Tag Archives: ghost

Ghost story writing contest


The 2001 Scare the Dickens Out of Us ghost story writing contest; prizes are $1,000, $500, $250; 5,000 words max; also a junior contest; main contest entry fee is $20; junior contest is $5. All entry fee money goes to library projects; entries are accepted July 1, 2011 through Oct. 1, 2011. For more info, visit: www.clarklibraryfriends.com

Ghost story contest


The Ghost Hunter (a new paranormal Web site) is hosting the Winter Ghost Story Competition. 2,000 words max; Deadline is 11/21/2010; premier 1 members can enter for free; entry fee is $5 for non-members; prizes are (in pounds, not dollars): $500, $200, $150, and a flash fiction writing course; details on how to enter HERE:


Ghost story contest (and junior contest)


The second annual “Scare The Dickens Out of Us” ghost story contest offers $1000.00 first place, $500.00 second place and $250.00 third place prize money this year for a new, original ghost story up to 5000 words.   Any genre is welcome.

This literary contest is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Dr. Eugene Clark Library in Lockhart, Texas, the oldest continuously in use library in Texas.  Entry fee is $20.00.  The contest is privately funded, all entry fees go to the Friends for library projects.

Full rules are available at www.clarklibraryfriends.com or .org.  Entries will be accepted from July 1 to October 1 2010.

We are also supporting a “Junior Scare the Dickens Out of Us” ghost story contest with a $250.00 first prize.  This is for ages 12-18 and requires a $5.00 entry fee.

Roxanne and Gretchen Rix, contest coordinators “Scare The Dickens Out of Us” 2010

Ghost stories wanted – $100 payment

Descant, a Canadian publication, is seeking poetry, fiction and nonfiction pieces for a 
special issue titled, "Ghosts and the Uncanny."turns ghost hunter and dares to explore the
Pays $100; March 1, 2010 deadline; Info and entry HERE:

Like paranormal? Bram Stoker winner to read ghost stories on radio 10/30


My father, Steve Burt, will be reading some of his ghost stories live on www.newsradio970.com on October 30 (Friday)  at 8:30 a.m. Mountain Time. Also known as “The Sinister Minister,” Dad is the author of 12 book and won the Bram Stoker Award for Young Adult ‘Horror’ (more like scary than gore) in 2005, tying with Clive Barker! You can learn more about Dad on his Web site, www.BurtCreations.com