In the spirit of Halloween rustybumperworld.com is inaugurating a writing competition for entries in either poetry or prose form on or about Halloween.
Share your best original poems or prose (fiction or non-fiction including creative non-fiction) on any theme or topic related to Halloween.
Of course there are prizes:
First place: $250
Second place: $100
Third place: $50
runners-up published on the web sites
Information, contest rules, guidelines & deadlines at
Submit original unpublished poetry of 1 to 3 poems or prose of any form that does not exceed 50 pages written; on, about, or around a theme related to Halloween in either content or tone. Deadline: all entries must be postmarked on or before Monday October 13th 2008 (we hope to announce and post the winning pieces before Halloween). Entry fee: $13.00 Make entry fee payable to Rusty Bumper in check or money order in U.S. funds. Do not send cash. For on-line payment through PayPal go to rustybumperworld.com. An entry is defined as one prose piece or 1 to 3 poems. A writer may enter more than once, and will pay an entry fee of $13.00 per entry.
Contact and submission: submit the entry, cover page, entry fee, and SASE/postcard to
Halloween Writing Contest
c/o Rusty Bumper P.O. Box 8171
Holland MI 49422