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Introducing WDC's first dark fantasy contest. Come take a peek! :)


 
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ID: 2014825 (13+)
Poison Apple Theater  
A Dark Fantasy monthly contest.
by Boots


Posted by Boots on Nov 22, 2014 at 7:16pm  


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!

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ID: 1873271 (13+)
Newbies ONLY Short Story & Poem Contest 
Open for November 2014 submissions.
by ~ Sisco ~ NaNoWriMo


Posted by ~ Sisco ~ NaNoWriMo on Nov 17, 2014 at 9:35pm  


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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ID: 1947347 (18+)
Re|Write Contest. 
Rewrite your lousy old stories. This round ends December 31st 2014
by ~ Sisco ~ NaNoWriMo


Posted by ~ Sisco ~ NaNoWriMo on Nov 17, 2014 at 9:34pm  


The Native American First People's Form Poetry is now open to all members of WDC.


 
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ID: 1646470 (13+)
N.A. First Peoples' Form Poetry Contest 
Native American First Peoples' Monthly Form Poetry Contest
by ShelleyA~5 Years at WDC


Posted by ShelleyA~5 Years at WDC on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:04pm  


Easiest contest ever! Simple rules. Weekly winners. Specials. Give it a try!

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ID: 2000519 (18+)
The Prompt Me Contest 
The simplest contest ever! Send me a prompt!
by Cubby~PiBoIdMo


Posted by Cubby~PiBoIdMo on Nov 17, 2014 at 6:32am  


Do you enjoy writing for children? Then this contest is for you! Come on in!

 
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ID: 1999597 (ASR)
Children's Genre Contests 
A contest open to those who write for children.
by Cubby~PiBoIdMo


Posted by Cubby~PiBoIdMo on Nov 17, 2014 at 6:27am  


Round 104 is underway until noon on November 28! 15 words this round and 37,500 gift points to be won.

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ID: 921363 (13+)
ACRO*BATICS 
I supply an acronym; you make up what it stands for. My favorite entries win gift points!
by Davy Kraken


Posted by Davy Kraken on Nov 16, 2014 at 5:31pm  


Create what I call a proverbial consisting of three sentences or less. Be funny or wise. Simple contest with lots of creative winners.

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


Posted by Jreese on Nov 14, 2014 at 1:21pm  


Is there a word you are thankful for? Come and tell us all about it for the November 2014 round of the Word Fair!

 ID: 1809000 (E)
Word Fair 
Playing with words--quite literally (monthly contest)
by Mariah :)


Posted by Mariah :) on Nov 14, 2014 at 12:43pm  


Write a story in the tradition of the featured author for the month.

 ID: 2018149 (E)
The Author Of The Month Contest 
I will give you an author. You create the story.
by amy


Posted by amy on Nov 11, 2014 at 1:45pm  


November Round is now open! Get your stories in and pass the word on to your friends about this open contest for short stories

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ID: 1848696 (E)
Boy Have I Got A Story For You! 
Open contest for SHORT STORIES of all kinds; new round every month!
by Suze


Posted by Suze on Nov 10, 2014 at 9:12pm  


MATTHEW 14:22-36 AND/OR MARK 6:45-56
Visualize yourself being at the scene and write a poem about it. A few thoughts: Even on the water Jesus needed to be invited. Why did Peter begin to sink? Did the people notice an extra person coming ashore?


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ID: 1742964 (E)
The Lighthouse Poetry Contests 
Contests with a Christian theme
by Quihadi - Catching Up


Posted by Quihadi - Catching Up on Nov 8, 2014 at 11:46pm  


Write a fantasy or science fiction story using one or more of the Three Prompts (words, a song and an image). Fantastic and unique prizes include exclusive merit badge and an edit from movetothewrite.com!

 
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ID: 2016845 (13+)
Three Prompts 
Fantasy and Science Fiction contest with three prompts
by Matt Bird


Posted by Matt Bird on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:53am  


Enter a post to honor all military personnel, short story or poetry old or new. No prompt. Awardicons, Merit Badges and Gift Points, Contest open 1 November until the 30th.

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ID: 423698 (ASR)
HONORING OUR VETERANS 
Of course there's a Veterans Day - EVERY DAY!
by COUNTRYMOM--JUST PASSING THRU


Posted by Monty on Nov 5, 2014 at 3:25pm  


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


Posted by Angels in my Ear on Nov 5, 2014 at 2:38pm  


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


Posted by Angels in my Ear on Nov 5, 2014 at 2:36pm  


OPEN until the 18th of November. All forms of poetry accepted that are written in the steampunk genre. Great prizes to be won! See the link for more details, and please email me with any queries. Hope to see you there!

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ID: 1783503 (E)
The Steampunk Salon Poetry Contest 
The Boiler Room's Steampunk Poetry contest.
by Miss Bee


Posted by Miss Bee on Nov 5, 2014 at 1:11am  


NEWBIES CONTEST /Accept when you are a Registered User
Do you love Quotations?
Come on share your inspirational Quotation here.
There's a prompt every month.
You could win Gifts and Awardicon at the end.


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ID: 1960298 (E)
A Great Value of Expressions 
NEWBIES CONTEST "Pen me your Quote, and I'll send you Gifts" OPEN-NEW PROMPT
by Samberine~naughty garden fairy


Posted by Samberine~naughty garden fairy on Nov 4, 2014 at 7:44pm  


Writer's block got you down? Need to stretch your fingers and your muse with a short story or poem, using a prompt offered by other members? Check out The Cramp - where daily winners receive 10,000 GPs!

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ID: 333655 (13+)
The Writer's Cramp 
Write the best STORY or POEM in 24 hours or less, win 10,000 GPs!
by Sophurky


Posted by Sophurky on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:10pm  


Take a break from NaNoWriMo and enter our horror-satire round! Winner gets a coupon for Cicero Grade Editing!

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ID: 1641024 (ASR)
Tales of Terror 
Sacrifice a story at the altar and unlock the secrets of terror!
by Lottie.


Posted by Lottie. on Nov 3, 2014 at 5:00pm  


November round now open! Deadline: November 30th @ 2PM WdC time

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ID: 1875093 (18+)
The Humorous Poetry Contest 
The contest where the rating doesn't matter! November round open!
by Lornda


Posted by Lornda on Nov 2, 2014 at 7:24pm  


The November contest is open. Come check it out. Rewards for every poem entered!

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ID: 927687 (E)
Haiku and Senryu: A Contest and More.... 
Updated on 11/01/14
by Celeste632


Posted by Celeste632 on Nov 1, 2014 at 1:44pm  


November, welcome back round now open. Double rewards to celebrate my triumphant return to the land of the internet accessed!

Are you sick of nice, pleasant, politically correct, flufffy and uplifting contests? YES! Then come to the dark side!


 ID: 1774627 (E)
Seven Deadly Sins Contest - OPEN!! 
It's pretty simple; write a short story or poem based on one of the seven deadly sins.
by Culraven


Posted by Culraven on Oct 31, 2014 at 10:30pm  


121st Contest opens 1 November, closes at noon on the 30th. Open to all Registered Authors. Item can be old or new. Must be poetry that rhymes, Please read the easy rules.

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


Posted by Monty on Oct 30, 2014 at 2:05pm  


Showcase your skills with point of view. Every entry earns 1000 GPS. Prizes and merit badges for the best stories. Contest limited to ten entries, so enter now!

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


Posted by Max Griffin on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:56am  


Win a rare merit badge simply for writing and reviewing once a week. This winter round is limited to writing that stays within the E through 13+ ratings. This is the last ever round of the contest at this rating. Sign up now! Starts December 1st.

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ID: 1906302 (E)
I Write in December-January-February 
Special round for those writing in the WdC E through 13+ rating.
by Octobersun


Posted by Octobersun on Oct 27, 2014 at 5:57pm  


Contest will open on November 1st and close on the 22nd. Prompt: A Thanksgiving past. A lot of great prizes. Does not have to be a new write. Looking forward to your entries.

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ID: 427318 (ASR)
SENIOR CENTER FORUM 
A Special Place for Seniors and visitors! CHECK OUT OUR CONTESTS!
by COUNTRYMOM--JUST PASSING THRU


Posted by Monty on Oct 26, 2014 at 5:24pm  


Monthly fantasy writing contest. Because we need more fantasy on this site! :)

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


Posted by Squeekachu on Oct 24, 2014 at 12:55pm  


Big prizes in this short story tournament! Deadline 10/31!

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ID: 1790591 (18+)
Last Pen Standing. 
Things Mysterious. All genres welcomed. Big prizes! Deadline: Oct 31
by RIP Pinta


Posted by RIP Pinta on Oct 23, 2014 at 12:42pm  


Round Sixty-Five is open and we have am awesome dark image prompt in honor of the Halloween season along with the form: Synchronicity. Come stretch your poetic muscles and give it a shot!

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ID: 1341392 (ASR)
Pond Poetry 
A bi-monthly poetry contest sponsored by The Talent Pond. Current round ends Nov 30th.
by Brooke is 10!


Posted by Brooke is 10! on Oct 21, 2014 at 12:34pm  


A contest for fiction and poetry run by Wisconsin's oldest literary journal: The Wisconsin Review. Prizes include consideration for publication as well as merit badges and gift points!

 ID: 2011467 (E)
Monthly Wisconsin Review Contest 
Fiction/poetry contest with a possible grand prize of publication in The Wisconsin Review.
by Wisconsin Review


Posted by Wisconsin Review on Oct 20, 2014 at 8:58am  


It's Back for round 4! Take moment, breath and observe! Try your hand at composing a haiku with a fall theme!

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ID: 1969492 (E)
Haiku Hunt Contest 
Haiku Poem Contest with Prompt. Round Four OPEN!
by eyestar~Steampunk POWER!


Posted by eyestar~Steampunk POWER! on Oct 19, 2014 at 4:58pm  


All horror welcome! Come join in the terror!

ID: 1801607 (18+)
Horror, Inc Presents: SCREAMS!!! 
A Contest Of Flash Fiction Horror
by J. Marie Ravenshaw


Posted by Angus on Oct 16, 2014 at 2:09pm  


Have you ever read a book jacket summary and thought, "Wow, I want to read this book!" Use the prompted picture and write up a summary no one can resist! Post directly in the message window. Unlimited editing.

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ID: 2003926 (18+)
Picture a Story 
Send me a title and summary of your story idea, prompted by the picture.
by Cubby~PiBoIdMo


Posted by Cubby~PiBoIdMo on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:18am  


October prompt is up!

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ID: 2003277 (E)
Beginning and End Contest 
I give you the first and last sentences and you write the story!
by Nikola~Joyously Thankful


Posted by Nikola~Joyously Thankful on Oct 15, 2014 at 12:09pm  


Open Prompt going on. Bring on the romance. Old and new, awarded and unawarded -- All entries are welcome/

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ID: 2005471 (13+)
Fluttering Hearts 
A Romance story/poem Contest. The Wordy Love-- November Prompt
by LostGhost- Nanoist


Posted by LostGhost- Nanoist on Oct 14, 2014 at 4:04am  


Come join the creature feature with cocktails and celebrate Halloween with some horrible poetry! Gift Points, Awardicons, Merit Badges and WDC goodies will be awarded for your worst!

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ID: 1507015 (GC)
The Spam Slinger's Monster Mash 
Halloween Horrible Poetry Slam! Opens 10/17! One Star Rating, if you please!
by The Not-So-NaNo Wytch


Posted by The Not-So-NaNo Wytch on Oct 12, 2014 at 9:07pm  


Like to write using image prompts? Or perhaps want a challenge? Stop by the Weekly Image Prompt Contest!

ID: 2013987 (ASR)
Weekly Image Prompt Contest - Closed 
Each week a new image will be posted to inspire you! Stop by to see what this weeks is!
by Lorraine ~ Exams :(


Posted by Lorraine ~ Exams :( on Oct 12, 2014 at 7:16am  


October round Sign-up Time! Only a week to go. Join this one of a kind contest.

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ID: 1997581 (18+)
The 7Yard Stretch 
Runs for one week in a month. 7 days, 7 entries. Round 5 Dec 1-7!
by Jack-check out 7YS


Posted by Jack-check out 7YS on Oct 11, 2014 at 10:03pm  


Will be awarding Poetry and Short Stories separately!! 2 10k awardicons per round! Everyone has that precious gift that is special to your heart!

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ID: 1993946 (E)
Precious Gifts Contest 
This is a contest for whatever you think is your Precious Gift!
by Roni's at 22k for nano!


Posted by Roni's at 22k for nano! on Oct 11, 2014 at 2:48pm  


OPEN for the October round! Write a poem from one of the two prompts for your chance to win some great prizes, including the exclusive Whispers of the Soul merit badge. Don't miss your chance! See the link for all the details.

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ID: 1966417 (E)
Whispers Of The Soul 
Round 11 Open! Get inspired by the prompts and win up to 25k. Bring us your best today...
by Kasia


Posted by Miss Bee on Oct 10, 2014 at 7:52pm  


We are a Steampunk writing contest. Please check us out! We are having our Spooktacular round for the month of October!

ID: 1781446 (13+)
StAG Firebox-CLOSED FOR NOW 
Steampunk fiction competition
by T.Boilerman, formerly tYpO!


Posted by T.Boilerman, formerly tYpO! on Oct 10, 2014 at 12:05pm  


Newbies only 100 word story contest!

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


Posted by Sanita on Oct 10, 2014 at 10:43am  



An HONOR ROLL section lists all entries with brief sum. 50K gp/ short strory Prizes. Seek entries. No word length A-OK. Fun posts = unlimited spots to talk Halloween, prizes for these too. Do you feel lucky during Shocktober Tis truly Caldon Time!


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ID: 1518804 (E)
EVERYONE HAS A HALLOWEEN STORY  
AUTUMN CONTEST ends NOV,30 Short Stories 50Kgp PRIZES! ENTER! Poetry! REVS & FREE POSTS
by TEFF: CALDRON TIME!


Posted by TEFF: CALDRON TIME! on Oct 7, 2014 at 5:00am  


A nature themed poetry contest. Currently accepting entries following Autumn Prompts. Prizes increase for the current rount! Of course, Verdant badge will be handed to one great poem. Enter now!

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ID: 2000001 (E)
Verdant Poetry Contest 
NATURE-themed monthly contest. [October Prompt :: IMAGE]
by Mage Gervic


Posted by Mage Gervic on Oct 4, 2014 at 10:31am  


A Romance for Fall. Try your pen at romance, great prizes to be won.

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ID: 1892844 (18+)
Fall Romance~9~Judged! Round 10 in Dec! 
Seasons of Romance. A Fall Romance. Round 9 done!
by Bonnie


Posted by Bonnie on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:54am  


Nature poems of all types welcomed! Form-based prompts and lots of prizes!

ID: 1936312 (13+)
Poetic Journeys 
A weekly, nature-themed poetry contest where entries follow a given form. Back in action!
by Oceanborne~Is back!


Posted by Oceanborne~Is back! on Oct 1, 2014 at 10:11am  


This is a an open prompt for the first round. All you have to do is write a short story (Up to 3) by the deadline. Check out the contest page for more details. Stories have to be rated E or ASR because the judge will not be able to read them. Have fun!

 
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ID: 2010657 (E)
Khariyya's Heartwarming Stories 
Short Story Contest for E or ASR stories. November's Prompt is up.
by Agape Novels ~ 32,495


Posted by Agape Novels ~ 32,495 on Sep 26, 2014 at 5:21pm  


New and old stories welcome. Stop by today and take a look, then write a story and enter to win great prizes.

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ID: 1948893 (13+)
Genre Times Four 
Test your skill at writing stories in four different genres.
by Aisha


Posted by Paul ~ Spoiled Rotten on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:59pm  


PrepMo starts Wednesday, October 1st! Do you have a novel to prep?

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ID: 1474311 (13+)
October NaNoWriMo Prep Challenge 
Prepare for NaNoWriMo and win prizes!
by Brandiwyn♪


Posted by Brandiwyn♪ on Sep 26, 2014 at 10:48am  


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