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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The October 2014 One Week Challenge Writers’ Choice (and runner ups). - posted by Don

The October 2014 One Week Challenge Writers’ Choice (and runner ups).

Wherein writers were given one week to write a 6 to 10 page short Horror Fantasy on the following topic:

At sundown on October 31st the doorways to the Otherworld open, allowing the inhabitants to come into our world and also allowing humans to go to the Otherworld. Sunrise on November 1st, that door closes.

Limitations: Only one character can have dialogue. (Writer cannot use Voice Over, however the character can speak off camera.)

There were 36 entries. All were anonymous. Each participant was asked to rate the scripts he/she read. Below are the scripts that the participants chose as The Writers’ Choice. click the title to go to the discussion board thread on the script. Once there, click the title to read the script.

The Writers’ Choice
This Tornado Loves You by Eric Wall (EWall433) – A young woman, held in captivity, has one chance to ensure her freedomโ€ฆ and one last night to endure her captor. (R )

Four Way Tie for Runner Up
Conversion by Henry Christner – A 62-year-old woman faces a point of no return while seeking treatment for a forgotten early trauma. (PG)

Halloween Baby! by John Robbins (oJOHNNYoNUTSo) – A hip scientist invents a way to summon his dream girl from hell, but is she everything he’s dreamed of? (PG)

Pins and Needles by Ryan Lee (ryan1) – Desperate to save his afflicted wife, a tailor decides on a drastic last resort. (R )

The Price by Bill Sarre (Reef Dreamer) – A desperate woman struggles with the high price of the one thing she wants most – her dead son brought to life. (NC 17)

Read the rest on the Discussion Board

3 Comments so far


November 12th, 2014 at 7:54 pm

Congrats to all!


KP Mackie
November 13th, 2014 at 2:15 pm

Congratulations to all the talented horror writers!
Slowly working my way through these scary stories, during the day, before it gets dark outside. (No nighmares.) ๐Ÿ™‚

Amazing to me what goes through a horror-writer’s mind.
You ALL seem like such nice, regular people… ๐Ÿ™‚


Angry Bear
November 13th, 2014 at 9:54 pm

All these scripts were written in just one week!!!! The quality of the scripts was higher than in any other OWC I can recall! Really great job everyone and congrats to those who emerged at the top! ๐Ÿ™‚

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