Writing Contest: David Wellington's Fear Project ($1000 prize)

Writing Contest: David Wellington's Fear Project ($1000 prize)

David Wellington, author of Monster Island and many other horror novels, recently announced a writing contest he will be hosting called the Fear Project. He considers it almost like a reality show for horror writers: 13 different authors will compete against each other in a gruesome three month battle. All contestants will have to write a new short story every week, with Wellington serving as the sole judge, eliminating one writer a week. Which sounds good to us, considering this destroys the chances of cheating and popularity discrimination.

Do you want a chance to compete in the project? Here's how:

Submit a 250 word entry to fearproject@icloud.com, with FEAR PROJECT as the subject line. You have until December 31st, 2014. Your entry should describe the scariest thing you can think of. You can make it terrifying, make it personal, even make it funny. Definitely make it interesting. Entrants will be judged in three categories: spelling, punctuation, and creativity.

The winner receives $1,000 and a "secret prize yet to be revealed".

Will you be entering?

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Brian Dunn from Phoenix, AZ is reading multiple things December 16, 2014 - 3:20pm

This is weird. Potentially three months' work for a whopping one grand? Criteria includes spelling and punctuation?


Stacee Gotchall Himes's picture
Stacee Gotchall... January 5, 2015 - 10:18pm

I've entered :) Now what?