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Dark Tales Short Story Competition - Top Prize now £500 ($761)

Discussion in 'Books' started by Calvin, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. Calvin

    Calvin Cadet

    Dec 12, 2009
    Dark Tales Short Story Competition

    Now a quarterly deadline...

    Original, unpublished horror and speculative fiction of up to 5000 words required. Next deadline 30th June.

    Prize money: £500 ($761 US), £250 ($380), £100 ($152), £5 ($8) for all other shortlisted entrants; plus publication in the professionally-illustrated anthology Dark Tales.

    Entry fee £3 ($5), £6 ($10) to include tick-sheet critique, £15 ($40) to include tick-sheet critique and proof edit. Free entry for subscribers - subscribe for just £15 for four issues if you're in the UK, or $40(US) elsewhere.

    Full details here:


    Read extracts from previous winning stories here:


    You can also read a classic Dark Tales story for free at:


    And go directly to our contest page here:


    Entries can be paid for and uploaded online, or if you're a UK resident can be sent to:

    Dark Tales Short Story Competition
    7 Offley Street
    WR3 8BH

    Cheques/P.O. payable to 'Dark Tales'.


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