31 Words of Halloween Scary Story Writing Contest

The BCCC Library and SGA present the 31 Words of Halloween Scary Story Contest. Are you the next Edgar Allen Poe? Shirley Jackson? Bram Stoker? Mary Shelley? Stephen King? Prove it with your 31 Words of Halloween!

You have until Oct. 26 to come up with a 31-word horror story that will scare, tear and flare fear into your audience. Stories will be read center stage at noon on October 31 during the SGA Halloween Bash, so practice your best Vincent Price/Alan Rickman voice, and see if you have what it takes to win.

Contest Rules:

No more than one entry per person in a category. Categories are:

1. Horror Humor

2. Southern Gothic

3. Monsters/Ghosts/Ghouls

4. Psychological Thriller

All work must be original and may not exceed 31 words. There are prizes for each category. Winners will be announced November 2. Entry forms must be completed and returned by October 26. You may bring them to the library or submit them to Library@beaufortccc.edu. Questions? Call 252-940-6243.