Dead Lori Talks Writing Contest

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Writing Contest!!

Dead Lori is back seeking your talents!! This contest is all about writing prompts
Lets see if you have the guts to go though with it!

Submitted: May 19, 2016

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Submitted: May 19, 2016



Dear Writer,

I want to invite you to join my writing prompt contest.

I am looking for a SHORT story (1,000)

Write a story that begins with one of the following sentences. Feel free to change pronouns and verb tenses:

  • I didn’t mean to kill her.
  • She’d forgotten about the baby.
  • This was not the cure they’d been hoping for.
  • Sometimes we must do terrible things in the name of love.
  • He carried it with him everywhere.
  • The door had been nailed shut for a reason.
  • I met him at the crossroads

There will be open submissions starting today (May 19th 2016) goes thru to May 30th .

At the conclusion of the writing period, all entries will be reviewed by the cast of DEAD LORI SPEAKS and we will pick the best one from each of the prompts, to be featured on the youtube channel.

All stories choosen shall be produced for publication on our YouTube channel, complete with full sound effects and custom music and full credit with links to your booksie.

The Deadline:

  • All stories for this contest must be submitted to us no later than Midnight EST on MAY 30th 2016

Rules and Notices:

  • Stories must be between 500 and1,000 words in length.
  • Send stories by e-mail to within the timeframe cited above
  •  Attach the stories in an editable format, such as Microsoft Word (.DOC, .DOCX)
  • For ones that use open office, Please copy and paste the story in the email body and also incude the file.


Email Submission:

The subject line of your e-mail should be formatted as follows: “[Story Name Here] by [Author’s Name] – May 2016 Writing Prompt Contest Submission. Please follow this naming convention exactly or your submission could easily be missed.

  • In the Body of the email
    •  Include a short bio, a full list of all your website, booksie and social media links.
    •  Include your full name and a pen name as well, if you prefer to be credited by an alternative name upon posting / publication

 We reserve the right to reject a submission without giving a reason.

 We only accept original submissions by the authors themselves. By submitting you state that you are the author of the story and hold all the rights necessary for publishing on our affiliated YouTube channels, podcast and websites.

Please read all the rules so we don't miss your submission!!

I can't wait to see what you can come up with!!


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