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Don your Scary Hat for “Humor Meets Horror” Month on

October 3, 2018




Do you like horror? Do you like to frighten the bejesus out of friends and family but they don’t appreciate your “skill?”  Come and tell  (HO) all about.  It is our annual Humor Meets Horror contest, and this month we are dedicating some prime space to the talented writers who make us want to leave the light on all night long. Share with us your horror and you might just win an Amazon gift card. is accepting scary stories all month long. We will announce our winners the first week in November.  Top three entries get an Amazon gift card.  What do you get even if you don’t win?

  • Free promotion for your story. We will post all entries and promote them as we do our humor writers
  • New fans.  It’s always good to expand your audience and you are getting a chance to do that on HO, a top 100 humor blog, which receives by latest Google analytics at least 2500 hits per day.
  • A real publishing credit.
  • A chance to become part of the wonderful community of writers who are

If you have a scary story to share, please send it to  HO writers are invited to submit as well and your work will be considered for the prizes too.

Donna Cavanagh

Donna Cavanagh is founder of (HO) and the partner publishing company, HumorOutcasts Press which now includes the labels Shorehouse Books and Corner Office Books ( As "den mother" to the more than 100 aspiring and accomplished writers, producers, comics and authors, Cavanagh's goal is to allow creativity to flow. She is a former journalist who made an unscheduled stop into humor more than 20 years ago. Her syndicated columns helped her gain a national audience when her work landed in the pages of First Magazine and USA Today. She teaches the how-to lessons of humor and publishing at conferences and workshops throughout the country including The Philadelphia Writers' Conference and Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop. The author of four humor books, Cavanagh hopes her latest book, How to Write and Share Humor: Techniques to Tickle Funny Bones and Win Fans, will encourage writers not only to embrace their humor talents but show them off as well.

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One Response to Don your Scary Hat for “Humor Meets Horror” Month on

  1. October 4, 2018 at 2:19 pm

    Sounds like a fun contest.

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