Posted by: Kathy Temean | February 21, 2011

Scare the Dickens Out of Us

SCARE THE DICKENS OUT OF US GHOST STORY WRITING CONTEST
http://www.clarklibraryfriends.com

ENTRY FEE $20 ADULT/$5 STUDENT
The Scare The Dickens Out of Us ghost story writing contest for 2011 is entering its third year.

First place prize of $1,000

Second place prize of $500

Third place prize of $250 will be awarded this year for the best original, previously unpublished ghost stories of 5,000 words or less.

For younger writers,The Junior Scare The Dickens Out of Us ghost story contest, which follows the same rules, offers $250 for first place for writers aged 12-18.

This contest is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Dr. Eugene Clark Library in Lockhart, Texas. The main contest requires a $20 entry fee and the Junior contest a $5 entry fee. The contest is privately funded. All entry fee money goes directly to the Friends where it is donated to the library for library projects.

Entries are accepted beginning July 1, 2011. The contest postmark deadline is October 1, 2011. No publication is involved. Writers retain full rights to their stories. The contest is open to published and unpublished writers, and to local, national and international writers.

So you have plenty of time to work on those scary stories and make something happen for yourself.

Talk tomorrow,

Kathy


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