Horror Fans! Screenplay Contest Waives Submission Fees in Light of Pandemic

Are you a horror fan? Do you love horror? The macabre? The gruesome? Have you got a flair for screenwriting? Have you ever imagined a screenplay you have written being given life and appearing on the silver screen?
LANSING, Mich. - May 14, 2020 - PRLog -- The Thomas M. Malafarina Horror Screenplay Contest is looking for the very best screenplays based on the short stories of the master of horror, Thomas M. Malafarina.

In the coming year, they will be looking for the best screenplay based upon a short story of the screenwriter's choice of stories of horror author Thomas M. Malafarina. This story will be prepped and readied for filming.

The Challenge: Finding a single short story of Thomas Malafarina's short stories which will be rewritten as a screenplay and prepared for film production.

Reward: The Best screenplay received will be awarded a starting cash award of $500 minimum and assistance in launching the filming based upon the winner's chosen story.

This competition is opened to all screenwriters 18 years of age and older.

In light of the growing unemployment numbers, recognizing that among these numbers are screenwriters, and in larger numbers, horror fans who are looking for an opportunity to express themselves creatively and receive recognition for the screenplays they may write, we at the Thomas M. Malafarina Horror Screenplay Contest have decided to waive our submission fees to our screenplay contest.

All a screenwriter needs do is include the words Waiver Request (name of the blog), and we will make that happen.

About Thomas M. Malafarina

Thomas M. Malafarina is a contemporary master of horror.

Born and raised in Pennsylvania's coal region,  Schuylkill County,  many of his stories take place in and around his childhood home.

Thomas M. Malafarina has published seven horror novels "What Waits Beneath", "Burner", "From The Dark", "Circle Of Blood", "Dead Kill Book 1: The Ridge of Death," "Dead Kill Book 2: The Ridge Of Change" and "Dead Kill Book 3: The Ridge Of War".

He has also published six collections of horror short stories; "Thirteen Deadly Endings", "Ghost Shadows", "Undead Living" and most recently "Malaformed Realities Vol. 1, Vol. 2 and Vol. 3".

In addition, many of the more than one hundred short stories Thomas has written have appeared in dozens of short story anthologies and e-magazines. Some have been produced and presented for internet podcasts and radio plays as well.

Thomas is best known for the twists and surprises in his stories as well as his descriptive, often gory passages. And all of these books are available through Hellbender Books, an imprint of Sunbury Press.

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