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Tell the old, old story of Palm Sunday with a poem, and in a new perspective. Use poetry devices ( personification, imagery,etc.).
Posted by Quihadi on Mar 1, 2015 at 9:37pm
A Contest where Newbies are the judge!
Next round is now open! Stop in and enter your funny poem . Deadline: March 31st 1PM WdC Time!
March prompt is up!
Posted by Nikola on Mar 1, 2015 at 5:07pm
Have a Fantasy Story that doesn't fit anywhere? Submit to this open-prompt short story contest!
Have a Sci-Fi Story that doesn't fit anywhere? Submit to this open-prompt short story contest!
Have a Horror Story that doesn't fit anywhere? Submit to this open-prompt short story contest!
Showcase your skills with 3rd person limited point of view. Every entry earns 1000 GPS. Prizes and merit badges for the best stories. Now taking entries for the March, 2015 round. Contest limited to ten entries, so hurry up and enter!
Poetry or short story, old or new write Contest opened on the 1st and closes on the 31st of March. Enter to win a Merit Badge, Awardicon and Gift points. This contest pays tribute to our Veterans and those serving today.
Posted by Monty on Feb 28, 2015 at 2:57pm
Merit Badge, Awardicons and gift points, no prompt, anything that rhymes old or new opens on 1st and closes on the 27th of March at no given time. Entries needed Open to all registered authors.
Posted by Monty on Feb 28, 2015 at 2:50pm
You will have to get your thinking caps on for this one.
Posted by amy on Feb 28, 2015 at 2:30pm
THE HUNDRED AND TWENTY FIFTH CONTEST WILL OPEN ON THE 1ST OF MARCH AND CLOSE AT NOON ON THE 31ST. Poetry Old or new, again that's up to you. Awardicons and Gift Points too. Open to all Registered Authors.
Posted by Monty on Feb 28, 2015 at 1:03pm
The new round actually starts March 1, but now's the time to start looking through your port if you want to polish up an entry! No prompts and awesome prizes await you.
A new round of "What If? (A Historical Fiction Contest)" begins March 1st! Write some amazing alternative history stories by changing ONE event in time. Also accepting judges!
The contest is ready to go! Bookmark the page ..... it all starts on March 6, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Awesome prizes that are guaranteed. A new style of contest...give it a shot!
Posted by Scruffy on Feb 25, 2015 at 7:27pm
Write a Fantasy poem for Kids! We are part of The Realm of Kids Fantasy Group but the contest is open to all members. Try some of your Magic to charm the children!
Posted by Hanna on Feb 25, 2015 at 2:44pm
New prompts every month, each one for a different genre! Or write for a new genre in your portfolio! March prompt is up!
This is a weekly contest, now running from Monday to Sunday so you have the whole weekend to write an interesting story. Come in and take a look at the newest prompt.
Join now! Prizes! Prompts! Competition! Your craziest, spaciest ideas are welcome here!
Posted by editee on Feb 19, 2015 at 4:30pm
Sign up now for this year's 18+ through XGC erotica and romance round of "I Write." For a 10,000 gift points entry fee you are in the running for TWO exclusive merit badges that can only be won here. Contest runs from March 1 - May 30.
The new contest for THRILLER lovers (or anyone else who want to try something different) is now open. The contest officially kicks off in March but I have opened the doors early to allow the word to spread. It simple, just write a thrilling story...
Just the usual prompt contest? Come in and give your interpretation and/or your thoughts around it.
New or old stories welcome. Take a look at this contest today. Prepare an entry and post it.
New contest in its second round. What will the featured song prompt you to write?
Write a story and win great prizes from our WDC shop.
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!
A monthly calendar contest. Different things in a calendar to write stories for, and for the months that do not have anything something will be made up!
Posted by Sunny on Feb 8, 2015 at 5:56pm
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.
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?
This is contest to write about your "Precious Gift!"
Bring a friend or come alone and find a new friend to write with. This concept is being tested to see how it goes. Write the best story with a project partner to win!
Genre: Children. Prompt: Open. Date: Feb,1 - Feb, 15.
Bring on your poems and stories.
Come check you the February challenge/contest!
A brand new Horror based contest run monthly. Prompt is up for February!
It doesn't get much simpler that this! Send me a prompt directly in the message window. 500 gps go to the weekly winner(s). Sometimes I run specials, so be sure to read the rules!
Posted by Ant Cubby on Jan 26, 2015 at 7:32am
Post a title and jacket-cover summary, prompted by the monthly photo provided. No items or bitems required. Post directly in message window.
Posted by Ant Cubby on Jan 26, 2015 at 7:28am
A contest for those who write for children. All members welcome!
Posted by Ant Cubby on Jan 26, 2015 at 7:20am
Musical Sentiments Poetry Contest uses song lyrics for prompts. Now taking entries for the February round. Deadline is Feb. 26. Stop by and have a look. Prizes include awardicon, MB, GPs. All ddonations of 50K or more will receive a music MB.
A prompt based poetry contest for Newbies only.
Posted by Sanita on Jan 25, 2015 at 5:23am
Monthly Fantasy Writing Contest. New round open!
Get your entries in by noon on February 6 for a chance to win a piece of 35,000 gift points!
Saints and Sinners IS BACK!!! Round 17 Opens January 25th. See contest for rules.
WRITE a ROUNDEL or VILLANELLE using one image prompt for this round.
Write a short story or a poem set on the stage of an RPG game you create! Contest is open and runs until FEB 18. First, second and third place will be awarded gift points. First place grand prize is 10K GP.
Posted by Nuraya on Jan 16, 2015 at 1:51am
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