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Prompt: Writing Without Characters
Entries Due: 5th of October
Word Count: 1500 words or less
This prompt is a tough one, which means there will likely be fewer entries...and a greater chance of winning! Right?
Posted by Sycorax on Sep 20, 2014 at 7:51am
9-11 writing contest. This is a Short Story or Poetry Writing Contest. Big Prizes. This is a way to show you care about that day so long ago...9-11.
Now open. Grand prize - 25k GPs+. All genre of short stories welcomed.
Round 3 is OPEN. No membership required. Three fun prompts to choose from!
Posted by Cubby on Sep 17, 2014 at 11:43am
The simplest contest ever! One prompt, one week, one winner. Post directly in the message window! New rounds weekly!
Posted by Cubby on Sep 17, 2014 at 11:34am
Write. Write. Write. Improve. Hone. Twist. Edit. Think different thoughts. Sing different songs. Embrace different styles. Write something crazy and enter this contest.
Prompt: Kissing Trees
Deadline: September 28th
Writing is art.
Now with bigger prizes! Come and join this one of a kind contest. Round begins at noon on September 17th!
Come join the fun in this award winning contest!
This contest is for writers who enjoy writing non-fiction stories. No word limit. Teddy Bear Love Badge To be won. I Except pre-written items if it fits monthly prompt. I love giving away prizes and surprises~Your Host Marcia
It's not exactly 55 words anymore- which leaves room for more fun. Try one or all three prompts through the month- next month will bring a different challenge.
Write a poem using the picture prompt, or Genesis chapter 22.
Posted by Quihadi on Sep 3, 2014 at 10:55pm
This poetry contest runs for 14 days, with 14 prompts and 14 prizes. Enter as many times as possible to increase your chances of winning. And at the end of the contest, four overall winners will be selected, one of whom will receive 141,414 GPs!
Different judges and prompts every single week. Check out the fun in writing a quick story that is in the erotica genre. 869 word limit makes for a crazy challenge. Can you make it work?
New round open! This round will close on October 11, so if you're thinking about entering, now's the time to get started on edits for your entry!
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!
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!
Go back to when you were 14 yo, and interview your older self, at the age you are now.
Do you love Quotation?
Pen me your Quote, and I'll send you Gifts
This is a Quote Contest with a given Prompt
For NEWBIES (Registered Author from 6 months or less)
and Registered User are welcome here.
MERIT BADGE/ GIFTS will be given this round.
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.
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.
Join us during WDC 14th Birthday Week Celebration for Special Prizes in addition to a daily 14,000 GP Prize for the daily winner!
Posted by Sophy on Sep 1, 2014 at 12:54pm
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.
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
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!
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
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!
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