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Round three of Haiku Hunt is open. Spring into the hunt with a haiku about spring! Everyone welcome!

ID: 1969492 (E)
Haiku Hunt Contest 
Haiku Poem Contest with Prompt. Round Three OPEN!
by eyestar~Happy 12th Maryann!

Posted by eyestar~Happy 12th Maryann! on Apr 17, 2014 at 8:33am  

New round! New prompt inside! Entries due May 15th, look inside for great prizes and fun!

ID: 1948206 (E)
The Final Frontier 
The Official Sci Fi Contest of The Scribes
by Jonas~Space Knight

Posted by Jonas~Space Knight on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:09am  

Innocence Lost contest coming soon!! HUGE PRIZES for a good cause :)

ID: 1599595 (18+)
Innocence Lost Contest 
Starts June 1st!!! Look for our auction to raise funds coming soon!!
by Innocence Lost Auction HELP!!

Posted by Innocence Lost Auction HELP!! on Apr 16, 2014 at 5:52am  

Creative Nonfiction Writing Contest NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS.

ID: 1800323 (E)
Creative Nonfiction Contest 
Monthly contest for short creative nonfiction pieces using prompts.
by *Southernemma*

Posted by *Southernemma* on Apr 13, 2014 at 4:31pm  

New Victorian prompt is open long time ago. Have you ever gossip about someone? I'm sure you did. (I hear you about this ladies). So why wont share it with us as well? You don't need to mention real names.

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

Posted by Minya--Aino Minako on Apr 12, 2014 at 8:07am  

the item above 1986337 is a new contest with Round one starting May 1, 2014. The Pet Newsletter Contest will seek stories, poem, essays, articles about pets according to the monthly prompt.

ID: 1986337 (13+)
The Pet NewsLetter Contest 
Prompts given for story, poem, other item for a newsletter about pets; themes will change
by best4writing-Peace2AllLesbians

Posted by best4writing-Peace2AllLesbians on Apr 12, 2014 at 6:12am  

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 Apr 11, 2014 at 2:37pm  

A daily contest for haiku, senryu, and tanka poetry.

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

Posted by *Southernemma* on Apr 11, 2014 at 3:41am  


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

Posted by *Southernemma* on Apr 11, 2014 at 3:37am  

A contest calling for your war stories.

 ID: 1981374 (E)
War is Declared! 
Who will be the final victor?
by Coelacanth

Posted by Coelacanth on Apr 10, 2014 at 2:16am  

ROUND 2 Open! Check out the prompt and write the best short story for your chance at an Awardicon or 10,000 Gift Points today!

ID: 1971433 (13+)
Through the Vortex Contest 
Enter your strange short stories or poems for an Awardicon and a chance at 100,000 GPS.
by traviscorter

Posted by traviscorter on Apr 9, 2014 at 6:19pm  

Sculpting Poetry is a challenging weekly contest in which writers submit new and original poems following a given form and theme.

 ID: 1794325 (E)
Sculpting Poetry  
A contest for the different forms of poetry
by CassiJ

Posted by CassiJ on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:47pm  

Spread the laughs around and enter your story by April 30th! Word count: 100 to 2000.

ID: 1983164 (18+)
The Humorous Short Story Contest 
April Round Now Open~Enter non-awarded fiction or non-fiction. Old or new entries welcomed
by Lornda

Posted by Lornda on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:58am  

Come check out this month's contest. This month is a trial run for an additional contest feature to encourage writing of this form of poetry - gift points for every entry! Visit the contest and check out the details!

ID: 927687 (E)
Haiku and Senryu: A Contest and More.... 
Updated on04/07/14
by Celeste632

Posted by Celeste632 on Apr 7, 2014 at 9:50pm  

Do you have any great family stories? Has anyone recorded them? 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

Posted by Angels in my Ear on Apr 7, 2014 at 1:01pm  

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 form poetry? This contest is for you.
by Angels in my Ear

Posted by Angels in my Ear on Apr 7, 2014 at 1:00pm  

Deadline 4/30/14. Major prizes for 1st through 3rd place to include awardicons, merit badges and GPs.

ID: 1897037 (E)
The Perfect Sonnet Contest 
In search of the perfect sonnet...
by April Showers...

Posted by April Showers... on Apr 6, 2014 at 9:41pm  

Poetry or short story, old or new, up to you. Prompt is Springtime. Prizes are Merit Badge, Awardicon and 10,000 GPs. Second prize Awardicon and 10,000 GPs. Third prize Awardicon and 5,000 Honorable mention 2,000 Gps.
See Ya there.

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

Posted by Monty on Apr 6, 2014 at 5:10pm  

April contest closing April 30th Poetry or story old or new, Prizes Grand prize Merit Badge, Awardicon and 10,000 GPs. First prize Merit Badge, Awardicon and 5,000 GPs. Third Prize 5,000 GPs. and 100 Gps just for entering.
Please read the easy rules.

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

Posted by Monty on Apr 6, 2014 at 5:01pm  

A contest where you get to set the prompts.

 ID: 1985457 (E)
The Prompt Contest 
A contest with a twist.
by Coelacanth

Posted by Coelacanth on Apr 6, 2014 at 12:46pm  

April's contest is a choice between two images, and writing a poem about it. Everything else is left open for the author.

ID: 1742964 (E)
The Lighthouse Poetry Contests 
Contests with a Christian theme
by Quihadi (kwe-ha-dee)

Posted by Quihadi (kwe-ha-dee) on Apr 5, 2014 at 1:11am  

The person who posts the best four newsfeeds wins. Rules apply. Go ahead. Be creative. And most importantly, have fun making the best news!

ID: 1982107 (13+)
The Best News Contest 
The goal of this contest is to improve reporting. The more in-depth the news, the better!
by Paul

Posted by Paul on Apr 4, 2014 at 8:27am  

Free contest for those who can express their proverbial in three sentences or less. You could win gift points!

 ID: 1944443 (13+)
Be creative and/or funny. In three sentences or less, express your proverbial.
by JayReeze

Posted by JayReeze on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:29am  

Are you a NEWBIE?
or a Registered Author in WDC for six months or less?
Who loves Quotation.
Then this Contest is just for you.
Many Gifts to be given, and you could win GPs, an Awardicon or MB.

ID: 1960298 (E)
A Great Value of Expressions 
"Pen me your Quote and I'll send you Gifts" NEWBIES CONTEST~ New Prompt-AcceptingEntries
by Samberine-1 year in WDC

Posted by Samberine-1 year in WDC on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:34pm  

This is a weekly contest based on seven prompts each week. You choose which prompt to enter into the contest. Maximum rating of 18+.

ID: 1984873 (ASR)
Janine's Daily Prompts 
Seven writing prompts a week... One winning entry each week...
by Janine

Posted by Janine on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:17pm  

Are you looking for a fun group? A challenging contest? Do you have story that is sensual yet erotic in nature then what are you waiting for? Stop by and leave us a message, read some of our talented writers stories or enter one yourself. Write on!

ID: 1774778 (18+)
Sensual Moments, Vol. 5 
Rd 8 Easter time (Judges needed!)
by SinfulAngel39

Posted by SinfulAngel39 on Apr 2, 2014 at 9:23am  

The Country Music Lovers April Contest is now open with new prompts and a chance to stir up the country in your soul! Pick a prompt, write some lyrics and create a new song for a chance to win an award! Closes on 4/19 Open to all at WDC~

ID: 598781 (13+)
Come share a twang of the old guitar and enjoy some country/western memories!

Posted by COUNTRYMOM-HAPPY EASTER! on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:51pm  

For April I want you to come and tell me all about the first time you babysat. Come on, I want some laughs with this one!

ID: 1865365 (ASR)
A Contest of Firsts 
For April I want to hear about your babysitting antics!
by blue jellybaby

Posted by blue jellybaby on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:02pm  

April 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

Posted by Nikola on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:21am  

It's a new month, and new prompt is posted.

ID: 1702029 (18+)
Tales of Seduction 
April Prompt: Planned Seduction
by Amethyst&EmeraldFlame

Posted by Amethyst&EmeraldFlame on Apr 1, 2014 at 5:21am  

Prompt for April: The Fates - three mythical goddesses who were said to control the fates of men. They decide, shortly after birth (three to nine days, depending on the myth) a person's lifespan and how/when he will die, and this can never be changed.

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

Posted by Elle on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:11am  

Looking for your Earth/Environmental-themed writings for this challenge! Let's celebrate the Earth!

ID: 1347246 (ASR)
The Earth Day Challenge 
Read, Review, 'Rite in honor of April 22nd, 2014. Challenge now open!
by iKyama

Posted by iKyama on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:10am  

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!

ID: 1947347 (18+)
Re|Write Contest. 
Rewrite your lousy old stories. Open for April 2014 submissions.
by ~ Sisco ~

Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Mar 28, 2014 at 7:24pm  

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 2014 submissions.
by ~ Sisco ~

Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Mar 28, 2014 at 7:20pm  

Bring us the best of your worst. The worse the jokes contained in the story the better. Old or new stories are accepted, including the previously awarded items..

 ID: 1982321 (E)
Pantsers United Comedy Contest 
Bring us the best of your worst. The worse the jokes contained in the story the better.
by Scott Lawless

Posted by Aisha - 2 years on WdC on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:02pm  

Come hither, and test your mettle in this mighty clash of pens ... or finger typing. Or something. YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN. NOW WRITE SOMETHING ALREADY.

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

Posted by Squeekachu on Mar 26, 2014 at 6:34pm  

New prompt up now! One prompt - two genres!

ID: 1933849 (18+)
Two Sides to Every Story 
New prompt up! This round's judge ---> Joy ~ Come and check us out.
by ~ A.J. Lyle ~ happy dancin'

Posted by ~ A.J. Lyle ~ happy dancin' on Mar 25, 2014 at 1:43pm  

Hey! Have a strong character in one of your short stories? Enter it here! Old or new non-awarded stories welcome. Spring round is now open. Deadline: May 31st @ WdC Time

ID: 1817635 (18+)
The Classic Story Contest 
Write a strong character and win big prizes! Spring Round now open
by Lornda

Posted by Lornda on Mar 23, 2014 at 10:51am  

This is a prompt based monthly contest for Dark Poetry only beginning 4/1/14. The prompts will be unique and unusual so you can get creative with others who also enjoy the darker corners of one's minds. LARGE prizes! Come join the dark fun!

ID: 1971713 (13+)
Dark Dreamscapes Poetry Contest 
A prompt-based monthly contest for dark poetry. ~Round 1 open! Closes 1159pm WDC 4/30
by Darleen ~<3 {item:1971713}

Posted by Darleen ~<3 {item:1971713} on Mar 23, 2014 at 12:57am  

Every week there will be a genre which the contestants will use. Entrants can use sub genres to combine with the main genre. Entries must be based on the weekly prompt provided, which will be either a sentence, words, or picture prompts.

ID: 1948893 (13+)
Genre Times Four 
Test your skill at writing stories in four different genres.
by Aisha - 2 years on WdC

Posted by Paul spoiled rotten on Mar 22, 2014 at 6:57pm  

A contest with a difference

ID: 1970602 (E)
Newbies In The Spotlight 
A contest with a difference. We pick the contestants, you pick the winner!
by Sanita

Posted by Sanita on Mar 22, 2014 at 12:01pm  

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, 2014 at 12:00pm  

Enter a short story about someone whose life journey brought them, at some point, to Destinations Diner. One random winner receives a Digital Merit Badge AND an Awardicon at the end of Season 1 (May 31). Free to enter! Celebrate our diversity!

ID: 1973581 (18+)
Destinations Diner: A Taste of America 
Stop by Chef Rudy's diner and enter your own short story about a visiting customer.
by traviscorter

Posted by traviscorter on Mar 22, 2014 at 10:08am  

Muse Masters Poetry Contest is now OPEN to entries. With an open prompt, the sky is the limit. Meet the muse and bring your best poetry. Old or newly written is okay, but no poetry that's won in a contest previously. See the link for the rules!

ID: 1771632 (ASR)
Muse Masters Poetry Contest 
A Meeting with the Muse!
by Miss Bee

Posted by Miss Bee on Mar 21, 2014 at 4:04am  

A contest that switches genres every two weeks! Come and try your hand at Fantasy!

ID: 1972425 (13+)
Genre Contest 
I pick a genre, you write!
by Angel ~ NaPoWriMo & CampNaNo

Posted by Angel ~ NaPoWriMo & CampNaNo on Mar 20, 2014 at 10:08am  

A contest of confessions! This is my first contest and I am still very much a newbie to the site. Little Black Book is open early for April, just to give everyone time to find out about it. Since it's my first, please mail any feedback or questions!

ID: 1982681 (13+)
Little Black Book: A Poetry Contest 
For deeply personal or confessional poetry; the stuff of Little Black Books.
by Jeffrey Brown

Posted by Jeffrey Brown on Mar 20, 2014 at 7:39am  

There's still time to enter for this round! New round each month! No Prompts! Write what you want to write and I'll read it; review it; and probably award it. Enter NOW!

ID: 1848696 (E)
Boy Have I Got A Story For You! 
Open contest for SHORT STORIES of all kinds
by Suze working on new book

Posted by Suze working on new book on Mar 19, 2014 at 1:25pm  

Submit your children/YA poems and stories about "Family". Ends on 31st.

ID: 1935653 (E)
Words with Wings 
A fortnightly contest for Children/YA stories and poems for people of all ages.
by LostGhost is Back!

Posted by LostGhost is Back! on Mar 18, 2014 at 12:18pm  

Whispers of the Soul is a monthly contest where you can unleash your special powers! This contest challenges you to develop your talent, explore new forms and oil the gears that make your muse tick.

ID: 1966417 (E)
Whispers Of The Soul 
NOW OPEN! Your new monthly poetry contest. Win up to 25k! Bring us your best today...
by Hiding~Bye!~Away until 21st...

Posted by ◄ HuntersMoon ► on Mar 17, 2014 at 9:19pm  

It's time for ACRO*BATICS 101! Round 101, that is, but it's never too late to learn how to play if you've never tried before.

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 Road Trip Kraken

Posted by Road Trip Kraken on Mar 16, 2014 at 5:54pm  

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