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This week's contest:
Win $250

All Hallows' Eve

20 contest entries /
25 stories

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Closes at 23:59 - Oct 29 EST

Win $250 in our short story competition 🏆

We'll send you 5 prompts each week. Respond with your short story and you could win $250!

Contest #117 LIVE

Enter our weekly contest!

This week's theme: All Hallows' Eve


$250

Prize money

20

Contest entries

25

Stories

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Closes at 23:59 - Oct 29, 2021 EST
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