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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!
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 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!
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!
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.
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)
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.
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!
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.
Posted by Monty on Jul 20, 2014 at 9:37pm
Closing date, 29 July Great prizes to be won,
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."
Literary Short Fiction Contest
Posted by CCD on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:48am
Animal Story Contest
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!
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?
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!
Sign up for Round 2 NOW! One of a kind contest!
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!
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.
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.
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!
Summer round now open! Many awardicons, MBs and GPs to be won! Theme: U.S. or Canada. Deadline 8/7/14.
July round is now open! Lots of awardicons, MBs and GPs to be won! Deadline 7/31.
A contest with a difference!
Posted by Sanita on Jul 7, 2014 at 2:23pm
Prompt based poetry contest for Newbies only.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Have you ever written with a partner? Come try out this short story contest with a twist and challenge yourself.
Monthly fantasy writing contest. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.
The prompt is to write TWO "Christian" senryu for July.
Posted by Quihadi on Jul 2, 2014 at 1:25pm
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!
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!
Open until 19 july! Win art for your own book and characters!
Posted by cin on Jun 30, 2014 at 11:52am
Only a few days left to enter the June round!
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.
Giant monster battles? I love 'em! Win a comic made out of your story! (credit given)
enddate: 19 July!
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.
Come see how well you can write a micro story. 200 words exactly - no more, no less!
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!
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.
Pick a title, create a poem. Round closes on June 27th.... give it a go!
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!
One week left to enter. One time only contest. Win GPs and MBs and support The Zodiac Commission. Enter Now.
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.
Yes! It's back. So come on guys, bring me your funnies. You have until 31 July 10 am (WDC time) to enter.
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