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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)

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ID: 1984516 (13+)
Night and Day Prose Summer Contest 
Your short story entry must be written in poetic prose. Round 2 Open~ Summer Only!
by Darleen ~~Yellow~~<3


Posted by Darleen ~~Yellow~~<3 on Jul 24, 2014 at 1:09am  


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.

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ID: 1971713 (13+)
Dark Dreamscapes Poetry Contest 
A prompt-based monthly contest for dark poetry. July Round 4 Open
by Darleen ~~Yellow~~<3


Posted by Darleen ~~Yellow~~<3 on Jul 24, 2014 at 1:03am  


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!

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ID: 1982107 (13+)
The Best News Contest 
The goal of this contest is to improve reporting. The more in-depth the news, the better!
by The Wildcard!


Posted by The Wildcard! on Jul 21, 2014 at 6:17pm  


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.

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ID: 598781 (13+)
COUNTRY MUSIC LOVERS FORUM 
Come share a twang of the old guitar and enjoy some country/western memories!
by COUNTRYMOM- JUST PASSING THRU


Posted by Monty on Jul 20, 2014 at 9:37pm  


Closing date, 29 July Great prizes to be won,

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ID: 1892844 (13+)
Summer Romance Open for entries  
A Romance Story. Set in Summer!
by Bonnie


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."

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ID: 927687 (E)
Haiku and Senryu: A Contest and More.... 
Updated on 07/19/14
by Celeste632


Posted by Celeste632 on Jul 19, 2014 at 10:41am  


Literary Short Fiction Contest

ID: 2000959 (18+)
Literary Short Fiction Contest 
There's only one rule: write literary fiction!
by CCD


Posted by CCD on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:48am  


Open for signups through July 29th, then the Monkey Music Mania commences on August 1st!

 
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ID: 1987725 (E)
WDC Soundtrackers: Barrel of Monkeys 
A Tag-Team Relay Challenge Using Music & Writing. Open for Sign-Ups! Begins August 1st!
by The Wytch of Monkeydom


Posted by The Wytch of Monkeydom on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:11am  


Animal Story Contest

 
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ID: 2000331 (E)
Animal Story contest 
Short story writing contest
by Don Fern


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!

 
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ID: 2000519 (18+)
The Prompt Me Contest 
The simplest contest ever! Send me a prompt!
by Cubby's going camping...


Posted by Cubby's going camping... on Jul 15, 2014 at 7:32am  


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?


 ID: 1941376 (E)
Writing Without Contest 
"Write a short story without ..."
by Tally


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!

 
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ID: 2000001 (E)
Verdant Poetry Contest 
NATURE-themed monthly contest.
by Gervic|buy tickets-1993582


Posted by Gervic|buy tickets-1993582 on Jul 12, 2014 at 9:46am  


Sign up for Round 2 NOW! One of a kind contest!

 
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ID: 1997581 (18+)
The 7Yard Stretch 
Runs for one week in a month. 7 days, 7 entries. Round 2 August 6-12! Sign up now.
by Jack-check out 7YS


Posted by Jack-check out 7YS on Jul 11, 2014 at 2:14pm  


Come visit the Word Fair in July to share some words related to your family's history!

 ID: 1809000 (E)
Word Fair 
Playing with words--quite literally (monthly contest)
by Mariah :)


Posted by Mariah :) on Jul 11, 2014 at 1:13pm  


Create a proverbial using intelligence, wisdom, and/or wit in three sentences or less. Winners could win Special Recognition and/or gift points! Fun contest for creative writers. There is no fee to join the competition.

 ID: 1944443 (13+)
Parabalistics 
Write three sentences or less. You could win Special Recognition and gift points.
by Jreese


Posted by Jreese on Jul 10, 2014 at 4:24pm  


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!


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ID: 1992580 (18+)
Just One Point of View Contest 
It's all about one character's point of view
by Max Griffin


Posted by Max Griffin on Jul 10, 2014 at 8:33am  


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.

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ID: 427318 (ASR)
SENIOR CENTER FORUM 
A Special Place for Seniors and visitors! CHECK OUT OUR CONTESTS!
by COUNTRYMOM- JUST PASSING THRU


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.


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ID: 423698 (ASR)
HONORING OUR VETERANS 
Of course there's a Veterans Day - EVERY DAY!
by COUNTRYMOM- JUST PASSING THRU


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!

 
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ID: 1999597 (E)
Children's Genre Contests 
Children's Genre Contests for members only!
by Cubby's going camping...


Posted by Cubby's going camping... on Jul 8, 2014 at 11:33am  


Summer round now open! Many awardicons, MBs and GPs to be won! Theme: U.S. or Canada. Deadline 8/7/14.

 
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ID: 1833698 (E)
Historical Fiction Short Story Contest 
A contest for all you history lovers out there. Let the games begin!
by April Desiree


Posted by April Desiree on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:29pm  


July round is now open! Lots of awardicons, MBs and GPs to be won! Deadline 7/31.

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ID: 1897037 (E)
The Perfect Sonnet Contest 
In search of the perfect sonnet...
by April Desiree


Posted by April Desiree on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:16pm  


A contest with a difference!

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ID: 1970602 (E)
Newbies In The Spotlight 
A contest with a difference. We pick the contestants, you pick the winner!
by Sanita


Posted by Sanita on Jul 7, 2014 at 2:23pm  


Prompt based poetry contest for Newbies only.

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ID: 1968082 (13+)
Newbies Only Poetry Contest 
A prompt Based Poetry contest for Newbies.
by Sanita


Posted by Sanita on Jul 7, 2014 at 2:21pm  


A writing contest to test your imagination. Please stop by and check it out. Great prizes and donations welcome.

 ID: 1999380 (E)
Henny Penny's Tell Me A Story Contest 
A contest to test your imagination
by HennyPenny


Posted by HennyPenny on Jul 7, 2014 at 12:45pm  


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.

 
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ID: 1774778 (18+)
Sensual Moments, Vol. 5 
Round 15- The Ad
by SinfulAngel39


Posted by SinfulAngel39 on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:39am  



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?


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ID: 1962161 (E)
Roots & Wings Historical Fiction Contest 
Can you capture the essence of an ancestor in one story or poem? (2013 Quill Award Winner)
by Angels in my Ear


Posted by Angels in my Ear on Jul 6, 2014 at 9:01am  


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.


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ID: 1960298 (E)
A Great Value of Expressions 
NEWBIES CONTEST "Pen me your Quote, and I'll send you Gifts" Open- New Prompt this July
by Samberine


Posted by Samberine on Jul 6, 2014 at 1:53am  


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.



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ID: 1935693 (E)
Shadows and Light Poetry Contest 
Do you love the challenge and creativity of free form poetry? This contest is for you.
by Angels in my Ear


Posted by Angels in my Ear on Jul 2, 2014 at 7:49pm  


Have you ever written with a partner? Come try out this short story contest with a twist and challenge yourself.

 
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ID: 1998089 (E)
Partner Up! 
A writing game where you partner up to write a story. Winner gets 25K Awardicon.
by BillieGail Turknett


Posted by Angels in my Ear on Jul 2, 2014 at 7:39pm  


Monthly fantasy writing contest. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.

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ID: 1948208 (18+)
Draw Your Swords 
Deliver your stories on the field of battle.
by Squeekachu


Posted by Squeekachu on Jul 2, 2014 at 5:25pm  


The prompt is to write TWO "Christian" senryu for July.

ID: 1742964 (E)
The Lighthouse Poetry Contests 
Contests with a Christian theme
by Quihadi


Posted by Quihadi on Jul 2, 2014 at 1:25pm  


This is a great contest that uses the best of your mind.

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ID: 1964971 (13+)
Weekly Dali 
A surrealist short story contest (<1000 words) based on the weekly prompt
by JenP


Posted by JenP on Jul 2, 2014 at 6:21am  


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!

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ID: 1873271 (13+)
Newbies ONLY Short Story & Poem Contest 
Open for July 2014 submissions.
by ~ Sisco ~


Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Jul 1, 2014 at 4:56pm  


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!

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ID: 1786069 (13+)
30-Day Blogging Challenge 
May 2014 Blog Champ is Mitch! July Official Blog Challenge is on! Join us now.
by Earl Pablo Zacarias-Blog Host


Posted by Earl Pablo Zacarias-Blog Host on Jul 1, 2014 at 1:42am  


July Prompt is Up!

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ID: 1926350 (ASR)
I'll Give You a Sentence Contest 
I'll give you a starter sentence, you give me a story!
by Nikola~Santa I Want a Pony!


Posted by Nikola~Santa I Want a Pony! on Jul 1, 2014 at 12:29am  


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!

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ID: 1954940 (13+)
Christmas in July 
Prompts will be images, quotes, words, etc. for fun writings for the season.
by Marci~BackHomeForNow


Posted by Marci~BackHomeForNow on Jun 30, 2014 at 6:52pm  


There's still time to show me your most provocative works! Huge prizes await you, and there are still a small number of entries. Submit your troublesome musing today!

ID: 840115 (18+)
Troublesome Musings 
Free your words. Be handsomely rewarded. New round open!
by Elisa, Stik 17K!


Posted by Elisa, Stik 17K! on Jun 30, 2014 at 1:59pm  


Open until 19 july! Win art for your own book and characters!

 ID: 1997857 (18+)
Werewolves and action! 
Who doesn't love werewolves? Are you comfortable with horror and action? Try this
by cin


Posted by cin on Jun 30, 2014 at 11:52am  


Only a few days left to enter the June round!

ID: 1935670 (ASR)
Flapdoodle Flash Fiction Contest 
Flapdoodle = Nonsense. Revamped and reopened for entries. Bring me your ridiculous flash!
by mblank


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.

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ID: 1948893 (13+)
Genre Times Four 
Test your skill at writing stories in four different genres
by Aisha - collecting data


Posted by Paul ~ Spoiled Rotten on Jun 25, 2014 at 8:15pm  


Giant monster battles? I love 'em! Win a comic made out of your story! (credit given)
enddate: 19 July!


 ID: 1997842 (13+)
Kaiju Battle Contest! (CLOSED) 
Time for a good monster battle! Do you have the skills to write a monster story?
by cin


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.

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ID: 1993958 (13+)
Scottish Rogues Short Story Contest 
Short Story contest for Scottish Rogue Lovers. Now Open!
by Lina Black-Thank you -SS


Posted by Lina Black-Thank you -SS on Jun 25, 2014 at 11:09am  


Come see how well you can write a micro story. 200 words exactly - no more, no less!

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ID: 1966270 (18+)
The 200 Word Wonder Story Contest 
Open to all! Write a story in exactly 200 words. Newbies welcome! *No poetry please*
by M.A.GEORGE Catching up!


Posted by M.A.GEORGE Catching up! on Jun 24, 2014 at 6:54am  


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!

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ID: 1963845 (13+)
The Newbies Academy Review Contest 
New to WDC? Want to brush-up on your reviewing skills? WIN GPs with your BEST reviews!
by Run-on King - Survivor of GoT


Posted by M.A.GEORGE Catching up! on Jun 24, 2014 at 6:53am  


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.

 
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ID: 1993946 (E)
Precious Gifts Contest 
Precious Gifts Contest is open and Donations needed too!
by Roni's Auctions are open!


Posted by Roni's Auctions are open! on Jun 23, 2014 at 8:36pm  


Pick a title, create a poem. Round closes on June 27th.... give it a go!

ID: 701412 (13+)
Lexi's Poetry Challenge 
LPC Round 51! Pick a title, create a poem.
by Lexi


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!

 
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ID: 1994703 (E)
The WDC Apps Challenge 
Writer's block? Need a nudge? Weekly challenge based on the WDC prompt apps. Now Open!
by The Wytch of Monkeydom


Posted by The Wytch of Monkeydom on Jun 23, 2014 at 10:08am  


One week left to enter. One time only contest. Win GPs and MBs and support The Zodiac Commission. Enter Now.

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ID: 1993421 (E)
The Zodiac Poetry Contest - Closed! 
A poetry contest to support the Zodiac Commission!
by Blue Witch~Not quite back yet


Posted by anxious geek on Jun 23, 2014 at 9:00am  


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.

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ID: 1817635 (18+)
The Classic Story Contest 
Write a strong character and win big prizes! ~ Summer Round closes on August 15th~
by Lornda


Posted by Lornda on Jun 22, 2014 at 5:01pm  


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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ID: 1965952 (18+)
The Comedy Club Contest  
A Contest For The Funny Side Of Life
by Odessa Molinari laughing


Posted by Odessa Molinari laughing on Jun 20, 2014 at 7:18pm  


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