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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!

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Precious Gifts Contest 
This is a contest for whatever you think is your Precious Gift!
by Roni's sick again strep!


Posted by Roni's sick again strep! on Mar 28, 2015 at 9:45pm  


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

 
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NaPoWriMo Tarot Poetry Contest 
For April, I am hosting a poetry contest with a twist-Tarot!
by Tessa's Back


Posted by Tessa's Back 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!

 
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ID: 2036179 (18+)
SHOW ME YOUR ANIMAL CONTEST! 
Poem or Very Short Story Featuring Animal(s) Contest
by hooves


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


Newbies Only Prompt Based Poetry Contest

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Newbies Only Poetry Contest 
A prompt Based Poetry contest for Newbies. Re-opens 1st Feb 2015.
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  


Spring round now open! Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to create a character that I will remember long after your story ends. Deadline: May 6th @ Noon WdC Time

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ID: 1817635 (18+)
The Classic Story Contest 
Write a strong character and win big prizes! ~ Next round opens: March 20th
by Lornda


Posted by Lornda on Mar 20, 2015 at 12:56pm  


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!

 
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ID: 2031256 (13+)
Flying Dreams Poetry Contest 
Let your dreams fly with any kind of poetry you wish. Opens April 1st - accepting entries.
by *Jazzy - Ready for Camp NaNo!*


Posted by *Jazzy - Ready for Camp NaNo!* on Mar 19, 2015 at 9:55pm  


I have provided short lines/lyrics from songs. Poets use the prompts and devise a poem incorporating the emotional theme for the month. March's theme is happiness.

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ID: 1523560 (E)
Musical Sentiments Poetry Contest  
Win a 25K Awardicon, Music MB, or GPs.
by Crissy~I'mFree


Posted by Crissy~I'mFree on Mar 18, 2015 at 4:08pm  


15 days of challenging character prompts. Great prizes within for those brave enough. All are welcome to participate!

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ID: 1897404 (13+)
Character Gauntlet 
New Round begins April 1. Sign up now!
by ♥ Mynt ♥


Posted by ♥ Mynt ♥ on Mar 18, 2015 at 1:18am  


WWC round 2 begins 1st May 2015. Ten daily prompts to test your skills and prizes worth up to 50k GP.

 
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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 Mar 16, 2015 at 4:33pm  


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

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


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


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

 
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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  


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?

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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


Posted by Angels in my Ear's on Mar 14, 2015 at 7:20pm  


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!

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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!

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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!

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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  


Join us for the March round of the Word Fair! We are personifying words this round. :) See you there!

 ID: 1809000 (E)
Word Fair 
Playing with words--quite literally (monthly contest)
by Mariah :)


Posted by Mariah :) on Mar 14, 2015 at 4:58pm  


A monthly contest which stories or poems are made out of song titles, music artists, movies, or tv shows.

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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 Mar 13, 2015 at 12:30am  


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.

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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?


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SCREAMS!!! 
A Daily/Weekly Contest Of Horror And A 2014 Quill Award Finalist
by Angus


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


7,500 to 17,500 word count limit.
Prompt: Hiding
Merit badge, awardicon and gift point prizes!


 
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ID: 1998379 (13+)
N is for Novelette 2015 
Click to find out more!
by jannie: novelette! 3 days


Posted by jannie: novelette! 3 days on Mar 11, 2015 at 1:18pm  


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!

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


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


New round, new prompt and new prizes! What is consciousness? Let me know with an insightful story!

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The Final Frontier 
The Official Sci Fi Contest of The Scribes
by editee


Posted by editee on Mar 6, 2015 at 11:40pm  


New prompt is up. This March round is picture prompt. I changed the rules a little bit and prizes. Write a story 2000 words or less in Victorian style.

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Victorian Writing Style Contest-OPENED 
Write a short story in victorian style, 2000 words or less
by ~Minya in Wonderland ~


Posted by ~Minya in Wonderland ~ on Mar 6, 2015 at 12:32pm  


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!

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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  


What is a typical day in the life of your character? Introduce your character to the reader by telling a story about a day in the life of this character.Deadline is March 31st.

 
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ID: 1679316 (E)
What a Character! : Official WDC Contest 
Create a memorable character using the given prompt for huge prizes!
by Diane


Posted by Diane on Mar 5, 2015 at 3:19pm  


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!

 
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ID: 1599595 (18+)
Innocence Lost Contest 
Starts April 1st!!! Look for our auction and fundraisers!!
by Support Innocence Lost Contest


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


Newbies only 100 word story contest.

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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  


Tell the old, old story of Palm Sunday with a poem, and in a new perspective. Use poetry devices ( personification, imagery,etc.).

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


Posted by Quihadi on Mar 1, 2015 at 9:37pm  


A Contest where Newbies are the judge!

 
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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  


Next round is now open! Stop in and enter your funny poem . Deadline: March 31st 1PM WdC Time!

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ID: 1875093 (18+)
The Humorous Poetry Contest 
The contest where the rating doesn't matter!~Next Round Now Open
by Lornda


Posted by Lornda on Mar 1, 2015 at 5:13pm  


March prompt is up!

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


Posted by Nikola KOKO on Mar 1, 2015 at 5:07pm  


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

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


Posted by Mad-Eye Lootie 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!

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


Posted by Mad-Eye Lootie on Mar 1, 2015 at 11:18am  


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

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


Posted by Mad-Eye Lootie on Mar 1, 2015 at 11:17am  


Poetry or short story, old or new write Contest opened on the 1st and closes on the 31st of March. Enter to win a Merit Badge, Awardicon and Gift points. This contest pays tribute to our Veterans and those serving today.

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ID: 423698 (ASR)
HONORING OUR VETERANS 
Of course there's a Veterans Day - EVERY DAY!
by COUNTRYMOM-BACK WITH YOU!


Posted by Monty on Feb 28, 2015 at 2:57pm  


Merit Badge, Awardicons and gift points, no prompt, anything that rhymes old or new opens on 1st and closes on the 27th of March at no given time. Entries needed Open to all registered authors.

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ID: 427318 (ASR)
SENIOR CENTER FORUM 
A Special Place for Seniors and visitors! CHECK OUT OUR CONTESTS!
by COUNTRYMOM-BACK WITH YOU!


Posted by Monty on Feb 28, 2015 at 2:50pm  


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  


THE HUNDRED AND TWENTY FIFTH CONTEST WILL OPEN ON THE 1ST OF MARCH AND CLOSE AT NOON ON THE 31ST. Poetry Old or new, again that's up to you. Awardicons and Gift Points too. Open to all Registered Authors.

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


Posted by Monty on Feb 28, 2015 at 1:03pm  


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

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


Posted by Elle on Feb 28, 2015 at 12:55am  


The new round actually starts March 1, but now's the time to start looking through your port if you want to polish up an entry! No prompts and awesome prizes await you.

ID: 1782293 (18+)
Long, Long, Long 
Prompt-free contest for stories of the lengthier variety. New round now open!
by Elisa, Bunny Stik


Posted by Elisa, Bunny Stik on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:03pm  


Round 45 will end on MONDAY (provided enough contestants)

Parabalistics is a simple contest: Write three sentences or less, be wise or funny.
Awards:
Special Recognition
3,500 1st
1,000 2nd
Most Wacky: 500


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


Posted by Jreese on Feb 27, 2015 at 2:50pm  


A new round of "What If? (A Historical Fiction Contest)" begins March 1st! Write some amazing alternative history stories by changing ONE event in time. Also accepting judges!

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


Posted by Professor Q on Feb 25, 2015 at 10:30pm  


Write a Fantasy poem for Kids! We are part of The Realm of Kids Fantasy Group but the contest is open to all members. Try some of your Magic to charm the children!

 
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ID: 2029754 (13+)
Fantastic Kids Poetry Contest 
A contest forum for The Realm of Kids Fantasy Group
by Hanna


Posted by Hanna on Feb 25, 2015 at 2:44pm  


New prompts every month, each one for a different genre! Or write for a new genre in your portfolio! March prompt is up!

 
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ID: 2032025 (E)
Try Something New Contest 
Try something new! New prompt every month or try your hand at a genre you don't write for!
by Stephanie Ferguson


Posted by Stephanie Ferguson on Feb 25, 2015 at 11:07am  


This is a weekly contest, now running from Monday to Sunday so you have the whole weekend to write an interesting story. Come in and take a look at the newest prompt.

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


Posted by ~~>JubeCube<~~ on Feb 22, 2015 at 10:26pm  


Sign up now for this year's 18+ through XGC erotica and romance round of "I Write." For a 10,000 gift points entry fee you are in the running for TWO exclusive merit badges that can only be won here. Contest runs from March 1 - May 30.

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ID: 1919444 (18+)
I Write in March - April - May 
Three months long contest of romance and erotica contests.
by Octobersun


Posted by Octobersun on Feb 17, 2015 at 11:39pm  


Just the usual prompt contest? Come in and give your interpretation and/or your thoughts around it.

 
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ID: 2029899 (E)
Unique Prompts Contest 
Interpret the prompt in any way you like.
by Raven Sharp


Posted by Raven Sharp on Feb 16, 2015 at 3:52am  


New or old stories welcome. Take a look at this contest today. Prepare an entry and post it.

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


Posted by Paul ~ Spoiled Rotten on Feb 15, 2015 at 2:21pm  


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