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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.
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
NOVELISTS! This is for you! Enter your first chapter. Grand Prize is 500k GPs and accolades galore. Come check us out.
SUBMISSIONS accepted Sept 1st through 4th ONLY.
Brand new poetry contest. Come celebrate the beginning of my latest venture and write a romantic poem!
Do you have a favorite "unawarded" poem? Or maybe you posted one and there were not enough entries? If not, write one. August is the month without a prompt. The poem must be between twelve and forty lines.
Posted by Quihadi on Aug 9, 2016 at 7:28pm
Write a romantic story based on the season
Posted by Bonnie on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:59am
The Olympic Acrostic Contest runs for the duration of the Summer Olympics.
Select an Olympic sport, and write an acrostic poem about that sport.
Awardicons, merit badges and gps as prizes.
Ready, set, go!
Posted by Sally on Aug 5, 2016 at 5:48pm
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
August Round NOW OPEN. Follow the prompt and win some great prizes.
GUESS WHO'S COME A'CALLING
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
You have a good chance to win this one! Give it a try!
Round 2 of the contest is now open until 31st August 2016. Remember, we are looking for anything but poetry, so dust off your essays, stories, blogs, sigs and product reviews... ANYTHING BUT POETRY, but only the best will do!
Posted by Acme on Jul 18, 2016 at 7:41pm
A short story/poem contest with a monthly prompt. Round 1 begins in August. Now open for support and donations.
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 Jun 30, 2016 at 2:02pm
Rounf 54 Open. Pick a title, create a poem. Try your hand at winning a shiny new LPC Badge!
The art of crafting action scenes is critical to competence in writing fiction because the action scene is one in which the mechanics of movement must be described believably and with precision.
A poetry contest open to all Newbies, and anyone else who has been a member of WdC for less than a year.
Awardicons, merit badges and gps to be won.
I look forward to receiving your entry!
Posted by Sally on Jun 3, 2016 at 10:56am
April winners announced! June contest open! World-dominating things happening at EPTaS! Am I monologuing? It feels like I'm monologuing. Probably because this month's theme is "super." Come find your inner superhero (or villain) at ETPaS this month!
A children's poetry contest judged by children! Come and support the youngest members on the site!
Posted by Elle on May 31, 2016 at 9:46pm
Write the funniest end to the sentence and you could win an exclusive Merit Badge and an Awardicon!
Posted by Lorraine on May 10, 2016 at 2:44pm
Got opinions? Enter your NonFiction writing! New & Previous writes (written within the last 2 months). Choose up to a 50,000 GP AwardIcon, or keep the points. No fees. All cases & membership levels. Give me something opinionated to read!
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 those skills to the test.
New rules and prizes for Fable if You're Able! No more entry fee and 25k prize for first place.
Posted by Aesop on May 4, 2016 at 2:11pm
In case you missed it, another round has started! If you have written a story between 5,000 and 20,000 words, this is for you. No prompts. All genres welcome! :)
Perhaps one of the easiest contests to enter. Just give me your creepiest dream. You may do it in any form you'd like: telling, storytelling ,poetry or prose. Your choice. Just give me your best ... after all, it's a competition
The contest where the Newest members of Writing.com choose the winners!
The simplest contest ever! Post an intriguing prompt, no longer than five sentences. No bitems or items necessary! Post directly in message window. Read the rules in case there's a theme. Deadline: Each Tuesday, 11:59pm, unless otherwise stated.
Post your title and summary (like the ones you read on the inside of a book jacket) of the prompted picture. This is a great exercise! No bitems or items necessary. Always read the rules! Deadline is the last Sunday of every month, 11:59pm.
A contest open to those who write for children and also, fo those who would like to give it a try! Be sure to read the rules and follow the prompt. Deadline is normally the last Sunday of every month, 11:59pm.
Write a story with no dialogue.
Posted by ~QPdoll~ on Mar 29, 2016 at 6:36am
Back after nearly three years! Awardicons, an exclusive Merit Badge, gift points... Just follow the prompt to be in with a chance.
Posted by Kittiara on Mar 15, 2016 at 5:23pm
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.
New United Pagan Society contest, open for all!
Posted by Autumn on Jan 26, 2016 at 1:20pm
Limitless writing is found here. Young Adult writing contest. Accepting Poetry, Short Stories, Prose, Chapters and every other item type in the genre of YA.
Write a children's story or poem using the monthly prompt. You do not need to be a member to enter. 1st Prize: Choice of Awardicon, Children's MB, or 10,000 gps. 2nd Place: 5000 gps. 3rd Place: 1000 gps. Be sure to read all the rules! New members welcome!
I provide a monthly photo, you provide the hook! Write an inside book flap summary of what your story idea is about. Intrigue me! No need for bitems or items. Post directly in window. 1st Place: MB or 10,000 gps.. 2nd Place: 5000 gps.. 3rd Place: 1000 gps
Write an intriguing prompt in three sentences or less, directly in the message window. No need for bitems or items! 500 gps to the weekly winner!
Sometimes a story isn't quick (or easy). This contest celebrates those works! An extended Round Nine has kicked off, and I can't wait to see what it brings.
A contest for lovers of mythical creatures - after a break, we are back now
Posted by Christine on Aug 27, 2015 at 8:38am
A contest that is SO simple! Have a funny true story? Wanna win great prizes? Well what are you waiting for?
A monthly mythical creatures contest for epic poetry or short stories. July's mythical creature is the archangel. Be in to win the exclusive Lair merit badge!
Posted by Elle on Aug 6, 2015 at 12:50am
Comedy contest, enter your funniest story or poem!
Posted by Sanita on Jul 27, 2015 at 2:31pm
A contest just for Newbies!
Posted by Sanita on Jul 9, 2015 at 9:00am
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