Two-Sentence Horror Story Writing Contest

GRADES 6 - 12
Oct. 1 - 23

Gather 'round the virtual campfire and get ready to tell your scariest story in just two sentences. Teens who want help writing their terrifying tales are invited to join writing workshops via Zoom on Oct. 7 and Oct. 19. Online submissions begin Oct. 1; entries are due by Oct. 23 at 11:59 p.m.


  • 1st Place - $30 Amazon Gift Card
  • 2nd Place - $25 Amazon Gift Card
  • 3rd Place - $20 Amazon Gift Card
    Ready to submit your scary story? Enter here:

Two-Sentence Horror Story Writing Workshops

Wed., Oct. 7     6 - 7 p.m.
Mon., Oct. 19    4 - 5 p.m.

Attendance is not required for the full hour; feel free to join the meeting late or leave early. Please visit to register for one or both workshops, and we'll send you the Zoom meeting link(s) and password(s),

Teens in grades 6-12 living in Winnebago County may participate in the Two-Sentence Horror Story Horror Story Writing Contest. Individuals may submit up to three entries in the contest.