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A new contest...Round one Opens December 1st!
Christmas is rapidly approaching!! I want a story or poem with 20 christmas movie titles. You have until December 20th to place your entry!
Posted by *Jenny* on Nov 20, 2015 at 6:40pm
A Daily/Weekly Contest Of Horror!
C'mon over here and see if you can write a story in 1,500 words or less to scare the bejeezus out of us!
Or are you scared?
5K GPs to the Daily Winner, and the Weekly Winner will receive a 10k Awardicon!
Our current prompt is out! Gratitude!
Thanksgiving Day is right around the corner in the USA. Write a short poem about something you are thankful for - 12 lines or less.
Posted by Quihadi on Nov 14, 2015 at 11:52pm
Bring your festive words to the Word Fair for the November round! :)
Posted by Mariah :) on Nov 13, 2015 at 2:11pm
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.
It's back! The contest where Newbies choose the winner!! Contestants and Judges both receive prizes!
Newbies only poetry contest.
Posted by Sanita on Nov 6, 2015 at 12:49pm
Try your hand at writing a story in just 100 words! Newbies only.
Posted by Sanita on Nov 6, 2015 at 12:48pm
Showcase your skill with third person limited point of view. Every entry earns GPS, with merit badges and awardicons for winners. Contest limited to ten entries, so hurry up and submit your story!
November Prompt: Write a story from a villain's point of view, making a believable case for why he (or she) thinks s/he's actually the hero or good guy/gal of the narrative.
Deadline: November 30, 2015
Posted by Diane on Nov 5, 2015 at 5:40pm
New Prompt For November: You Try To Talk A Live Turkey Into Coming Home With You For Dinner
Are there any Halloween writers out there who love everything spooky, but don't care for guts and gore? Here is your contest! Writers of spooky stories can win merit badges, award ribbons, gift points. Come get some.
Contest with twisted Halloween background. First round opened to everyone, great prizes.
Three Prompts to inspire a Halloween story. Win an upgraded membership and other great prizes!
HAPPY HALLOWEEN TO EVERYONE, Hope writers come knocking on the door then enter a short story or win. Casting about for a witchy story for 2015, I kinda like those. OH, treat of 2KGP for each entry. NO FEE from ADC. Donors welcome & how. Music mids here
A contest for everyone, judged by teens! Come join in on the fun!
Monthly Fantasy Writing contest! Because we need more fantasy. :D
Hello there, Creatures Of The Night!
THE 1ST EVER 'SCREAMS!!!' HALLOWEEN CONTEST IS OFFICIALLY OPEN!!!
We eagerly await your bloody participation...
And good luck! I have a feeling you're going to need it!
heh heh heh...
Now accepting entries! Come share your stories of inspiration and courage.
Posted by iKïyå§ama on Oct 3, 2015 at 11:12am
A contest about allergies! Tell me, what happens when you're allergic to secrets?
Supernatural OTP Fanfiction Contest!
This is a weekly contest rewarding several prizes based on the amount of entries. Good luck!
What better time to write dark fantasy than during October? All prizes have been increased for this round. :)
Posted by bøøts on Oct 2, 2015 at 11:40pm
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.
New poetry contest opening soon! Round 1 begins on October 10!
Posted by ~GG on Oct 2, 2015 at 5:11pm
Contest For Phoebe- Win a Friends of Phoebe Shirt!
This contest offers a different genre every two weeks. Short stories new or old are welcome. Come take a look at the contest, write a story for the prompt, and win prizes.
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!
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.
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
BLINK- short fiction contest. Thrice weekly. 500 gps to winner.
Write a mystery for Mabon!
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
Grand Re-Opening! Hosting a mini contest involving a small written piece and 3 reviews. Reward just for entering!
A contest just for Newbies!
Posted by Sanita on Jul 9, 2015 at 9:00am
A children's poetry contest, judged by children! Who better to know if your poem appeals to children than the intended audience? Any form, theme or subject, but all entries must be rated E and suitable for children. Be in to win!
Posted by Elle on Jun 23, 2015 at 6:42pm
Flash fiction erotica challenge with a new prompt every week.
Enter your best story with a surprise twist!
Get inspired by the prompt and bring us your best poem today! Win the exclusive Whispers Of The Soul Merit Badge + awardicons and GPs.
Posted by Kasia on May 27, 2015 at 11:38pm
I post the picture and you picture the story! Write an intriguing summary directly in the message window, just like the inside flap of a book jacket cover! No items or bitems necessary! Each contest round ends the last Sunday of the month, 11:59pm.
Easiest weekly contest ever! Post a 1-3 sentence prompt directly in the message window. No items or bitems needed! Winner receives 500 gps unless otherwise stated (sometimes I offer specials!). Deadline is always on Tuesday evenings at 11:59pm.
Image Prompt this round - check it out! Give it a shot to win First Place and receive a 25K Awardicon, an appropriate MB, and 15,000 GPs.
Write a fantasy or science fiction story following one of the three prompts provided. Great prizes to be won including an exclusive FSFS Merit Badge! Open to all of WdC.
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