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The Dialogue 500  (18+)
Dialogues of 500 words or less.
#941862 by W.D.Wilcox

Posted by W.D.Wilcox on Sep 2, 2015 at 11:50am  

Special birthday round! Come give it a go. :)

Poison Apple Theater  (13+)
A monthly dark fantasy contest. Interpret prompts as you will.
#2014825 by Kate.

Posted by Kate. on Sep 1, 2015 at 11:57pm  

Happy Birthday Writing.Com! You could win a merit badge, an awardicon, and 50,000 gift points if you are quick and lucky!

15 Finger Frenzy!  (E)
15th WRITING.COM Birthday Reviewing, Writing & Site Participation Contest Open Now!
#2052447 by tHiNg

Posted by tHiNg on Sep 1, 2015 at 12:41pm  

Happy Birthday WDC! Bigsmile Join us over at the Cramp September 1-7 as we celebrate WDC's 15th Birthday with special prompts, larger prizes, AND a chance to win a Cramp Merit Badge!

The Writer's Cramp  (13+)
Happy Birthday WDC! Win 15K GP daily prize, plus random Cramp Merit Badges will be given!
#333655 by Sophy

Posted by Sophy on Sep 1, 2015 at 12:28pm  

Want to win a merit badge?! A one-off contest for September! Check it out, write some flash fiction about a street and win! Any genre! Any rating!

Street Contest  (ASR)
A one off contest to win a merit badge!
#2055327 by anxious geek

Posted by anxious geek on Aug 31, 2015 at 5:56am  

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.

Poetic Traditions Poetry Contest  (E)
Celebrate WDC's birthday with the rhyme and meter of traditional poetry.
#2055137 by Angels in my Ear

Posted by Angels in my Ear on Aug 30, 2015 at 11:39am  

15th Anniversary Event Contest. Create your character and conquer WDC. Submit your character now, round 1 deadline Sept. 7th.

WDC Contest  (E)
World Domination Competition Contest
#1836675 by A.J.Caesar - Julius Caesar

Posted by A.J.Caesar - Julius Caesar on Aug 30, 2015 at 11:21am  

Special 15th Anniversary Contest. 3 picture prompts and a special bonus prompt to choose from for this month's contest.

Full Moon Rising  (18+)
Supernatural Writing Contest
#2048577 by A.J.Caesar - Julius Caesar

Posted by A.J.Caesar - Julius Caesar on Aug 30, 2015 at 11:17am  

Open to receive short stories-- no prompts-- little restrictions-- everyone can enter-- September is already open for the month

Boy Have I Got A Story For You!  (E)
Contest is open and accepting stories!
#1848696 by Suze back YEAH!

Posted by Suze back YEAH! on Aug 28, 2015 at 4:14am  

A contest for lovers of mythical creatures - after a break, we are back now

Sensual Fantasy  (18+)
Fantasy/Erotica Short Story Contest for those who love to love mystical creatures.
#1511345 by Christine

Posted by Christine on Aug 27, 2015 at 8:38am  

WYRM is putting on a contest for WdC's fifteenth anniversary this year. Review, reward and get reviewed! Signs up open September 1st.

WYRM's Review Challenge for 15  (13+)
Celebrate WdC's birthday by rewarding in-depth reviewers and doing an in-depth review.
#2052238 by Satuawany

Posted by M.Prelooker - Happy Bday, WdC! on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:30pm  

BLINK- short fiction contest. Thrice weekly. 500 gps to winner.

 BLINK!  (E)
Thrice weekly contest for short, and I do mean short, stories! 50 to 75 words only!
#2054775 by Autumn

Posted by Autumn on Aug 25, 2015 at 7:46pm  

The 2nd Annual WDC Birthday Flash Fiction Apps Challenge! Oodles and gobs of prizes! Opens Sept 1 2015!

WDC's 15th Birthday Apps Challenge   (E)
Flash fiction contest celebrating WDC's 15th Birthday using the WDC Prompt Apps!
#2003282 by Wytch Doctor: Happy B-Day WDC!

Posted by Wytch Doctor: Happy B-Day WDC! on Aug 23, 2015 at 5:51pm  

Bi-Monthly Suspense/Thriller Contest!

Smoke and Mirrors Contest  (E)
Enter your best Thriller./Suspense Story for a chance to win Gift Points.By Twisters Group
#2043072 by Night Owl~WDC is 15! :-)

Posted by Night Owl~WDC is 15! :-) on Aug 23, 2015 at 2:04pm  

Write a mystery for Mabon!

 United Pagan Society Contest Forum  (E)
Forum for UPS contests
#2054039 by Autumn

Posted by Autumn on Aug 21, 2015 at 4:09pm  

This prompt is adult beverages

Songs, movies, and more, Oh my!   (E)
A contest where you make stories or poems with certain titles throughout.
#1473144 by Jenny

Posted by Jenny on Aug 21, 2015 at 12:53am  

Three Prompts to choose from. Enter to win great prizes!

Three Prompts  (E)
Fantasy and Science Fiction contest with three prompts!
#2016845 by Matt Bird

Posted by Matt Bird on Aug 13, 2015 at 2:09pm  

Chris' Sci-Fi Forum is holding a sci-fi fantasy short story contest. Lots of great prizes such as awardicons, ribbons, and gift points. See the forum for further dettails. Join Chris'Sci-Fi Forum and Outworld.

Outworid  (E)
This is a forum for everybody loves sci-fi
#2050029 by Chris Breva - Congrats Yellows

Posted by Chris Breva - Congrats Yellows on Aug 10, 2015 at 12:49pm  

There is a story contest, a review contest, and a blog contest. Stop in for the fun!

Lyndsay Rae's Member Event!  (E)
I want to hold a special event to honor all the members here. Stop in for fun challenges!
#1967408 by Lyndsay Rae: Fun, fun! 1967408

Posted by Lyndsay Rae: Fun, fun! 1967408 on Aug 10, 2015 at 4:24am  

A contest that is SO simple! Have a funny true story? Wanna win great prizes? Well what are you waiting for?

Life's Laughable Moments  (18+)
Got a funny anecdote? Wanna win an Awardicon, Merit Badge or GPs? Bring it! 50% to RAOK!
#2045674 by W.W. - Happy Birthday Sweet 15

Posted by W.W. - Happy Birthday Sweet 15 on Aug 6, 2015 at 3:38pm  

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!

The Lair  (13+)
Monthly mythical creatures writing contest. Stories or epic poems - you choose!
#1938456 by Elle

Posted by Elle on Aug 6, 2015 at 12:50am  

Do you have any great family stories? 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?

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

Posted by Angels in my Ear on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:57am  

Arguably the simplest contest you'll ever enter! Finish four sentences to win an exclusive merit badge and a portfolio awardicon!

Cards Against Authors - On hold  (13+)
"Finish the card" game
#2045467 by Tiger Cub - Away

Posted by Tiger Cub - Away on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:54am  

Nine new prompts for Round 3! Join the fun!

The Playlist - On hold  (13+)
A short story contest with songs as prompts.
#2040560 by Tiger Cub - Away

Posted by Tiger Cub - Away on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:52am  

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.

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

Posted by Angels in my Ear on Aug 1, 2015 at 12:06pm  

Tune up your instruments, set up your playlists, gather up the band (or groupies)
and let's put on the greatest show of your life!

Musicology Anthology   (13+)
A contest which pays tribute to Music and Writing with over 1 Million gps in prizes.
#1377819 by iKïyå§ama-Party On!

Posted by iKïyå§ama-Party On! on Aug 1, 2015 at 8:31am  

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!

A Daily/Weekly Contest Of Horror And A 2014 Quill Award Finalist
#2020439 by Angus - 15? Rock On!

Posted by Angus - 15? Rock On! on Jul 31, 2015 at 11:31am  

Try your hand at a Than-Bauk! Weekly Contest!

The Than-Bauk Thursday Contest  (E)
A Weekly Contest That Runs for One Day! Enter Thursday, Results on Friday!
#2051145 by K.E. Edwards

Posted by K.E. Edwards on Jul 30, 2015 at 9:31am  

Comedy contest, enter your funniest story or poem!

The Comedy Club Contest   (18+)
A Contest For The Funny Side Of Life
#1965952 by Odessa Molinari smiling

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 Writing Muscle Stretch   (18+)
A contest of the forms! Speculative fiction, realistic fiction, nonfiction, and poetry!
#1952353 by Lyndsay Rae: Fun, fun! 1967408

Posted by Lyndsay Rae: Fun, fun! 1967408 on Jul 22, 2015 at 5:04am  

Round 12 of Summer Romance Contest opens 22 July

Summer Love/Romance~Closed for judging  (ASR)
Seasons of Romance~Summer Romance~Round 12 - Round 13 coming soon~ A Fall Romance
#1892844 by Bonnie

Posted by Bonnie on Jul 19, 2015 at 4:38pm  

A multi-round fantasy-themed contest in which entrants are paired off to compete head-to-head, each by writing a story about a character of their own creation overcoming their opponent's character, until a single entrant stands as victor.

CLASH! Original Character Tournament  (13+)
Authors face off through their characters! Follow along & vote each round.
#1908885 by Elle

Posted by Elle on Jul 16, 2015 at 6:25pm  

A Twisters Group Contest! Do not enter if you can not write one short story per week, based on an image prompt! This contest will pay you 250 gift points per post (one per week), and will pay 50,000 Gift points after you complete 52 images (One year).

52 Week Fiction Image Blog Contest  (E)
A Twisters Group Contest - Open to All WDC Members
#2048439 by Night Owl~WDC is 15! :-)

Posted by Night Owl~WDC is 15! :-) on Jul 9, 2015 at 10:20pm  

A contest just for Newbies!

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

Posted by Sanita on Jul 9, 2015 at 9:00am  

The deadline has been extended! That's good news for you, as it gives you time to polish up those unsettling pieces and submit them for a chance at some awesome prizes. Bigsmile

Troublesome Musings  (18+)
Free your words. Be handsomely rewarded. Deadline extended!
#840115 by Little Running Stiky

Posted by Little Running Stiky on Jul 5, 2015 at 3:55pm  

July contest open! 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!

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

Posted by Max Griffin on Jul 3, 2015 at 9:14am  

Ever wanted to give out 1-star ratings with impunity? Come join the Spam Slingers Poetaster Garden Party! Our Horrible Poetry Slam begins July 9 for 10 days of unfettered Slinging! Merit Badges, Awardicons and other WDC goodies will be had by all!

The Poetasters: A Spammy Garden Party  (GC)
A 10-day Horrible Poetry Slam, with a garden theme! Open July 9-19! Rate One Star!
#1507015 by Wytch Doctor: Happy B-Day WDC!

Posted by Wytch Doctor: Happy B-Day WDC! on Jul 2, 2015 at 1:30pm  

Apply now to see if you'll be accepted into the first round. There are a total of three rounds, and each time more will be eliminated. Can you make it from the hook to the book? (Will not be writing full book during contest.)

Hook to Book  (ASR)
Who has the best hook for a novel? And can you follow through to the end? 3-Step Contest
#2045412 by Marci~WDC~15

Posted by Marci~WDC~15 on Jul 2, 2015 at 1:22am  

A fantasy and science fiction story writing contest with picture prompts! Use the picture to write an epic tale and win some amazing prizes! Entry deadline by July 20th! All Registered Authors welcome.

Magical Worlds Contest  (E)
A contest just for fantasy and science fiction writers with picture prompts!
#2047077 by Anastasia. V. Pergakis

Posted by Anastasia. V. Pergakis on Jun 30, 2015 at 2:17pm  

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.

Genre Times Four  (18+)
Test your skill at writing stories in four different genres.
#1948893 by Aisha ~ exhausted

Posted by Paul ~ Spoiled Rotten on Jun 29, 2015 at 10:09am  

Try a new genre every month! Great prizes!

Try Something New Contest  (E)
Try something new! September genre is Birthday! Newbies welcome
#2032025 by Stephanie Ferguson

Posted by Stephanie Ferguson on Jun 23, 2015 at 9:35pm  

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!

The Littlest Poetry Contest  (E)
Enter your best children's poetry and be in to win!
#2031529 by summer queen

Posted by Elle on Jun 23, 2015 at 6:42pm  

Monthly fantasy writing contest. Have fun!

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

Posted by Squeekachu on Jun 23, 2015 at 4:22pm  

Parabalistics is a simple monthly contest. Write three sentences or less. Be funny or witty, you could win Gift Points.

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

Posted by Jreese on Jun 22, 2015 at 8:19pm  

Flash fiction erotica challenge with a new prompt every week.

The Weekly Quickie Contest  (18+)
Can you excite in 869 words? Round 170 due Sep. 6 Judge: Charlie Prompt: 15
#1355442 by Dawn Embers

Posted by Dawn Embers on Jun 22, 2015 at 1:45pm  

After a year-long hiatus and a small change of ownership, the 30 Day Image Prompt Contest is back in business! I won't deny it's a challenge, but imagine the fulfilment you'd get from writing something every day for 30 days!

30 Day Image Prompt Contest   (13+)
30 days, 60 image prompts and hopefully hundreds of pieces created!
#1911718 by Cinn & Charlie

Posted by Lorraine on Jun 20, 2015 at 4:09pm  

Monthly short story and poetry contest open to all members who have been on WDC for 6 months or less.

Newbies ONLY Short Story & Poem Contest  (13+)
Open for August 2015 submissions.
#1873271 by ~ Sisco ~

Posted by Cinn & Charlie on Jun 20, 2015 at 2:34pm  

A very UNIQUE contest based on newsfeed posting. Have a look at the awesome prizes being offered! Everyone can take part!

The Ultimate Newsfeed Contest  (ASR)
A unique contest focusing on newsfeeds, get a chance to win awesome prizes!
#2042622 by ~ Aqua ~ Sick . . . AGAIN!

Posted by ~ Aqua ~ Sick . . . AGAIN! on Jun 18, 2015 at 2:50am  

Looking for something a little . . . different? Quirky? Fun? Come check out The Banana Contest!

 The Banana Contest!  (ASR)
In which an odd but amusing contest prompt is provided
#2045273 by Mumsy says Happy B-day WDC!

Posted by Mumsy says Happy B-day WDC! on Jun 15, 2015 at 10:56pm  

Biweekly fantasy flash fiction contest. Round two is now open! Awardicon and gift point prizes to the winners. Can you tell a fantasy story in less than 1,000 words? I bet you can.

Fantasy Flash Fiction Contest  (18+)
Prompt-based fantasy flash fiction contest. Biweekly. Gift point prizes.
#2042168 by Duchess Laughing Lemurs

Posted by Duchess Laughing Lemurs on Jun 14, 2015 at 10:40am  

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