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The Best In Pulp Fiction
Posted by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ on Jan 18, 2017 at 11:49pm
Write for the New Year
Posted by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ on Jan 18, 2017 at 11:47pm
Get it off your chest!
Posted by RainbowFish on Jan 15, 2017 at 2:04am
Budding Haiku poets welcome in. Round 6 Nature theme. The new Oriental Poetry Badge up for a prize! til Jan 21.
Posted by eyestar~Yay Power! on Jan 11, 2017 at 6:06pm
Animal Cruelty/Domestic Violence Contest
Posted by Rebecca on Jan 10, 2017 at 6:31pm
Five For Fighting!!!
Posted by T.S. Garp on Jan 3, 2017 at 11:25pm
The second Grim Blunt Contest for Horror Flash Fiction is open! If you win, then I will award over 95,000 Gift Points, including Awardicon, some Gift Points, and/or Horror/Scary Merit Badge.
Posted by Fictiøn Ðiva the Wørd Weava on Jan 3, 2017 at 3:41pm
A month long contest that uses movie quotes as prompts. Great prizes up for grabs.
Posted by Taryn~Happy 10th Power Group! on Jan 3, 2017 at 2:05pm
A reviewing contest where the winner wins an upgraded membership for three months.
Posted by Taryn~Happy 10th Power Group! on Jan 3, 2017 at 1:57pm
If you have a short story, poem or chapter written in the supernatural genre, come and enter it here! Accepts new or old pieces, up to 2000 words.
Posted by Lorraine on Jan 3, 2017 at 9:30am
January contest open! Showcase your skill with third person limited point of view. Every story earns 1000 GPS. More prizes for best stories. The contest is limited to the first ten entries, so hurry up and post your story!
Posted by Max Griffin on Jan 3, 2017 at 8:23am
Second round of is now open. This months Letter is F the genre is Fantasy. Please note that there is now a minimum word and line counts as opposed to just a max number.
Posted by Ember_Rain on Jan 1, 2017 at 6:05pm
January is a time for new beginnings and fresh starts and we want you to write a poem about how you feel about that or even your own new beginning or fresh start! January round closes on the last day of the month.
Posted by Krysha ~ celebrating 12 YEARS! on Dec 31, 2016 at 11:06pm
A seriously awesome fantasy short story contest for serious writers. Fabulous prizes for fabulous stories. Are you up for the challenge? Opens 1st January 2017. Closes 31st January 2017.
Posted by A E Willcox on Dec 29, 2016 at 1:10pm
Do you enjoy the challenge of metered poetry? If so this contest is for you! This weekly contest starts December 25,2016.
Posted by Chris Breva on Dec 25, 2016 at 5:55am
Oriental Poetry Contest
Do you love to write Than-Bauk, haiku, senryu, tanka, and other Asian forms of poetry? If yes the Oriental Poetry contest is for you! This contest is a weekly contest featuring different genres of Oriental poetry.
Posted by Chris Breva on Dec 24, 2016 at 9:43pm
Celebrating the pop culture of the last 60 years! Come take the 'Dash" with me!
Posted by Aquarian Starr - Happy 2017! on Dec 17, 2016 at 6:35pm
Can you write a really, really bad story? Well, come on in...
Posted by Kittiara on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:18am
No-prompt contest for stories and poems rated 18+ - XGC!
Posted by Kittiara on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:16am
Open for another round! Theme - The Holidays. This contest leaves the prompt wide open for interpretation.
Posted by Kittiara on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:14am
A challenge to write romance/erotica within 869 words or less. Check out the different prompts every week.
Posted by Dawn Embers on Dec 12, 2016 at 3:15pm
Monthly Prompt Based Competition to push you to your limit and beyond with strange prompts
Posted by Mare ~ Quill Award Nominee on Dec 9, 2016 at 7:18am
Follow the lowly shepherds to that glorious child in Mary's arms, and immortalize Christmas as a hope of undying joy. Write a poem on one (or more) of the five names Isaiah gives the Christ-child in Isaiah 9:6.
Posted by Quihadi on Dec 5, 2016 at 12:05am
A contest for those who write stories that deviate from the moral majority.
Posted by Warped Sanity on Dec 1, 2016 at 1:43am
A seriously awesome science fiction short story contest. Fabulous prizes. Are you up for the challenge? Opens 1st December 2016. Closes 6th January 2017.
Posted by A E Willcox on Nov 30, 2016 at 11:17am
A weekly, 24-hour poetry contest. Enter on Thursday, Winners announced on Friday! Round 1 opens on Dec. 1, 2016!
Posted by Lostwordsmith on Nov 29, 2016 at 9:56am
A Daily/Weekly Contest For Those Who Love Horror!
There's a shiny new ribbon for Weekly Winners, and 5K GPs for Daily Winners!
So what are you waiting for? Or are you scared...
Posted by Angus on Nov 27, 2016 at 2:46pm
Write a short story of around 100 words using the 'song' prompt provided. A fun and simple contest with good prizes for 1st/2nd/3rd
Posted by Spacecat on Nov 26, 2016 at 8:48pm
Write your own Christmas carol and win some serious prizes - 125K Awardicon + exclusive Advent MB to 1st place.
Posted by Andy~welcoming in 2017 on Nov 26, 2016 at 3:19pm
Round 108 is open and lasts through noon on December 9. Submit a 15-word entry to win up to 37,500 gift points!
Posted by Davy Kraken on Nov 26, 2016 at 1:47pm
Write a poem or short story that uses personification.
There is a picture prompt each month to inspire you - bring that object/thing alive.
Posted by Sally on Nov 22, 2016 at 4:15pm
Write a poem or story in the length of a 'tweet': just 140 characters. Are you up for the challenge? Come take a look!
Posted by Sally on Nov 22, 2016 at 3:59pm
Write a super short story to win a trinket and a Merit Badge!!
Posted by Jellyfish on Nov 15, 2016 at 4:53pm
New contest for newbies. Write me a story about your initial experiences with WdC right out of the gate!
Posted by Mare ~ Quill Award Nominee on Nov 12, 2016 at 10:31am
Write a story using no dialogue or inner dialogue. It's fun. Give it a try!
Posted by ~QPdoll~ on Nov 7, 2016 at 12:46pm
If pets are important to you, then this is the contest for you!
New prompt for November, all about the naughty things pets do.
Watch for a contest mash-up in December!
Posted by GeminiGem on Nov 6, 2016 at 8:10pm
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 thos
Posted by Angels in my Ear on Nov 5, 2016 at 9:50am
A Contest For November!
For this contest, write me a senryu.
Put your senryu directly in the forum.
The subject must reflect the topic expressed here:
Posted by ruwth on Nov 1, 2016 at 2:28pm
If your preferred story length is way too long for short short fiction but not quite into novel territory, this is the contest for you! No prompts! Great prizes!
Posted by Elisa, Snowman Stik on Oct 29, 2016 at 4:57pm
We have a poetry and prose contest at our contest cabin. You are welcome to enter your word art:
Poet Know It, Show It, Contest 1963898
Write With Might Contest 2095986
Posted by dogpack:invest in yourself on Oct 13, 2016 at 12:05pm
New Folklore / Romance Contest! Step out of your comfort zone to win prizes!!!
Posted by Mare ~ Quill Award Nominee on Oct 11, 2016 at 4:23pm
Write a story about talking animals (500-2000 words) and everyone wins an exclusive trinket plus other prizes for the big winners.
Posted by Steev the Friction Wizurd on Oct 9, 2016 at 6:47pm
New round, new prompt! Due November 30: There's a new kid at school and something's up with them. Your character is determined to figure out what it is!
All entries get the Teen Trinket!
Posted by Dragon will catch up soon! on Oct 4, 2016 at 8:25pm
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 Oct 4, 2016 at 5:21pm
Find the hidden treasures for prizes, and help celebrate Angel Army's 10 years!
Posted by Ŵeb♣Ŵiɫch on Oct 2, 2016 at 8:26pm
Round III. Opens soon...
Posted by Whatas Caregiving F/T on Sep 12, 2016 at 3:56am
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 Sep 3, 2016 at 6:41pm
This contest welcomes old and new stories. Choose a prompt and two genres, then write your story and enter to win.
Posted by Paul ~ D on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:38pm
Join us for WDC's Sweet 16! Wild 'n' wacky prompts, lots of WDC goodies and your chance to win an exclusive Merit Badge! Opens Thursday, Sept 1!
Posted by The Wytch: Blue Crew on Aug 27, 2016 at 11:04am
A fun, vacation poetry contest with a twist to celebrate WDC's 16th Anniversary!
Posted by Mrs. MontyB on Aug 26, 2016 at 8:37am
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