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Shriek, Wail, Growl: The 5th Annual Halloween Writing Contest

Greetings Ghouls, Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Denizens of the Night! The Yuba College Literary Arts Club is Proud to Announce our Fifth Halloween Writing Contest! We’re accepting both 13-Word Horror Stories and Spell Poems. Please send us your scariest, wickedest, or most clever 13-word horror stories. These are tales that are set to chill us … Continue reading

Greetings Ghouls and Goblins! 4th Annual Halloween Winners

The Yuba College Literary Arts Club presents, with squeamish delight, our selections for this Halloween night.   Through agonizing deliberation, YCLAC has conjured up the winners in our 4th Annual Halloween Writing Challenge. The winners have claimed their title using chillingly creative works of spooky literature. So, sit back, grab your favorite candy bar, and … Continue reading

Monster Mash Slash Fiction: The 2017 Edition

Feast your eyes on these fiendish tales that we found frightfully entertaining…   Say My Name By: Alexander Nachaj You already know my name. I am the whisper in the dark. The subtle clatter from the downstairs kitchen when it’s late at night and you’re home alone the little creak in the foyer after your … Continue reading

13 Word Horror Stories: The 2017 Edition

These 13 word tragedies had us dreading what would happen next.   At Peace By: Rachel Morris Mom always felt one with nature. So I buried her in the backyard.   Finger Painting By: Emilie Barnes       “You said we could finger paint.” She smiled, pouring blood on my hand.   Not to … Continue reading


We are accepting: Monster Mash Slash Fiction, Halloween Haiku, and our personal favorite, the 13 Word Horror Story. Continue reading

Skull Roll, Please: Announcing the Winners of the YCLAC 3rd Annual Halloween Contest – Trick or Treat Poetry

Here it is, the best of the Trick-or-Treat Poetry. We created grab bags of words, creepy fun words, like spectre, enchant, hobgoblin and havoc, and entrants used them to build poems. Continue reading

Skull Roll, Please: Announcing the Winners of the YCLAC 3rd Annual Halloween Contest – Monster Slash Fiction.

This year, the YCLAC received over 90 submissions for our 3rd Annual Halloween Writing Contest. The fame of the contest continues to spread (like a CDC escapee!) Continue reading

2nd Annual Halloween Writing Contest: We’ve Picked Our Poison

Skull Roll, Please! In the “Spell Poem” Category… First, we want to thank everyone who participated in our 2nd Annual Halloween Writing Contest. This year, we had over ninety submissions across the four categories, including submissions from both Yuba College and Andros Karperos Middle School students. You all made it very tough for us in … Continue reading

2nd Annual Halloween Writing Contest: All Hallow’s Short Shorts. All the Zombies are Wearing Them

And Now, the 2nd Annual Halloween Writing Contest’s Newest Addition: The All Hallow’s Short Shorts. This year’s new category, “The All Hallow’s Short Short” received many amazing submissions. However, two  stood above the rest.  “Camp of the Dead” and “The One With a Soul” caused candy corn to fly and curses to be muttered as … Continue reading

2nd Annual Halloween Writing Contest: Halloween Haiku Candy

Next up in the 2nd Annual Halloween Writing Contest is the “Halloween Haiku” Category. Halloween haiku Blending terror and creativity Will you sleep again? –by Jeremiah Looney, Yuba College Literary Arts Club WINNERS Death’s Way A loud, raspy scream He took his last breath of air Sounds of death echo –by Saajan Kandola, Andros Karperos … Continue reading

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