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A fantasy and science fiction story writing contest with picture prompts! Use the picture to write an epic tale and win some amazing prizes! Entry deadline by July 20th! All Registered Authors welcome.

Magical Worlds Contest  (E)
A contest just for fantasy and science fiction writers with picture prompts!
#2047077 by Anastasia. V. Pergakis

Posted by Anastasia. V. Pergakis on Jun 30, 2015 at 2:17pm  

THE HUNDRED AND TWENTY NINTH CONTEST WILL OPEN ON THE 1ST OF JULY 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.

A place for you if you like to read or write Traditional Poetry
#598590 by Monty

Posted by Monty on Jun 30, 2015 at 12:30pm  

This contest offers a different genre every two weeks. Short stories new or old are welcome. Come take a look at the contest, write a story for the prompt, and win prizes.

Genre Times Four  (13+)
Test your skill at writing stories in four different genres.
#1948893 by Aisha~fasting

Posted by Paul ~ Spoiled Rotten on Jun 29, 2015 at 10:09am  

July contest open! Showcase your skill with third person limited point of view. Every entry earns GPS, with merit badges and awardicons for winners. Contest limited to ten entries, so hurry up and submit your story!

Just One Point of View Contest  (18+)
It's all about one character's point of view
#1992580 by Max Griffin

Posted by Max Griffin on Jun 29, 2015 at 9:14am  


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

Posted by Quihadi on Jun 26, 2015 at 10:44pm  

A new game and arguably the simplest contest you'll ever enter! Finish four sentences to win GPs and a portfolio awardicon!

Cards Against Authors  (13+)
"Finish the card" game
#2045467 by Tiger Cub 🔱

Posted by Tiger Cub 🔱 on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:35am  

Talk, Talk, Talk . . . that's all we do.

The Dialogue 500  (18+)
Stories 500 words or less, dialogue only.
#941862 by W.D.Wilcox

Posted by W.D.Wilcox on Jun 24, 2015 at 8:17pm  

Try a new genre every month! Great prizes!

Try Something New Contest  (E)
Try something new! June genre is Fantasy! Newbies welcome
#2032025 by Stephanie Ferguson

Posted by Stephanie Ferguson on Jun 23, 2015 at 9:35pm  

A children's poetry contest, judged by children! Who better to know if your poem appeals to children than the intended audience? Any form, theme or subject, but all entries must be rated E and suitable for children. Be in to win!

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

Posted by Elle - Go House Hightower! on Jun 23, 2015 at 6:42pm  

Monthly fantasy writing contest. Have fun!

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

Posted by Squeekachu on Jun 23, 2015 at 4:22pm  

Parabalistics is a simple monthly contest. Write three sentences or less. Be funny or witty, you could win Gift Points.

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

Posted by Jreese on Jun 22, 2015 at 8:19pm  

Flash fiction erotica challenge with a new prompt every week.

The Weekly Quickie Contest  (18+)
Can you excite in 869 words? Round 162 due July 5 Judge: David Prompt: National Holidays
#1355442 by Dawn Embers

Posted by Dawn Embers on Jun 22, 2015 at 1:45pm  

Round 3 begins on July 1st with a "write and review round".
Contestants will have 7 weeks to submit a story in response to a prompt and a further 2 weeks to submit a public review of one of the other entries.
Full rules are published in the forum.

World Weavers' Championship  (13+)
Forum open for world building discussion, feedback and advice.
#2012128 by Tileira

Posted by Tileira on Jun 21, 2015 at 7:20am  

This round's prompt is computer animated movie titles. You have until July 20th!

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

Posted by Jenny on Jun 20, 2015 at 6:06pm  

After a year-long hiatus and a small change of ownership, the 30 Day Image Prompt Contest is back in business! I won't deny it's a challenge, but imagine the fulfilment you'd get from writing something every day for 30 days!

30 Day Image Prompt Contest   (13+)
30 days, 60 image prompts and hopefully hundreds of pieces created!
#1911718 by Cinnamon Fringe - #LoveWins

Posted by Lorraine on Jun 20, 2015 at 4:09pm  

Monthly short story and poetry contest open to all members who have been on WDC for 6 months or less.

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

Posted by Cinnamon Fringe - #LoveWins on Jun 20, 2015 at 2:34pm  

A very UNIQUE contest based on newsfeed posting. Have a look at the awesome prizes being offered! Everyone can take part!

The Ultimate Newsfeed Contest  (ASR)
A unique contest focusing on newsfeeds, get a chance to win awesome prizes!
#2042622 by ~ Aqua ~ Martell Princess

Posted by ~ Aqua ~ Martell Princess on Jun 18, 2015 at 2:50am  

Looking for something a little . . . different? Quirky? Fun? Come check out The Banana Contest!

 The Banana Contest!  (ASR)
In which an odd but amusing contest prompt is provided
#2045273 by Mumsy Love

Posted by Mumsy Love on Jun 15, 2015 at 10:56pm  

Biweekly fantasy flash fiction contest. Round two is now open! Awardicon and gift point prizes to the winners. Can you tell a fantasy story in less than 1,000 words? I bet you can.

Fantasy Flash Fiction Contest  (18+)
Prompt-based fantasy flash fiction contest. Biweekly. Gift point prizes.
#2042168 by Duchess Laughing Lemurs

Posted by Duchess Laughing Lemurs on Jun 14, 2015 at 10:40am  

Bring your most moving work here to be judged! First place wins an Awardicon and 5,000 GPs. Free to enter!

Written to Pieces - Round Two!  (13+)
The contest that will move your soul to tears. Deadline is July 7th.
#2044711 by Miashay

Posted by Miashay on Jun 9, 2015 at 9:03pm  

Introducing a new weekly speculative short story contest! Looking for new stories of 1000 to 3000 words, inspired by the prompt, 'An unfamiliar horizon.'

The Ramp  (13+)
Taking you to the top. NEW weekly speculative short story contest. Prompt: Unconventional
#2042957 by jannie: the ramp

Posted by jannie: the ramp on Jun 8, 2015 at 4:22am  

For anyone interested please check this out. Submit an entry if you are interested, and for anyone who would like to donate for us I will shamelessly plug you and your donation on our forum page! Thanks for reading!!!

 Alternate History Story Contest  (E)
Winners will receive 10,000 gp. possibly an MB. will have more on that soon if we can.
#2042393 by History writer

Posted by History writer on Jun 5, 2015 at 2:31am  

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.

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 is dreaming

Posted by Angels in my Ear is dreaming on Jun 4, 2015 at 11:14am  

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?

Roots & Wings Historical Fiction Contest  (E)
Can you capture the essence of an ancestor in one story or poem? (2013 Quill Award Winner)
#1962161 by Angels in my Ear is dreaming

Posted by Angels in my Ear is dreaming on Jun 4, 2015 at 11:12am  

Enter your best story with a surprise twist!

Twisted Tales Contest  (13+)
A monthly contest for stories with a twist. Get 500 GPs for entering! June round open!
#1269187 by Arakun the twisted raccoon

Posted by Arakun the twisted raccoon on Jun 2, 2015 at 9:39pm  

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

The Lair  (E)
Monthly mythical creatures writing contest. Stories or epic poems - you choose!
#1938456 by Elle - Go House Hightower!

Posted by Elle - Go House Hightower! on Jun 2, 2015 at 6:27pm  

Sentence prompt contest. June prompt is posted!

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

Posted by Nikola on Jun 1, 2015 at 12:27am  

A contest for everybody, judged by teens! Stories and poems accepted, must be new, and preferably fictional. Check it out today!

WDC Teen Contest  (13+)
Contest for everyone, courtesy of the WDC Teens!
#2036804 by Lorraine

Posted by Miss Dragon~ in TX, no comp! on May 31, 2015 at 1:32am  

The WDC contest

WDC Zoo Contest  (E)
The Contest for the WDC zoo
#2029360 by ~Iveltac~Jester of Baratheon~

Posted by ~Iveltac~Jester of Baratheon~ on May 30, 2015 at 9:43am  

Short story contest based on nine famous song titles. Every entry gets 500 GPs!
1st - An Awardicon and MB
2nd - 5K and MB
3rd - 5K
Song suggestions get 500 GPs more and my favourite gets an MB. So join the fun!

The Playlist  (13+)
A short story contest with songs as prompts.
#2040560 by Tiger Cub 🔱

Posted by Tiger Cub 🔱 on May 29, 2015 at 10:45pm  

Newbies only 100 word story contest!

Newbies Only 100 Word Story Contest  (13+)
Try your hand at writing a story in just 100 words!
#1957798 by Sanita

Posted by Sanita on May 29, 2015 at 1:23pm  

Get inspired by the prompt and bring us your best poem today! Win the exclusive Whispers Of The Soul Merit Badge + awardicons and GPs.

Whispers Of The Soul  (E)
Get inspired by the prompts and win up to 35k, including an exclusive MB.
#1966417 by Kasia - going on hiatus

Posted by Kasia - going on hiatus on May 27, 2015 at 11:38pm  

This is a Bi-Monthly contest for Thriller/Suspense stories!

Smoke and Mirrors Contest  (E)
Enter your best Thriller./Suspense Story for a chance to win Gift Points.By Twisters Group
#2043072 by Night Owl~Linux Lover

Posted by Night Owl~Linux Lover on May 27, 2015 at 4:02am  

Round 2 Fantasy Gaming Contest, ends July 1.

Want to help show the world that video games are much more than zombified button mashing? Help this shift in perspective by sharing your gaming fantasy story or poem!

Swords & Spells Gaming Fantasy Contest  (18+)
Fantasy short stories or poetry based on the world of a video game you create. Round 2.
#2042952 by Nuraya

Posted by Nuraya on May 25, 2015 at 2:43pm  

Like to write for children? Here's a monthly contest you won't want to miss! Be sure to follow the prompt! No membership required, though we welcome new members with open arms!

We Write for Kids Contest  (ASR)
A contest open to those who write for children.
#1999597 by Cubby Camping 1st - 5th

Posted by Cubby Camping 1st - 5th on May 19, 2015 at 2:19pm  

I post the picture and you picture the story! Write an intriguing summary directly in the message window, just like the inside flap of a book jacket cover! No items or bitems necessary! Each contest round ends the last Sunday of the month, 11:59pm.

Picture a Story  (18+)
Send me a title and summary of your story idea, prompted by the picture.
#2003926 by Cubby Camping 1st - 5th

Posted by Cubby Camping 1st - 5th on May 19, 2015 at 2:16pm  

Easiest weekly contest ever! Post a 1-3 sentence prompt directly in the message window. No items or bitems needed! Winner receives 500 gps unless otherwise stated (sometimes I offer specials!). Deadline is always on Tuesday evenings at 11:59pm.

The Prompt Me Contest  (18+)
The simplest contest ever! Send me a prompt!
#2000519 by Cubby Camping 1st - 5th

Posted by Cubby Camping 1st - 5th on May 19, 2015 at 2:06pm  

A contest for Newbies to gain reviewing experience! Great prizes for contestants and Merit Badges for the Newbies! Round 4 is open, so come on over and check it out!

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

Posted by K.E. Edwards on May 17, 2015 at 9:36pm  

It's baaaack! New and old pieces that take on controversial topics/themes/structures are welcome! Great prizes await the most polished, most complex, and most entertaining pieces. Wink

Troublesome Musings  (18+)
Free your words. Be handsomely rewarded. Opens on May 17th for a new round!
#840115 by Little Running Stiky

Posted by Little Running Stiky on May 16, 2015 at 11:43pm  

A Daily/Weekly Contest Of Horror!
C'mon over here and see if you can write a story in 1,500 words or less to scare the bejeezus out of us!
Or are you scared?
5K to the Daily Winner, and the Weekly Winner will receive a 10k Awardicon!

A Daily/Weekly Contest Of Horror And A 2014 Quill Award Finalist
#2020439 by Angus ~ Night's Watch

Posted by Angus ~ Night's Watch on May 15, 2015 at 11:51am  

New word count limits

N is for Noveletta  (13+)
Novella and novelette contest. Click to find out more!
#1998379 by jannie: the ramp

Posted by jannie: the ramp on May 14, 2015 at 11:28am  

Contest for romance and/or erotica novelette and novella length stories. Open until middle of June.

More Than a Moment (Closed)  (18+)
Contest for long romance/erotica stories that hold the readers attention to the very end.
#2007729 by A.D. Writes

Posted by A.D. Writes on May 9, 2015 at 2:31am  

The Scribes would like a Tale of Terror about why streetlamps go out only when you're around.

Tales of Terror  (ASR)
Sacrifice a story at the altar and unlock the secrets of terror!
#1641024 by Darth Cersei in Her Cups

Posted by Darth Cersei in Her Cups on May 6, 2015 at 6:57pm  

Enter your "N is For Noveletta" and "Draw Your Swords" stories here, too, and WIN FIRST PLACE TWICE!

Dragonsmeade Hall  (E)
The public web and contest of all Fantasy writers hosted by WdC's finest Fantasy groups!
#1948161 by Darth Cersei in Her Cups

Posted by Darth Cersei in Her Cups on May 6, 2015 at 6:57pm  

Enter your Star Wars Fan-Fiction here and at Fantastic Fandoms to win TWO FIRST-PLACE PRIZES!

The Spaceport  (E)
The public web and contest of all Sci-Fi writers hosted by WdC's finest Sci-Fi groups!
#1948095 by Darth Cersei in Her Cups

Posted by Darth Cersei in Her Cups on May 6, 2015 at 6:54pm  

Announcing a new contest!
Write me a story or poem in the equivalent space of a 'tweet' - 140 characters.
5000gps winner's prize - all details on the contest page.
It's a challenge but it's fun - drop by and give it a go!

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

Posted by SjW on May 6, 2015 at 12:06pm  

Enter your TWISTED poem or short story for a chance to win!
First Place = 15,000 Gift Points
Runner Up = 10,000 Gift Points

Twisters Group Contest Forum   (E)
Group and Contest for the most TWISTED story or poem!
#2039345 by Night Owl~Linux Lover

Posted by Night Owl~Linux Lover on May 5, 2015 at 8:18pm  

Image Prompt this round - check it out! Give it a shot to win First Place and receive a 25K Awardicon, an appropriate MB, and 15,000 GPs.

Paradise Cove Writing Challenge   (18+)
A romance/erotica contest from The Talent Pond.
#1380461 by Jeff

Posted by Brooke - ((Forsaken)) on May 4, 2015 at 6:09pm  

Write a Fantasy poem for CHILDREN and TEENS! Show them the beauty of magical worlds, the power of GOOD Magic and the merits of enchanted adventures!

Round 2 is now open with 3 new great image prompt!

Fantastic Kids Poetry Contest  (13+)
A contest forum for The Realm of Kids Fantasy Group
#2029754 by Hanna ~ Still short for Premium

Posted by Hanna ~ Still short for Premium on May 1, 2015 at 5:40am  

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.

Artisans Village Arts & Crafts Contest  (E)
This is for the Contests for Artisans Village Arts & Crafts Forum
#2039153 by ElfinDragon Dragoness Baratheo

Posted by ElfinDragon Dragoness Baratheo on Apr 22, 2015 at 3:00pm  

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