Creative writing prize: The Screw Turn Flash Fiction Competition


10 December 2021
The Ghost Story's Winter 2022 contest has a $1,000 first prize

The Screw Turn Flash Fiction Competition from TGS is for original, unpublished fiction on supernatural or uncanny themes between 250 and 1,000 words.

Stories may be any kind of fiction that engages with the uncanny or paranormal, from ghost stories to magic realism.

The winner will receive $1,000 and two runners up will each get $200. All three winners will be published online, and in TGS's print anthology, 21st Century Ghost Stories – Volume lll. This year's judge is Tara Lynn Masih.

The entry fee is $15.

The closing date is 31 January 2022.

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