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Comedy contest, enter your funniest story or poem!

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The Comedy Club Contest   (18+)
A Contest For The Funny Side Of Life
#1965952 by Odessa Molinari smiling


Posted by Sanita on Jul 27, 2015 at 2:31pm  


Special round going with a variety of "what if" based prompts. The more entries the better, so let's get writing.

What if...?   (13+)
The contest that asks the big question - what if...? Summer 2015 Round
#1511228 by Dawn Embers


Posted by Dawn Embers on Jul 24, 2015 at 8:19pm  


You were once proud of it, but now you see it has so many flaws that no number of revisions could save it. The characterization is weak, the description is empty, the overall style is immature and poorly formed. Don't burn it. Rewrite it. FREE entry!

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Re|Write Contest.  (18+)
Rewrite your lousy old stories. Next round August 2015.
#1947347 by ~ Sisco ~


Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Jul 24, 2015 at 6:01pm  


Grand Re-Opening! Hosting a mini contest involving a small written piece and 3 reviews. Reward just for entering!

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A Writing Muscle Stretch   (18+)
A contest of the forms! Speculative fiction, realistic fiction, nonfiction, and poetry!
#1952353 by Lyndsay Rae


Posted by Lyndsay Rae on Jul 22, 2015 at 5:04am  


This prompt is to put a literal meaning to idioms and such like "monkey business, beating around the bush, brain washing", etc in a story or poem. Deadline is August 20.

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Songs, movies, and more, Oh my!   (E)
A contest where you make stories or poems with certain titles throughout.
#1473144 by Jenny


Posted by Jenny on Jul 20, 2015 at 7:34pm  


Round 12 of Summer Romance Contest opens 22 July

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Summer Love/Romance ~ Open   (18+)
Seasons of Romance~Summer Romance
#1892844 by Bonnie


Posted by Bonnie on Jul 19, 2015 at 4:38pm  


A multi-round fantasy-themed contest in which entrants are paired off to compete head-to-head, each by writing a story about a character of their own creation overcoming their opponent's character, until a single entrant stands as victor.

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CLASH! Original Character Tournament  (13+)
Authors face off through their characters! Follow along & vote each round.
#1908885 by Elle


Posted by Elle on Jul 16, 2015 at 6:25pm  


Special Norwegian creature round, featuring the great and terrible Nøkken!

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Poison Apple Theater  (13+)
A monthly dark fantasy contest with a picture prompt. Interpret prompts as you will.
#2014825 by Kate.


Posted by Kate. on Jul 15, 2015 at 9:20pm  


NEW PROMPT, SAME GREAT CONTEST

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The Dialogue 500  (18+)
Stories 500 words or less, dialogue only.
#941862 by W.D.Wilcox


Posted by W.D.Wilcox on Jul 11, 2015 at 9:21pm  


Premiere Supernatural Contest! You get to choose from 3 picture prompts to write from, and we have a bonus prompt this contest. Hurry and check it out now. All entries due by the full moon.

 
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Full Moon Rising  (18+)
Supernatural Writing Contest
#2048577 by A.J. Caesar


Posted by A.J. Caesar on Jul 11, 2015 at 8:58am  


Do you have any great family stories? This contest challenges you to use your writing skills to breathe life the black and white facts of your history. Can you show the shades of gray? Who were the people in your family tree?


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Roots & Wings Historical Fiction Contest  (E)
Can you capture the essence of an ancestor in one story or poem? (2013 Quill Award Winner)
#1962161 by Angels in my Ear


Posted by Angels in my Ear on Jul 10, 2015 at 10:58am  


A Twisters Group Contest! Do not enter if you can not write one short story per week, based on an image prompt! This contest will pay you 250 gift points per post (one per week), and will pay 50,000 Gift points after you complete 52 images (One year).

 
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52 Week Fiction Image Blog Contest  (E)
A Twisters Group Contest - Open to All WDC Members
#2048439 by Night Owl~Linux Lover


Posted by Night Owl~Linux Lover on Jul 9, 2015 at 10:20pm  


A contest just for Newbies!

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Newbies Only Poetry Contest  (13+)
A prompt Based Poetry contest for Newbies.
#1968082 by Sanita


Posted by Sanita on Jul 9, 2015 at 9:00am  


The deadline has been extended! That's good news for you, as it gives you time to polish up those unsettling pieces and submit them for a chance at some awesome prizes. Bigsmile

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Troublesome Musings  (18+)
Free your words. Be handsomely rewarded. Deadline extended!
#840115 by Little Running Stiky


Posted by Little Running Stiky on Jul 5, 2015 at 3:55pm  


Nine new prompts for Round 2! Join the fun!

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The Playlist  (13+)
A short story contest with songs as prompts.
#2040560 by Tiger Cub 🔱


Posted by Tiger Cub 🔱 on Jul 4, 2015 at 4:44am  


Do you have the skill to conquer this form of poetic expression? Have you mastered this art? Or do you just want to see if you are on the right track? This contest will put those skills to the test.

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Shadows and Light Poetry Contest  (E)
Do you love the challenge and creativity of free verse poetry? This contest is for you.
#1935693 by Angels in my Ear


Posted by Angels in my Ear on Jul 3, 2015 at 9:24am  


July contest open! Showcase your skill with third person limited point of view. Every entry earns GPS, with merit badges and awardicons for winners. Contest limited to ten entries, so hurry up and submit your story!

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Just One Point of View Contest  (18+)
It's all about one character's point of view
#1992580 by Max Griffin


Posted by Max Griffin on Jul 3, 2015 at 9:14am  


Pick a title, create a poem.

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Lexi's Poetry Challenge  (13+)
LPC Round 52 open. Pick a title, create a poem.
#701412 by Lexi- LPC Round 52 Open!


Posted by Lexi- LPC Round 52 Open! on Jul 2, 2015 at 5:38pm  


Ever wanted to give out 1-star ratings with impunity? Come join the Spam Slingers Poetaster Garden Party! Our Horrible Poetry Slam begins July 9 for 10 days of unfettered Slinging! Merit Badges, Awardicons and other WDC goodies will be had by all!

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The Poetasters: A Spammy Garden Party  (GC)
A 10-day Horrible Poetry Slam, with a garden theme! Open July 9-19! Rate One Star!
#1507015 by The Wytch


Posted by The Wytch on Jul 2, 2015 at 1:30pm  


Apply now to see if you'll be accepted into the first round. There are a total of three rounds, and each time more will be eliminated. Can you make it from the hook to the book? (Will not be writing full book during contest.)

 
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Hook to Book  (ASR)
Who has the best hook for a novel? And can you follow through to the end? 3-Step Contest
#2045412 by Marci~Night Owl


Posted by Marci~Night Owl on Jul 2, 2015 at 1:22am  


The challenge here is not to see if you can offend or shock the judges (which may be possible but is highly improbable), but to share your poetical genius with us, knowing that we can not only handle it, but appreciate it.

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Dirty Poetry  (18+)
For poems that are too grubby for other, cleaner, contests.
#2047189 by Elle


Posted by Elle on Jul 1, 2015 at 8:30pm  


Next round now open! Do you have it in ya' to write a poem to keep me laughing until next Tuesday? New and Old poems accepted. Deadline: July 31st @ 11:59 PM WdC Time

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The Humorous Poetry Contest  (18+)
The contest where the rating doesn't matter!
#1875093 by Lornda


Posted by Lornda on Jul 1, 2015 at 10:05am  


A fantasy and science fiction story writing contest with picture prompts! Use the picture to write an epic tale and win some amazing prizes! Entry deadline by July 20th! All Registered Authors welcome.

 
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Magical Worlds Contest  (E)
A contest just for fantasy and science fiction writers with picture prompts!
#2047077 by Anastasia. V. Pergakis


Posted by Anastasia. V. Pergakis on Jun 30, 2015 at 2:17pm  


THE HUNDRED AND TWENTY NINTH CONTEST WILL OPEN ON THE 1ST OF JULY AND CLOSE AT NO SPECIFIED TIME ON THE 30TH. Poetry Old or new, again that's up to you. Awardicons and Gift Points too. Open to all Registered Authors.

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TRADITIONAL POETRY CONTEST  (13+)
A place for you if you like to read or write Traditional Poetry
#598590 by Monty


Posted by Monty on Jun 30, 2015 at 12:30pm  


This contest offers a different genre every two weeks. Short stories new or old are welcome. Come take a look at the contest, write a story for the prompt, and win prizes.


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Genre Times Four  (18+)
Test your skill at writing stories in four different genres.
#1948893 by Aisha


Posted by Paul ~ Spoiled Rotten on Jun 29, 2015 at 10:09am  


One Word Prompt: SANCTIFICATION

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The Lighthouse Poetry Contests  (E)
Contests With A Christian Theme
#1742964 by Quihadi


Posted by Quihadi on Jun 26, 2015 at 10:44pm  


A new game and arguably the simplest contest you'll ever enter! Finish four sentences to win GPs and a portfolio awardicon!

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Cards Against Authors  (13+)
"Finish the card" game
#2045467 by Tiger Cub 🔱


Posted by Tiger Cub 🔱 on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:35am  


Try a new genre every month! Great prizes!

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Try Something New Contest  (E)
Try something new! July genre is Military! Newbies welcome
#2032025 by Stephanie Ferguson


Posted by Stephanie Ferguson on Jun 23, 2015 at 9:35pm  


A children's poetry contest, judged by children! Who better to know if your poem appeals to children than the intended audience? Any form, theme or subject, but all entries must be rated E and suitable for children. Be in to win!

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The Littlest Poetry Contest  (E)
Enter your best children's poetry and be in to win!
#2031529 by summer queen


Posted by Elle on Jun 23, 2015 at 6:42pm  


Monthly fantasy writing contest. Have fun!

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Draw Your Swords  (18+)
Deliver your stories on the field of battle.
#1948208 by Squeekachu


Posted by Squeekachu on Jun 23, 2015 at 4:22pm  


Parabalistics is a simple monthly contest. Write three sentences or less. Be funny or witty, you could win Gift Points.

Parabalistics  (13+)
Write three sentences or less. You could win Special Recognition and gift points.
#1944443 by Jreese


Posted by Jreese on Jun 22, 2015 at 8:19pm  


Flash fiction erotica challenge with a new prompt every week.

The Weekly Quickie Contest  (18+)
Can you excite in 869 words? Round 166 due July 26 Judge: Dawn Prompt: Music Words
#1355442 by Dawn Embers


Posted by Dawn Embers on Jun 22, 2015 at 1:45pm  


Round 3 begins on July 1st with a "write and review round".
Contestants will have 7 weeks to submit a story in response to a prompt and a further 2 weeks to submit a public review of one of the other entries.
Full rules are published in the forum.


 
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World Weavers' Championship  (13+)
Round 3 is underway! Come enter your story for a prizes worth up to 35k GPs!
#2012128 by Tileira


Posted by Tileira on Jun 21, 2015 at 7:20am  


After a year-long hiatus and a small change of ownership, the 30 Day Image Prompt Contest is back in business! I won't deny it's a challenge, but imagine the fulfilment you'd get from writing something every day for 30 days!

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30 Day Image Prompt Contest   (13+)
30 days, 60 image prompts and hopefully hundreds of pieces created!
#1911718 by Cinn & Charlie


Posted by Lorraine on Jun 20, 2015 at 4:09pm  


Monthly short story and poetry contest open to all members who have been on WDC for 6 months or less.

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Newbies ONLY Short Story & Poem Contest  (13+)
Open for July 2015 submissions.
#1873271 by ~ Sisco ~


Posted by Cinn & Charlie on Jun 20, 2015 at 2:34pm  


A very UNIQUE contest based on newsfeed posting. Have a look at the awesome prizes being offered! Everyone can take part!

 
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The Ultimate Newsfeed Contest  (ASR)
A unique contest focusing on newsfeeds, get a chance to win awesome prizes!
#2042622 by Aqua_Mantis - getting better


Posted by Aqua_Mantis - getting better on Jun 18, 2015 at 2:50am  


Looking for something a little . . . different? Quirky? Fun? Come check out The Banana Contest!

 The Banana Contest!  (ASR)
In which an odd but amusing contest prompt is provided
#2045273 by Proud Mumsy


Posted by Proud Mumsy on Jun 15, 2015 at 10:56pm  


Biweekly fantasy flash fiction contest. Round two is now open! Awardicon and gift point prizes to the winners. Can you tell a fantasy story in less than 1,000 words? I bet you can.

 
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Fantasy Flash Fiction Contest  (18+)
Prompt-based fantasy flash fiction contest. Biweekly. Gift point prizes.
#2042168 by Duchess Laughing Lemurs


Posted by Duchess Laughing Lemurs on Jun 14, 2015 at 10:40am  


Bring your most moving work here to be judged! First place wins an Awardicon and 5,000 GPs. Free to enter!

 
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Written to Pieces - Round Two!  (13+)
The contest that will move your soul to tears. Deadline is July 7th.
#2044711 by Miashay


Posted by Miashay on Jun 9, 2015 at 9:03pm  


Introducing a new weekly speculative short story contest! Looking for new stories of 1000 to 3000 words, inspired by the prompt, 'An unfamiliar horizon.'

 
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The Ramp  (13+)
Taking you to the top. NEW weekly speculative short story contest. Prompt: Certain death
#2042957 by jannie: the ramp


Posted by jannie: the ramp on Jun 8, 2015 at 4:22am  


Enter your best story with a surprise twist!

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Twisted Tales Contest  (13+)
A monthly contest for stories with a twist. Get 500 GPs for entering! July round open!
#1269187 by Arakun the twisted raccoon


Posted by Arakun the twisted raccoon on Jun 2, 2015 at 9:39pm  


A contest for everybody, judged by teens! Stories and poems accepted, must be new, and preferably fictional. Check it out today!

 
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WDC Teen Contest  (13+)
Contest for everyone, courtesy of the WDC Teens!
#2036804 by Lorraine


Posted by Miss OMG Dragon has internet! on May 31, 2015 at 1:32am  


The WDC contest

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WDC Zoo Contest  (E)
The Contest for the WDC zoo
#2029360 by ~Iveltac~SquishyFish~


Posted by ~Iveltac~SquishyFish~ on May 30, 2015 at 9:43am  


Newbies only 100 word story contest!

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Newbies Only 100 Word Story Contest  (13+)
Try your hand at writing a story in just 100 words!
#1957798 by Sanita


Posted by Sanita on May 29, 2015 at 1:23pm  


Get inspired by the prompt and bring us your best poem today! Win the exclusive Whispers Of The Soul Merit Badge + awardicons and GPs.

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Whispers Of The Soul  (E)
Get inspired by the prompts and win up to 35k, including an exclusive MB.
#1966417 by Kasia - going on hiatus


Posted by Kasia - going on hiatus on May 27, 2015 at 11:38pm  


This is a Bi-Monthly contest for Thriller/Suspense stories!

 
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Smoke and Mirrors Contest  (E)
Enter your best Thriller./Suspense Story for a chance to win Gift Points.By Twisters Group
#2043072 by Night Owl~Linux Lover


Posted by Night Owl~Linux Lover on May 27, 2015 at 4:02am  


Round 2 Fantasy Gaming Contest, ends July 1.

Want to help show the world that video games are much more than zombified button mashing? Help this shift in perspective by sharing your gaming fantasy story or poem!


 
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Swords & Spells Gaming Fantasy Contest  (18+)
Fantasy short stories or poetry based on the world of a video game you create. Round 2.
#2042952 by Nuraya


Posted by Nuraya on May 25, 2015 at 2:43pm  


Like to write for children? Here's a monthly contest you won't want to miss! Be sure to follow the prompt! No membership required, though we welcome new members with open arms!

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We Write for Kids Contest  (ASR)
A contest open to those who write for children.
#1999597 by Cubby Camping July 30-Aug 9


Posted by Cubby Camping July 30-Aug 9 on May 19, 2015 at 2:19pm  


I post the picture and you picture the story! Write an intriguing summary directly in the message window, just like the inside flap of a book jacket cover! No items or bitems necessary! Each contest round ends the last Sunday of the month, 11:59pm.

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Picture a Story  (18+)
Send me a title and summary of your story idea, prompted by the picture.
#2003926 by Cubby Camping July 30-Aug 9


Posted by Cubby Camping July 30-Aug 9 on May 19, 2015 at 2:16pm  


Easiest weekly contest ever! Post a 1-3 sentence prompt directly in the message window. No items or bitems needed! Winner receives 500 gps unless otherwise stated (sometimes I offer specials!). Deadline is always on Tuesday evenings at 11:59pm.

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The Prompt Me Contest  (18+)
The simplest contest ever! Send me a prompt!
#2000519 by Cubby Camping July 30-Aug 9


Posted by Cubby Camping July 30-Aug 9 on May 19, 2015 at 2:06pm  


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