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2nd Annual Scary Story Contest

Turn your Nightmares into CASH!

All current Bellevue University employees and students are invited to submit their scariest stories to the Writing Center for a chance to win first, second or third place in the Scary Story Writing contest.

The first place winner will be awarded $500; second place will earn $300; or third place will earn $200.

Deadline: Monday, October 11, 2010


  • Must be a current Bellevue University student and/or employee.
  • The story must be your original work and NOT previously published.
  • The story must be a short story, no longer than 5,000 words.
  • Stories cannot contain excessive profanity or gratuitous violence.
  • Each participant may submit no more than ONE story.
  • Those who won 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in 2009 are NOT eligible this year.

The top three winners of the contest and those receiving honorable mention awards will be invited to read their works at the Writing Center Halloween party, on Friday, October 29, 2010. Do your best to scare us silly and submit your scariest story to the Writing Center by emailing it as an attachment to Please put "Scary Story" in the subject line.

Even if you don't submit a story, please join us for our Halloween party on the 29th of October from 11-2 in the Writing Center, room 207 of the Humanities Center (or, as it will be known on the 29th, the Inhumanities Center!)

Call for Submissions

Fiction Weekly is designed and dedicated to offering readers the best in new fiction 52 times a year. At the same time, we offer writers the opportunity to have their work showcased on the site for one week and featured on the homepage for three months. Unlike other journals, Fiction Weekly accepts submissions via email, reads year round, and responds to submissions within 30 days. For more information, please visit us online:

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