Winner Announcement: ‘To The Nines’ Award

Feature Author: Sophie Macdonald

Staking a claim as this year's break out writer, Sophie Macdonald revels in the weird, spooky and wonderful, and is our feature author for July.


This Week’s Shortlist: The Poke The Mango Award

Four authors come together, each looking to augment our appreciation of real stories in virtual worlds.

In Tendo Capital | Sean Crawley
Synthesis | Lydia Trethewey
The Not-So-Imaginary Friend | Jeanette Stampone
Microepisode Of Major Love | Andrew Szemeredy

Short Story Contests

Our weekly short story contests offer writers the opportunity to compete in fast, fun and friendly writing comps. Best of all, everyone gets feedback! See what's open right now at the contests page.

Writing Contests

Going Down The Strange Road With Charlotte Cross

NiTH author Daniel Norrish sat down with Charlotte Cross to go behind the scenes with the making of Strange Days: Vol 1


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Score A Free Manuscript Edit

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Our Best Original Cyberpunk Stories

Original works by Joey T, Amber Fernie, John D Pallot, Sarah Henry & more...

Projects & Collaborations

The Climate Fiction Collection Needle In The Hay

The Climate Fiction Collection

Stories of environmental change, both local and global, with humans drama at the heart of the issue.

The Unseasoned Collaboration

The Unseasoned Collaboration

A holiday themed collaboration about meaning and place. Soft genre welcome.

All Humans Must Die Logo

Death To All Humans!!!!! A Collaboration

Because sometimes humanity needs a kick up the butt.

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Writer Services

Manuscript editing at fair prices, novel writing mentors, discount online correspondence courses and more. We want to make you a better writer!

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Ben H Winters Interview

Revisit our conversation with the author of Sense, Sensibility and Sea Monsters and the Hank Palace Detective Novels.

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Writing Prompts Master List

Our complete list of writing prompts, from Horror & SciFi to overcoming writers block. You'll find them all here.

Writing Prompts

Last Week’s Shortlist: The Separation Anxiety Award

Serial Award: ‘To The Nines’ Serial Fiction Award

Running over nine separate awards throughout 2016, this ambitious serial fiction project pits some of NiTH's best writers against each other in what is shaping up to be an exciting contest.

To The Nines