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Budding Haiku poets welcome in. Round 6 Nature theme. The new Oriental Poetry Badge up for a prize! til Jan 21.
Animal Cruelty/Domestic Violence Contest
Posted by Rebecca on Jan 10, 2017 at 6:31pm
Five For Fighting!!!
Posted by T.S. Garp on Jan 3, 2017 at 11:25pm
The second Grim Blunt Contest for Horror Flash Fiction is open! If you win, then I will award over 95,000 Gift Points, including Awardicon, some Gift Points, and/or Horror/Scary Merit Badge.
A month long contest that uses movie quotes as prompts. Great prizes up for grabs.
A reviewing contest where the winner wins an upgraded membership for three months.
If you have a short story, poem or chapter written in the supernatural genre, come and enter it here! Accepts new or old pieces, up to 2000 words.
Posted by Lorraine on Jan 3, 2017 at 9:30am
January 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!
Second round of is now open. This months Letter is F the genre is Fantasy. Please note that there is now a minimum word and line counts as opposed to just a max number.
January is a time for new beginnings and fresh starts and we want you to write a poem about how you feel about that or even your own new beginning or fresh start! January round closes on the last day of the month.
A seriously awesome fantasy short story contest for serious writers. Fabulous prizes for fabulous stories. Are you up for the challenge? Opens 1st January 2017. Closes 31st January 2017.
Do you enjoy the challenge of metered poetry? If so this contest is for you! This weekly contest starts December 25,2016.
Oriental Poetry Contest
Do you love to write Than-Bauk, haiku, senryu, tanka, and other Asian forms of poetry? If yes the Oriental Poetry contest is for you! This contest is a weekly contest featuring different genres of Oriental poetry.
Celebrating the pop culture of the last 60 years! Come take the 'Dash" with me!
Can you write a really, really bad story? Well, come on in...
Posted by Kittiara on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:18am
No-prompt contest for stories and poems rated 18+ - XGC!
Posted by Kittiara on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:16am
Open for another round! Theme - The Holidays. This contest leaves the prompt wide open for interpretation.
Posted by Kittiara on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:14am
A challenge to write romance/erotica within 869 words or less. Check out the different prompts every week.
Monthly Prompt Based Competition to push you to your limit and beyond with strange prompts
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
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.
Write a poem or short story that uses personification.
There is a picture prompt each month to inspire you - bring that object/thing alive.
Posted by Sally on Nov 22, 2016 at 4:15pm
Write a super short story to win a trinket and a Merit Badge!!
Posted by Jellyfish on Nov 15, 2016 at 4:53pm
New contest for newbies. Write me a story about your initial experiences with WdC right out of the gate!
Write a story using no dialogue or inner dialogue. It's fun. Give it a try!
Posted by ~QPdoll~ on Nov 7, 2016 at 12:46pm
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!
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 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!
Find the hidden treasures for prizes, and help celebrate Angel Army's 10 years!
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!
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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.
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