Dark Fiction For Dark Nights – Massacre Magazine Issue 4

Issue 4

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Tales of terror from ten international authors – now available to buy from Amazon (99c/99p) or to borrow for Prime and Kindle Unlimited subscribers in the UK and US.

To find out more about our contributors click HERE

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Massacre Autumn Contest Winner: Shining Out In The Darkness…

Bonfire - DanOnly The Good Burn Brightly – by Dan Weatherer

 

A previous runner-up in Massacre’s flash fiction contest, Dan made it to the top of the pile this time. He receives an Amazon voucher for his winning entry and his story will be published in Massacre.

 

But that’s not all…

Due to the number of high quality submissions we also have a runner-up

 

Scythes - RoseWe Were Wolves by Rose Blackthorn
will also feature in Issue 4 of Massacre

You will be able to read Only the Good Burn Brightly and We Were Wolves in Issue 4 of Massacre in September.

Many thanks to all those who entered!

 

Click on Flash Fiction to see our previous winners. Perhaps YOU should have a go, too…

 

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Fearsome Flashers – Autumn Contest

Are you up for our new flash fiction challenge? Here it is…

Autumn Contest

Take a good look at the image above and write a story in no more than 250 words, drawing inspiration from the photo. Let your mind wander… Remember, we are looking for horror, the strange, the weird and worrisome, the macabre and mysterious.

When done, paste your story directly into the CONTACT form in the top menu. Please add AUTUMN CONTEST to the ‘Subject’ line.

Closing date is 31st July 2014. We will pick one winner who will receive a £15/$20 Amazon voucher and have their story published in the autumn issue of Massacre. Our decision is final, any complainers will be crucified.

To see our previous winners, click HERE

 

Many thanks to The Horror Tree for their support.

Massacre Summer Contest Winner: Shield Your Eyes, Because…

Black eyes…Black is the Brightest Colour – by Anthony Cowin.

Once again we were (virtually) buried alive by submissions – many thanks to all those who entered!

Anthony receives an Amazon voucher for his winning entry and you will be able to read Black is the Brightest Colour in Issue 3 of Massacre Magazine in June.

Click on Flash Fiction to see our previous winners. Perhaps YOU should have a go, too…you’ll be able to get a sneak peek at the inspiration for Massacre’s Autumn Fearsome Flashers’ contest in Issue 3 – coming soon!

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Fearsome Flashers – Summer Contest

Summer contest is now CLOSED
Thank you for all your entries – the winner will be notified and announced as soon as we make our decision!

Do you like a challenge? Can you write short and snappy horror? Why not enter our summer flash fiction contest? Take a look at the photograph below…

Old-Abandoned-House

Now, write a story in no more than 250 words, drawing inspiration from the photo. Remember, we are looking for horror, the strange, the weird and worrisome, the macabre and mysterious.

When done, paste your story directly into the CONTACT form in the top menu. Please add SUMMER CONTEST to the ‘Subject’ line.

Closing date is 30th April 2014. We will pick one winner who will receive a £15/$20 Amazon voucher and have their story published in the summer issue of Massacre Magazine. Our decision is final, any moaners will be mangled.

To see our previous winners, click HERE

Good luck!

Many thanks to The Horror Tree for their continuing support!

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Summer contest is now CLOSED – Look out for our next contest…

Massacre Magazine Issue Two – Out Now!

Massacre Issue 2 Cover

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The spring edition of Massacre Magazine has been let loose on Amazon for Kindle. Stuffed with tales of the dark and dreadful from thirteen international authors, we think there is something to rattle everyone’s nerves.

We also meet horror writer Gary McMahon, author of The Bones of You and The Concrete Grove.

Gary McMahon

To find out more about our Issue Two contributors, please click HERE

If you have always wanted to try your hand at writing horror or dark fiction, check out the inspiration for the summer flash fiction contest.

The Kindle edition of Issue One is available FREE from 1st to 3rd March 2014. Go and grab a copy!

Massacre Spring Contest Winner: Leaving Its Mark On Us…

ImprintIMPRINT – by Amdi Silvestri!

Once again we had a rash of entries and it’s just chilling to see how many different stories one image can conjure.

Amdi receives the prize of an Amazon voucher for his winning entry and you will be able to read ‘Imprint’ in Issue 2 of Massacre Magazine in March.

Last time the decision was so close we chose a runner up – and we’ve done it again! Catch ‘One and Free’ by Dan Weatherer in the March issue.

Both stories will appear on the website shortly after the magazine’s release. Click on ‘Flash Fiction‘ to see previous winners. Perhaps YOU should have a go, too.

Take an early peek at the inspiration for Massacre’s Summer Fearsome Flashers’ contest in Issue 2 – coming soon!