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Friday, October 4, 2019

The One Week Challenge is On! - post author Don

It’s close to midnight in a seemingly ordinary suburban home, and the annual Halloween party is over. But for this particular couple, the clean-up is only the beginning of their misfortune. For after the floors are swept and the last dish is washed, a new nightmare awaits.

A Scream is heard. It could be loud. It could be barely audible. But one thing is certain – it came from inside the house. Oh, another thing is certain, too…

Only one of them heard it.

Your October 2019 One Week Challenge Theme and Genre are:

Theme: The Halloween After-Party
Genre: Horror *

You have one week to write a screenplay between 8 and 12 pages. Your screenplay must be properly formatted (12 pt courier font) and submitted as a PDF. Scripts are due Friday, October 11 at 11:59 EST and must be submitted to:

There will be a Writer’s Choice wherein only the participants will be asked to vote for their favorite scripts. Writer’s are encouraged to read as many scripts as they can before voting. Your favorite script might just be one you did not read.

*All horror sub-genres are welcome (psychological, slasher, creature, etc.)

Writer’s Choice and writers will be revealed October 18, 2019


• 8 to 12 pages
• Properly formatted, saved as PDF
• Free to submit
• One entry per person
• You can revise your script as much as you like prior to submitting
• Please read as many scripts as you can
• Do not put you real name on your script. This is an anonymous challenge. Only use your real name when submitting
• Please put © Copyright 2019 on your title page

And Good Luck!!

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