Morpheus Tales Flash Fiction Competition and Special Issue

Ooh, a FREE writing competition? I have a little zombie story I could send in….

Morpheus Tales Magazine is putting together a flash horror fiction (up to 1000 word) Special Issue.

They are running a Flash Horror Fiction Competition. The competition is free to enter. 1 entry per person. Stories for the competition must be based on the cover image for the flash fiction special which can be seen below, by the excellent Morpheus Tales artist LeMat. Only horror flash fiction up to 1000 words will be accepted for possible inclusion. The three winning entries will each be published in the Morpheus Tales Flash Fiction Special Issue, and will receive a certificate of achievement and a subscription to Morpheus Tales Magazine. Please put Flash Fiction Competition Entry in the Subject of your email and send all competition entries to:

The deadline for entries to the competition is 1st July.

The Morpheus Tales Flash Fiction Special Issue will only be available via download.

The Morpheus Tales Flash Fiction Special is also open to general horror submissions!

Please be aware we are looking for 1st online serial rights. If your work has been previously published anywhere please state this clearly.

By submitting your work you are agreeing to these terms. 

Please send submissions as word documents. All material should be in standard manuscript format:

12 point Times Roman, left justified, 1″ margins all around, double spaced, paragraph indents, no space between paragraphs, with a header on each page giving your name, the title or a short form of it, and the page number.

Please send all submissions to:

Please mark your email Flash Fiction Special Issue or Flash Fiction Competition Entry.

One submission maximum at a time, please.

Fiction: Minimum 200 words – Maximum 1000 words.

Flash Fiction Cover/Competition Image by LeMat

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