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World Weavers' Championship round 2 begins 1st May 2015. Ten daily prompts will test your skills, expand your horizons and give you a chance at prizes worth up to 35k GPs.
Posted by Tileira on Apr 16, 2015 at 5:05pm
So you're published, but now you need exposure! Submit your story here to be considered for a free compilation ebook with the goal of broadening your reading audience!
Rise to the poet's challenge! Celebrate National Poetry Writing Month by trying your hand at writing a poem inspired by this gorgeous prompt, with the additional parameters of required and forbidden words. Awesome prizes to win!
A couple more weeks to go in this historical fiction contest! Take an event, change it, and write about how the world is changed. A bit of speculation is always a good thing. Contest ends at midnight on May 1st, W.com time.
New or old stories welcome. Take a look at this contest today. Prepare an entry and post
An Open Prompt Round
Posted by Bonnie on Apr 13, 2015 at 9:22am
Got a nasty little mind for stories or poems? Get rewarded for it here!!
Posted by Culraven on Apr 12, 2015 at 7:55pm
Yep. Trek is back. Special tenth round In honour of Leonard Nimoy! aka Spock. Come join the fun. Extra special grand prize!
Join us for the April round of the Word Fair! Bring garden words with you for this round.
Posted by Mariah :) on Apr 11, 2015 at 9:52am
New contest with a focus on fan fiction up and running! Seeking judges for future rounds!
April genre is Ghost! All writers welcome!
New prompt inside! Check it out and give me a peek at your imagination!
Posted by editee on Apr 4, 2015 at 2:05pm
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.
Monthly fantasy story contest. Enter if you dare!
THE HUNDRED AND TWENTY SIXTH CONTEST WILL OPEN ON THE 1ST OF APRIL AND CLOSE AT NO SPECIFIED TIME ON THE 30TH. Poetry Old or new, again that's up to you. Awardicons and Gift Points too. Open to all Registered Authors.
Posted by Monty on Mar 31, 2015 at 12:46pm
Merit Badge, Awardicons and gift points, no prompt, anything that rhymes old or new opens on 1st and closes on the 30th of April at no given time. Open to all registered authors.
Posted by Monty on Mar 31, 2015 at 10:28am
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?
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 Mar 30, 2015 at 6:18pm
Contest to tell me what your precious gift Is in your life. Short stories and poems and prizes will increase for the best poem and short stories. You can enter 2 items for the contest! Good luck!
Starting April 1, in honor of National Poetry Writing Month, a Tarot Poetry Contest!
New contest running from now until April 30, 2015. Please write about an animal or animals. New Poems or New Very Short Stories are Welcome! Win merit badge and awardicon if you win!
Posted by hooves on Mar 28, 2015 at 1:24pm
Newbies Only Prompt Based Poetry Contest
Posted by Sanita on Mar 22, 2015 at 7:58am
Grab a friend, or make a new one with this contest aimed at partnership in writing.
You're free to write any kind of poetry you wish - any length, any genre, any rating. I accept everything, and I review everything - so get rocking writing those entries! There's no prompts, and you're dreams can fly high! Round One opens April 1st!
New prompt up, Alice in Horror-land! :)
A monthly based horror prompt contest. Come in and check out the newest prompt!
The simplest contest you'll ever enter! No need for items or bitems. Just post a short prompt and may the best prompter win! This contest is weekly and ends each Tuesday at 11:59pm unless otherwise posted. Please read the rules!
Posted by Cubby on Mar 14, 2015 at 6:32pm
If you like to write for kids, be sure to join us! You do not need to be a member to enter this monthly contest. Come on in!
Posted by Cubby on Mar 14, 2015 at 6:29pm
A monthly contest which stories or poems are made out of song titles, music artists, movies, or tv shows.
Posted by Jenny on Mar 13, 2015 at 12:30am
Round 1 is open!!! There will be a special prize awarded the first entry into this very exciting contest. Looking forward to reading your entries.
Know someone you think needs to write more? Know someone who should be in an asylum? Come and lock them up with us. This is a prompt based contest and is open to everyone.
Posted by Witchjy on Mar 12, 2015 at 8:29am
A contest geared towards LGBT stories. Each month offers inspiring prompts and great prizes. Rounds end on the last day of each month. Up to GC items allowed!
Posted by ♥ Mynt ♥ on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:45pm
Showcase your skills with 3rd person limited point of view. Every entry earns 1000 GPS. Prizes and merit badges for the best stories. Contest limited to ten participants. There are already six stories in the March, 2015 round, so hurry up and enter!
Innocence Lost contest starts April 1st! Running fundraisers to build up our prizes! This is a place to give victims a chance to share and use their voice!
Newbies only 100 word story contest.
Posted by Sanita on Mar 3, 2015 at 2:56pm
A Contest where Newbies are the judge!
You will have to get your thinking caps on for this one.
Posted by amy on Feb 28, 2015 at 2:30pm
Write a Fantasy poem for Kids! We are part of The Realm of Kids Fantasy Group but the contest is open to all members. Try some of your Magic to charm the children!
Posted by Hanna on Feb 25, 2015 at 2:44pm
This is a weekly contest, now running from Monday to Sunday so you have the whole weekend to write an interesting story. Come in and take a look at the newest prompt.
New or old stories welcome. Take a look at this contest today. Prepare an entry and post it.
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