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Do you have any twisted or bizarre stories to tell? Did you ever think of what is going on in the parallel universe for Halloween? A ghosts are telling scary stories about humans? Pumpkins are carving human heads? First round is already open to everyone.
It's SCARY TIME on WDC!
Write a Dialogue between you and a GHOST!
Monthly Fantasy Writing contest! Because we need more fantasy. :D
Hello there, Creatures Of The Night!
THE 1ST EVER 'SCREAMS!!!' HALLOWEEN CONTEST IS OFFICIALLY OPEN!!!
We eagerly await your bloody participation...
And good luck! I have a feeling you're going to need it!
heh heh heh...
Now accepting entries! Come share your stories of inspiration and courage.
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!
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!
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.
Contest For Phoebe- Win a Friends of Phoebe Shirt!
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.
Halloween is close! This round asks for horror movie titles throughout a story or a poem! You have until the 20th!
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!
I provide a monthly photo, you provide the hook! Write an inside book flap summary of what your story idea is about. Intrigue me! No need for bitems or items. Post directly in window. 1st Place: MB or 10,000 gps.. 2nd Place: 5000 gps.. 3rd Place: 1000 gps
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!
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?
Come try your skills on a poetic prose writing contest. It's the last round for 2015!
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!
Round 2 Open! Pick a character from the list and write a write a short story with the SM's in the story. In honor of Storymaster & StoryMistress. Deadline end of the month.
Come on in and enter your best funny poem! Write about a humorous situation and exaggerate. Try a rhyming poem, a Limerick, Lyrics, or even pen something absurd. Deadline: September 30th @ 11:59 PM WdC Time
Posted by Lornda on Sep 9, 2015 at 11:35am
September round now open! Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to create a character that I will remember long after your story ends. A character that brings your story to life, and makes it matter. Deadline: October 23rd @ 11:59 PM WdC Time
Posted by Lornda on Sep 9, 2015 at 11:32am
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.
Special Anniversary Edition of the September 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!
Happy Birthday WDC! 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!
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!
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.
Special 15th Anniversary Contest. 3 picture prompts and a special bonus prompt to choose from for this month's contest.
Open to receive short stories-- no prompts-- little restrictions-- everyone can enter-- September is already open for the month
A contest for lovers of mythical creatures - after a break, we are back now
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.
BLINK- short fiction contest. Thrice weekly. 500 gps to winner.
The 2nd Annual WDC Birthday Flash Fiction Apps Challenge! Oodles and gobs of prizes! Opens Sept 1 2015!
Bi-Monthly Suspense/Thriller Contest!
Write a mystery for Mabon!
Three Prompts to choose from. Enter to win great prizes!
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.
There is a story contest, a review contest, and a blog contest. Stop in for the fun!
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!
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!
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!
Comedy contest, enter your funniest story or poem!
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!
Round 12 of Summer Romance Contest opens 22 July
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.
A contest just for Newbies!
Posted by Sanita on Jul 9, 2015 at 9:00am
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