- Only residents of the USA can apply.
- Story should be original and previously unpublished.
- Story should be connected with ghost or paranormal activities.
- Story could be set anywhere. It does not have to be set in North Carolina.
- Entries should include: ghost story’s title, author’s name, contact information (address, phone, email), and a short bio.
- Entries should be double-spaced with 12-point. Each page should be numbered.
- Entries should be in PDF format.
The Apparitionist — National Ghost Story Competition
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