write for us

Nightmare on Film Street is a community of creative folks who love to immerse themselves in everything and anything horror movies. This website is a hub for that community – providing all of the film news, reviews, freaky fun, and editorials they crave. That’s where you come in!

We’re always on the hunt for creative perspectives from horror journalists (budding and professional), writers, wannabes, and enthusiasts to join our team! This page contains all the information you need to understand our Contributor roles, and how to apply.

Nightmare on Film Street is a hub for horror addicts, enthusiasts, and casual creeps. We’re inclusive of all humans, monsters, and sub-genres.

available positions

No Fluff. No Fuss. Just Horror. The Nightmare on Film Street Contributor team create articles and content for our community of Horror fans. We keep a tight group of active and engaged writers who complete a different volume of articles per month, depending on their role here at NOFS – requiring a minimum time commitment of 10+ hours per month or so. We also maintain a highly detailed Writer’s Resource and Guide – at the disposal to all Contributors to make the writing process quick, simple, and streamlined!

Contributor

*ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS*

REQUIREMENTS:

  • An interest, immersion, and enthusiasm for the horror genre, including an active internet presence and keeping up on the latest horror news and releases,
  • A functioning knowledge of journalism and writing for the internet. Grammar, Punctuation, Sentence Structure, Spelling, and the ability to *Proofread* are essential. Prior blogging and WordPress experience a plus!
  • Availability to allot the minimum time commitment required for this position of 10+ hours per month.
  • Required to contribute a minimum of 4 articles per month consistently, with a focus on News articles contributed on a weekly basis (300+ words). Editorials (reviews, list-style posts, retrospectives, creepypasta stories, compilation, etc. 1000+ words) also available to established contributors.
  • Contributors must join and actively participate in the Horror Writers of Nightmare on Film Street Facebook Group to pick up assignments, pitch ideas, brainstorm fun/freaky articles, and prevent overlap of content.
  • Must be a team player – able and interested in interacting with our community, cross-promoting, and actively engaging with NOFS, fellow Contributors, and Fiends (fans) on social media on a consistent basis.

Columnist

*limited positions available*

REQUIREMENTS:

  • An interest, immersion, and enthusiasm for the horror genre, including an active internet presence and keeping up on the latest horror news and releases,
  • This position is exclusive to established journalists. Prior blogging/journalism experience required. An understanding of the WordPress platform a plus!
  • Required to contribute 1 Editorial per month, consistently. Editorials include reviews, list-style posts, retrospectives, creepypasta stories, compilations, etc. Open to monthly columns. 
  • Contributors must join and actively participate in the Horror Writers of Nightmare on Film Street Facebook Group to pick up assignments, pitch ideas, brainstorm fun/freaky articles, and prevent overlap of content.
  • Must be a team player – able and interested in interacting with our community, cross-promoting, and actively engaging with NOFS, fellow Contributors, and Fiends (fans) on social media on a consistent basis.

PERKS:

As Nightmare on Film Street is a new and growing endeavour, all positions are considered voluntary at this time. We foster a great community experience for growing and budding journalists, as well as those in the horror community looking to grow their online presence – no matter what brings them here. We currently have Authors, fellow Podcasters, Youtubers, and plain old Superfans. 

Nightmare on Film Street offers our active Contributing team many perks and opportunities for self promotion;

  • Articles are promoted on our widely popular podcast, and our social media audience of over 125K.
  • Each individual article contains an author spotlight with profile picture, bio, and social media links. This creates high quality backlinks for the author’s website/profiles and can direct readership towards personal projects.
  • A great cross-promotion program of in-article content. Articles contributed remain “evergreen” – Nightmare on Film Street practices internal linking to past news articles and coverage, and highlight ‘Related Posts’ within each article to encourage readers to visit aged content.
  • Opportunities for free screeners, swag, and interview opportunities for Senior/Standout Contributors.
  • Opportunities to attend events and festivals to cover on Nightmare on Film Street’s behalf for Senior/Standout Contributors.
  • A dedicated Nightmare on Film Street email address for Senior Contributors.
  • Join an active and enthusiastic team of 40+ folks who are passionate about horror. We support each other – whether it’s promoting each other’s articles, checking out side projects (read: stalking your personal Instagram/Twitters), or simply being there for the icky personal stuff.

application

Thank you for your interest in becoming a contributor! Please note, though we do consider each and every application, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are not able to respond to each individual applicant. We invite previous applicants to re-apply using updated writing samples once per calendar month.

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