Dark Tales is now ten years old! To celebrate we have re-launched our short story contest...Current deadline is 31st January.
We have two online (PayPal) options for the contest.
For either option, email your stories to firstname.lastname@example.org once you've paid.
(1) Pay for each contest entry (plus a critique, and proof edit, if required):
Or (2) Take out a subscription to the contest for £5 ($8 US) per month or £50 ($80 US) per year. You can then enter two stories, or one story plus a tick-sheet critique, into each month's contest:
If you're in the UK you can enter our contest by post - click the link to download a printable entry form:
Subscribe to the print anthology and enter the short story contest for free. Click the button below:
Only £20 in the UK:
Just $55(US) elsewhere:
If you're in the UK, you can subscribe or order single issues using our printable order form:
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As well as our regular contest, we now offer a critique service for stories in any genre from just £5 per story. Details here. Printable order form here:
Dark Tales Critique Form.pdf
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Our award-winning Volume XV is still available... Preview it here. Order the print edition here:
$5.99 US (Outside UK)
Or purchase Volume XV as an e-book:
British pounds: £1.99
US dollars: $2.99