The All Night March Award

By the dead of a long night.

All Night March Award

Writing Prompt

Write a story about either:

  • A group of people who steal away in the dead of night on the run to something or from something.
  • A night that lasts for an entire month.

While you can incorporate both ideas into your story if you like, it’s not a requirement for the short list.


Any and all genres welcome this award.

Word Count

Up to 800 or your most stealthy, fulgrin words.

Due Date

Deadline Sunday March 13 2016. There is no time zone restrictions. As long as it is Sunday somewhere then you can enter.


First prize receives 5000 words feedback from NiTH team on a story or manuscript of your choosing.

All entries receive feedback from judges by request.

Entry Format

Please read carefully!

Include a cover image. Ensure that you own the rights to that image or that you have permission, or that the image carries a free license. Make the filename of the image the name of your story.

Also include:


Author name

(Optional) Intro – 150 characters

How do I submit?

You can submit your story here.