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After almost a year of being on hiatus, Pond Poetry is open again with Round 72! Tell us a tale of the Salem Witch Trials! Make it funny or make it scary, but make it worth that 1st place prize!
An opportunity to get into the season spirit through your writing, and have some fun! Two mini contests included. Interactive fun for all members, whether you're an entrant or not. Stop in and spill your guts. . pumpkin guts that is.
Yes We are going to do another as we have time in memory of all Countrymom has done in the past. As always Old or New is up to you. It must be of the type that rhymes. Giftpoints and Awardicons. Read the simple rules.
Posted by Monty on Sep 22, 2016 at 12:35pm
Easy contest!! Just tell me your dream! You may do so in any form you wish. Contest closes on the 25th, only one entry so far! Come on in for a chance to win some pretty great prizes :)
Posted by Intuey on Sep 14, 2016 at 7:22pm
This is contest for stories and poetry...about pets. I am the guest host and judge for the next few months, and I would really like to see a revival of this contest.
Do you love writing free verse poetry? Do you enjoy 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 thos
STAR TREK is 50 so let's celebrate!
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.
Write a short story of around 100 words using the 'song' prompt provided. A fun and simple contest with good prizes for 1st/2nd/3rd
Posted by Spacecat on Sep 3, 2016 at 5:52pm
SPECIAL EDITION/ DOUBLE PRIZES
SEPTEMBER PHOTO PROMPT IS UP
September contest open! Showcase your skill with third person limited point of view. Every story earns 1000 GPS. More prizes for best stories. The contest is limited to the first ten entries, so hurry up and post your story!
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!
Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Aug 31, 2016 at 1:57pm
Experiment with different genres of romance on this 16th Birthday.
This contest welcomes old and new stories. Choose a prompt and two genres, then write your story and enter to win.
Join us for WDC's Sweet 16! Wild 'n' wacky prompts, lots of WDC goodies and your chance to win an exclusive Merit Badge! Opens Thursday, Sept 1!
A fun, vacation poetry contest with a twist to celebrate WDC's 16th Anniversary!
Posted by MontyB on Aug 26, 2016 at 8:37am
Round 2 OPEN! Write a 6-sentence story based on new photo prompt to win Merit Badge + 6,000GPs! Round 2 Deadline: September 24.
Come join PDG, and take part in a bunch of summer themed contests. All of WDC is welcome to play along.
Posted by Back Soon on Aug 20, 2016 at 3:29pm
For every poet and almost-poet: come and steal up to 60k in prizes for the best prompt-inspired entry. Not long to go before the round ends!
Posted by Kasia on Aug 19, 2016 at 12:56am
Brand new poetry contest. Come celebrate the beginning of my latest venture and write a romantic poem!
Write a romantic story based on the season
Posted by Bonnie on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:59am
August Round NOW OPEN. Follow the prompt and win some great prizes.
2000+ words genre-free short story contest August 1st to September 31st. New and old items are welcome.
Posted by Tileira on Aug 1, 2016 at 4:40pm
Do you have a poem, short story or first chapter in the supernatural genre that is under 2000 words? Yes? What are you waiting for? Enter it now!
A short story/poem contest with a monthly prompt. Round 1 begins in August. Now open for support and donations.
Rounf 54 Open. Pick a title, create a poem. Try your hand at winning a shiny new LPC Badge!
The art of crafting action scenes is critical to competence in writing fiction because the action scene is one in which the mechanics of movement must be described believably and with precision.
A poetry contest open to all Newbies, and anyone else who has been a member of WdC for less than a year.
Awardicons, merit badges and gps to be won.
I look forward to receiving your entry!
Posted by Sally on Jun 3, 2016 at 10:56am
April winners announced! June contest open! World-dominating things happening at EPTaS! Am I monologuing? It feels like I'm monologuing. Probably because this month's theme is "super." Come find your inner superhero (or villain) at ETPaS this month!
A children's poetry contest judged by children! Come and support the youngest members on the site!
Posted by Elle on May 31, 2016 at 9:46pm
Write the funniest end to the sentence and you could win an exclusive Merit Badge and an Awardicon!
In case you missed it, another round has started! If you have written a story between 5,000 and 20,000 words, this is for you. No prompts. All genres welcome! :)
The contest where the Newest members of Writing.com choose the winners!
The simplest contest ever! Post an intriguing prompt, no longer than five sentences. No bitems or items necessary! Post directly in message window. Read the rules in case there's a theme. Deadline: Each Tuesday, 11:59pm, unless otherwise stated.
Posted by Cubby on Mar 31, 2016 at 7:00am
A contest open to those who write for children and also, fo those who would like to give it a try! Be sure to read the rules and follow the prompt. Deadline is normally the last Sunday of every month, 11:59pm.
Posted by Cubby on Mar 31, 2016 at 6:44am
Write a story with no dialogue.
Posted by ~QPdoll~ on Mar 29, 2016 at 6:36am
Back after nearly three years! Awardicons, an exclusive Merit Badge, gift points... Just follow the prompt to be in with a chance.
Posted by Kittiara on Mar 15, 2016 at 5:23pm
New United Pagan Society contest, open for all!
Posted by Autumn on Jan 26, 2016 at 1:20pm
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.
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
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?
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