Friday, October 21, 2011

Totally Scary Six Word Story Contest!

 Congrats to the winner: Lauren Morrill!!!!!!!


You're never too old to go trick or treating, right? Luckily knocking on DarkSide's door has never been more fun or filled with more treats!

We have an amazing prize to give away in honor of our favorite holiday!!!

Who wants to win a $100 Amazon.com gift card?!?!?!

ME! ME! ME!

Oh wait, I can't win. But you can!!!!!!!!!

All you have to do is come up with a Totally Scary Six Word Story (rules after the examples):

Samples from your DarkSide Publishing Authors:

Angela Carlie - Unseen footsteps stopped at my bed.

GP Ching - His sharp teeth penetrate my jugular.

Karly Kirkpatrick -Dude, your hand just fell off.

Magan Vernon - Rabid, un-dead Justin Bieber zombie fans.

Megg Jensen - Zombie babies munch squishy brains, yum!


Rules:

(1) Come up with your scary six word story.
(2) Share your scary six word story on your choice of social media and link to this contest page.
(3) Comment below with your story, where you shared the contest, and a way to reach you if you win.

One entry per person, please

Winner: Will be chosen at random using random.org. Contest begins Friday, October 21st and ends Friday, October 28th at midnight CST. Winner will be contacted by Monday, October 31st. Must be 18 to enter or have parent's permission. Open internationally to anyone who can receive and use an amazon.com gift card via email. No substitutions.

67 comments:

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  2. Twitter link: http://twitter.com/?lang=en&logged_out=1#!/Ladybug07999/status/127401783860543488

    I was so excited to get it posted!

    Stephanie O.
    ladybug07999@yahoo.com

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  3. Mangled bodies blocked the way out.

    I shared it! https://www.facebook.com/pages/YA-Book-Hoarder/205015662880955

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  4. Ok . . not cool! Where did my story go?

    You're standing on my eye sir.

    Posted to twitter: http://twitter.com/?lang=en&logged_out=1#!/Ladybug07999/status/127401783860543488

    Stephanie O.
    ladybug07999@yahoo.com

    If anything disappears from this between now and posting I will scream!

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  5. His fangs grazed the girl's neck.

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tanya.contois
    Twitter: @tanyalc28

    rockchick531 at gmail dot com

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  6. my tweet:

    Tongue rotting. Huh. Tastes like chicken. --- #sixwords #sixscarywords #trickortweet AndLastButNotLeast #ZombieThoughts http://nblo.gs/oMwkC

    that was fun. Thanks!
    @karenfrommentor [Karen Schindler]

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  7. Vampire Kisses artery severed gushing :) lol..

    http://twitter.com/#!/run_with_wolves/status/127413848838905857

    Twittered I am run_with_wolves..

    This was fun !!! Fang-tas-tic giveaway !!!

    kat

    kittee_cat@bigpond.com

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  8. Snooki's book will be a movie.

    I tweeted!

    http://twitter.com/#!/jmanni32/status/127421200094863361

    jmanni32 at yahoo dot com

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  9. "He cracked my skull and drank."

    Tweeted:

    Dawn.Metcalf (at) gmail

    What fun! Thanks!

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  10. How fun! I tweeted. Here's mine:

    Sorry, we're all out of coffee.

    valeriekwrites at gmail

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  11. "There was pain, and then nothing."

    Such coolness -- thanks! I tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/YahongChi/status/127429952382578688

    yahongchi @ gmail . com

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  13. Fun fun! I tweeted. @amberlough

    My skin slid off my body.

    Ambotchka@me.com

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  14. You're pregnant. Wait, you didn't know?

    Yeah, that's about the scariest thing I can think of in the world...

    Tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/LaurenEMorrill/status/127431701495414784

    And Tumbled! http://laurenmorrill.tumblr.com/post/11736819458/totally-scary-six-word-story-contest

    lemorrill at gmail dot com

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  15. The voices told me to kill.


    Shared at https://twitter.com/#!/agal2tch/status/127432516650016768

    forever062400 at aol dot com

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  17. Her heart stopped figuratively. Then literally.

    Shared at http://twitter.com/#!/chelizz

    chelseac1987 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  18. LOL too fun - I tweeted
    "something below the surface grazed me."

    (which is why I don't swim if I can't see what's underneath me :D )

    https://twitter.com/#!/michellemclean/status/127434949266640896

    authormichellemclean at yahoo dot com

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  19. This was too fun! Here's my story:

    "The cold metal stung. Probing time." O_O

    heehee! I tweeted it here: https://twitter.com/#!/WordSpelunker/status/127442270696902656

    :) Aeicha
    wordspelunker(at)gmail(dot)com

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  20. Student loans are due starting NOW!

    So scary. My heart stops a little bit just typing it.

    http://twitter.com/#!/SavsNolan/status/127442899850903552

    savvyescapades at gmail dot com

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  22. "Just step over mom's body, Timmy."

    http://twitter.com/#!/rfstagni/status/127444148092547073

    rfstagni at gmail dot com

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  23. "Funeral music drowns the coffin scratching." Love this contest! I tweeted about it: http://twitter.com/#!/David7118/status/127446433665265664

    david7118 at gmail dot com

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  24. "Serrated teeth sliced into her leg."

    I posted mine on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/bunnytleigh

    And Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tlmilligan

    tleighmilligan@yahoo.com

    :)

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  25. Mind creates terror in silent darkness

    I shared it on Twitter - http://twitter.com/#!/hockeyplayer

    hockeyplayer4life@gmail.com

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  26. How exciting! Thank you for the contest. My entry:
    Razor-sharp needles blasted into my eyes.
    I posted it on twitter here:
    http://twitter.com/#!/dawnmomoffour/status/127453325405851648
    -Dawn aka dawnmomoffour
    thedoyle6@rogers.com

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  27. "She ate...all of her...kids."

    Twitter, yo.
    @TymothyLongoria
    tymothylongoriaatyahoodotcom

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  28. "Twitter is down. Back to work!"

    On Twitter, of course: https://twitter.com/#!/BookBender/status/127473904389328896

    onabookbender[at]gmail[dot]com

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  29. She severed his spinal cord first.

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  30. Forgot to mention: shared on link to contest on Facebook.

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  31. http://twitter.com/#!/ajmullarky/status/127518380394692608

    My entry!

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  32. Hairless, wet and icy...it exhaled.

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  33. Arachnid staring from across the room.


    http://twitter.com/#!/creativedeeds/status/127538406900240385

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  34. OogleyBooglies snarled from beneath my bed...

    shared on twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/BookChatterCath/status/127542473655455744

    Great contest!!!
    cbcowley@gmail.com

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  35. "So dark...It's getting closer...RUN!"

    tweeted at http://twitter.com/#!/CapeFearLibn/status/127542109807972353

    catherinelee100[at]gmail[dot]com

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  36. Reposting because I forgot to share my contact info.

    My story: She severed his spinal cord first.

    Shared contest link on Facebook.

    My contact info: kwinters16@sbcglobal.net

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  37. He screamed. I slashed. He died.
    There, 6 word story with beginning, middle and end LOL
    Shared on my facebook:
    http://www.facebook.com/#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=206348196103290&id=648902021
    cokehubby@hotmail.com

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  38. "Edward effect - soon zombies will sparkle"

    Posted it on my facebook! http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000677626402

    Sincerely,
    Emma Michaels
    Emma@EmmaMichaels.com

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  39. What a great contest! I shared on Facebook.

    Here's my story:

    And then I killed him again...

    debilfaulkner (at) gmail (dot) com

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  40. Ashley Mayfield

    "The darkness ravaged my hungry skin."

    Amayfield1991@gmail.com

    I shared on Facebook!

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  41. Ashley Mayfield.

    Here is the link to where i shared.

    http://m.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.darksidepublishing.com%2F&h=2AQFbb5Gr&refid=52#!/profile.php?__user=100002471972621

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  42. Heather Rising

    "Swish. Hack. Thud. Puddle. No head."

    I shared on Facebook.

    hrising (at) gmail (dot) com

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  43. "Ten fingers are never enough, M'Lord."

    Phil Winters

    winterspke@sbcglobal.net

    Shared on Facebook

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  44. "I can't let you do that."

    http://twitter.com/#!/alisonbogy/status/128203050279124993

    goddess329@gmail.com

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  45. Slither. Hiss. Gulp. Death by snake.

    Thanks for the cool contest! I tweeted here:
    http://twitter.com/#!/Ani_Lou/status/128703511801233408

    al at anilouise.com

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  46. Best thing for breakfast is brains.

    This was fun! Thanks for the great contest. My undead, decaying fingers are crossed!!!

    I posted on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cynthia.hatfieldgarcia/posts/209920752414745

    Cynthia Garcia
    shygrumpychica1@hotmail.com

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  47. Freddie Kruger is coming for you.

    Shared to twitter http://twitter.com/#!/natcleary/status/128861887747207169
    natcleary(at)gmail(dot)com

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  48. Sinister ghosts haunt fearful frightened souls.

    This was an awesome contest!!

    I posted mine on Twitter!
    http://twitter.com/#!/lunarwolves86/status/128863891835985920

    Jennifer Thomas
    My email: Asilverflamedsky@yahoo.com

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  49. Just announced: Christmas Music year round!

    themacjew@gmail.com

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  50. Oh, and I'm posting via Facebook and Twitter.

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  51. Hopelessness numbs your will to live.
    https://twitter.com/#!/Lizzluff/status/128883967314247681

    redeemedbyhim@gmail.com

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  52. Darkness, worms weave through my skin.

    Posted on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/stopeka

    stopeka@aol.com

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  53. My six word scary story:

    "Attention! Books are hereby banned. Forever."

    http://twitter.com/#!/cynditefft/status/129027169761497088

    cynditefft [at] gmail [dot] com

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  54. I watch you while you sleep.

    http://twitter.com/#!/jasonkorolenko/status/129035463603404800

    jasonkorolenko (at) gmail (dot) com

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  55. Mine: "The baby stopped breathing just before sunrise." http://darksidepublishing.blogspot.com/2011/10/totally-scary-six-word-story-contest.html

    http://twitter.com/#!/rwwgreene

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  56. And by that, of course I mean: "The baby stopped breathing before sunrise." Counting is hard.

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  57. dark red blood, trick or treat

    http://darksidepublishing.blogspot.com/2011/10/totally-scary-six-word-story-contest.html?showComment=1319597767929#c3210087698290969717

    Email- dragoonjams@gmail.com

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  58. I only have to outrun you.

    http://twitter.com/#!/Brittleblue

    lesly7ch(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  59. Creak, crunch. Silence. Shiver. Yellow eyes.

    Original Tweet: http://twitter.com/katyaczaja/statuses/129918808436645889

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  60. Here's mine (http://twitter.com/#!/TonyNoland/statuses/129921030054608900):

    "Your mother, however, was absolutely delicious."

    I'm @TonyNoland on twitter.

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  61. Skulls crunched beneath heeled black boots.

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1169438604

    contact me: erindanzer(at)gmail(dot)com

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  62. Death was waiting. Somewhere. Behind me!

    @sarahketley (twitter account)


    Here is the link to the tweet... with the blog link in.
    http://twitter.com/#!/SarahKetley/status/129925379996663809

    Awesome competition and i love the blog. Have you just redone it? looks awesome!

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  63. "Thought you were dead."
    "We are."

    I tweeted it. Reach me (or find me) at @4ndyman.

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  64. I love killing. It's my job.
    boo(two)bosh(at)gmail(dot)com

    Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/fangedmom73/status/129945340190261248

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mindy.janicke/posts/308941439122728

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  65. "Honey, we REALLY need to talk."

    Well...it's scary to me!

    http://www.facebook.com/#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=210541552351519&id=100001973034041

    oldetownelee[at]gmail.com

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  66. Here's mine:

    Holy tarantula! What's on your arm!
    http://twitter.com/#!/toepik/status/130090205456769024

    Wendy Watts
    Toepik@gmail.com

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