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Before Abraham began his climb to the mount to slay Isaac, he told his people that "THEY" would be back. What in the world was he thinking? Write a poem on anything that comes to your mind from the picture prompt, or Genesis chapter 22.
Posted by Quihadi on Sep 1, 2014 at 3:13pm
Enter any poem written in Japanese form. Poems not limited to Haiku and Senyru. Gift points for every post with a poem(s). Merit badge if you write/submit 30 poems for September. This contest is to encourage writers to write in Japanese forms.
September contest round now 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!
It's back and better than ever. The new Magic Words contest has been totally redesigned to ensure every single high quality entry is awarded on its own merits. Please read all the rules so you can make the most of this brilliant new kind of contest.
Welcome back everybody! 5000 GP prize for the best daily prompt-based Horror story under 1000 Words. Think you have what it takes to scare us?
No "he said," no "she said," no problem! This dialogue-only flash fiction short story contest is back in action! Check out the new prompt, and get to work!
Posted by jay on Sep 1, 2014 at 2:33am
Contest opens on the 1st of Sept. and closes at noon on the 30th. Your entry can be old or new, as always that is up to you. 230 Members in this Group that started 1 Jan. 03. Join up. Awards and Gift Points. Rhyming Poems only.
Posted by Monty on Aug 31, 2014 at 12:57pm
Opens on Monday. Hope to see you there!
Write to celebrate WdC's 14th Birthday: 750-word short stories written for the prompt given. All genres. From Sept.1 to Sept.14. B-item links or entry links together with b-item book links are welcome. Content rating limit is 18+.
Posted by Joy on Aug 30, 2014 at 12:00pm
As it is WDC,s 14th birthday, September's prompt is, write a poem about your experience on WDC so far!
Posted by Sanita on Aug 30, 2014 at 10:54am
Re-imagine WdC with the Steampunk Authors Guild.
Come celebrate WDC's 14th Birthday with some Flash Fiction Fun based on WDC's smartphone prompt apps! We'll be giving away Gift Points, Merit Badges, Awardicons and a host of other goodies from around our wonderful community!
Prompt: Black Sail Metropolis
Deadline: September 14th
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Write a short story about two people in a "close relationship" not married but very best friends, "buddies", "forever friends"
Write a poem about a historical person or event, even a recent event sure to be remembered historically.
Write story, poem, drama about pets, any pet, all kinds of pets and their relationships with their human "pet"
Sign ups for the next round are now open! Come test your mettle in our character sketch challenge! Great prizes await the brave.
Posted by ♥ Mynt ♥ on Aug 26, 2014 at 11:58am
Round 3 announced! One of a kind contest. SIGN UP NOW!
The Prep is accepting volunteers and donations for 2014. Thank you for considering.
Bring your fancy dresses out of the closets. Fancy Dress Party begins on September 1. Dress in theme and write the stories/poems in first person. Accept entries from Sep 1- Sep 14.
Make the hearts aflutter by your romantic pieces. Cheesy/non-cheesy, conventional/non-conventional-- all old and new romantic pieces welcome. Opens for entries on Sep 1.
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.
Experiment with two different genres in one story.
A contest where you team up to write with someone (Partner Up) and the top three winners get great rewards.
I give you the first and last sentence, you write the story!
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
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
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!
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!
Calling all poets! Contest open for entries, closes August 31st.
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
The most awaited NATURE-themed Poetry Contest is now accepting entries! August round is prompt-free! And the prizes? Go check it for yourself!!!
August prompt is "The screen flashed 9-1-1.
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.
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
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!
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