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If you have been a member of W.Com for less than 6 months, this contest is just for you! Short Stories and poems can win prizes. Come over and take a look at what could be your first contest on W.Com. FREE to enter!
Posted by Sisco ~ RIP JEN on May 31, 2016 at 3:42pm
Deadline for May's contest approaches (May 31st at midnight!) Surely you can find inspiration in 1 of our 5 themed (this month's is "perspective") photos and bang out 500 words or less! 1 more entry is needed to award all the prizes!
Posted by Rex Kramer on May 29, 2016 at 11:08am
Write for Weird Tales
Posted by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ on May 21, 2016 at 12:22am
A 30 day writing challenge based on the music of Abba. Complete the challenge and you are guaranteed an exclusive MB.
Posted by Andy Giving It 100~WGT! on May 19, 2016 at 3:51pm
Just 500 Words
Posted by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ on May 18, 2016 at 10:15pm
Do you think you have what it takes to win The Great Blog Off? Test your blogging skills against your peers in a bracket style competition. Sign up now, the blog off starts June First!
Posted by Lyndsay Rae on May 16, 2016 at 3:45am
Round Twenty One now open! Deadline: June 15 @ Noon WdC Time
Posted by Lornda on May 13, 2016 at 11:45am
Runs May 6 through to June 15
Posted by Bonnie on May 11, 2016 at 6:36pm
May contest open. Showcase your skill with third person limited POV. Every contestant earns 1000 gift points; winning entries earn merit badges and more. Only eight spots left, so don't wait to submit your story!
Posted by Max Griffin on May 11, 2016 at 11:37am
Write the funniest end to the sentence and you could win an exclusive Merit Badge and an Awardicon!
Posted by Lorraine on May 10, 2016 at 2:44pm
Got opinions? Enter your NonFiction writing! New & Previous writes (written within the last 2 months). Choose up to a 50,000 GP AwardIcon, or keep the points. No fees. All cases & membership levels. Give me something opinionated to read!
Posted by Whata 2nd Anni to candylorenz on May 9, 2016 at 4:58am
Calling all poets and would-be poets! Come and get inspired by this awesome VIDEO PROMPT and let's see what you can do with your skills.
Posted by Kas ♡ Jen on May 6, 2016 at 3:02am
Do you love writing free verse poetry? Do you enjoy 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.
Posted by Angels in my Ear on May 5, 2016 at 9:30am
New rules and prizes for Fable if You're Able! No more entry fee and 25k prize for first place.
Posted by Aesop on May 4, 2016 at 2:11pm
Write a poem about how you rank your freedom today. Each day you might face certain struggles which may change how you define your own freedom. Write about how you define your own freedom - today.
Posted by Quihadi on May 3, 2016 at 12:44am
New prompt, new rules, new round! Come check out the WDC Teens contest!
What would happen if teenagers ruled the world?
Posted by ~Dragon~ on May 1, 2016 at 10:47pm
In case you missed it, another round has started! If you have written a story between 5,000 and 20,000 words, this is for you. No prompts. All genres welcome! :)
Posted by Elisa/Stik, Queen of Awkward on Apr 25, 2016 at 11:12pm
Perhaps one of the easiest contests to enter. Just give me your creepiest dream. You may do it in any form you'd like: telling, storytelling ,poetry or prose. Your choice. Just give me your best ... after all, it's a competition
Posted by Intuey on Apr 25, 2016 at 8:11am
Round 19 - Greed!
Posted by |Kit| on Apr 22, 2016 at 12:32pm
Formerly known as Genre Times Four, this contest has been updated. Come take a look, sharpen your pencils or pc, and write a story and enter. Old or new stories welcome as long as they meet the prompt.
Posted by Paul ~ D~ on Apr 16, 2016 at 1:57pm
The contest where the Newest members of Writing.com choose the winners!
Posted by lostwordsmith on Apr 13, 2016 at 7:53am
Round 53 Open- Get your entries in!
Posted by Lexi- 14 years and counting! on Apr 11, 2016 at 4:45pm
Tales of Seduction is NOW OPEN. It's been a long time. Prizes have been updated. Come and check it out. The prompt will challenge you. Are you up for it??
Posted by PurpleInfinity on Apr 10, 2016 at 8:45am
The only contest that lets you enter ANYTHING, even a YouTube video or a painting!
Posted by Steev the Friction Wizurd on Apr 9, 2016 at 1:32pm
Round 5 begins April 11th! Come lay out your tapestry, pick up your needle, and weave the landscape your plots wait to travel through. 10 days, 10 prompts, and 35,0000 GPs are at stake.
Posted by Tileira on Apr 5, 2016 at 1:35pm
The simplest contest ever! Post an intriguing prompt, no longer than five sentences. No bitems or items necessary! Post directly in message window. Read the rules in case there's a theme. Deadline: Each Tuesday, 11:59pm, unless otherwise stated.
Posted by Cubbee~Colorado! on Mar 31, 2016 at 7:00am
Post your title and summary (like the ones you read on the inside of a book jacket) of the prompted picture. This is a great exercise! No bitems or items necessary. Always read the rules! Deadline is the last Sunday of every month, 11:59pm.
Posted by Cubbee~Colorado! on Mar 31, 2016 at 6:50am
A contest open to those who write for children and also, fo those who would like to give it a try! Be sure to read the rules and follow the prompt. Deadline is normally the last Sunday of every month, 11:59pm.
Posted by Cubbee~Colorado! on Mar 31, 2016 at 6:44am
Write a story with no dialogue.
Posted by ~QPdoll~ on Mar 29, 2016 at 6:36am
NEW! A Science Fiction Short Story Contest. Fantastic Prizes. Choose from 1 of 3 prompts - an image, 3 words or a concept. Opens 1st April 2016
Posted by A E Willcox on Mar 20, 2016 at 5:07pm
Back after nearly three years! Awardicons, an exclusive Merit Badge, gift points... Just follow the prompt to be in with a chance.
Posted by Kittiara on Mar 15, 2016 at 5:23pm
Do you love writing rhyming poetry? Poetry is the music of the heart and soul. Through the use of lyrical words and a steady rhyme and meter we sing their melody.
Posted by Angels in my Ear on Mar 13, 2016 at 9:37am
Explore all subgenres of Fantasy! Round 1 is None Western Tradition fantasy.
Posted by Khariyya on Mar 8, 2016 at 3:06pm
Think it's easy to write a bad story? Come on in and take the challenge!
Posted by Kittiara on Feb 16, 2016 at 10:22pm
Just read and reviewed something you absolutely loved, want to share it it with the community? Nominate it for a "Blown Away" Award!
Posted by lostwordsmith on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:47pm
New United Pagan Society contest, open for all!
Posted by Autumn on Jan 26, 2016 at 1:20pm
'Tweet' me a story or poem in under 140 characters.
Exclusive contest merit badge and gps to win.
Give it a go!
Posted by Sally on Jan 18, 2016 at 7:49am
Write a short story or poem, under 500 words, using personification.
New visual prompt each month. Merit badges and gps to win!
Posted by Sally on Jan 18, 2016 at 7:42am
Movie line based contest accepting short stories and poetry.
Posted by Taryn~Writing on Jan 13, 2016 at 9:25pm
A contest where the winner wins an upgraded membership!
Posted by Taryn~Writing on Jan 1, 2016 at 6:26pm
A contest for essays!
Posted by Lyndsay Rae on Jan 1, 2016 at 7:15am
New and Improved starting January First! New styles/genres will be announced each month. Write a new story for a shot at 10,000 GPs!
Posted by Lyndsay Rae on Dec 31, 2015 at 3:59am
Try something new and receive an exclusive merit badge! Second place receives a 'genre of the month' badge!
Posted by Stephanie Ferguson on Dec 6, 2015 at 7:52pm
Got a supernatural piece, new or old? Enter it now!
Posted by Lorraine on Dec 1, 2015 at 12:37pm
A new contest...Round one Opens December 1st!
Posted by Night Owl~4 Years on WDC! on Nov 24, 2015 at 8:24am
A Daily/Weekly Contest Of Horror!
C'mon over here and see if you can write a story in 1,500 words or less to scare the bejeezus out of us!
Or are you scared?
5K GPs to the Daily Winner, and the Weekly Winner will receive a 10k Awardicon!
Posted by Angus on Nov 20, 2015 at 3:14pm
Newbies only poetry contest.
Posted by Sanita on Nov 6, 2015 at 12:49pm
Try your hand at writing a story in just 100 words! Newbies only.
Posted by Sanita on Nov 6, 2015 at 12:48pm
Are there any Halloween writers out there who love everything spooky, but don't care for guts and gore? Here is your contest! Writers of spooky stories can win merit badges, award ribbons, gift points. Come get some.
Posted by Montblanc-We Got This! on Oct 24, 2015 at 7:35pm
Three Prompts to inspire a Halloween story. Win an upgraded membership and other great prizes!
Posted by Matt Bird on Oct 11, 2015 at 8:21am
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