If you haven’t yet picked up our October magazine, let it be known: the That’s Beijing flash horror fiction competition is open and accepting entries. We’re teaming up with the Capital M Literary Festival (which takes place Oct 30 – Nov 1) to put on a special Halloween event, so we’re looking for stories of to give us the chills.
Send us your story of 1,000 words or less to be in with a chance of winning.
Whether you opt for a traditional tales of ghosts and ghouls or a tense thriller, if your tale makes the final shortlist you’ll have a chance to read it out at the Capital M Literary Festival. The judging panel (featuring That’s Beijing Editor-in-Chief, Oscar Holland; writer, journalist and founder of The Anthill, Alec Ash; and more TBC) will then select and announce a winner at the event.
More prizes to be confirmed. And what's more, as well as offering his judging services, Alec has also agreed to publish the winning story on the Anthill, the best place to read fiction from Beijing and beyond.
To enter, send your story to email@example.com by Monday October 26. Make it a scary one.