eight ghosts short story writing competition
To celebrate the release of our ghost story compilation – Eight Ghosts – we launched a Members' competition to write a short ghost story based at an English Heritage site. A shortlist of five stories has now been selected by our expert panel of judges and you have until Monday 1 January 2018 to cast your vote for the overall winner.
Thank you to everyone who entered our Eight Ghosts story writing competition. A panel of expert judges have now shortlisted five stories which they felt were the most outstanding among the entries we received.
Congratulations go to Peter Wilson from Norfolk, Sara Kellow from East Sussex, Samuel Morris from Kent, Gerry Morris from Suffolk and Peter Malin from Oxfordshire. To read each of their superb stories, click on the titles below.
Make sure you vote for your favourite story; the story with the most votes will feature on the English Heritage blog in January.Read the stories
Vote for your favourite
Now it's up to you to decide which of these terrific tales is the overall winner. The story which receives the most votes will be featured on the English Heritage blog in January, so if you have a favourite from among our shortlisted stories, make sure you vote for it*. Voting closes at midnight on Monday 1 January 2018. Good luck to all our shortlisted writers.
*Please note, only one vote will be counted per person.