Creative writing prize: The Screw Turn Flash Fiction Competition Winter 2023/24


10 December 2023
The Ghost Story's winter contest has a $1,000 first prize

The Screw Turn Flash Fiction Competition, which runs twice a year, is for original, unpublished uncanny stories between 250 and 1,000 words. Stories may be on any paranormal, supernatural or magic realist theme.

The winner will receive $1,000 and two honourable mentions will each get $200. Winners will be published online and in 21st Century Ghost Stories – Volume lll.

The entry fee is $15.

The closing date is 31 January.

For full details see the website.

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