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The Chilling Pen Award

sun01octAll DayThis event is FREE to enter! Yay!The Chilling Pen AwardChilling Pen Horror Writers AssosiationInternationalCategoryMultiple categoriesEntry FeeFree Max word count1,000 Top Prize$500

Event Details

The Chilling Pen Award is a short story competition designed to unearth the hidden gems of unpublished authors and ignite their creative spark. We invite storytellers from all walks of life to showcase their unique voices and enthralling tales. This is your chance to captivate readers, gain recognition, and share your passion for the written word.

Unleash your imagination and let your chilling stories come to life.

The theme: BETRAYAL

Unveil the complexities of betrayal in this years Chilling Pen award. We invite writers from around the globe to submit their original, unpublished works of fiction or non-fiction that explore the theme of betrayal in all its forms – be it personal, political, or societal.

Entries must be written in English. Word limit: Up to 1,000 words.

All genres and styles are welcome, including but not limited to, short stories, essays, and poetry.

Submissions must be previously unpublished and not under consideration elsewhere.

Each participant may submit one entry.

Submissions must not use AI. Any entries that are found to be using AI will be automatically disqualified and t he author banned from all future competitions.

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