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1. "HONORING OUR VETERANS" [ASR]
Of course there's a Veterans Day - EVERY DAY!
Posted May 18, 2013 @ 8:54am
by COUNTRYMOM JUST PASSING THRU
Calling all Veterans and their families - time to Honor Our Veterans once again! Stop by and read some of the entries, enter one of you own poetry or short story for a chance to win great prizes! Open to all on Writing.Com.
2. "The Holiday Contest" [ASR]
Holiday themed contest - submit your poems and short stories to win!! :)
Posted May 17, 2013 @ 8:12am
by Jellyfish - 1 wk til Benidorm!
Submit your holiday themed poems and short stories to win great prizes in this bi - monthly contest. Round ends 31.05.2013 and new round begins 01.06.2013 - have you got a holiday you could write about or something already in your port?! Post it here!
3. "TRADITIONAL POETRY GROUP" [13+]
A place for lovers of TRADITIONAL POETRY.
Posted May 16, 2013 @ 11:03pm
One hundred and third Contest Now open to all Registered Members.Closes on 18 June Just gotta rhyme Your item old or new, as always that's up to you. Gift Points and Awardicons too. Enter for a chance to win. Read the simple rules.
4. "Kiddly Winks Short Story Competition" [E]
Do you enjoy writing Children's Short Stories? Open to Australians writers only.
Posted May 16, 2013 @ 12:19am
by Helen Aussie Writer/Editor
Are you an Aussie writer who loves to write children's short stories? Head on over and submit your short story. GPS awarded for First, Second and Third as well a chance to be published in Kiddly Winks online magazine.
6. "SENIOR CENTER FORUM" [ASR]
A Special Place for Seniors and visitors! CHECK OUT OUR CONTESTS!
Posted May 15, 2013 @ 12:14am
by COUNTRYMOM JUST PASSING THRU
MAY CONTEST OPEN and waiting for your entry - prompt word for MAY is 'ENJOYMENT" - Contest closes MAY 31 - Open to all members of Writing.com - Create and enter for a chance to win!
7. "Troublesome Musings" [18+]
Free your words. Be handsomely rewarded. New round now open!
Posted May 15, 2013 @ 12:08am
by Elisa the Running Stik
The 2013 Round is now open! Bring on your complex, provocative and outright jaw dropping pieces!
8. "The Christian Writing Contest" [E]
Enter today! Monthly Prompts! Monthly Prizes!
Posted May 14, 2013 @ 11:14pm
May 2013 PROMPT: Write about a verse (other than John 3:16) that has significantly impacted your life. Enter today!
9. "Kittiara's Writing Contest" [E]
Short story and poetry contest, with a theme!
Posted May 13, 2013 @ 8:46pm
Round 14 is now open! Current theme - Mystery. Prizes include Awardicons and Gift Points, both for the winners and a group/cause/charity of their choice.
10. "Parenting Short Story Contest" [ASR]
Parenting is the funnest job ever! Or not? You tell me!
Posted May 12, 2013 @ 4:45pm
Do you have a story about your child or children that you would love to share with the world? Is there an extraordinary event that needs to be written down? Here's your moment to shine with that tale. Fiction and non-fiction are welcomed.
11. "ACRO*BATICS" [13+]
I supply an acronym; you make up what it stands for. My favorite entries win gift points!
Posted May 12, 2013 @ 3:00pm
by Davy Kraken
Get your entry in by noon on May 24 for a chance at a piece of 13,000 GPs.
12. "100 Words of Horror" [18+]
A Horror Contest Using only 100 Words.
Posted May 12, 2013 @ 2:52pm
A weekly contest with a photo prompt. Write 100 words based on a photo and win gift points. Every 6 weeks a merit badge is awarded to one winner.
13. "Interview with a cheetah!" [E]
Get your one chance to ask a real cheetah any question you have ever wanted to ask!
Posted May 10, 2013 @ 8:14am
by Natechia dos Reis
This is your one chance to ask a real life cheetah a question and help me save my memebership. Go WILD with imagination and see how original you can get when interviewing a cheetah.
15. "Character Gauntlet" [13+]
Round three now open! Come and test your mettle! A character sketch challenge.
Posted May 7, 2013 @ 1:11pm
by ♥ Mynt! ♥
Are you ready to run the gauntlet with us? Bring your best character, or a character that needs a little toughening up and prepare for fifteen day, seat of your pants adventure! A character sketch challenge.
16. "The Writer's Cramp" [13+]
Write the best story/poem to a prompt in 24 hours or less and win 10,000 GPs!
Posted May 7, 2013 @ 12:25pm
New prompt posted every day. Enter your story or poem for a chance to win 10,000 gift points.
17. "Short Shots: Official Contest" [E]
Use the photo to inspire your creativity. Write a short story and win big prizes!
Posted May 7, 2013 @ 12:24pm
Use the photo prompt to write your fictional story. Deadline May 31, 2013.
18. "Devil's Delight's Darkest Demons Contest" [13+]
Bi-monthly Contest - Horror/Dark with prompts - show me how dark you really are...
Posted May 6, 2013 @ 6:53am
by Devil's Delight - Cherry
This is now a Bi-Monthly Horror Contest - people seem to prefer more time to find their demons.
New Round, new word count, new prompt.
Reviews for all entries.
19. "Romantic Short Story Contest" [18+]
Unbelievable prizes and gift points to the winners.
Posted May 5, 2013 @ 12:35am
This is a monthly romance contest. Stories submitted to this contest have to be mainly romantic over any other genre. Round 4 until: May 31st, 2013 at 11:59pm WdC time. Prompt: Urban Fantasy Love
20. "***The Virtues of Poetry Contest*** " [E]
A Poetry Contest With A Virtuous Theme
Posted May 4, 2013 @ 8:52am
ATTENTION: Poets Everywhere! We have the poetry contest you've been asking for.Thanks to generous donors, we have the funds for the prizes. Come see what the virtue is this month. Are you virtuous enough to enter this contest? New round now open for May.
21. "I Write in June-July-August " [ASR]
Combat summer writing slouch by participating in this forum once a week.
Posted May 3, 2013 @ 8:06pm
Taking sign-ups for the summer round which will start on June 1st. This contest challenges you to write and review at least once a week for the three funnest months of the year.
22. "The Inbetweenie Contest" [13+]
For anyone who finds themselves between the last thing they did, and the next thing to do?
Posted May 3, 2013 @ 5:28pm
by Ĥans Ŝumman
There's no excuse for finding yourself in an inbetweenie moment because we've got Round 4A and Round 5 running, and we've just introduced Round 6 (which looks like a good one!). So come on in, it only takes a minute or two.
24. "The 20k Contest" [13+]
Click to find out more. Nine weeks remain!
Posted May 1, 2013 @ 2:32am
by jannie ~ unbirthday wishes
Need a writing challenge to test your stamina? Sign up to compete now. Novella entries must be received by July 22nd.
25. "The Classic Story Contest" [18+]
Write a strong character and win big prizes!
Posted Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:59pm
Have a short story with no awardicon and a strong character sitting in your port? Consider entering it here. Generous prizes if it wins! Deadline: May 21st @ 9 AM
26. "Original Character Tournament" [13+]
Authors face off against each other and their characters! Auditions have closed.
Posted Apr 28, 2013 @ 1:49am
Entries are closed, but Round 1 voting is open until May 2. Take a look, and vote for your favorite authors! (Polls listed in the "Polls are Up" post.)
29. "Newbies ONLY Short Story & Poem Contest" [13+]
Open for May submissions.
Posted Apr 20, 2013 @ 12:06pm
by ~ Sisco ~
Open to all members registered with W.Com for 6 months or less. (Est. Date on your suitcase). NEWBIES - What are you waiting for? Enter your first contest on W.Com. Short Stories and Poetry. Check out the prizes, and it's FREE to enter!
30. "Boy Have I Got A Story For You!" [E]
Open contest for short stories of all kinds
Posted Apr 19, 2013 @ 1:32pm
by Suze 1000+ reviews given
Open contest for SHORT STORIES of all kinds, NO PROMPTS, just what you want to write about; drama, mystery, adventure....there's still time to enter!
31. "Sensual Moments, Vol. 4" [18+]
Erotica contest great prizes talented writers chance for publication.
Posted Apr 16, 2013 @ 11:04am
Come one come all into the world of Sensual Prose. We have a fun yet challenging contest for well versed writers in the art of weaving a tale of erotic encounters. Even those dabbling in erotica can drop off a story for review and advice. Good luck.
32. "Pond Poetry" [ASR]
A monthly prompt based poetry contest sponsored by The Talent Pond - Now Open!
Posted Apr 11, 2013 @ 2:21pm
by Krysha ~ Spring is Here!
This round of Pond Poetry has lasted EXTRA long so that means there's lots of great entries! Get yours in by the 15th and you can be in the running for some great prizes!
33. "The Horrorum" [ASR]
The public web and contest of all horror writers hosted by WdC's finest horror groups!
Posted Apr 10, 2013 @ 2:28am
by Lottie ~ The Reviled
Welcome to Writing.Com's one-stop-shop for all things horror; we have contests, reviewing activities, newsletters, C-notes, and group listings. This is the only place you'll ever need to add to your Favorites, fellow horror enthusiasts!
34. "Medieval Daze Round 9" [18+]
Retell a story in a Medieval setting.
Posted Apr 7, 2013 @ 9:30am
by BIG BAD WOLF Wants Premium
Retell a story and place it in a Medieval setting to win a Badge. Theme for the Month: Retell an Easter story, or another April related tale.
35. "What's Your Nightmare? Round 13" [18+]
We all have nightmares. Tell me yours, and write a story.
Posted Apr 7, 2013 @ 9:27am
by BIG BAD WOLF Wants Premium
Did you eat too much Easter Candy and get a bad nightmare from it? Post that bad boy here, and you might get something for it and your poor stomach.
36. "Tales of Terror" [13+]
Sacrifice a story at the altar and unlock the secrets of terror!
Posted Apr 5, 2013 @ 2:36am
by Lottie ~ The Reviled
Set sail for a terrifying tale! One winner will receive a Badge of Gothic Horror, an Awardicon, and 10,000 Gift Points! Round ends 30 April 2013.
37. "ANZAC 2013" [E]
Write about 'the spirit of ANZAC' and be in to win! WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
Posted Apr 4, 2013 @ 5:13am
by Elle - scrambling for lollies
Write about 'the spirit of ANZAC' and be in to win! Poems, short stories or articles...
ANZAC Day is a day for remembering and honouring those who have fought and died in war, and this contest is open to everyone, not just Australians and New Zealanders.
38. "A Contest of Firsts" [ASR]
Come and tells me about your Firsts, I want to relive them with you!
Posted Apr 2, 2013 @ 10:43pm
by blue jellybaby is BLUE!
April's round... come and tell me about the best prank you've ever played on someone!
40. "Tangent Universe Contest" [18+]
The contest that changes every round. This Round: Did You Really Listen to That Song?
Posted Apr 1, 2013 @ 2:33am
Sign-ups are open for this multi-round edition of TU!
45. "Prompt My Muse" [E]
New weekly contest for prompts.
Posted Mar 15, 2013 @ 7:43pm
by Morgan Faere
A new contest I hope to become a good one. 1K GP prize for best prompt!
46. "150 Word Wonder Contest" [13+]
Can you write a story in only 150 words?
Posted Mar 15, 2013 @ 2:44pm
by Einstein's Igor
Free contest to all members and guests. Tell me a great story in less than 150 words and you could win gift points! Awards are listed on the main page. This is a weekly contest.
47. "Show Off Your Best at the Sandbox" [ASR]
A monthly contest that focuses on Genre writing. MAR/APR 2013 Prompt up!
Posted Mar 14, 2013 @ 12:36am
by StephB 2013 Busy Bee
JAN/FEB 2013 winner announced. New prompts for JAN/FEB: Fantasy, Historical and Folklore. Great prizes. Stop on by!
48. "Lexi's Poetry Challenge" [13+]
LPC is Back and Round 47 is Open! Pick a title, create a poem.
Posted Mar 10, 2013 @ 3:16pm
It's back! Pick a title, create a poem. Enter up to 3 times, using different titles.
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