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Due to some scheduling issues, I have extended the deadline! That means you have until August 9th to bring your most taboo or provocative writing to the table. Huge prizes are still in play!

ID: 840115 (18+)
Troublesome Musings 
Free your words. Be handsomely rewarded. Deadline extended to August 9!
by Elisa, Stik 17K!

Posted by Elisa, Stik 17K! on Jul 27, 2014 at 10:07pm  

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 July 2014 submissions.
by ~ Sisco ~

Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Jul 27, 2014 at 6:08pm  

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. This round ends September 30th 2014
by ~ Sisco ~

Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Jul 27, 2014 at 6:07pm  

This contest is designed for those writers who enjoy writing non-fiction, True, Real Life Stories. Everyone is welcome here...Round One is Open!

ID: 2001407 (E)
Marcia's Non-Fiction Short Story Contest 
True story, Real Life, Non-Fiction, From The Heart Story Writing.
by Marcia~Feeling Blessed!

Posted by Marcia~Feeling Blessed! on Jul 25, 2014 at 6:32pm  

Are you looking for a new writing project? I'll take that as a yes, contest page viewers. How about writing a 7,500 to 17,500 word story inspired by this round's prompt? Not tempted? There are GPs in it for you, if you win. And a badge. And an awardicon.

ID: 1998379 (13+)
N is for Novelette 2014 
Click to find out more!
by jannie: noveletting? #1998379

Posted by jannie: noveletting? #1998379 on Jul 25, 2014 at 8:19am  

This Summer Only contest is prompt based and challenges you to write about a moment. situation, or story in "poetic prose". Prose can be completely dark related, or go from light to dark, or dark to light to include everyone. (Examples listed in link)

ID: 1984516 (13+)
Night and Day Prose Summer Contest 
Your short story entry must be written in poetic prose. Round 2 Open~ Summer Only!
by Darleen ~~Yellow~~<3

Posted by Darleen ~~Yellow~~<3 on Jul 24, 2014 at 1:09am  

Dark Dreamscapes Poetry Contest is a prompt based contest about exploring the darker side of life. Poetry rated up to XGC is welcome and accepted. July Round 4 ends 7/31 Aug Round 5 Will Begin 8/1. Come to the Dark Side.

ID: 1971713 (13+)
Dark Dreamscapes Poetry Contest 
A prompt-based monthly contest for dark poetry. July Round 4 Open
by Darleen ~~Yellow~~<3

Posted by Darleen ~~Yellow~~<3 on Jul 24, 2014 at 1:03am  

A newsfeed contest that I think will help to raise awareness of what makes a good newsfeed, a good newsfeed. I am currently running a participation special, so please check things out!

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 The Wildcard!

Posted by The Wildcard! on Jul 21, 2014 at 6:17pm  

Merit Badge, Awardicon and Gift Points Starts 8/1 and ends 8/30. Pick a prompt from seven or come up with one of your own - Lyrics only... Lyrics are only poems with promise.

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

Posted by Monty on Jul 20, 2014 at 9:37pm  

Closing date, 29 July Great prizes to be won,

ID: 1892844 (13+)
Summer Romance Open for entries  
A Romance Story. Set in Summer!
by Bonnie

Posted by Bonnie on Jul 19, 2014 at 6:16pm  

Poems about any subject are welcomed, with suggested July themes of "Summer" and "Christmas in July."

ID: 927687 (E)
Haiku and Senryu: A Contest and More.... 
Updated on 07/19/14
by Celeste632

Posted by Celeste632 on Jul 19, 2014 at 10:41am  

Literary Short Fiction Contest

ID: 2000959 (18+)
Literary Short Fiction Contest 
There's only one rule: write literary fiction!
by CCD

Posted by CCD on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:48am  

Animal Story Contest

ID: 2000331 (E)
Animal Story contest 
Short story writing contest
by Don Fern

Posted by Don Fern on Jul 15, 2014 at 4:05pm  

The easiest contest you'll ever enter! Just send me a prompt. The winner receives 500 gps. Simple as that!

ID: 2000519 (18+)
The Prompt Me Contest 
The simplest contest ever! Send me a prompt!
by Cubby Camping 7/25-8/3

Posted by Cubby Camping 7/25-8/3 on Jul 15, 2014 at 7:32am  

Type: short story, max 1500 words
Prompt: writing with out "I"
Deadline: 30th July
Prizes: awardicon, merit badges, reviews of your work, experience, fun, etc.
Will you rise to the challenge?

 ID: 1941376 (E)
Writing Without Contest 
"Write a short story without ..."
by Tally

Posted by Tally on Jul 15, 2014 at 12:00am  

Check out this new contest that will officially starts next month! Also, consider donating some of your gift points. Thanks You!

ID: 2000001 (E)
Verdant Poetry Contest 
NATURE-themed monthly contest.
by Gervic 2000001

Posted by Gervic 2000001 on Jul 12, 2014 at 9:46am  

Sign up for Round 2 NOW! One of a kind contest!

ID: 1997581 (18+)
The 7Yard Stretch 
Runs for one week in a month. 7 days, 7 entries. Round 2 August 6-12! Sign up now.
by Jack-check out 7YS

Posted by Jack-check out 7YS on Jul 11, 2014 at 2:14pm  

Create a proverbial using intelligence, wisdom, and/or wit in three sentences or less. Winners could win Special Recognition and/or gift points! Fun contest for creative writers. There is no fee to join the competition.

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

Posted by Jreese on Jul 10, 2014 at 4:24pm  

Showcase your skill with point of view. Every entry earns 1000 GPS. Contest winners earn merit badges/awardicons and GPS. We accept only *ten stories* each month, so hurry up and submit yours for the July competition! Only TWO places left!

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 Jul 10, 2014 at 8:33am  

Come and win a Merit Badge or Awardicon or Gift points in the July 1st through the 31st contest. This is a prompt contest. Poetry or Short Story. Can be old or new, just get the prompt in there.

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

Posted by Monty on Jul 8, 2014 at 12:32pm  

Merit Badges, Awardicons and Gift Points - Poetry or Short story. Old or New... No prompt Contest. Read the rules.
Honor old Veterans and those now serving.

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

Posted by Monty on Jul 8, 2014 at 12:18pm  

Do you love writing for children but need an extra push to inspire you? Enter your polished manuscript-ready piece, after you become a member. Email me if you'd like to be added to the growing list!

ID: 1999597 (E)
Children's Genre Contests 
Children's Genre Contests for members only!
by Cubby Camping 7/25-8/3

Posted by Cubby Camping 7/25-8/3 on Jul 8, 2014 at 11:33am  

Summer round now open! Many awardicons, MBs and GPs to be won! Theme: U.S. or Canada. Deadline 8/7/14.

ID: 1833698 (E)
Historical Fiction Short Story Contest 
A contest for all you history lovers out there. Let the games begin!
by April Desiree

Posted by April Desiree on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:29pm  

July round is now open! Lots of awardicons, MBs and GPs to be won! Deadline 7/31.

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

Posted by April Desiree on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:16pm  

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 Jul 7, 2014 at 2:23pm  

Prompt based poetry contest for Newbies only.

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

Posted by Sanita on Jul 7, 2014 at 2:21pm  

Stop[ by and check us out. This round's prompt is Exotic/Risky Places. Deadline is July 13th. So come on and share that creative sensual side.

ID: 1774778 (18+)
Sensual Moments, Vol. 5 
Round 16- Life changing Event.
by SinfulAngel39

Posted by SinfulAngel39 on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:39am  

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 Jul 6, 2014 at 9:01am  

Are you a Newbie? A registered Author in WDC for six months or less?
or a Registered User?
Do you like Quotation?
Then here's your contest.
You could win Gps, and Awardicon at the end.
New prompt this July.

ID: 1960298 (E)
A Great Value of Expressions 
NEWBIES CONTEST "Pen me your Quote, and I'll send you Gifts" CLOSED~ FOR JUDGING
by Samberine

Posted by Samberine on Jul 6, 2014 at 1:53am  

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 Jul 2, 2014 at 7:49pm  

Have you ever written with a partner? Come try out this short story contest with a twist and challenge yourself.

ID: 1998089 (E)
Partner Up! 
A writing game where you partner up to write a story. Winner gets 25K Awardicon.
by BillieGail has poetry block

Posted by Angels in my Ear on Jul 2, 2014 at 7:39pm  

Monthly fantasy writing contest. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.

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

Posted by Squeekachu on Jul 2, 2014 at 5:25pm  

The prompt is to write TWO "Christian" senryu for July.

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

Posted by Quihadi on Jul 2, 2014 at 1:25pm  

This is a great contest that uses the best of your mind.

ID: 1964971 (13+)
Weekly Dali 
A surrealist short story contest (<1000 words) based on the weekly prompt
by JenP

Posted by JenP on Jul 2, 2014 at 6:21am  

Do you want to get back in shape through blogging? Join our July Official Month Challenge. It's gonna be more than fun. We have announced our May 2014 winners. Congratulations!

ID: 1786069 (13+)
30-Day Blogging Challenge 
May 2014 Blog Champ is Mitch! July Official Blog Challenge is on! Join us now.
by Earl Pablo Zacarias-Blog Host

Posted by Earl Pablo Zacarias-Blog Host on Jul 1, 2014 at 1:42am  

July 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~Ready for Cold Front!

Posted by Nikola~Ready for Cold Front! on Jul 1, 2014 at 12:29am  

For our friends on the side of the world that have winter right now.... Fun prompts all related to Christmas in July!!! 10 Days, surprise prizes, etc!

ID: 1954940 (13+)
Christmas in July - Closed 
Prompts will be images, quotes, words, etc. for fun writings for the season.
by Marci~WritingandDrawing

Posted by Marci~WritingandDrawing on Jun 30, 2014 at 6:52pm  

Open until 19 july! Win art for your own book and characters!

 ID: 1997857 (18+)
Werewolves and action! 
Who doesn't love werewolves? Are you comfortable with horror and action? Try this
by cin

Posted by cin on Jun 30, 2014 at 11:52am  

Only a few days left to enter the June round!

ID: 1935670 (ASR)
Flapdoodle Flash Fiction Contest 
Flapdoodle = Nonsense. Revamped and reopened for entries. Bring me your ridiculous flash!
by mblank

Posted by mblank on Jun 26, 2014 at 6:56am  

Test your skill at writing stories in four different genres. Old or new stories accepted. Enter today.

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

Posted by Paul ~ Spoiled Rotten on Jun 25, 2014 at 8:15pm  

Giant monster battles? I love 'em! Win a comic made out of your story! (credit given)
enddate: 19 July!

 ID: 1997842 (13+)
Kaiju Battle Contest! (CLOSED) 
Time for a good monster battle! Do you have the skills to write a monster story?
by cin

Posted by cin on Jun 25, 2014 at 7:05pm  

Love Scotland? Always wanted to write a highland romance story? What to win an exclusive "Scottish Rogue Merit Badge"? Want to win some really great prizes? Contest opens July 1st ! Don't want to write a story? Then Visit and some tickets.

ID: 1993958 (13+)
Scottish Rogues Short Story Contest 
Short Story contest for Scottish Rogue Lovers. Now Open!
by Lina Black-Thank you -SS

Posted by Lina Black-Thank you -SS on Jun 25, 2014 at 11:09am  

Come see how well you can write a micro story. 200 words exactly - no more, no less!

ID: 1966270 (18+)
The 200 Word Wonder Story Contest 
Open to all! Write a story in exactly 200 words. Newbies welcome! *No poetry please*
by M.A.GEORGE Catching up!

Posted by M.A.GEORGE Catching up! on Jun 24, 2014 at 6:54am  

New to WDC? This contest is in association with The Newbies Academy Group. You do not need to be a member of the group to enter!

ID: 1963845 (13+)
The Newbie Academy Review Contest 
New to WDC? Want to brush-up on your reviewing skills? WIN GPs with your BEST reviews!
by Run-on King - Survivor of GoT

Posted by M.A.GEORGE Catching up! on Jun 24, 2014 at 6:53am  

right now I am in need of judges and donations to help with prizes. This is opened July 1st through July 31st at 11:59pm.

ID: 1993946 (E)
Precious Gifts Contest 
Precious Gifts Contest is open and Donations needed too!
by Roni's Auctions end 7/31

Posted by Roni's Auctions end 7/31 on Jun 23, 2014 at 8:36pm  

Pick a title, create a poem. Round closes on June 27th.... give it a go!

ID: 701412 (13+)
Lexi's Poetry Challenge 
LPC Round 51! Pick a title, create a poem.
by Lexi

Posted by Lexi on Jun 23, 2014 at 2:01pm  

A weekly contest with crazy prompts from the WDC prompt apps! Weekly and monthly prizes! Opens June 29th!

ID: 1994703 (E)
The WDC Apps Challenge 
Writer's block? Need a nudge? Weekly challenge based on the WDC prompt apps. Now Open!
by The Writing Wytch

Posted by The Writing Wytch on Jun 23, 2014 at 10:08am  

One week left to enter. One time only contest. Win GPs and MBs and support The Zodiac Commission. Enter Now.

ID: 1993421 (E)
The Zodiac Poetry Contest - Closed! 
A poetry contest to support the Zodiac Commission!
by Blue Witch ~ No internet

Posted by anxious geek on Jun 23, 2014 at 9:00am  

Summer round now open! Deadline: August 15th ~ Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to create a character that I will remember long after your story ends. A character that brings your story to life, and makes it matter.

ID: 1817635 (18+)
The Classic Story Contest 
Write a strong character and win big prizes! ~ Summer Round closes on August 15th~
by Lornda~Time Limited~Moving~

Posted by Lornda~Time Limited~Moving~ on Jun 22, 2014 at 5:01pm  

Yes! It's back. So come on guys, bring me your funnies. You have until 31 July 10 am (WDC time) to enter.

ID: 1965952 (18+)
The Comedy Club Contest  
A Contest For The Funny Side Of Life
by Odessa Molinari laughing

Posted by Odessa Molinari laughing on Jun 20, 2014 at 7:18pm  

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