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This activity challenges you to write and review romance or erotica once a week for the three coldest months of the year. Win the exclusive "Romantic Season" merit badge and TWO Trinkets! You work cooperatively with other writers toward winning.
Posted by Octobersun on Dec 1, 2016 at 5:26pm
A contest for those who write stories that deviate from the moral majority.
Posted by WS-Sharp horns prop rusty halo on Dec 1, 2016 at 1:43am
A seriously awesome science fiction short story contest. Fabulous prizes. Are you up for the challenge? Opens 1st December 2016. Closes 6th January 2017.
Posted by A E Willcox on Nov 30, 2016 at 11:17am
A weekly, 24-hour poetry contest. Enter on Thursday, Winners announced on Friday! Round 1 opens on Dec. 1, 2016!
Posted by Lostwordsmith on Nov 29, 2016 at 9:56am
Try Crimson Cloak Publishing's competition for a 1500-3000 word story based on a specific picture. Enter anonymously via this link http://main.crimsoncloakpublishing.com/story-writing-competition.html
$350 in prizes, all for an entry fee of just $10.
Posted by veronica castle on Nov 29, 2016 at 7:52am
A Daily/Weekly Contest For Those Who Love Horror!
There's a shiny new ribbon for Weekly Winners, and 5K GPs for Daily Winners!
So what are you waiting for? Or are you scared...
Posted by Angus on Nov 27, 2016 at 2:46pm
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
Posted by Spacecat on Nov 26, 2016 at 8:48pm
Write your own Christmas carol and win some serious prizes - 125K Awardicon + exclusive Advent MB to 1st place.
Posted by Andy~angel with horns and tail on Nov 26, 2016 at 3:19pm
Round 108 is open and lasts through noon on December 9. Submit a 15-word entry to win up to 37,500 gift points!
Posted by Davy Kraken on Nov 26, 2016 at 1:47pm
Write a poem or short story that uses personification.
There is a picture prompt each month to inspire you - bring that object/thing alive.
Posted by Sally on Nov 22, 2016 at 4:15pm
Write a poem or story in the length of a 'tweet': just 140 characters. Are you up for the challenge? Come take a look!
Posted by Sally on Nov 22, 2016 at 3:59pm
November contest open! Showcase your skill with third person limited point of view. Every story earns 1000 GPS. More prizes for best stories. The contest is limited to the first ten entries, so hurry up and post your story!
Posted by Max Griffin on Nov 19, 2016 at 9:20am
Write a super short story to win a trinket and a Merit Badge!!
Posted by Angelfish 🐟 on Nov 15, 2016 at 4:53pm
New contest for newbies. Write me a story about your initial experiences with WdC right out of the gate!
Posted by Mare ~ Firefly on Nov 12, 2016 at 10:31am
A brand new and unique contest: Write a fantasy poem-story! Open til Dec 1. Use your imagination and support Lisa's first contest!
Posted by eyestar Angel Light on earth. on Nov 11, 2016 at 6:31pm
A challenge to write sensual flash fiction stories based off a different prompt each week. Always looking for enticing entries. <3
Posted by Dawn Embers on Nov 8, 2016 at 8:14pm
Write a story using no dialogue or inner dialogue. It's fun. Give it a try!
Posted by Christmas ~QPdoll~ on Nov 7, 2016 at 12:46pm
If pets are important to you, then this is the contest for you!
New prompt for November, all about the naughty things pets do.
Watch for a contest mash-up in December!
Posted by GeminiGem on Nov 6, 2016 at 8:10pm
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 thos
Posted by Angels in my Ear is thankful on Nov 5, 2016 at 9:50am
It's space-age aliens over at Weird Tales
Posted by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ on Nov 5, 2016 at 1:05am
Every year you're the one who has to cook and feed all those relatives. What if, this year, you could talk your way out of it?
Posted by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ on Nov 5, 2016 at 1:03am
A Contest For November!
For this contest, write me a senryu.
Put your senryu directly in the forum.
The subject must reflect the topic expressed here:
Posted by ruwth on Nov 1, 2016 at 2:28pm
If your preferred story length is way too long for short short fiction but not quite into novel territory, this is the contest for you! No prompts! Great prizes!
Posted by Elisa, Snowman Stik on Oct 29, 2016 at 4:57pm
You've heard the rumors, read the inferences to the Almighty SPAM Can... Well, now it's YOUR chance to participate in the BEST Horrible Poetry Contest EVER, with a Halloween Theme! GPs! MBs! Awardicons! All for being horrible!
Posted by The Wytch: Blue Crew on Oct 24, 2016 at 8:40pm
Come on now, doesn't Everyone have a Halloween Story? I think they do. Poetry & short stories win huge prizes @ this forum. In our 8TH!! Year, you are in good hands. Deadline adequate. Stop over. Meanwhile, Happy Autumn ahead. Old or new pens okay
Posted by Porcelain Parody on Oct 14, 2016 at 7:51pm
We have a poetry and prose contest at our contest cabin. You are welcome to enter your word art:
Poet Know It, Show It, Contest 1963898
Write With Might Contest 2095986
Posted by dogpack:invest in yourself on Oct 13, 2016 at 12:05pm
New Folklore / Romance Contest! Step out of your comfort zone to win prizes!!!
Posted by Mare ~ Firefly on Oct 11, 2016 at 4:23pm
Write about the Salem Witch Trials in this fun prompt for the grand re-opening of Pond Poetry!
Posted by Krysha ~ working toward goals on Oct 10, 2016 at 3:10pm
Write a story about talking animals (500-2000 words) and everyone wins an exclusive trinket plus other prizes for the big winners.
Posted by Steev the Friction Wizurd on Oct 9, 2016 at 6:47pm
New round, new prompt! Due November 30: There's a new kid at school and something's up with them. Your character is determined to figure out what it is!
All entries get the Teen Trinket!
Posted by Just a feathery-winged Dragon on Oct 4, 2016 at 8:25pm
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!
Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Oct 4, 2016 at 5:21pm
Find the hidden treasures for prizes, and help celebrate Angel Army's 10 years!
Posted by ŴebŴiɫchMasTime on Oct 2, 2016 at 8:26pm
Flash Fiction Horror Contest! Hosted by Fiction Diva, opened today. Come get your Horror on!
Posted by Whatas STILL Judging! on Oct 1, 2016 at 9:59am
It's time to make a pumpkin face! Can you wow me and win a prize???
Posted by Angelfish 🐟 on Sep 30, 2016 at 3:48pm
Back for 2016! Enter now. Deadline 28th October. Mmmwwaahahhahhaa!
Posted by Acme on Sep 30, 2016 at 6:58am
An opportunity to get into the season spirit through your writing, and have some fun! Two mini contests included. Interactive fun for all members, whether you're an entrant or not. Stop in and spill your guts. . pumpkin guts that is.
Posted by Self-Asylum (Nichole Sauve) on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:49am
Easy contest!! Just tell me your dream! You may do so in any form you wish. Contest closes on the 25th, only one entry so far! Come on in for a chance to win some pretty great prizes :)
Posted by Intuey on Sep 14, 2016 at 7:22pm
Round III. Opens soon...
Posted by Whatas STILL Judging! on Sep 12, 2016 at 3:56am
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.
Posted by Angels in my Ear is thankful on Sep 3, 2016 at 6:41pm
This contest welcomes old and new stories. Choose a prompt and two genres, then write your story and enter to win.
Posted by Paul ~ D on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:38pm
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!
Posted by The Wytch: Blue Crew on Aug 27, 2016 at 11:04am
A fun, vacation poetry contest with a twist to celebrate WDC's 16th Anniversary!
Posted by Mrs. MontyB - Nano Flunkie 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.
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.
Posted by Hannah 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!
Posted by Kasia on Aug 19, 2016 at 12:56am
Brand new poetry contest. Come celebrate the beginning of my latest venture and write a romantic poem!
Posted by ∞Purple T-cicle on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:53pm
Write a romantic story based on the season
Posted by Bonnie on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:59am
August Round NOW OPEN. Follow the prompt and win some great prizes.
Posted by ∞Purple T-cicle on Aug 2, 2016 at 1:49pm
2000+ words genre-free short story contest August 1st to September 31st. New and old items are welcome.
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!
Posted by Lorraine on Jul 19, 2016 at 10:59am
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