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 Original, unpublished horror and speculative fiction of up to 5000 words required.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: http://www.darktales.co.uk Read extracts from previous winning stories here: http://darktales.co.uk/preview-dark-tales-xiv.php You can also read a classic Dark Tales story for free at: http://darktales.co.uk/resources/edarktales7_keeperscurse.pdf And go directly to our contest page here: http://darktales.co.uk/contest.php 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 Worcester WR3 8BH Cheques/P.O. payable to 'Dark Tales'.