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A Nightmare on George Street 2019

A Nightmare on George Street – A Scary Story Contest WINNERS!

Happy Halloween! The Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador hosted its 2019 Halloween Thriller/Horror Writing Contest on Halloween Eve (Oct 30th) at The Black Sheep on George Street.

Contestants were welcome to submit flash fiction original material of any genre to a maximum of 1,000 words. Writing format was open to all: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, monologues, etc.
An educated and professional jury of writers, actors, and horror fanatics adjudicated the submissions, creating a shortlist of the top entries announced at NL Horror Con this past weekend. Jurors include Erin Mick, Mike Hickey and Matthew LeDrew.

Thanks to Engen Books for joining us as sponsor this year, as well as Boca Tapas BarResource Centre For The ArtsTVAL SkincareFogtown Barber & ShopLester’s Farm MarketFred’s RecordsRocket Bakery & Fresh FoodElaine’s BooksThe DoghouseUnicornio StudioHempware and Sci-Fi on the Rock for their donated prizes.

Our top six:
Jon Dobbin, Brad Dunne, Jen Corrigan, Josh Goudie, Ryan Belbin, Natasha Glover

This year’s winners are:
1) Josh Goudie
2) Ryan Belbin
3) Natasha Glover

Our three winners are pictured below with our host, Mike Hickey!
Keep scrolling to see WANL Executive Director Jen Winsor’s amazing “Carrie” costume, from the Stephen King classic horror novel.