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IN THE SPIRIT OF CELEBRATION, A DIALOGUE WITH THE STORYMASTER ON NEW IDEAS FOR WDC
Special birthday round! Come give it a go. :)
Posted by Kate. on Sep 1, 2015 at 11:57pm
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!
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!
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.
15th Anniversary Event Contest. Create your character and conquer WDC. Submit your character now, round 1 deadline Sept. 7th.
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.
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!
Posted by Autumn on Aug 21, 2015 at 4:09pm
This prompt is adult beverages
Posted by Jenny on Aug 21, 2015 at 12:53am
Three Prompts to choose from. Enter to win great prizes!
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.
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!
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?
Arguably the simplest contest you'll ever enter! Finish four sentences to win an exclusive merit badge and a portfolio awardicon!
Nine new prompts for Round 3! Join the fun!
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.
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!
Try your hand at a Than-Bauk! Weekly Contest!
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.
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).
A contest just for Newbies!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
Try a new genre every month! Great prizes!
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!
Posted by Elle on Jun 23, 2015 at 6:42pm
Monthly fantasy writing contest. Have fun!
Flash fiction erotica challenge with a new prompt every week.
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!
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.
A very UNIQUE contest based on newsfeed posting. Have a look at the awesome prizes being offered! Everyone can take part!
Looking for something a little . . . different? Quirky? Fun? Come check out The Banana Contest!
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.
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