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Halloween Writing Contest 2023

Are you ready to unleash your spooky creativity and conjure tales that send shivers down the spine?

Halloween Writing Contest 2023

Wingless Dreamer presents our thrilling Halloween Writing Contest, welcoming both captivating short stories (max 1500 words) and bewitching poetry (max 40 lines).

Theme: Embrace the eerie and explore the supernatural. Whether it's ghostly encounters, haunted houses, spine-tingling mysteries, or poetic incantations, let your imagination run wild in the realm of the supernatural and mysterious.


Short Story: Craft a chilling tale that captivates with every sentence. Maximum word count: 1500 words.

Poetry: Weave enchanting verses that haunt and mesmerize. Maximum line count: 40 lines.

🎃 Rules:

1. Submissions should be original, unpublished works.
2. Short stories should not exceed 1500 words, and poetry should not exceed 40 lines.
3. Multiple entries are not allowed.
4. Submit your work as a PDF or Word document.
5. Include your name, contact information, and the category (short story or poetry) in the document.
5. Email your submission to with the subject line: "Halloween Writing Contest Submission."

🧙‍♀️ Our panel of ghostly judges will select the most spine-tingling entries. Winners will be announced on Halloween night, and the winning pieces will be featured on Wingless Dreamer for all to enjoy.

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