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Biweekly fantasy flash fiction contest. Round one begins May 31. Gift point prizes. Can you tell a fantasy story in less than 1,000 words?
Posted by Duchess Laughing Lemurs on May 24, 2015 at 10:13pm
Like tv, music, movies? This round is a prompt to use 20 or more titles of sitcoms from the '80s in a story or poem.
Posted by Jenny on May 22, 2015 at 12:43am
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!
Posted by Lady Cubbella of House Florent 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.
Posted by Lady Cubbella of House Florent 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.
Posted by Lady Cubbella of House Florent on May 19, 2015 at 2:06pm
Showcase your skills with 3rd person limited point of view. Every entry earns 1000 GPS. Prizes and merit badges for the best stories. Contest limited to ten participants, so hurry up and enter!
Posted by Max Griffin on May 18, 2015 at 10:11am
A contest for Newbies to gain reviewing experience! Great prizes for contestants and Merit Badges for the Newbies! Round 4 is open, so come on over and check it out!
Posted by K.E. Edwards ~ House Arryn on May 17, 2015 at 9:36pm
It's baaaack! New and old pieces that take on controversial topics/themes/structures are welcome! Great prizes await the most polished, most complex, and most entertaining pieces.
Posted by Little Running Stiky on May 16, 2015 at 11:43pm
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 to the Daily Winner, and the Weekly Winner will receive a 10k Awardicon!
Posted by Angus 5,000+ Reviews! on May 15, 2015 at 11:51am
New word count limits
Posted by jannie: NOVELETTA on May 14, 2015 at 11:28am
Contest for romance and/or erotica novelette and novella length stories. Open until middle of June.
Posted by A.D. Writes on May 9, 2015 at 2:31am
Bring your most neighborly word to the Word Fair for the May round! See you there!
Posted by Mariah :) on May 8, 2015 at 2:30pm
Write short story of 300 words or more based on famous song titles (nine prompts currently). Every entry gets 500 GPs. 1st place gets an Awardicon. Song suggestions get 500 GPs more and my favourite gets an MB. So what're you waiting for? :D
Posted by Tiger Cub 🔆 Martell Knight on May 8, 2015 at 11:15am
MAY ONE WORD PROMPT: GRACE.
Posted by Quihadi on May 6, 2015 at 9:09pm
The Scribes would like a Tale of Terror about why streetlamps go out only when you're around.
Posted by Darth Cersei in Her Cups on May 6, 2015 at 6:57pm
Enter your "N is For Noveletta" and "Draw Your Swords" stories here, too, and WIN FIRST PLACE TWICE!
Posted by Darth Cersei in Her Cups on May 6, 2015 at 6:57pm
Enter your Star Wars Fan-Fiction here and at Fantastic Fandoms to win TWO FIRST-PLACE PRIZES!
Posted by Darth Cersei in Her Cups on May 6, 2015 at 6:54pm
Announcing a new contest!
Write me a story or poem in the equivalent space of a 'tweet' - 140 characters.
5000gps winner's prize - all details on the contest page.
It's a challenge but it's fun - drop by and give it a go!
Posted by SjW~Sunspear of Martell! on May 6, 2015 at 12:06pm
Enter your TWISTED poem or short story for a chance to win!
First Place = 15,000 Gift Points
Runner Up = 10,000 Gift Points
Posted by Night Owl~Knight of Baratheon on May 5, 2015 at 8:18pm
May round now open for entries. This round is an open prompt where you get to choose the song that appeals to you.
Posted by Andy~Martell Sunspear on May 5, 2015 at 2:31am
Image Prompt this round - check it out! Give it a shot to win First Place and receive a 25K Awardicon, an appropriate MB, and 15,000 GPs.
Posted by Brooke - ((Forsaken)) on May 4, 2015 at 6:09pm
Write an epic poem or short story about the mythical creature provided as the prompt for the month. May = The Yeti or Abominable Snowman! Be in to win the exclusive The Lair merit badge!
Posted by Elle - Go House Hightower! on May 3, 2015 at 5:17pm
Fictuary's May 2015 short story competition has begun!
Free to enter. 1st prize gets $50 and the story will be published in our upcoming magazine. Entries must be between 1000 and 4000 words.
Check it out at http://fictuary.com/short-story-contests.
Posted by Fictuary Submissions on May 1, 2015 at 10:23am
Write a Fantasy poem for CHILDREN and TEENS! Show them the beauty of magical worlds, the power of GOOD Magic and the merits of enchanted adventures!
Round 2 is now open with 3 new great image prompt!
Posted by Hanna ~ Still short for Premium on May 1, 2015 at 5:40am
Contest starts 1 May. Sing a song of country, follow the prompts or make your own idea into lyrics. Awardicons and Gift Points. Open to all Registered Authors. Have you written lyrics in the past that you think deserve an Award? Come post it.
Posted by Monty on Apr 30, 2015 at 2:56pm
THE HUNDRED AND TWENTY SEVENTH CONTEST WILL OPEN ON THE 1ST OF MAY AND CLOSE AT NO SPECIFIED TIME ON THE 29TH. Poetry Old or new, again that's up to you. Awardicons and Gift Points too. Open to all Registered Authors.
Posted by Monty on Apr 30, 2015 at 12:14pm
Artisan's Village - Arts & Crafts Contest
If you Love Arts & Crafts this is the place to show off. Write a story or a poem about your favorite art or craft. Or even create something and show it off to everyone.
Posted by ElfinDragon Dragoness Baratheo on Apr 22, 2015 at 3:00pm
Artisan's Village - Food Contest
If you love food and want to write about it - Come write a story, poem or even your favorite recipe.
Posted by ElfinDragon Dragoness Baratheo on Apr 22, 2015 at 2:46pm
Artisan's Village - Music Contest
If you love Music This is the Place to be. Write a Story, Poem or even your own Lyrics and Music.
Posted by ElfinDragon Dragoness Baratheo on Apr 22, 2015 at 1:53pm
World Weavers' Championship round 2 begins 1st May 2015. Ten daily prompts will test your skills, expand your horizons and give you a chance at prizes worth up to 35k GPs.
Posted by Tileira on Apr 16, 2015 at 5:05pm
Write a fantasy or science fiction story following one of the three prompts provided. Great prizes to be won including an exclusive FSFS Merit Badge! Open to all of WdC.
Posted by Matt Bird on Apr 16, 2015 at 6:21am
So you're published, but now you need exposure! Submit your story here to be considered for a free compilation ebook with the goal of broadening your reading audience!
Posted by Koda (K. Michael) on Apr 16, 2015 at 2:49am
Rise to the poet's challenge! Celebrate National Poetry Writing Month by trying your hand at writing a poem inspired by this gorgeous prompt, with the additional parameters of required and forbidden words. Awesome prizes to win!
Posted by Kasia on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:25pm
A couple more weeks to go in this historical fiction contest! Take an event, change it, and write about how the world is changed. A bit of speculation is always a good thing. Contest ends at midnight on May 1st, W.com time.
Posted by Professor Q on Apr 13, 2015 at 9:13pm
New or old stories welcome. Take a look at this contest today. Prepare an entry and post
Posted by Paul ~ Spoiled Rotten on Apr 13, 2015 at 12:52pm
An Open Prompt Round
Posted by Princess Bon-Bon of Stark on Apr 13, 2015 at 9:22am
Got a nasty little mind for stories or poems? Get rewarded for it here!!
Posted by Culraven on Apr 12, 2015 at 7:55pm
Yep. Trek is back. Special tenth round In honour of Leonard Nimoy! aka Spock. Come join the fun. Extra special grand prize!
Posted by eyestar~Martell Sunspear! on Apr 12, 2015 at 1:02pm
Parabalistics is a simple contest involving the writer's creativity in three sentences or less. The rounds start and begin on the 1st and the 15th of each month. Awards range from 500 to 3,500 gift points. There could be many winners in one round.
Posted by Jreese on Apr 8, 2015 at 4:35pm
New contest with a focus on fan fiction up and running! Seeking judges for future rounds!
Posted by Bear Hunter on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:13am
April genre is Ghost! All writers welcome!
Posted by Stephanie Ferguson on Apr 4, 2015 at 4:27pm
New prompt inside! Check it out and give me a peek at your imagination!
Posted by editee on Apr 4, 2015 at 2:05pm
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.
Posted by Angels in my Ear is busy! on Apr 4, 2015 at 12:59am
Monthly fantasy story contest. Enter if you dare!
Posted by Squeekachu on Apr 2, 2015 at 7:32pm
Write 10 words for your chance to win a piece of 25,000 gift points!
Posted by Davy Kraken on Mar 31, 2015 at 10:01pm
Merit Badge, Awardicons and gift points, no prompt, anything that rhymes old or new opens on 1st and closes on the 30th of April at no given time. Open to all registered authors.
Posted by Monty on Mar 31, 2015 at 10:28am
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?
Posted by Angels in my Ear is busy! on Mar 31, 2015 at 4:28am
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 ~ on Mar 30, 2015 at 6:18pm
Contest to tell me what your precious gift Is in your life. Short stories and poems and prizes will increase for the best poem and short stories. You can enter 2 items for the contest! Good luck!
Posted by Roni's loves wdc! on Mar 28, 2015 at 9:45pm
Newbies Only Prompt Based Poetry Contest
Posted by Sanita on Mar 22, 2015 at 7:58am
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