Have you been following the writing prompts on The Write Spot Blog? Especially Prompt #293 and Prompt #294. If you have, you might have some ideas for The Writer magazine writing contest. If you wrote true stories for these prompts, turn fact into fiction and enter the contest. Write a 2,000 word fictional short story using any nuance, definition or understanding of the word “dark.” “Our Darkest Hour” writing contest, sponsored by The Writer Magazine. Deadline: November 15, 2016 Story starts from The Writer magazine: After dark . . . Deep, dark secrets . . . A dark horse . . . The dark side of the moon . . . That line’s gone dark . . . Don’t leave me in the dark . . .