We're thrilled to give you a Halloween treat-- the winners of the Cult of Weird/ Milwaukee Paranormal Conference short fiction contest. We absolutely thrilled that all of our story winners (and honorable mentions) have been narrated by the extremely talented Darren Marlar on his Weird Darkness program. Light some candles and listen here: And check … Continue reading Thinning the Herd by Eric Montag
Milwaukee Paranormal Conference and Cult of Weird launched a short story speculative fiction contest on the first day of Summer and now on this, one of the first days of Autumn, we are thrilled to announce the winners! We challenged people to write stories with a paranormal theme and a setting of Wisconsin as the … Continue reading Short Story Contest Winners!
We know some writers are probably checking our site today looking for writing contest results. We are going to have a slight delay. We received 40 entrants to the writing contest and we want to give the judges enough time to get through the all the entrants efficiently. So, our new announcement date is a … Continue reading Writing Contest update!
When the clock tolled twelve midnight last night, our Summer Short Fiction Contest (presented with our friends Cult of Weird) came to a conclusion. And what good timing-- we're just starting to feel a hint of Fall in the air. We received 40 entrants to our contest (more than our expectation!) and we got quite … Continue reading That’s a Wrap on the Summer Writing Contest!
Cult of Weird and Milwaukee Paranormal Conference are inviting you to show off your storytelling abilities with a short speculative fiction contest! Here's the contest rules: The story needs to incorporate a paranormal theme somehow. Should fall somewhere in the realm of one of these genres: horror, science fiction, fantasy, mystery. The story setting needs … Continue reading Cult of Weird and Milwaukee Paranormal Conference Summer Writing Contest!