01 October 2011

Haunted Halloween 2011: Story Contest!


Have a spooky or creepy story stuck in your head waiting to get out? How about something scary or freaky that happened to you that you can't explain and you've just been waiting for the perfect opportunity to tell? Well, now is the time, this is your chance!

There will be 1 round of voting. Voting will start on October 16th, 2011 and will end on October 29th, 2011. The winners will be announced on October 31st, 2011.

Prizes:

* 3 winners + an Honorable mention

- 1st Place - 7 books and swag


Fury (The Fury Trtilogy, #1) By: Elizabeth Miles + a signed poster!
Swoon (Swoon, #1) By: Nina Malkin (Signed)
Swear (Swoon, #2) By: Nina Malkin (Signed)
Cryer's Cross By: Lisa McMann
The Shattering By: Karen Healy
Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls, #1) C.C. Hunter
Awake at Dawn (Shadow Falls, #2) By: C.C. Hunter
(Swag picture coming soon)


- 2nd Place - 5 books and swag


Frost By: Marianna Baer
Dark Parties By: Sara Grant
Shimmer (Riley Bloom, #2) By: Alyson Noel
Daemon By: Andrew Nance, Coleman Polhemus (Illustrator)
Midnight Gate By: Helen Stringer
(Swag picture coming soon)


- 3rd Place - 4 books and swag



Ghost Hunt 2: MORE Chilling Tales of the Unknown By: Jason Hawes,
Grant Wilson & Cameron Dokey
Dark Passage (Dark Mirror, #2) By: P.J. Putney
3:15 Season One: Things that go Bump In the Night By: Patrick Carman
Skeleton Creek (Skeleton Creek, #1) By: Patrick Carman
(Swag picture coming soon)


- Honorable Mention - 2 books


Now You See Me By: Jane Mason & Sarah Stephens
The Sight By: Judy Blundell


Entries:

* The scary stories can be fiction or nonfiction
* The story must have a title.
* Stories must be at least 300 words and not to exceed 600 words.
* Stories must be posted on your site/blog so people can vote.

*Note: If you enter both the Cover contest and Story contest, you can post both entries together and they can be titled the same.

*Note: The story will be voted on by others (not Jessica or myself) so the stories submitted must be on a blog where they can be read. If you do not have a blog, and have a friend who may let you post on theirs, that is fine. You may also use an alias but please make sure it matches the name you submit in the form below. 

Rules:

* You must be at least 13 to enter.
* The entry form must be filled out by Saturday, October 15th, 2011.
* One story entry per person.
* Stories must be posted on your blog by Saturday, October 15th, 2011.
* Contest is US ONLY and ends October 29th, 2011.
* Once contacted the winners will have 48 hours to respond with their mailing address.
* Questions? Email alifeboundbybooks [at] hotmail [dot] com or  totalbookaholic [at] hotmail [dot] com


Once you have posted your entry on your blog or emailed it to us, please fill out this form.



*NOTE: This is the same form found at Confessions of a Bookaholic.
Please only fill it out once. Thanks and good luck!

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10 comments:

  1. Oh I'll have to think of something good for this one!

    Amanda
    hippiesbeautyandbooksohmy@gmail.com

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  2. I don't think I'll participate in this, but good luck to the participants!

    starmetaloak(at)gmail(dot)com

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  3. I don't think I'll participate in this, but good luck to the participants!

    starmetaloak(at)gmail(dot)com

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  4. Now writing I can do a bit better than drawing...haha so I'll have to see if I can come up with something for this contest.

    Pabkins @ Mission to Read

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  5. Good luck all! :-)

    justforswag(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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  6. Can't wait to read the submissions!

    Vivien
    deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

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  7. Tried this before and since it didnt work out so well. Ill just enjoy reading everyone elses stories. Good Luck!

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

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  8. This one could be a lot of fun! Good luck all.
    veltara(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  9. Mary DeBorde
    zenrei57 (at) hotmail dot com

    This is more my bag lol
    And good luck to all, it'll be so much fun reading all the creepy entries :D

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  10. I don't write, but I love to read these stories! Good luck to all.

    bchild5 at aol dot com

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