The submissions to our Horror Award threw all sorts of terrifying ideas at us, and we were seriously impressed (not to mention scared) by what we saw – but there can only be one winner: THE DEVIL’S TIDE by John McCoy!
From serial killers to monsters, from psychological torture to primordial gods, you’ve thrown everything at us for our latest genre award – and we’ve definitely been terrified! But ultimately, there’s only one survivor. With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to announce the Horror Award 2020 winner!
The Grand Prize Winner of our Summer 2020 Writing Contest is a dramatic story that explores the ethics of journalists who do whatever it takes to the get the shot, and the impact it has on the lives of the subjects whose faces go viral: THE BOY ON THE COVER by Elizabeth Savage Sullivan!
2nd place in our Summer 2020 Writing Contest went to an action-adventure TV pilot based on a 1904 Penny Dreadful that created fiction’s first modern superhero: SPRING-HEELED JACK by Nicholas Horwood!
Taking 3rd place in the Summer 2020 Screenwriting Contest is a biopic that grabbed us with its fascinating premise, telling the story of a 17th century nun who went on to live as a man and became a conquistador: THE LIEUTENANT NUN by Matthew Bernstein and Eva Mendieta!
After a tough final round of judging, our Summer 2020 Screenwriting Contest comes to an end – and the winners are decided!
Your submissions took us to all sorts of new worlds and magical lands, but in the end our Sci-Fi and Fantasy Award 2020 winner ended up being set on Earth: HIGHER by Samantha Brennan!