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Judge Dread…The nightmare of judging writing competitions by Emma Pullar

Judging by the title of this piece, you would be forgiven if you thought I was referring to this Judge Dredd. Anyone who has seen the movies (2012 being my preference because I love the concept of a contained dystopian story inside a tower block, and a psycho female drug baron as the antagonist) will …

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Impossible Deadlines Are My New Best Friend by Rose Banks

Time was never my friend. Any kind of deadline… it usually didn’t end well. Four, five month deadlines for anthologies and I crashed and burned. But there would be no dishonour in failing to meet a 10 day deadline. Because that’s obviously impossible, anyhow, right? So I opened up TextEdit—because unlike Word that meant I …

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Twisted: Ghosts of Christmas Now Available in Paperback and eBook

Twisted: Ghosts of Christmas Now Avaialable in Paperback and eBook! Help us hit the Amazon Best Seller List. It feels like Groundhog Day, the horror movie! No sooner has our Santa’s Bedtime Book of Adventure Stories been published, but Twisted: Ghosts of Christmas is now available both as eBook and paperback… three days ahead of schedule! Open up this …

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Twisted50 Lost One Of It’s Vibrant Voices: A Tribute to Richie Brown

I just found out that Richie Brown, one of our writers from Create50, has sadly died. Richie was a prolific writer for Create50 and a huge supporter, both publically, and behind the scenes. A handful of writers really committed to elevating the whole Twisted50 experience for everyone, and Richie was one of them. During the …

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Writing Iron Lung and other shor horror stories… A Twisted Spin Off by Robbie Mori

Writing is something that I have been doing pretty much from age 15. I write horror because darkness is addictive, I still remember checking for monsters under my bed as a child and seeing shadows where there were none. I have written many horror short stories, getting better all the time, until a good friend …

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From Twisted to Creepy in 12 months! by Mark Walker

It seems fitting, writing this post, that my FACEBOOK notifications should have spit out a year-old post reminding me that it has been just under 12 months since the TWISTED50 launch party and awards ceremony at the Cinema Museum in London. The reminder was for a change of profile cover picture to the Twisted50 Vol 2 Logo to celebrate winning a …

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