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Opens the 1st of February and Closes the 28th. Rhyming style poetry only and I love this part . Can be old or new, that's up to you. Win a Merit badge, Awardicon and Gift Points too.

ID: 427318 (ASR)
A Special Place for Seniors and visitors! CHECK OUT OUR CONTESTS!

Posted by Monty on Jan 31, 2015 at 2:26pm  

THE HUNDRED AND TWENTY FOURTH CONTEST WILL OPEN ON THE 1ST OF FEBRUARY AND CLOSE AT NOON ON THE 28TH. Poetry Old or new, again that's up to you. Awardicons and Gift Points too. Open to all Registered Authors.

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

Posted by Monty on Jan 31, 2015 at 1:01pm  

A brand new Horror based contest run monthly. Prompt is up for February!

ID: 2027807 (13+)
Monthly Monstrosity Contest 
Write the best story using the prompt to win 10,000gps...
by ~~>JubeCube<~~

Posted by ~~>JubeCube<~~ on Jan 31, 2015 at 3:42am  

The grand re-opening of "What If? (A Historical Fiction Contest)" begins the 1st of March! Mark your calenders! Judges needed.

ID: 1529432 (18+)
What If? (A Historical Fiction Contest) 
New round coming soon!
by Professor Q

Posted by Professor Q on Jan 28, 2015 at 12:18am  

Simple Contest:
Write three or less sentences, creating what I call a proverbial. Be funny or creative and you could win! Contest ends around the 1st and 15th of each month.

AWARDS: 1st place 3,500 gp 2nd place 1,000 gp Most Wacky 500 gp

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

Posted by Jreese on Jan 27, 2015 at 12:50pm  

ID: 2027842 (E)
WDC Giveaways 
Here is where i host several giveaways each month.
by iveltac~I Need A Brain

Posted by iveltac~I Need A Brain on Jan 27, 2015 at 9:39am  

It doesn't get much simpler that this! Send me a prompt directly in the message window. 500 gps go to the weekly winner(s). Sometimes I run specials, so be sure to read the rules!

ID: 2000519 (18+)
The Prompt Me Contest 
The simplest contest ever! Send me a prompt!
by Cubby on Cloud 9!

Posted by Cubby on Cloud 9! on Jan 26, 2015 at 7:32am  

Post a title and jacket-cover summary, prompted by the monthly photo provided. No items or bitems required. Post directly in message window.

ID: 2003926 (18+)
Picture a Story 
Send me a title and summary of your story idea, prompted by the picture.
by Cubby on Cloud 9!

Posted by Cubby on Cloud 9! on Jan 26, 2015 at 7:28am  

A contest for those who write for children. All members welcome!

ID: 1999597 (ASR)
Children's Genre Contests 
A contest open to those who write for children.
by Cubby on Cloud 9!

Posted by Cubby on Cloud 9! on Jan 26, 2015 at 7:20am  

Musical Sentiments Poetry Contest uses song lyrics for prompts. Now taking entries for the February round. Deadline is Feb. 26. Stop by and have a look. Prizes include awardicon, MB, GPs. All ddonations of 50K or more will receive a music MB.

ID: 1523560 (E)
Musical Sentiments Poetry Contest  
February's prompts are related to "contentment in solidarity."
by Crissy~Musical Sentiments

Posted by Crissy~Musical Sentiments on Jan 25, 2015 at 2:19pm  

A prompt based poetry contest for Newbies only.

ID: 1968082 (13+)
Newbies Only Poetry Contest 
A prompt Based Poetry contest for Newbies. Re-opens 1st Feb 2015.
by Sanita

Posted by Sanita on Jan 25, 2015 at 5:23am  

Monthly Fantasy Writing Contest. New round open!

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

Posted by Squeekachu on Jan 24, 2015 at 12:04pm  

Get your entries in by noon on February 6 for a chance to win a piece of 35,000 gift points!

ID: 921363 (13+)
I supply an acronym; you make up what it stands for. My favorite entries win gift points!
by Kraken in a Winter Wonderland

Posted by Kraken in a Winter Wonderland on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:31am  

Special technology round. Creativity and the ability to terrify the reader will be rewarded. Deadline is January 31st.

ID: 617470 (E)
Ordinary Horrors Contest 
Special technology round - the object of horror is an electronic device.
by Diane

Posted by Diane on Jan 22, 2015 at 10:59am  

Saints and Sinners IS BACK!!! Round 17 Opens January 25th. See contest for rules.

ID: 1545742 (18+)
Saints and Sinners Erotica Contest 
Saints & Sinners is back!! ROUND 17 starts January 25th. New Prompts!
by New Beginnings...

Posted by New Beginnings... on Jan 21, 2015 at 9:53pm  

Victorian Writing Style is back.Prizes are the same, prompt is posted.The only change I made is that judging will be in two weeks, this is not monthly contest anymore. So, go on, hurry up and dig your best story buried on old shelf :) 1500 words-no more

ID: 1978499 (E)
Victorian Writing Style Contest-OPENED 
Write a short story in victorian style, 1500 words or less
by ~Minya in Wonderland ~

Posted by ~Minya in Wonderland ~ on Jan 21, 2015 at 2:53pm  

There are just 2 weeks left before Round 1 begins! Develop your world building, expand your setting, and win a ribbon for your efforts.
World Weavers' Championship consists of ten daily prompts and begins 1st February.

 ID: 2012128 (13+)
World Weavers' Championship 
The forum for the World Weavers group and contest.
by Tileira

Posted by Tileira on Jan 19, 2015 at 10:28am  

WRITE a ROUNDEL or VILLANELLE using one image prompt for this round.

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

Posted by Mage Gervic on Jan 19, 2015 at 1:42am  

Showcase your skills with point of view. Every entry earns 1000 GPS. Prizes and merit badges for the best stories. Taking entries through January 26 for the next round. Contest limited to ten entries, so hurry up and enter!

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 Jan 18, 2015 at 8:02pm  

Write a short story or a poem set on the stage of an RPG game you create! Contest is open and runs until FEB 18. First, second and third place will be awarded gift points. First place grand prize is 10K GP.

ID: 2026236 (18+)
Swords & Spells Gaming Fantasy Contest 
Fiction/fantasy short stories or poetry based on the world of a video game you create.
by Nuraya

Posted by Nuraya on Jan 16, 2015 at 1:51am  

YES! Jan, Feb entries. Winter mix-em-up outside? Is the tree still up? Seeking traditional pens. Winners gear up for a ton of snowy plots. EIGHTH ANNUAL, Archive Saved. You write em, I rev em. Any Mysteries4me? .. hum ... Angels we have heard on high.

ID: 1190255 (18+)
2014 ANNUAL XMAS GENRE CONTEST ends 2/14/15 NEWS: NY BANS! fracking DEC '14! WAY to GO NY!

Posted by TEFF: CELEBRATE on Jan 14, 2015 at 9:05am  

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.

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's Auction

Posted by Angels in my Ear's Auction on Jan 13, 2015 at 8:25pm  

A daily haiku/senryu/tanka poetry contest! Now open!

ID: 1871736 (E)
Daily Haiku Contest 
A daily contest for haiku, senryu, and tanka poetry.
by *Southernemma*

Posted by *Southernemma* on Jan 10, 2015 at 10:36am  

What are your goals for 2015? Write a letter to yourself that informs you of your goals in a creative way and you could win!

ID: 597313 (E)
Dear Me: Official Contest 
What are *your* goals for the new year? Think it over, write a letter and win big prizes!
by The StoryMistress

Posted by Diane on Jan 9, 2015 at 12:52pm  


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

Posted by Quihadi on Jan 7, 2015 at 7:18pm  

New Round, New Prompt!

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

Posted by .etaK on Jan 6, 2015 at 10:25pm  

Any theme is fine for January. Every poem wins gift points. Come check out the contest!

ID: 927687 (E)
Haiku and Senryu: A Contest and More.... 
Updated on 01/05/15
by Celeste632

Posted by Celeste632 on Jan 5, 2015 at 11:27pm  

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!

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

Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Jan 5, 2015 at 5:04pm  

Great prompts and great prizes if you enter this contest.

ID: 1380461 (18+)
Paradise Cove Writing Challenge  
A romance/erotica contest from The Talent Pond.
by Jeff

Posted by Aisha Searching on Jan 5, 2015 at 6:46am  

The Weekly Writings Contest has finally reopened. I am also looking for a dedicated WDC member to help out and become a judge too.

ID: 1595296 (13+)
Weekly Writings Contest 
Write the best story using the prompt to win 3000gp...
by ~~>JubeCube<~~

Posted by ~~>JubeCube<~~ on Jan 4, 2015 at 11:22pm  

A weekly contest that celebrates characters from the LGBT+ community. Each week, there are new and exciting prompts, as well as fabulous prizes! We accept all genres and writing styles so come on in!

ID: 2024505 (E)
Questioning Characters: A LGBT Contest 
A weekly LGBT contest that uses questions as prompts!
by Len's a Yellow Submarine~

Posted by Len's a Yellow Submarine~ on Jan 4, 2015 at 7:11pm  

Newbies only 100 word contest

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 Jan 4, 2015 at 7:19am  

Feeling sicked by all the lovey, dovey holiday spirit? Come to the dark side with this wicked little contest. Massive Prized for Dec/Jan round!

 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 Jan 4, 2015 at 1:28am  

It's back for 2015! Stop by and see if the prompt inspires you for this week!

ID: 2013987 (18+)
Weekly Image Prompt Contest 
Each week a new image will be posted to inspire you! Stop by to see what this weeks is!
by Lorraine

Posted by Lorraine on Jan 3, 2015 at 12:43pm  

New year, new gauntlet! The next round will begin on February 1st. Come join us in a round of challenging character prompts! Please check the newly revised rules before signing up.

ID: 1897404 (13+)
Character Gauntlet 
New round starts in February! Open for sign-ups.
by ‚ô• Mynt ‚ô•

Posted by ‚ô• Mynt ‚ô• on Jan 2, 2015 at 9:38pm  

Write a poem in any style you choose! New round open now. Deadline: January 24th

ID: 1993934 (E)
Monthly Poetry Contest 
Poetry Contest
by Sunny

Posted by Charlie on Jan 2, 2015 at 5:17pm  

Next round now open! Deadline: January 31st @ 1PM WdC Time

ID: 1875093 (18+)
The Humorous Poetry Contest 
The contest where the rating doesn't matter! ~Judging in Progress
by Lornda

Posted by Lornda on Jan 2, 2015 at 4:03pm  

I find the Steampunk genre to be very challenging, but this contest has great prompts to help you start your stories!

ID: 1778153 (13+)
The Pressure Valve-Wintry Mix. 
The SteamPunk Authors Guild's short story contest.
by CeruleanSon

Posted by Jeff on Jan 2, 2015 at 12:44pm  

A great contest for dark poetry with excellent prizes!

ID: 1971713 (13+)
Dark Dreamscapes Poetry Contest 
Closed for judging - Round 9 Opens Feb 1st, 2015
by Darleen ~Going for #2 Go Hawks

Posted by Jeff on Jan 2, 2015 at 12:29pm  

Set monthly writing goals and win prizes!

ID: 1965469 (13+)
Monthly Writing Accountability Challenge 
A monthly writing competition designed to hold you accountable for your goals.
by Brandiwyn‚ô™

Posted by Brandiwyn‚ô™ on Jan 1, 2015 at 10:40pm  

Please join us for a round of flash fiction. The new prompt is posted and we will accept any Steampunk story of 500 words or less with outstanding dialogue. That's it! Enjoy the friendly competition and perhaps win one of the prizes!

ID: 1781446 (13+)
StAG Firebox-CLOSED 
Steampunk fiction competition
by T.Boilerman, Dragon Keeper

Posted by T.Boilerman, Dragon Keeper on Jan 1, 2015 at 12:52pm  

Dragon's Keep is now open for submissions, this round will run through late February. We are looking for stories that reflect a confrontation between a dragon and a sphinx. Enjoy the competition! ALL ENTRIES (in accordance with the rules) ARE WELCOME!!

ID: 1767321 (E)
The Official Monthly Short Story Contest of the Fantasy and Science Fiction Society
by T.Boilerman, Dragon Keeper

Posted by T.Boilerman, Dragon Keeper on Jan 1, 2015 at 12:47pm  

Suspended til Spring, but keep it in mind

ID: 1986337 (E)
CONTEST SUSPENDED UNTIL SPRING... ONLY one Prompt: PETS...for story, poem, other item;
by GrANNbest4writingLesbian Smile

Posted by PandaPaws on Dec 31, 2014 at 10:59pm  

HISTORICAL POETRY tells about the past, from today back as far as the story takes you, often giving tribute to brave and interesting people.

ID: 1988565 (E)
NEXT DEADLINE FEBRUARY 22: Contest Re: People & Events of the world told in poetic form.
by GrANNbest4writingLesbian Smile

Posted by HuntersMoon on Dec 31, 2014 at 4:23pm  

A place for folks to come in and leave a message for the veterans, and say "thanks"; share a story, poem/prose or whatever. Not to forget the men and women who are serving our country right now! They have caught the torch we have passed on!

ID: 423698 (ASR)
Of course there's a Veterans Day - EVERY DAY!

Posted by HuntersMoon on Dec 31, 2014 at 4:13pm  

This contest challenges you to develop your talent, explore new forms and oil the gears that make your muse tick. You will be inspired, encouraged and equipped to realize your full potential and pursue your dreams.

ID: 1966417 (E)
Whispers Of The Soul 
Round 13 Open! Get inspired by the prompts and win up to 35k. Bring us your best today...
by Kasia ~ internet troubles

Posted by HuntersMoon on Dec 31, 2014 at 3:59pm  

This weekly contest is for short form poetry. 1st place-- 2,000 gps
This would include haiku, senryu, triolet, cinquain, tanka, limerick, rondelet, octet, quatrain, etc.

ID: 1842029 (E)
Weekly contest for short form poetry, such as haiku, triolet, cinquain, etc.
by *Southernemma*

Posted by *Southernemma* on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:37pm  

Prompt now up for Round 25! Come on in and check it out. Write either horror or erotica--or if you're up to a challenge, try your hand at horrotica!

ID: 1933849 (18+)
Two Sides to Every Story 
On Hiatus until April, 2015
by ~ A.J. Lyle ~

Posted by ~ A.J. Lyle ~ on Dec 22, 2014 at 6:03am  

New prompt contest starting 01/01/2015. Come take a peek.

ID: 2022271 (13+)
Prompt Me Musically 
Prompt contest using a song title from a musical as the prompt
by Andy~far too busy

Posted by Andy~far too busy on Dec 19, 2014 at 4:12pm  

The Word of the Mouth is done being edited. The next round will start on the first of the coming year, I can't wait to see what you all can make from next mouth's word, "Beforetime" All winners will get a Writing Merit Badge along with other cool Prizes!

ID: 1796132 (13+)
Word of the Month Writing Contest 
One word Prop Writing contest Next round:1/1/2015
by Turtle Dove

Posted by Turtle Dove on Dec 18, 2014 at 5:40pm  

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