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Monthly Prompt Based Competition to push you to your limit and beyond with strange prompts
Can you write a story or poem without using the letter C? Come find out!
Follow the lowly shepherds to that glorious child in Mary's arms, and immortalize Christmas as a hope of undying joy. Write a poem on one (or more) of the five names Isaiah gives the Christ-child in Isaiah 9:6.
Posted by Quihadi on Dec 5, 2016 at 12:05am
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NEW PICTURE PROMPT FOR DECEMBER
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.
A contest for those who write stories that deviate from the moral majority.
A seriously awesome science fiction short story contest. Fabulous prizes. Are you up for the challenge? Opens 1st December 2016. Closes 6th January 2017.
A weekly, 24-hour poetry contest. Enter on Thursday, Winners announced on Friday! Round 1 opens on Dec. 1, 2016!
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.
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!
Write a super short story to win a trinket and a Merit Badge!!
New contest for newbies. Write me a story about your initial experiences with WdC right out of the gate!
A brand new and unique contest: Write a fantasy poem-story! Open til Dec 1. Use your imagination and support Lisa's first contest!
A challenge to write sensual flash fiction stories based off a different prompt each week. Always looking for enticing entries. <3
Write a story using no dialogue or inner dialogue. It's fun. Give it a try!
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!
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
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!
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!
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
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
New Folklore / Romance Contest! Step out of your comfort zone to win prizes!!!
Write about the Salem Witch Trials in this fun prompt for the grand re-opening of Pond Poetry!
Write a story about talking animals (500-2000 words) and everyone wins an exclusive trinket plus other prizes for the big winners.
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!
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!
Find the hidden treasures for prizes, and help celebrate Angel Army's 10 years!
Flash Fiction Horror Contest! Hosted by Fiction Diva, opened today. Come get your Horror on!
It's time to make a pumpkin face! Can you wow me and win a prize???
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.
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
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.
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!
A fun, vacation poetry contest with a twist to celebrate WDC's 16th Anniversary!
Round 2 OPEN! Write a 6-sentence story based on new photo prompt to win Merit Badge + 6,000GPs! Round 2 Deadline: September 24.
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!
Write a romantic story based on the season
Posted by Bonnie on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:59am
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