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The February round of the Word Fair is now open! Bring your most forgiving words with you this month! This round closes on February 26.
Posted by Mariah :) on Feb 12, 2016 at 1:06pm
New prompt, new rules! Come one, come all, join in the fun with us Teens of WdC!
Round 16 - Anger!
Posted by |Kit| on Feb 8, 2016 at 7:48pm
For February show me a dog monster.
Those heart-shaped candies are telling you more than just 'Be My Valentine'
First and the last round of monthly poetry contest about angels. Contest is created for one purpose only- to celebrate 10th year anniversary of WdC Angel Army Group. Come and earn your wings.
Posted by 🎵Minja 🎶 on Jan 31, 2016 at 4:43pm
Open again on February 1st! This is going to be fun, and that's all there is to it!
Fantasy short story writing competition. Write a fantasy story between 2000 and 5000 words using the words from one of two or both lists of 5 words. Contest opens Monday 1st February 2016 and closes 29th February 2016. Fantastic prizes.
New United Pagan Society contest, open for all!
Posted by Autumn on Jan 26, 2016 at 1:20pm
This round is a free for all with movie titles!
Posted by *Jenny* on Jan 20, 2016 at 4:36pm
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.
Movie line based contest accepting short stories and poetry.
Bring me your best romance, love, or relationship poems- happy or heartbreaking- give it a go!
Posted by Lexi on Jan 5, 2016 at 9:51am
Visit this contest today. Ends 2/14/16 Poetry incentive of 1Kgp, stories 2Kgp. Forum controversy, now clear. Please no more mischief. Heavens it's Christmas Spirit, we seek from Authors Discussion Club
A contest where the winner wins an upgraded membership!
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.
January contest open. This contest lets you showcase your skill with third person limited POV. Every contestant earns GPS; winning entries earn MBs and more. Maximum of ten entries, so don't wait to submit your story!
New and Improved starting January First! New styles/genres will be announced each month. Write a new story for a shot at 10,000 GPs!
Brand-New Contest! Team writing, one member of each two person team must be a newbie. If you don't have a partner, join us anyway and you can get matched with a writing partner.
Posted by GeminiGem on Dec 27, 2015 at 7:50pm
Round 13 Opens 23 December and runs for five weeks ~ A romance in Winter.
Posted by Bonnie on Dec 21, 2015 at 4:13pm
The Haunted Library Project is hosting its first contest!
The librarians will accept old or new stories that contain elements of horror or the supernatural. We are looking for stories we can promote in our library genre forums.
Posted by Ash on Dec 8, 2015 at 10:40am
Try something new and receive an exclusive merit badge! Second place receives a 'genre of the month' badge!
Got a supernatural piece, new or old? Enter it now!
Posted by Lorraine on Dec 1, 2015 at 12:37pm
A new contest...Round one Opens December 1st!
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!
Newbies only poetry contest.
Posted by Sanita on Nov 6, 2015 at 12:49pm
Try your hand at writing a story in just 100 words! Newbies only.
Posted by Sanita on Nov 6, 2015 at 12:48pm
Are there any Halloween writers out there who love everything spooky, but don't care for guts and gore? Here is your contest! Writers of spooky stories can win merit badges, award ribbons, gift points. Come get some.
Three Prompts to inspire a Halloween story. Win an upgraded membership and other great prizes!
Monthly Fantasy Writing contest! Because we need more fantasy. :D
Now accepting entries! Come share your stories of inspiration and courage.
Posted by iKïyå§ama on Oct 3, 2015 at 11:12am
A contest about allergies! Tell me, what happens when you're allergic to secrets?
Supernatural OTP Fanfiction Contest!
This is a weekly contest rewarding several prizes based on the amount of entries. Good luck!
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What better time to write dark fantasy than during October? All prizes have been increased for this round. :)
Limitless writing is found here. Young Adult writing contest. Accepting Poetry, Short Stories, Prose, Chapters and every other item type in the genre of YA.
New poetry contest opening soon! Round 1 begins on October 10!
Posted by ~GG on Oct 2, 2015 at 5:11pm
Contest For Phoebe- Win a Friends of Phoebe Shirt!
Posted by Lexi on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:55am
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.
Posted by Paul ~ D~ on Sep 23, 2015 at 8:14am
Write a children's story or poem using the monthly prompt. You do not need to be a member to enter. 1st Prize: Choice of Awardicon, Children's MB, or 10,000 gps. 2nd Place: 5000 gps. 3rd Place: 1000 gps. Be sure to read all the rules! New members welcome!
Posted by Cubby on Sep 22, 2015 at 7:26am
Write an intriguing prompt in three sentences or less, directly in the message window. No need for bitems or items! 500 gps to the weekly winner!
Posted by Cubby on Sep 22, 2015 at 7:12am
Sometimes a story isn't quick (or easy). This contest celebrates those works! An extended Round Nine has kicked off, and I can't wait to see what it brings.
A contest for lovers of mythical creatures - after a break, we are back now
Posted by Christine on Aug 27, 2015 at 8:38am
A contest that is SO simple! Have a funny true story? Wanna win great prizes? Well what are you waiting for?
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!
Posted by Elle on Aug 6, 2015 at 12:50am
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