Thanks to everyone for writing with us, submitting prompt words, and nominating your favourite terrifying tales for the #HorrorPromptAwards. Here’s the September line-up:
Horror Writing Prompts
1204 cracked elbows
1205 bridge of sighs
1214 bayou beasts
1215 ink well
1221 give rise to
1222 heinous fiend
1225 trash compactor
1228 monotonous knocking
773 fountain of blood
774 broken machine
777 razor wire
784 cavern chaos
792 mercurial laughter
798 disposed mementos
Prompt Word Contributors
Thank you for inspiring works of horror!
Unicyclesteve @unicyclesteve Shaq @Alexander_Shaq Rixari @PoetrybyRixari Mistress Of Spooky And Spice @LauraHuntley79 Matthew_NCC1701 @Matthew_DS9 Randy Graf @RandyGrafCanada вríttαnч @LateAndConfused Fizzy AllsortsOfAllsorts @Fizzytwizler Slightly Howling @slightlyhowling Chris Page @nutupdate james mullen @narwhals9 GregS @freginold_JS ShakinItDown @ShakinItDown LeeAnndelCasti2 @LeeAnndelCastil Sir Sean of Nerve @SeanCLogue
The Tao Of Poetry @TaoPoetry Jessica Laymon @JessicaELaymon Uergui C. Kiefer @Author_C_Kiefer Jen PromptTimes @PromptAdvant OCDalvey @OCDalvey Mamyaw @mommymyaw PG Patey @PGPayT #vsshorror @vsshorror vssWritingRT @vssWritingRT Rebel Without Applause @TymothyLongoria Jaime @jaim_ee_bree Savannah R James Stur Poet @PoetStur
October Submissions Open!
October prompt word submissions are open! Submit your words before midnight (EST) on September 22, 2023, to reserve your spot and inspire works of horror in the spookiest month of the year.
#HorrorPromptAwards #58 winner
#HorrorPromptAwards #59 winner
#HorrorPromptAwards #60 winner
#HorrorPromptAwards #61 winner
👏💀🖤 Congratulations to our August winners, and thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate the most terrifying tales! Share these scary stories with your friends and reach out to the author if you love their work.
Looking for inspiration? Writing prompts are a great way to get your creative juices flowing. Follow @horrorprompt and @haikuprompt for daily inspiration and write terrifying tales with our supportive community today! If you love the horror genre, get involved by submitting prompt words. The words you submit will be used to inspire next month’s works of horror at @horrorprompt and @haikuprompt. Ignite the fires of inspiration in yourself and others today!
Introducing this month’s horror writing prompt word contributors! Thank you for inspiring countless works of horror 🖤
Unicyclesteve @unicyclesteve Shaq @Alexander_Shaq Rixari @PoetrybyRixari Mistress Of Spooky And Spice @LauraHuntley79 Matthew_NCC1701 @Matthew_DS9 Randy Graf @RandyGrafCanada Ems @ArtsyEms вríttαnч @LateAndConfused Fizzy AllsortsOfAllsorts @Fizzytwizler Mrremoraman @mrremoraman Bill @KrakensQuill Slightly Howling @slightlyhowling Chris Page @nutupdate james mullen @narwhals9 GregS @freginold_JS
vssWritingRT @vssWritingRT #vsshorror @vsshorror PG Patey @PGPayT ShakinItDown @ShakinItDown A leaf on the wind @DaveMclay LeeAnndelCasti2 @LeeAnndelCastil Genevieve Sir Sean of Nerve @SeanCLogue OCDalvey @OCDalvey The Tao Of Poetry @TaoPoetry Jessica Laymon @JessicaELaymon Uergui Vivi Squirg C. Kiefer @Author_C_Kiefer Necro @NarlenBrando
September Submissions Open!
September prompt word submissions are open! Submit your words before midnight (EST) on August 25th, 2023 to reserve your spot and inspire works of horror. Remember that anyone can join the #vsshorror writing community by submitting prompt words now.
👏💀🖤 Congratulations to last month’s winners and thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate the most terrifying tales! Share these scary stories with your friends and reach out to the author if you love their work.
#HorrorPromptAwards #53 winner
#HorrorPromptAwards #54 winner
#HorrorPromptAwards #55 winner
#HorrorPromptAwards #56 winner
#HorrorPromptAwards #57 winner
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