Comp Schedule

From 2018 the Horror Scribes flash fiction contest will always be open for entries. The above are the important dates for the flash fiction contests throughout the year.  Entries must be received before midnight UK time at the end of the closing date shown.  We will also publish submitted stories we liked, possibly argued over but essentially felt they deserved an ‘honourable mention’. Below are further details on the themes of each comp.

Deadline: Midnight at the end of the respective month (eg. the Trapped Flash deadline will be 31st March 2018).

Shortlist announced and Winner announced: 11am on the first day and last day of respective month (eg. for Trapped Flash this will be 1st May and 31st May respectively).

Entry Fee: £3 (payable via PayPal on the submission page).

The Prizes

First prize: £100 cash (paid via PayPal).

Runner up: Horror Scribes Mug

All winners will be published on the blog together with originally created artwork.

Guest judges may be invited to make the final decision.

The Themes

Each theme will be different and details for each one will be posted on here shortly.

Trapped Flash

5 Stages of Grief

Urban Legends

7 Deadly Virtues