Welcome to our spine-tingling Horror Flash Fiction Challenge, where darkness and fear await around every corner! Sharpen your quills and summon your deepest fears as we plunge into the world of chilling tales and haunting narratives.
The Power of Flash Fiction Challenges
Flash fiction challenges are unparalleled opportunities for writers to craft captivating stories within tight word limits. These challenges, combined with prompts, ignite creativity and push authors to create engaging narratives that leave readers haunted. Crafting stories that send shivers down spines within a mere 200 words is no small feat, but it’s exactly the kind of exercise that hones the storytelling skills of aspiring writers.
This Week’s Horror Challenge: The Cursed Porcelain Doll
For this week’s challenge, we invite you to immerse yourself in the world of Horror. Craft a bone-chilling tale that will make hearts race and spines tingle. Your story must adhere to the specified word count of 200 words and be completed within 35 minutes. Let the colors Ashen Gray, Blood Red, and Midnight Black set a sinister atmosphere. Infuse your narrative with the smells of Moldy Decay and Burning Wood to heighten the dread. And at the core of your tale, unleash the terror of the Obscure Item: a cursed porcelain doll.
The Rewards: A Journey into Darkness
Your chilling endeavors won’t go unnoticed! The winners of this challenge will receive:
Virtual Trophy or Medal: A chilling virtual trophy or medal to commemorate your mastery of horror.
Shout-out or Interview: Step into the spotlight with a well-deserved shout-out or an exclusive interview. Your spine-tingling tale will be showcased on Christymannauthor.com, TwistedSoulsPress.com, and Metaphysical-Times.com, garnering recognition and praise.
Customized Feedback: Embrace the chance for growth with personalized feedback. Our seasoned writers will provide insights into your narrative’s strengths and offer constructive suggestions for enhancement.
Social Media Feature: Your winning stories will be highlighted on my social media platforms, captivating readers far and wide.
Anthology Consideration: The most hair-raising tales will be considered for inclusion in our upcoming Horror Anthology. Selected authors will have their work immortalized in print, complete with proper author credits and royalty splits for 5 years.
Submission Guidelines and Copyright Notice
To make your story eligible for the challenge:
Create your spine-tingling horror story, incorporating all challenge elements in your unique way.
Mention the time taken to complete your story in your submission.
Submit your entry as a comment on this post before 5 pm Mountain Time next Tuesday.
All submissions will be run through a 3rd party plagiarism checker to ensure authenticity and originality.
By posting your submission as a comment, you gain copyright of your work at the time of posting. Rest assured, I’ll have your back if you discover your story being used elsewhere without your permission.
Now’s the time to embrace the challenge, unleash your darkest imaginations, and share your terrifying tales with us! We eagerly await stories that will make us check under our beds and leave the lights on.
Happy writing, and may the horrors of your narrative linger long after the last word!