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Experiment with two different genres in one story.
I give you the first and last sentence, you write the story!
Posted by Nikola on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:22pm
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?
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.
Fantasy writing contest welcoming all those wishing for a little magic in their lives. Five prompts to choose from!
Newbies only 100 word story contest
Posted by Sanita on Aug 13, 2014 at 6:39am
Monthly mythical creatures writing contest! Write a short story (no min or max word limit) or epic poem (min 30 lines) featuring the mythical creature of the month. Win an exclusive The Lair merit badge and more...
PROMPT: Imagine the person you love the most. Now imagine that they are suddenly gone.
All entries receive a review. First prize is 7,000 GPs. Contest deadline: September 10.
Posted by Somtymes on Aug 13, 2014 at 2:01am
Come check out the August contest!
Picture a story from the prompted photo. Send me a title and summary, similar to the inside flap of a book. Looking for polished entries!
Come join us in the Word Fair this August to share forgetful words! See you there! :)
August contest round open! This contest lets you showcase your skill with point of view. Every entry earns 1000 GPS, with additional prizes for the best three stories. The contest allows only ten entries each month, so time is already running out!
Only a few hours before Round 2 begins! Sign up now or latest by tomorrow. One of a kind contest.
Follow the prompt, and enter your stories new or old.
Round 2 open to write about your precious gifts!
NEW AUGUST PROMPT! Open to anyone who writes for Young Adults or Children.
Posted by Fancy on Aug 5, 2014 at 10:35am
Now monthly, no prompt, story or poem, JUST MAKE ME LAUGH!
Are you looking to start a new writing project? Need a challenge?
I'll take that as a yes, contest page viewer.
How about a 7,500 to 17,500 word story inspired by this round's prompt? There are prizes in it for you, if you win!
Now open for entries!
Calling all poets! Contest open for entries, closes August 31st.
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 August.
On August 6 our Unofficial Blogging Challenge will start a "Themed" Blogging Format. Come and join us. One of the best bloggers in this community is here. Roll up your sleeves and get back into blogging. It's more fun in 30 Days Blogging Challenge.
New contest accepting poetry AND prose entries. Use the music to inspire your entry!
Posted by Diane on Aug 1, 2014 at 11:37am
Today begins the two-month countdown. Are you psyched?
The most awaited NATURE-themed Poetry Contest is now accepting entries! August round is prompt-free! And the prizes? Go check it for yourself!!!
Write any traditional (rhyming) poetry form using Philippians 4:8 as inspiration!
Please read the prompt below the rules on the contest page.
Posted by Quihadi on Aug 1, 2014 at 1:10am
August prompt is "The screen flashed 9-1-1.
Posted by Nikola on Jul 31, 2014 at 11:23pm
Welcome back to The Horrorum! Enter our open-prompt writing contest by performing a review or a c-note ritual. Win a Badge of Horror and a professional edit from Cicero Grade Editing!
Introducing Writing.Com's Horror Awards! Submit a horror story from the past year to win an Awardicon and a professional edit by Cicero Grade Editing!
Writing.Com's most-loved horror contest returns! Write a Tale of Terror inspired by a smile.
Contest opens on the 1st of Aug. and closes at noon on the 31st. Your entry can be old or new, as always that is up to you. 229 Members in this Group that started 1 Jan. 03. Join up. Awards and Gift Points. Rhyming Poems only.
Posted by Monty on Jul 31, 2014 at 9:22pm
Poem or Story old or new. Win 100 GPs just for posting. August 1st - to the 23rd. Merit badge, Awardicons and GPs up for grabs just to show how much you honor those defending and those that have defended our country.
Posted by Monty on Jul 31, 2014 at 8:57pm
Wanna go bananas sharing your favorite music through writing? Then join the WDC Soundtrackers Barrel O' Monkeys for a 20-day Music Mania Sprint! Great prizes, with a shot at a specially commissioned Merit Badge!
Now taking sign-ups for the fall round that starts on September 1st. Win the exclusive "Season of Writing" merit badge by writing and reviewing once a week during fall.
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!
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.
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
Literary Short Fiction Contest
Posted by CCD on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:48am
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
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.
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