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New prompt contest starting 01/01/2015. Come take a peek.
The Word of the Mouth is done being edited. The next round will start on the first of the coming year, I can't wait to see what you all can make from next mouth's word, "Beforetime" All winners will get a Writing Merit Badge along with other cool Prizes!
Round begins on 1st January! Sign up now! Awesome prizes await for the winners! Accepting donations for commissioning its own badge :) 75k more will get the newly commissioned mb!
The first round of the World Weavers' Championship begins February 1st 2015!
Ten days, ten exercises, with awardicons, merit badges, and reviews for your efforts.
Please register your interest in the forum before the start date.
Posted by Tileira on Dec 17, 2014 at 12:07pm
This week's prompt is posted! Stop by and write something for it. You could win!
New Round! Allowed up to one entry per prompt per person. Use your words wisely.
No prompt! Short Stories only! Any genre' ---Contest runs from the 1st of the month to the end of the month. Everyone welcome! Enter NOW!!!!!
The first round of Genre Fusion is now open! Round ends on December 31, so get your entries in!
Write a Kyrielle or Villianelle using winter image prompts!
Winter Round Now Open! Submit your season-themed entry for 5,000 gps (1st place). All forms welcome.
What if you had the chance to create an awesome piece of work? What if you could do it with someone you might not normally work with and made a new friend at the same time?
Stop asking 'what if?' Look no further and get involved...
Posted by Fran on Dec 7, 2014 at 11:18am
Each month there is a new prompt. Each stories must follow the prompt and has both a moral and a lesson that is learned by your character(s). Stories must be E or ASR rated. Have fun, and check out this months's prompt.
Winter is just around the corner and it's time for Round 10 of Seasons of Romance. Great Prizes- For writing a romance set in winter.
Posted by Bonnie on Dec 3, 2014 at 9:26am
New and old stories welcome. Stop by today and take a look, then write a story and enter to win great prizes.
The holidays seem to run people ragged year after year. Bring the twenty-third Psalm into modern day reality. How would it be written, if it were written directly to us? Show me the Twenty-third Psalm for 2014 humanity.
Posted by Quihadi on Dec 2, 2014 at 9:52pm
Let's have some laughter in our lives for the holidays!
Riding high on the NaNo wave? Keep the momentum going throughout the year.
We're Under New Ownership Now!
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?
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.
Prompt now up for Round 24! Come on in and check it out. Write either horror or erotica--or if you're up to a challenge, try your hand at horrotica!
122nd Contest opens 1 December, closes at noon on the 25th. Open to all Registered Authors. Item can be old or new. Must be poetry that rhymes, Please read the easy rules.
Posted by Monty on Nov 30, 2014 at 11:08am
Win a rare merit badge simply for writing and reviewing once a week. This winter round is limited to writing that stays within the E through 13+ ratings. This is the last ever round of the contest at this rating. Sign up now! Starts December 1st.
Introducing WDC's first dark fantasy contest. Come take a peek! :)
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 Nov 17, 2014 at 9:35pm
You were once proud of it, but now you see it has so many flaws that no number of revisions could save it. The characterization is weak, the description is empty, the overall style is immature and poorly formed. Don't burn it. Rewrite it. FREE entry!
Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Nov 17, 2014 at 9:34pm
The Native American First People's Form Poetry is now open to all members of WDC.
Easiest contest ever! Simple rules. Weekly winners. Specials. Give it a try!
Posted by Cubby on Nov 17, 2014 at 6:32am
Do you enjoy writing for children? Then this contest is for you! Come on in!
Posted by Cubby on Nov 17, 2014 at 6:27am
Round 104 is underway until noon on November 28! 15 words this round and 37,500 gift points to be won.
Write a story in the tradition of the featured author for the month.
Posted by amy on Nov 11, 2014 at 1:45pm
Enter a post to honor all military personnel, short story or poetry old or new. No prompt. Awardicons, Merit Badges and Gift Points, Contest open 1 November until the 30th.
Posted by Monty on Nov 5, 2014 at 3:25pm
OPEN until the 18th of November. All forms of poetry accepted that are written in the steampunk genre. Great prizes to be won! See the link for more details, and please email me with any queries. Hope to see you there!
NEWBIES CONTEST /Accept when you are a Registered User
Do you love Quotations?
Come on share your inspirational Quotation here.
There's a prompt every month.
You could win Gifts and Awardicon at the end.
Writer's block got you down? Need to stretch your fingers and your muse with a short story or poem, using a prompt offered by other members? Check out The Cramp - where daily winners receive 10,000 GPs!
Take a break from NaNoWriMo and enter our horror-satire round! Winner gets a coupon for Cicero Grade Editing!
Posted by Lottie. on Nov 3, 2014 at 5:00pm
The November contest is open. Come check it out. Rewards for every poem entered!
November, welcome back round now open. Double rewards to celebrate my triumphant return to the land of the internet accessed!
Are you sick of nice, pleasant, politically correct, flufffy and uplifting contests? YES! Then come to the dark side!
Posted by Culraven on Oct 31, 2014 at 10:30pm
Showcase your skills with point of view. Every entry earns 1000 GPS. Prizes and merit badges for the best stories. Contest limited to ten entries, so enter now!
Monthly fantasy writing contest. Because we need more fantasy on this site! :)
Big prizes in this short story tournament! Deadline 10/31!
Posted by RIP Pinta on Oct 23, 2014 at 12:42pm
Round Sixty-Five is open and we have am awesome dark image prompt in honor of the Halloween season along with the form: Synchronicity. Come stretch your poetic muscles and give it a shot!
A contest for fiction and poetry run by Wisconsin's oldest literary journal: The Wisconsin Review. Prizes include consideration for publication as well as merit badges and gift points!
It's Back for round 4! Take moment, breath and observe! Try your hand at composing a haiku with a fall theme!
Posted by eyestar~ on Oct 19, 2014 at 4:58pm
All horror welcome! Come join in the terror!
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