More Winning Fears

A new year, a new competition, and a new winner… It’s time to announce the winning entry in this year’s horror short story writing competition, Rusty Fears 2 – Fear More…

The year we asked you for your offerings on the theme of Urban Legends and you all definitely delivered to the tune of 68 entries! Thanks to everyone who submitted stories and spread the word. The judging panel (comprising Alex, Jonny & Anil) narrowed it down to a shortlist and from those made the difficult decision for their winning story… <<drumroll.wav>>

CONGRATULATIONS go to Cailyn Toomey for their story, The Iron Gate. You can find them on Instagram at @sugar_drake.

This story will now undergo the Rusty Quill treatment for a dramatic reading. Stay tuned to The Magnus Archives feed this Thursday, 13th June 2019, to hear the final production!

Honourable mentions also go to the following entries:

  • Arriona – Compression
  • Lee Beaudrot – Suite for the King in Yellow
  • Cyrus Eosphoros – Still Salt Water
  • J. M. Fyffe – The Tooth Fairy
  • Kirstin L. Gutshall – Splitting Up
  • Jennifer Hunt – Tourist Misinformation
  • Jamie B. Maher – Skinwalking
  • K. J. Paxton – The Bells
  • Danni Perry – Church of Cornflower Blue

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