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