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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!

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WDC's 16th Birthday Apps Challenge   (E)
Wild & wacky flash fiction contest celebrating WDC's Sweet 16 using the WDC Prompt Apps!
#2003282 by The Wytch


Posted by The Wytch on Aug 27, 2016 at 11:04am  


Entering for say it in six, photo prompt.

 Solitude  (E)
Love loves solitude
#2094466 by Jasmine


Posted by Jasmine on Aug 26, 2016 at 9:12am  


A fun, vacation poetry contest with a twist to celebrate WDC's 16th Anniversary!

 
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Fireside Poetry Slam  (E)
A fireside poetry contest sponsored by the Paper Doll Gang!
#2047773 by The Run-on King We got this!


Posted by MontyB on Aug 26, 2016 at 8:37am  


Round 2 OPEN! Write a 6-sentence story based on new photo prompt to win Merit Badge + 6,000GPs! Round 2 Deadline: September 24.

 
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Say it in 6!  (E)
Write a 6-sentence story based on photo prompt to win.
#2091742 by traviscorter


Posted by traviscorter on Aug 21, 2016 at 3:40pm  


Come join PDG, and take part in a bunch of summer themed contests. All of WDC is welcome to play along.

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The Great Summer Camp Out!  (13+)
Fun summer events - Win Awesome Prizes and Have Fun! All are welcome to come and camp out!
#1875052 by Hannah Camping Out


Posted by Hannah Camping Out on Aug 20, 2016 at 3:29pm  


For every poet and almost-poet: come and steal up to 60k in prizes for the best prompt-inspired entry. Not long to go before the round ends!

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Whispers Of The Soul  (13+)
Get inspired by the prompts and win up to 60k, including an exclusive MB.
#1966417 by Kasia


Posted by Kasia on Aug 19, 2016 at 12:56am  


NOVELISTS! This is for you! Enter your first chapter. Grand Prize is 500k GPs and accolades galore. Come check us out.
SUBMISSIONS accepted Sept 1st through 4th ONLY.



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Chapter One Competition.   (E)
GRAND PRIZE 500,000 GPs, Awardicon, Site-wide Publicity, Accolades Galore.
#2093120 by Carol St. Ann


Posted by Carol St. Ann on Aug 18, 2016 at 10:40am  


Brand new poetry contest. Come celebrate the beginning of my latest venture and write a romantic poem!

 
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Write from the Heart Poetry Contest  (E)
Romantic Poetry Contest
#2093224 by Purpleprincess∞


Posted by Purpleprincess∞ on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:53pm  


Do you have a favorite "unawarded" poem? Or maybe you posted one and there were not enough entries? If not, write one. August is the month without a prompt. The poem must be between twelve and forty lines.

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


Posted by Quihadi on Aug 9, 2016 at 7:28pm  


Write a romantic story based on the season

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A Romance Contest: Summer  (ASR)
Seasons of Romance ~ Write a story about romance in Summer.
#1892844 by Bonnie


Posted by Bonnie on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:59am  


The Olympic Acrostic Contest runs for the duration of the Summer Olympics.
Select an Olympic sport, and write an acrostic poem about that sport.
Awardicons, merit badges and gps as prizes.

Ready, set, go!


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Olympic Acrostic Contest - CLOSED  (E)
A simple Olympic related contest - write an acrostic for any Olympic sport of your choice!
#2092460 by Sally


Posted by Sally on Aug 5, 2016 at 5:48pm  


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

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Musical Drabble  (13+)
A Flash Fiction contest based around a given song prompt
#2085951 by Spacecat - loves Spain


Posted by Spacecat - loves Spain on Aug 4, 2016 at 1:24pm  


August Round NOW OPEN. Follow the prompt and win some great prizes.

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Tales of Seduction  (18+)
AUGUST PROMPT: Tryst at a Country/County Fair
#1702029 by Purpleprincess∞


Posted by Purpleprincess∞ on Aug 2, 2016 at 1:49pm  


ALL NEW CONTEST

 
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WEIRD TALES CONTEST  (18+)
A Contest Inspired by the Old Pulp Fiction Covers of Weird Tales Magazine
#2083492 by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ


Posted by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ on Aug 2, 2016 at 1:42am  


GUESS WHO'S COME A'CALLING

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The Dialogue 500  (18+)
Dialogues of 500 words or less.
#941862 by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ


Posted by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ on Aug 2, 2016 at 1:41am  


2000+ words genre-free short story contest August 1st to September 31st. New and old items are welcome.

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World Weavers' Championship  (13+)
2000+ word genre-free story contest. Round 6 prompt: Secrecy.
#2012128 by Tileira


Posted by Tileira on Aug 1, 2016 at 4:40pm  


Do you have a poem, short story or first chapter in the supernatural genre that is under 2000 words? Yes? What are you waiting for? Enter it now!

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Supernatural Writing Contest  (13+)
No prompt! New round! Old or new pieces accepted!
#1771874 by Lorraine


Posted by Lorraine on Jul 19, 2016 at 10:59am  


You have a good chance to win this one! Give it a try!

 
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Steampunk Contest Ends Sept 15  (13+)
Create a character and a summary
#2080765 by Steev the Friction Wizurd


Posted by Steev the Friction Wizurd on Jul 19, 2016 at 1:00am  


Round 2 of the contest is now open until 31st August 2016. Remember, we are looking for anything but poetry, so dust off your essays, stories, blogs, sigs and product reviews... ANYTHING BUT POETRY, but only the best will do!

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Anything but Poetry Contest  (13+)
Round 2 now open! Deadline 31st August 2016
#1960472 by Acme


Posted by Acme on Jul 18, 2016 at 7:41pm  


A short story/poem contest with a monthly prompt. Round 1 begins in August. Now open for support and donations.

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Mysteries of the Mind Contest  (18+)
A contest for promoting mental health. Round 1 is open.
#2088411 by Soh~zentagled


Posted by Soh~zentagled on Jul 17, 2016 at 12:49pm  


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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Newbies ONLY Short Story & Poem Contest  (13+)
Open for August submissions!
#1873271 by ~ Sisco ~


Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Jun 30, 2016 at 2:02pm  


Rounf 54 Open. Pick a title, create a poem. Try your hand at winning a shiny new LPC Badge!

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Lexi's Poetry Challenge  (13+)
LPC Round 54 open. Pick a title, create a poem.
#701412 by Lexi of Martell


Posted by Lexi of Martell on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:44am  


The art of crafting action scenes is critical to competence in writing fiction because the action scene is one in which the mechanics of movement must be described believably and with precision.

 
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Them's Fighting Words (Action Contest)  (13+)
WEEKLY Fun action-writing prompt and contest! I post the pictures, you write the conflict!
#1867748 by Thundersbeard


Posted by Thundersbeard on Jun 17, 2016 at 9:10pm  


Write a story in 50-75 words! Win a Merit Badge! Yay! :)

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BLINK!  (13+)
A monthly contest for short, and I do mean short, stories! 50 to 75 words only!
#2054775 by Autumn


Posted by Jellyfish ✌❤ on Jun 14, 2016 at 3:29pm  


We welcome you all to try your hands at writing something to scare the BeeJeezus out of us...
That is, unless you're afraid....
(5K To The Daily Winner, 10K Awardicon To The Weekly Winner!)


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'SCREAMS!!!'  (GC)
A Daily/Weekly Contest Of Horror And A 2014/15 Quill Award Finalist
#2020439 by Angus


Posted by Angus on Jun 6, 2016 at 2:20pm  


A poetry contest open to all Newbies, and anyone else who has been a member of WdC for less than a year.
Awardicons, merit badges and gps to be won.
I look forward to receiving your entry!


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The Newbies + Open Poetry Contest  (18+)
A poetry contest for all Newbies + anyone in their first year at Writing.Com.
#2085863 by Sally


Posted by Sally on Jun 3, 2016 at 10:56am  


April winners announced! June contest open! World-dominating things happening at EPTaS! Am I monologuing? It feels like I'm monologuing. Probably because this month's theme is "super." Come find your inner superhero (or villain) at ETPaS this month!

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Every Picture Tells a Story  (E)
Every Picture Tells a Story (EPTaS) is a monthly, photo-prompted short story competition.
#2077696 by Rex Kramer


Posted by Rex Kramer on Jun 2, 2016 at 5:33pm  


A children's poetry contest judged by children! Come and support the youngest members on the site!

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The Littlest Poetry Contest  (E)
Enter your best children's poetry and be in to win!
#2031529 by Caitie


Posted by Elle on May 31, 2016 at 9:46pm  


Write the funniest end to the sentence and you could win an exclusive Merit Badge and an Awardicon!

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Cards Against Authors  (18+)
Finish the card game based on the famous Cards Against Humanity
#2045467 by Lorraine


Posted by Lorraine on May 10, 2016 at 2:44pm  


Got opinions? Enter your NonFiction writing! New & Previous writes (written within the last 2 months). Choose up to a 50,000 GP AwardIcon, or keep the points. No fees. All cases & membership levels. Give me something opinionated to read!

IN & OUT
The 4 Controversies CONTEST  (18+)
See you in September! Got OPINIONS? Come write for me. Teach me something!
#2083509 by Whata Very, Very Behind


Posted by Whata Very, Very Behind on May 9, 2016 at 4:58am  



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 those skills to the test.


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


Posted by Angels in my Ear on May 5, 2016 at 9:30am  


New rules and prizes for Fable if You're Able! No more entry fee and 25k prize for first place.

Fable if You're Able  (E)
A contest to test your fabulous fabling
#2082291 by Aesop


Posted by Aesop on May 4, 2016 at 2:11pm  


In case you missed it, another round has started! If you have written a story between 5,000 and 20,000 words, this is for you. No prompts. All genres welcome! :)

Long, Long, Long  (18+)
Prompt-free contest for stories of the lengthier variety. New round September 3rd!
#1782293 by Elisa the Olympics Stik


Posted by Elisa the Olympics Stik on Apr 25, 2016 at 11:12pm  


Perhaps one of the easiest contests to enter. Just give me your creepiest dream. You may do it in any form you'd like: telling, storytelling ,poetry or prose. Your choice. Just give me your best ... after all, it's a competition

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Out of the Fog, Dream Contest  (E)
A contest which comes out of the fog now and then, as if a dream.
#2002225 by IntueyRaffleForPrizes/Gps!


Posted by IntueyRaffleForPrizes/Gps! on Apr 25, 2016 at 8:11am  


The contest where the Newest members of Writing.com choose the winners!

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Newbies are the Judge!  (E)
Contest that is Judged by WDC Newbies
#2064748 by lostwordsmith


Posted by lostwordsmith on Apr 13, 2016 at 7:53am  


The simplest contest ever! Post an intriguing prompt, no longer than five sentences. No bitems or items necessary! Post directly in message window. Read the rules in case there's a theme. Deadline: Each Tuesday, 11:59pm, unless otherwise stated.

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The Prompt Me Contest  (13+)
The simplest contest ever! Send me a prompt!
#2000519 by Cubby is camping


Posted by Cubby is camping on Mar 31, 2016 at 7:00am  


Post your title and summary (like the ones you read on the inside of a book jacket) of the prompted picture. This is a great exercise! No bitems or items necessary. Always read the rules! Deadline is the last Sunday of every month, 11:59pm.

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


Posted by Cubby is camping on Mar 31, 2016 at 6:50am  


A contest open to those who write for children and also, fo those who would like to give it a try! Be sure to read the rules and follow the prompt. Deadline is normally the last Sunday of every month, 11:59pm.

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


Posted by Cubby is camping on Mar 31, 2016 at 6:44am  


Write a story with no dialogue.

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No Dialogue Contest  (E)
Write a story containing no dialogue, in 700 words or less, based on the monthly prompt.
#2079495 by ~QPdoll~


Posted by ~QPdoll~ on Mar 29, 2016 at 6:36am  


Back after nearly three years! Awardicons, an exclusive Merit Badge, gift points... Just follow the prompt to be in with a chance.

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Kittiara's Writing Contest  (ASR)
Short story and poetry contest, with a theme!
#861112 by Kittiara


Posted by Kittiara on Mar 15, 2016 at 5:23pm  




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.


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Poetic Traditions Poetry Contest  (E)
Test your skill and talent in the art of traditional poetry in this monthly contest.
#2055137 by Angels in my Ear


Posted by Angels in my Ear on Mar 13, 2016 at 9:37am  


New United Pagan Society contest, open for all!

 UPS Contest - Demigods and Demigoddesses  (E)
Forum for UPS contests
#2054039 by Autumn


Posted by Autumn on Jan 26, 2016 at 1:20pm  


'Tweet' me a story or poem in under 140 characters.
Exclusive contest merit badge and gps to win.
Give it a go!


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Tweet Me a Story  (18+)
Write me a story or poem in the equivalent space of a 'tweet' - 140 characters.
#2040737 by Sally


Posted by Sally on Jan 18, 2016 at 7:49am  


Limitless writing is found here. Young Adult writing contest. Accepting Poetry, Short Stories, Prose, Chapters and every other item type in the genre of YA.

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Limitless YA Contest ~ REOPENED!  (E)
Limitless writing is found here. Young Adult writing contest ~ REOPENED!
#2059914 by Khariyya ~ is 2!!!


Posted by Khariyya ~ is 2!!! on Oct 2, 2015 at 5:43pm  


Write a children's story or poem using the monthly prompt. You do not need to be a member to enter. 1st Prize: Choice of Awardicon, Children's MB, or 10,000 gps. 2nd Place: 5000 gps. 3rd Place: 1000 gps. Be sure to read all the rules! New members welcome!

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


Posted by Cubby is camping on Sep 22, 2015 at 7:26am  


I provide a monthly photo, you provide the hook! Write an inside book flap summary of what your story idea is about. Intrigue me! No need for bitems or items. Post directly in window. 1st Place: MB or 10,000 gps.. 2nd Place: 5000 gps.. 3rd Place: 1000 gps

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


Posted by Cubby is camping on Sep 22, 2015 at 7:21am  


Write an intriguing prompt in three sentences or less, directly in the message window. No need for bitems or items! 500 gps to the weekly winner!

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The Prompt Me Contest  (13+)
The simplest contest ever! Send me a prompt!
#2000519 by Cubby is camping


Posted by Cubby is camping on Sep 22, 2015 at 7:12am  


Sometimes a story isn't quick (or easy). This contest celebrates those works! An extended Round Nine has kicked off, and I can't wait to see what it brings. Wink

Long, Long, Long  (18+)
Prompt-free contest for stories of the lengthier variety. New round September 3rd!
#1782293 by Elisa the Olympics Stik


Posted by Elisa the Olympics Stik on Sep 5, 2015 at 1:28pm  


A contest for lovers of mythical creatures - after a break, we are back now

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Sensual Fantasy  (18+)
Fantasy/Erotica Short Story Contest for those who love to love mystical creatures.
#1511345 by Christine


Posted by Christine on Aug 27, 2015 at 8:38am  


A contest that is SO simple! Have a funny true story? Wanna win great prizes? Well what are you waiting for?

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Life's Laughable Moments  (18+)
Got a funny anecdote? Wanna win an Awardicon, Merit Badge or GPs? Bring it! 50% to RAOK!
#2045674 by Word Warrior ~ seen my muse??


Posted by Word Warrior ~ seen my muse?? on Aug 6, 2015 at 3:38pm  


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