Contest

Thanks for all the entries!!!

 

1st Annual Stalker Farms' Fear is Family Short Story Competition

Deadline: October 4th, 2018 (PDT) <now closed>

 

Winner

Aiden Haroldsen https://theprose.com/post/234756/the-wind-blew

 

 

Stalker Farms is looking for short horror fiction stories! Think you can write a winning story in 500 words or less? Enter the 1st annual Stalker Farms Fear is Family Short Story Competition for your chance to win a gift card, haunt merchandise and haunt tickets and to be published on our website and social media sites.

 

How to Enter & Details

  • All entries must be submitted online. There is no entry fee. Only one entry per email address is allowed.
  • Your entry must be original, in English, unpublished and un-produced, not accepted by any other publisher or producer or event at the time of the submission. Stalker Farms retains one time non exclusive publication rights to the winning entries to be published on Stalker Farms social media sites and the Stalker Farms website. Any submission posted online, other than a personal blog, is considered published and will not be accepted.
  • All entries must be formatted to non rich text, have proper spelling and grammar. Submissions must be embedded in the body of the email submission. NO attachments. Writers name, mailing address and a valid email contact must be provided at the top of the submission.
  • Entries exceeding the word limits will be disqualified. Submissions disqualified will not be notified. Word count must be under 500 and does not include the personal information at the top of the manuscript.
  • Only one submission per email. More than one story/submission in an email will be disqualified.
  • Due to US Government restrictions we are unable to accept entries from Russia, Syria, Iran, North Korea or Crimea.
  • Winner Notification: Winners will be emailed 48 hours after the deadline.
  • Non-Winner Notification: Submissions not selected will not be notified.
  • Please submit text only, submissions with illustrations, photos or attachments will not be accepted.
  • Content that uses or contains the name of one of Stalker Farms' main characters, Pogo the Clown, Chuck Slasher, Suzie Slasher or Eski will highly considered over content without their names.
  • Stalker Farms Fear is Family Award is an editors choice award. The best entry will be determined by the Stalker Farms crew and submissions following the outlined rules, originality, word count and using a place or character related to Stalker Farms will have a higher chance of winning.
  • The People's Choice Award is purely a popular contest and based on votes conducted online.
  • Submissions are by email only and posted in the body of the email (no attachments)
  • Email all submissions to Publicity@stalkerfarms.com. Use Subject Line: Fear Family Horror Short Contest
  • There is no fee to enter.


Prizes

Stalker Farms Fear is Family Award

-$100 gift card

-5 VIP Haunt Experience Tickets (mailed to mailing address in submission)

-5 Stalker Farms T-shirts (mailed to mailing address in submission)

-Short story published on Stalker Farms website and announced in our social media accounts

 

People's Choice Award

-5 VIP Haunt Experience Tickets (mailed to mailing address in submission)

-Short story published on Stalker Farms website and announced in our social media accounts