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MPC's Annual Halloween Writing Contest

Post Date:09/29/2018 10:00 AM

Have something scary to share??

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Send us your scariest, creepiest, most hair-raising stories and poems -- it's time for the Creative Writing Program's annual Halloween Writing Contest! One story and/or poem per writer, please; 20 pages, double spaced, is the limit per entry. The winning story and poem will be published in the next issue of Scheherazade magazine!

Deadline for entries is Friday, October 19th.

Winners will be announced on October 30th on Twitter at MPCWriting; on the Creative Writing Program at Monterey Peninsula College page on Facebook; and at

Send your work to as an attachment in Word or Rich Text Format, with the Subject heading Halloween Contest Entry: [Your Name Here]. Please don't include your name on the story and/or poem.

We look forward to reading your work!

Questions? Contact Henry Marchand, Creative Writing Club Advisor:

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