Twisted50 Volume 2... Now judging...

Winners will be announced and prizes awarded at the gala book launch in London. We will be platforming...

  • Best Story (1st place)
  • Best Story (2nd place)
  • Best Story (3rd place)
  • Most Terrifying Tale
  • Most Moving Story
  • Best Character
  • Best Death
  • Best Haunting
  • Most Original Writing

Industry Judges

Sarah Pinborough  // Horror writer
Sarah is an award-winning YA and adult thriller, fantasy and horror novelist and screenwriter. She has published more than 20 novels and has written for the BBC and is currently working with several television companies on original projects. Her recent novel, 13 Minutes, has been bought by Netflix with Josh Schwartz adapting.

Peter James  // Thriller writer
Peter James is one of the UK’s most treasured crime and thriller novelists. His Roy Grace detective novels have sold over 18 million copies worldwide in total. The series is now translated into 37 languages. He is also an accomplished film producer. And now a Judge on Twisted50 volume 2!

Katerina Benjamin // Crime writer
Katerina is a Sunday Times Best Selling Crime Thriller Author who currently lives in East Kent. Her books are The Teacher and The Secret, both published through Avon Books. Katerina loves stories and is currently working on her third novel which comes out in the spring.

Paul Finch // Author
Former cop and journalist, Paul has written for prime time British TV and authored a number of horror and crime novels. His latest horror/crime novel is ‘Dead Man Walking’. Paul is the winner of the British Fantasy Awards 2002 and 2007, and the winner of the International Horror Guild Award 2007

Danielle DeVor // Horror Novelist
Named one of the Examiner’s 2014 Women in Horror: 93 Horror Authors you Need to Read Right Now, Danielle DeVor has been spinning the spider webs, or rather, the keyboard for more frights and oddities. She spent her early years fantasizing about vampires and watching “Salem’s Lot” way too many times. When not writing and reading about weird things, you will find her hanging out at the nearest coffee shop, enjoying a mocha frappuccino.

Julian Friedmann // Literary Agent
Julian represents book and script writers across a broad range of subjects and formats. He set up a literary agency in 1976, later merging with Carole Blake to establish Blake Friedmann who now rep over 200 authors via eight agents. Their offices are based in London.

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The Twisted50 Volume 2 Shortlisted Writers and Stories are...

Congratulations to the writers of the 182 stories that have made the shortlist for Twisted50 volume 2 (and possibly Twisted50 volume 3) (and NOT in any order too!!!!)


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