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September 2, 2015

Call for submissions: Scary and supernatural flash fiction

Girl Who Reads is looking for your scary, supernatural or Halloween flash fiction stories to feature during October as a lead up to Halloween. Flash fiction is a fun way to share your creative writing. All writers are invited to participate whether this is your first piece of writing or you are a best selling author.

Deadline for submissions is Sunday, September 20 and may be emailed to donna (at) You will be notified if your story is accepted for publication and any editorial corrections needed by Sunday, September 27,

Original stories of 100 to 300 words will be consider. Any genre is accepted as long as it includes the thematic elements requested in this call. For example, a romantic comedy set at a Halloween party would meet the thematic requirement.

Girl Who Reads retains exclusive rights to the story for a period of 30 days from the date of posting. After 30 days, the rights are remanded to the author and may be published elsewhere.

Along with your Flash Fiction piece, please include a short bio, photo (if you use one), and any social media links.

We look forward to your submissions, If you have questions, please leave a comment below or email donna (at)

For regular guest article submissions, please see our guidelines.

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  1. If I don't hear from you by today (the 27th) regarding this contest, how do I know you received my story? Are you sending responses to everyone?