Monster Mash 2016

  • Flash Fiction Challenge
  • Submissions Accepted October 10-21
  • 500 Word Minimum / 750 Word Maximum
  • Choose one of the classic literary horror phrases below and use it EXACTLY in a story
“there is something at work in my soul” (Mary Shelley, Frankenstein)
“something wicked this way comes” (Shakespeare, Macbeth)
“in the midst of black seas of infinity” (H.P. Lovecraft, The Call of Cthulhu)


  • Post your story in the comments below.
    • Include your twitter handle
    • Include the word count
  • Use the hashtag #IADMM2016 to share this event and your stories
  • Prize packages announced October 16
  • Winners announced October 30