As it is the season for stories that go bump in the night, we are looking for the spookiest scary stories you'll ever write!
We are looking for 500 words of mischief, mishaps and mayhem that are going to put a spell on our judges.
Sunderland's Spooky Story competition is part of the City's 'Lights Out' Halloween programme.
It will be easy to enter, and the rules will be simple.
Find out more HERE and start developing those plots!