Welcome to our game for writers. It is an Exquisite Corpse. An Exquisite Corpse is a writing or art game where you complete the story, poem or drawing in parts. Each author or artist cannot see the previous artists/writers work. In this case we are writing a poem together. It is a poem about anything. This is our second EC. Please try it. Others have had great fun doing this. … [Read more...] about Exquisite Corpse: for writers, we all need a break.
We haven't done one of these in a long time. Our Haiku, Horror Story, and 2 Sentence Stories are doing so well, we thought we'd add one more, Continue the Story...This is not a contest, but if we publish the story, which I hope it turns out that we do, then you will get full credit for a publication with us.The way you play this little game is simple. You just continue … [Read more...] about Continue the Story
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Call for Art Submissions This is renewing an old call for art submissions! We want your art. We are looking for art of all kinds to display on our site and in our free digital magazine. We have dozens of visual artists on our site, but lately we have not been encouraging submissions.We are looking for art for our site. We are looking for photos, paintings, computer art, … [Read more...] about Call for Art Submissions
50 Word Horror Contest Winners from 2017! Good news, bad news and the 50 Word Contest Winners of 2017First let me say thank you to all of you for being part of our contest. We got 100s of entries. We deleted many from the thread and people emailed us, again. Don't do that with these contest please. The winners are below, but first:Bad newsIf you follow … [Read more...] about 50 Word Horror Contest Winners from 2017!
Being A Writer in Silicon Valley by Vanessa Wang When I first arrived in Silicon Valley two years ago, I had very few expectations for this place. My husband, a computer programmer, had dragged me here because “it is the epicenter of the world’s most cutting-edge technology and future-changing companies.”So what, I thought.I was unprepared for how … [Read more...] about Being A Writer in Silicon Valley
Happy Halloween! Yes, it's August 7, but we have to start now! Welcome to the Every Writer Halloween 50 Word Scary Story Contest. I know we just ended our other 50 Word Summer contest, but we have to get this one started now. It's our big contest. It's the big show. The contest to end all contest! You already know the ground rules. Our writers always seem to have fun doing … [Read more...] about Every Writer Halloween 50 Word Scary Story Contest!
Welcome to our game for writers. It is an Exquisite Corpse. An Exquisite Corpse is a writing or art game where you complete the story, poem or drawing in parts. Each author or artist cannot see the previous artists/writers work. In this case we are writing a poem together. It is a poem about anything.In this case there is no restriction on words. This EC goes until we get … [Read more...] about Exquisite Corpse Game for Writers
Making a list of Writing Prompts for High School Students is easy for me, I have taught high school students for around 15 years. Well, it's easy today when I'm out of the fog of teaching. Sometimes I can't think of a single one of these. These are writing prompts that I have found high school students love to write about. They are my favorite prompts, and I use them … [Read more...] about Writing Prompts for High School Students
We are watching the movie at Watch2gether: Our Horror Movie Night Wow for the first time we will be having this movie night in the spring. Yes, I know it's always held at Halloween, but this year we are doing a second Halloween movie night NOT on Halloween. So on April 19 we will be announcing the winners of our 50 word contest. We will be talking about old horror movies and … [Read more...] about Halloween Movie Night
Winner of the 2016 James Dillingham Young Award David L. Tamarin is the winner of our 2016 James Dillingham Young Literary Award. Mr. Tamarin won with the following entry: Interview with a Scream Queen The interview was not going well. “Why the fuck are you turning blue?” I screamed. “Are my hands too tight?” No answer. “Should I stop choking you?” Another no … [Read more...] about Winner of the 2016 James Dillingham Young Award
The 50 Word O’Henry Contest Announcing James Dillingham Young Award: We love the 50 Word Horror Contest because the stories always turn out so wonderful. They have great plots, creepy character, monsters, things that make you want to read them. Having a Christmas story contest doesn’t always go the same way. Honestly most of the stories turn out kinda bland….To that end, … [Read more...] about The 50 Word O’Henry Contest
The winners of our 50 Word Horror Story Contest were as follows. We had a lot of great entries, but these stood out to us. These winners will be contacted this week. We had a lot of fun this year with all our contests and just want to say thank you for taking part!1st Place Bedtime by Julia Merritt2nd Place Finishing the Job by Grey Harlowe3rd Place Father and son … [Read more...] about Winners of the Horror Contest 2016
Once again welcome to our annual Horror Short Story contest. For about 3 months EWR has been out fishing. We are back. This contest kicks off our heavy publishing cycle. We want your stories. The stories have to be scary. Scariest story wins. The deadline for our contest is October 27, 2016. The word count this year is 1000 words. Winner takes $1000 in ads from EWR. That’s an … [Read more...] about 2016 Horror Story Contest (1000 words)!
November 30, 2016 we will be here at 8pm chatting, over there in sidebar-->Here we will be chatting and talking about the movie, making fun of it mostly, and announcing the winners of all 3 of our current contests. The Horror Story Contest, the 50 Word Horror Story Contest, and the Haiku Horror contest. You should stop by. You should stop by too. You should all stop by … [Read more...] about Who Won the Horror Contest Movie…
Horror Haiku Contest! Right now we are running 2 major contests, so we’re not going to offer a prize on this one. We will do 2 things for you. The winners will be announced the same night as the Horror story contest DETAILS HERE (soon), and we will do 1st,2nd,3rd place. We will put your Haiku on tiles and publish them around the web, AND we will publish the top 3 on Every Day … [Read more...] about Horror Haiku Contest!
Winners of the Winter 50 Word Story Contest I am very sorry it has taken this long to announce our winners. To be honest, we simply had unforeseen troubles. They are getting better, so you should see more from us now. This contest was outstanding. We had a lot of great entries. Some were sent by email. I never understand why. I say don’t email, and about half the entries are … [Read more...] about Winners of the Winter 50 Word Story Contest
Winter 50 Word Contest Welcome to our Winter 50 Word Contest. We run one of these every once in a while. You know how they go. This is a 50 word story contest, and the story can be about anything. It just has to be 50 words. The winner of the story will win $1000 in free ads on our site. You can promote anything writing related, your book, your magazine, whatever you like. It … [Read more...] about Winter 50 Word Contest
On our horror movie night we talked about our Horror Haiku contest. We ran out of time. We would have only had a couple of days for that contest, so we decided to wait until after Halloween. We decided to do a Haiku Hoopla Contest instead. This is a contest honoring the Haiku form on all subjects.We are looking for Haiku poetry from now until November 25th. The winner of … [Read more...] about Haiku Hoopla Contest
24 Hours of Horror stories!!!! I love movie marathons, and horror movie marathons have to be at the top of my list for favorite things to do on Halloween. This year we got so many horror story submissions for your Horror contest, we’ve decided to do a horror STORY marathon. From 9pm (10/27/15) tonight until 9pm tomorrow (10/28/15), we will be publishing 1 story every hour on … [Read more...] about 24 Hours of Horror!
The Summer of 75 Words So the 50 word contest was so much fun we decided to run a new Summer 75 word contest. The contest will run from today, June 1st until August 31, 2015. The reward is the same as before. We will give you 3 months of ads and promotions on EWR. This is worth $1000. If you have a book or a magazine to promote, this contest is for you!The ground … [Read more...] about Contest: The Summer of 75 Words
Here we go again. To kick off 2015 we are looking for the best 50 word story we can find on any subject. The story cannot be a submission in any of our other story contests. It can be in any genre. Post the stories in the comments below. The deadline is midnight on April 6, 2015. Why this date? It just feels like the beginning of spring. I know spring starts in March, but it … [Read more...] about 2015 50 Word Story Contest
What a great Halloween season we've had this year. I want to thank everyone for coming to our site and submitting your work. Our readers are no kidding, the best on the web. I checked again tonight and we had close to 600 submissions for our Horror Story Contest this year. That really blew my mind. This is the best year by far for Horror submissions and for people submit their … [Read more...] about New Every Writer and Winner
Halloween Movie Night With Every WriterWelcome to our Halloween Movie Night. This is the 8th movie night we've done for Halloween. Tonight we will announce the winner of the Halloween Story Contest and the Horror Haiku contest. And we will be chatting with you.The chat will be removed, but there is a transcript below. Kind of silly really. We had 600 people stop by in … [Read more...] about Right Now!: Halloween Movie Night With Every Writer
Horror Haiku Contest So we are running the Halloween Horror Story contest over at EWR: Short Stories. We do this every year, and it leaves a sad place in my heart for horror poetry. We always leave it out. We never worry about poetry at Halloween. It turns out horror poetry isn't as popular as you might think. I mean people like Poe, but after the Raven, not much horror poetry … [Read more...] about Horror Haiku Contest
2 Sentences of Horror Game! Our Haiku contest is doing pretty well, getting lost of interaction, which we love seeing. So I thought maybe another short game we could play would go over just as well. This is the 2 Sentences of Horror Challenge game. You have a write a horror story using only 2 sentences. No word limit, just sentences. Please post them in the comments … [Read more...] about 2 Sentences of Horror Game!
We are moving the deadline for our contest. We have so many great submissions, but we want more. We are moving the deadline to October 25. It's Back! We are launching our Halloween Short Story Contest a week early this year. The reason we are doing this is so we can publish our next issue of Every Writer the Magazine as a horror issue! We are excited about this, but we … [Read more...] about Extended: Halloween Horror Contest