Super SHORT– Super SCARY STORY Writing Submissions Due

Updated September 28, 2017

When:
October 14, 2017 all-day
2017-10-14T00:00:00-07:00
2017-10-15T00:00:00-07:00

super-scary

 

The challenge is to write a scary story that is exactly 6 words long.

 

Stories must be original works, written by you.

 

Enter by October 14th.  Here’s how:

 

  • Email us at gdplinfo@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
  • Write “Short Story Submission” in the subject heading
  • In the body of the email include (up to 3) six-word stories
  • Also in the body of the email include:
  • your first and last name
  • the age category you are submitting to
  • an email and phone number where we can contact you

 

Prizes & publication for winners in each age category:

7-9 yrs.,  10-13 yrs.,  14-17 yrs.,  or 18+ yrs.

See story examples below.

Go on, scare us.

 

Examples of six-word scary stories:

 

Death extends his hand, smiling; “Deal?”        ~ A. Jones

Your yearbook picture has gone viral.               ~ Unknown

Home alone; the tap turns on.                             ~ Anonymous

Car wheels screech, training wheels spin.          ~ E. Welsh

A maggot wriggling, inside my lollipop.              ~ D. Arsenault