We want to work with in writing a short story! We have already created the first half, now you create the rest. Finish the story in no more than 250 words.


Story opening by Mike Wietecha





  • ₱1000 / $20 / ¥130 for 1st place

  • ₱750 / $15 / ¥100 for 2nd place

  • ₱500 / $10 / ¥65 for 3rd place

  • ₱250 / $5 / ¥35 for Honorable Mention (x2)

  • ₱500 / $10 / ¥65 for Fan’s Choice

Submission Deadline

Sunday, October 31, 11:59 PM, Manila Standard Time



  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd chosen by our judges
  • Two honorable mentions chosen by judges
  • 1 additional fan choice will be awarded to the entry with the most likes on Instagram


  • Complete the short story given in the prompt
  • 250 word maximum
  • English Language Only
  • Must be legible on a single Instagram image


  • Post your entry on your Instagram page
  • Use hashtag #LPHorrorWriting
  • Profile must be public for duration of contest for us to see the entry

Judging Criteria

  • We don’t think art is entirely subjective, but trying to quantify art is also sometimes silly
  • Make something you really love and share it with us


  • Follow us @Loudpaintings
  • Show support to the other entries by ❤️ and making positive comments about each other’s work, we encourage everyone to do so.
  • Please share our contests with your friends. The more we grow, the more contests we can do with greater prize money!