Welcome to our Competitions page

Here you’ll find all the details about our upcoming competitions, our past winners, and external competitions we think are worth mentioning.

There’s lots here to keep you busy and we look forward to receiving your entry in the next HWS competition, but remember to check our competition rules!

Read the past winning entries here.

Please note that the deadline for competition entries is now midnight on the 25th of each month, unless specified otherwise within competition details.

Current Competition – Oct-Nov 2020


Write a haunted house story, maximising character agency of the house as the protagonist. 300 words.

Deadline – midnight on 31st October.  Winner to be announced via our newsletter and on social media mid-November.

Please see our competitions rules for full entry instructions.

Adjudicated by Author, James Fuller who was born and raised in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. James has been writing for seven years and has self-published 15 books covering a range of genres including fantasy, dark fiction, horror, dystopian, paranormal erotica, thrill and drama.

Check out his dystopian horrors for some Halloween reading:

What Remains (Book 1)

What’s Left (Book 2)