Deadline: October 1, 2023
About the competition
The Chilling Pen Award is a short story competition designed to unearth the hidden gems of unpublished authors and ignite their creative spark. We invite storytellers from all walks of life to showcase their unique voices and enthralling tales. This is your chance to captivate readers, gain recognition, and share your passion for the written word.
Unleash your imagination and let your chilling stories come to life.
- Entries must be written in English.
- Word limit: Up to 1,000 words.
- All genres and styles are welcome, including but not limited to, short stories, essays, and poetry.
- Submissions must be previously unpublished and not under consideration elsewhere.
- Each participant may submit one entry.
- Submissions must not use AI. Any entries that are found to be using AI will be automatically disqualified and the author banned from all future competitions.
- Read the whole guideline and submit an entry here.