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Make stories or poems with show, movie, music, or maybe even drink titles all throughout. This contest opens May 1st!

ID: 1473144 (E)
Songs, movies, and more, Oh my!  
A contest where you make stories or poems with certain titles throughout.
by Jenny

Posted by Jenny on Apr 28, 2015 at 12:18am  

Do you like to write TWISTED stories or poems? Or maybe you just write stories/poems with an interesting twist in them. New weekly contest starts Sunday, May 3rd at 12:01 AM WDC time, and ends on May 9th at 11:59 WDC time (ROUND 1)

ID: 2039339 (E)
Twisters Group 
Group and Contest for the most TWISTED story or poem
by Night Owl~Linux Lover

Posted by Night Owl~Linux Lover on Apr 23, 2015 at 11:18pm  

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.

ID: 2039153 (E)
Artisans Village Arts & Crafts Contest 
This is for the Contests for Artisans Village Arts & Crafts Forum
by ElfinDragon - needs a job

Posted by ElfinDragon - needs a job 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.

ID: 2039175 (E)
Artisan's Village - Food Contest 
All Food Contests will be posted and discussed here
by ElfinDragon - needs a job

Posted by ElfinDragon - needs a job 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.

ID: 2039162 (E)
Artisan's Village - Music Contest 
Artisan's Village Music Contest
by ElfinDragon - needs a job

Posted by ElfinDragon - needs a job 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.

ID: 2012128 (13+)
World Weavers' Championship 
Round 2 commences 01 May 2015. Forum open for reviews, articles and advice.
by Tileira

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.

ID: 2016845 (E)
Three Prompts 
Fantasy and Science Fiction contest with three prompts! Voting Now Open!
by Matt Bird

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!

ID: 2038483 (E)
Publicity in Numbers Contest 
Get your story published in an anthology & broaden your audience. 500 GPs for entering!
by Koda (K. Michael)

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!

ID: 1966417 (E)
Whispers Of The Soul 
Round 16 Open! Get inspired by the prompts and win up to 35k, including an exclusive MB.
by Kasia

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, time.

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

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

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

Posted by Paul ~ Spoiled Rotten on Apr 13, 2015 at 12:52pm  

An Open Prompt Round

ID: 1892844 (18+)
Spring Romance ~Open 
Seasons of Romance. Spring Romance opens 15 April
by Bonnie

Posted by Bonnie on Apr 13, 2015 at 9:22am  

Write an epic poem or short story about the mythical creature provided as the prompt for the month. April = ice dragons! Be in to win the exclusive The Lair merit badge!

ID: 1938456 (E)
The Lair 
Monthly mythical creatures writing contest. Stories or epic poems - you choose!
by Elle

Posted by Elle on Apr 13, 2015 at 3:10am  

Got a nasty little mind for stories or poems? Get rewarded for it here!!

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 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!

ID: 710935 (13+)
Star Trek Poetry CONTEST  
Poetry Contest Based on Star Trek! Join the fun!
by Maryann - 13 at WDC

Posted by eyestar~Thanks ANON! 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.

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

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!

ID: 2032229 (18+)
Fantastic Fandoms and Where to Find Them 
by Bear Hunter

Posted by Bear Hunter on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:13am  

April genre is Ghost! All writers welcome!

ID: 2032025 (E)
Try Something New Contest 
Try something new! Write for a new genre every month! Newbies wecolme
by Stephanie Ferguson

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!

ID: 1948206 (E)
The Final Frontier 
The Official Sci Fi Contest of The Scribes
by editee

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.

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

Posted by Angels in my Ear ~ Raffle on Apr 4, 2015 at 12:59am  

Monthly fantasy story contest. Enter if you dare!

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

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!

ID: 921363 (13+)
ACRO*BATICS [Round Over] 
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 Mar 31, 2015 at 10:01pm  

THE HUNDRED AND TWENTY SIXTH CONTEST WILL OPEN ON THE 1ST OF APRIL AND CLOSE AT NO SPECIFIED TIME ON THE 30TH. 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 Mar 31, 2015 at 12:46pm  

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.

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

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?

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 ~ Raffle

Posted by Angels in my Ear ~ Raffle 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!

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

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!

ID: 1993946 (E)
Precious Gifts Contest 
This is a contest for whatever you think is your Precious Gift!
by Roni's trying to catch up!

Posted by Roni's trying to catch up! on Mar 28, 2015 at 9:45pm  

Starting April 1, in honor of National Poetry Writing Month, a Tarot Poetry Contest!

ID: 2036210 (13+)
NaPoWriMo Tarot Poetry Contest 
For April, I am hosting a poetry contest with a twist-Tarot!
by Tarot Tessa

Posted by Tarot Tessa on Mar 28, 2015 at 6:11pm  

New contest running from now until April 30, 2015. Please write about an animal or animals. New Poems or New Very Short Stories are Welcome! Win merit badge and awardicon if you win!

ID: 2036179 (18+)
Show Me Your Animal Contest! 
Poem or Short Story Featuring Animal(s) Contest Open NOW- Can be Fiction or Non-Fiction
by hooves

Posted by hooves on Mar 28, 2015 at 1:24pm  

Newbies Only Prompt Based Poetry Contest

ID: 1968082 (13+)
Newbies Only Poetry Contest 
A prompt Based Poetry contest for Newbies.
by Sanita

Posted by Sanita on Mar 22, 2015 at 7:58am  

Grab a friend, or make a new one with this contest aimed at partnership in writing.

 ID: 2028981 (E)
Partner Project Prompt Contest 
Come on in and find a partner for the prompt, write together and win together
by ~~>JubeCube<~~

Posted by ~~>JubeCube<~~ on Mar 21, 2015 at 7:59am  

You're free to write any kind of poetry you wish - any length, any genre, any rating. I accept everything, and I review everything - so get rocking writing those entries! There's no prompts, and you're dreams can fly high! Round One opens April 1st!

ID: 2031256 (13+)
Flying Dreams Poetry Contest 
Let your dreams fly with any kind of poetry you wish. Round 1 Open!
by Jazzy~Go Team Missy!

Posted by Jazzy~Go Team Missy! on Mar 19, 2015 at 9:55pm  

New prompt up, Alice in Horror-land! :)

ID: 2014825 (13+)
Poison Apple Theater - Spring Edition! 
A monthly dark fantasy contest with a picture prompt. Interpret prompts as you will.
by unsophistikate.

Posted by unsophistikate. on Mar 15, 2015 at 2:01am  

A monthly based horror prompt contest. Come in and check out the newest prompt!

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

Posted by ~~>JubeCube<~~ on Mar 14, 2015 at 11:50pm  

Write a book jacket summary of what this story could be about, prompted by a monthly picture. No items or bitems necessary. Post directly in the message window. Great prizes!

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

Posted by Cubby on Mar 14, 2015 at 6:35pm  

The simplest contest you'll ever enter! No need for items or bitems. Just post a short prompt and may the best prompter win! This contest is weekly and ends each Tuesday at 11:59pm unless otherwise posted. Please read the rules!

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

Posted by Cubby on Mar 14, 2015 at 6:32pm  

If you like to write for kids, be sure to join us! You do not need to be a member to enter this monthly contest. Come on in!

ID: 1999597 (ASR)
We Write for Kids Contest 
A contest open to those who write for children.
by Cubby

Posted by Cubby on Mar 14, 2015 at 6:29pm  

Round 1 is open!!! There will be a special prize awarded the first entry into this very exciting contest. Looking forward to reading your entries.

ID: 2028734 (18+)
Thrill(or) Die Contest 
A contest for thriller lovers... ROUND 1 OPEN!!!
by benjwriter14

Posted by benjwriter14 on Mar 12, 2015 at 2:57pm  

Know someone you think needs to write more? Know someone who should be in an asylum? Come and lock them up with us. This is a prompt based contest and is open to everyone.

ID: 2034157 (18+)
The Asylum 
Be locked in to the Asylum. Only you can write your way out!
by Witchjy

Posted by Witchjy on Mar 12, 2015 at 8:29am  

'SCREAMS!!!' is always looking for new talented writers to grace our page of horror! There's 5,000 Gift Points to be given away daily if we have at least 2 entries! So what are you waiting for?
Or are you scared?

ID: 2020439 (GC)
A Daily/Weekly Contest Of Horror And A 2014 Quill Award Finalist
by Angus

Posted by Angus on Mar 11, 2015 at 3:22pm  

A contest geared towards LGBT stories. Each month offers inspiring prompts and great prizes. Rounds end on the last day of each month. Up to GC items allowed!

ID: 1980539 (18+)
The LGBT Writing Contest 
A monthly contest focusing on LGBT themes and characters - OPEN
by * §tressed §apph *

Posted by ♥ Mynt ♥ on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:45pm  

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. There are already six stories in the March, 2015 round, 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 Mar 6, 2015 at 8:46am  

Innocence Lost contest starts April 1st! Running fundraisers to build up our prizes! This is a place to give victims a chance to share and use their voice!

ID: 1599595 (18+)
Innocence Lost Contest 
Starts April 1st!!! Look for our sig. fundraiser to show your support!!
by Support Innocence Lost Contest

Posted by Support Innocence Lost Contest on Mar 4, 2015 at 7:42pm  

Newbies only 100 word story 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 Mar 3, 2015 at 2:56pm  

A Contest where Newbies are the judge!

ID: 2032656 (E)
Newbies are the Judge! 
A contest judged by Newbies to Writing.Com
by K.E. Edwards

Posted by K.E. Edwards on Mar 1, 2015 at 6:07pm  

March prompt is up!

ID: 1926350 (ASR)
I'll Give You a Sentence Contest 
I'll give you a starter sentence, you give me a story!
by Nikola~Hockey Playoffs

Posted by Nikola~Hockey Playoffs on Mar 1, 2015 at 5:07pm  

Have a Fantasy Story that doesn't fit anywhere? Submit to this open-prompt short story contest!

ID: 1948161 (E)
Dragonsmeade Hall 
The public web and contest of all Fantasy writers hosted by WdC's finest Fantasy groups!
by McLottie

Posted by McLottie on Mar 1, 2015 at 11:18am  

Have a Sci-Fi Story that doesn't fit anywhere? Submit to this open-prompt short story contest!

ID: 1948095 (E)
The Spaceport 
The public web and contest of all Sci-Fi writers hosted by WdC's finest Sci-Fi groups!
by McLottie

Posted by McLottie on Mar 1, 2015 at 11:18am  

Have a Horror Story that doesn't fit anywhere? Submit to this open-prompt short story contest!

ID: 1808390 (ASR)
The Horrorum 
The public web and contest of all horror writers hosted by WdC's finest horror groups!
by McLottie

Posted by McLottie on Mar 1, 2015 at 11:17am  

You will have to get your thinking caps on for this one.

 ID: 2032384 (E)
Intriguing Words Contest 
This is a different contest. A quote is the prompt.
by amy

Posted by amy on Feb 28, 2015 at 2:30pm  

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