Create a New Horror Star

Tired of werewolves, vampires, witches, zombies and the rest of the traditional horror story stars? Let's have a new star. Write a story (not just a description) introducing your new monster and showcasing its horrific powers and nasty nature.

1. Only ONE picture, at the top.
2. Only ONE font, of your choice, in standard black.
3. Between 500 and 1500 words.
4. No author notes.

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Created by Phyllis Stewart
Monitored by Phyllis Stewart Write a submission based on the above prompt.

This contest requires "blind" entries. That means your posted work will have no means to identify you when viewed. Your name and other information will not be shown. Fan notifications will not be sent for work posted in this contest. It will still be available in your portfolio and treated like all other posts. But when viewed information to identify it with you will not be shown until after the voting is completed.

Contest art provided by MKFlood on The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently . There are 7 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 90.00 member dollars. At least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

A voting booth will be created shortly after the deadline is reached. At that time all participants will be contacted so they can vote.

If you plan to write for this contest reserve a spot. There are a limited number of entries.

A vote by writers will determine the winner. The decision is final. All members that submit a work are encouraged to vote.

One entry per person. New entries to the site only.

Deadline: Tuesday, January 20th at 01:47 AM EST.

Click the link above to submit your entry. Members with reservations can use the link provided in their contest profile.

Members may not request votes, mention contest entries, or notify potential voters of the vote by private message or other means as specified in the contest terms. The site automatically checks for this form of communication. A break in the contest terms will result in the cancellation of the account. Reserve Your Spot.

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