)

Announcement of Scary Story Contest Winners

We will announce contest winners on the blog on Halloween (Tuesday, October 31).

Direct any questions throughout the contest to [email protected]!

Submit your scary story using this form:

The window for submissions is now closed.

By WritersDomain

WritersDomain is a team of in-house writers, editors, and support staff.

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  • Emily Downey

    October 11, 2017 at 11:34 pm

    Hello, just wanted to confirm the word limit as the description on the submission form is as follows:

    Word Limit: 1000 (any stories over 100 words will be disqualified)


    1. WritersDomain

      October 12, 2017 at 9:13 am

      The word limit is 1000. The “100” in the submission form is a typo. Thanks for checking!

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