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New Zodiac cycle, New contest round! This time we will be borrowing personality traits from GEMINI.

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Zodiac Contest/GEMINI Round  (18+)
Create a character using personality traits from a different Zodiac sign every month.
#2115893 by GeminiGem


Posted by GeminiGem on May 21, 2017 at 4:08pm  


Enter Your Submission to WIN

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WEIRD TALES CONTEST  (18+)
A Contest Inspired by the Old Pulp Fiction Covers of Weird Tales Magazine
#2083492 by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ


Posted by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ on May 17, 2017 at 10:07pm  


He Said, She Said and all the good gossip over here!

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The Dialogue 500  (18+)
Dialogues of 500 words or less.
#941862 by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ


Posted by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ on May 17, 2017 at 10:06pm  


Write something, make sense, and you can earn gift points. Humor helps, but isn't necessary to win.

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The Keenest Joker  (13+)
Win 5,000 gift points for being funny in three or less sentences. Rounds end Friday.
#1944443 by Jreese


Posted by Jreese on May 13, 2017 at 1:05pm  


Open for May Poetry Submissions

Begins: May 1, 2017
Ends: May 31, 2017


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Elizabeth's Poetry & Short Story Contest  (13+)
Open for May Poetry submissions.
#2113830 by Elizabeth - Spring Mistress


Posted by Elizabeth - Spring Mistress on May 5, 2017 at 8:41pm  


Hell, Inc. Writers Group presents the "Create-A-History" contest!
The Goal: To write an original story based on the Picture Prompt of 1,500 words or less.
This Month: The Haunted House - This House Needs A Story!
Prizes and Awards to the Winners
Ends 5/10


 Create-A-History Photo Prompt Contest  (GC)
Hell, Inc's Create a "Horrific" history of the object in the Picture Prompt
#2119089 by EvilDawg - Vigilante Ranger!!


Posted by EvilDawg - Vigilante Ranger!! on May 3, 2017 at 1:47pm  


Now open for the MAY round.

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The Comedy Club Contest  (18+)
A Contest For The Funny Side Of Life. OPEN FOR MAY ROUND!
#1965952 by GeminiGem


Posted by GeminiGem on May 2, 2017 at 8:15pm  


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

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Musical Drabble  (13+)
A Flash Fiction contest based around a given song prompt
#2085951 by Spacecat - VoteCorbyn


Posted by Spacecat - VoteCorbyn on May 1, 2017 at 2:52pm  


A seriously awesome fantasy short story contest for serious writers. Fabulous prizes for fabulous stories. Are you up for the challenge? Closes 31st May 2017.

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Magic Words Contest   (13+)
A fantasy short story writing contest. Fantastic Prizes. Open May 1st - 31st 2017
#1871010 by A E Willcox


Posted by A E Willcox on May 1, 2017 at 8:18am  


The 20th Poetic Traditions poetry Contest begins at 1 minute after midnight tonight and ends at noon on May 31st. Old or new the choice is up to you. Awardicons, a Merit Badge and Gift Points too. Read the easy rules, look forward to seeing you.

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Poetic Traditions Poetry Contest  (E)
Test your skill and talent in the art of traditional poetry in this monthly contest.
#2055137 by Monty


Posted by Monty on Apr 30, 2017 at 2:02pm  


May 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!

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Just One Point of View Contest  (18+)
It's all about one character's point of view
#1992580 by Max Griffin


Posted by Max Griffin on Apr 30, 2017 at 11:36am  


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!

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Newbies ONLY Short Story & Poem Contest  (13+)
OPEN for April submissions!
#1873271 by ~ Sisco ~


Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Apr 28, 2017 at 6:01pm  


Guest Judge and Co-Judge are reviewing this round, so every entry WILL be formally reviewed by at least ONE judge (but maybe two!) Prizes increased. Win an AwardIcon OR 75,000 GPs, a custom merit badge, and a Trinket. Lol.

IN & OUT
The 4 Controversies CONTEST  (18+)
Got OPINIONS? Groovy! Try Non-Fiction. Dbl 2016 Quill Winner. Round IV. April 15~June 1st
#2083509 by Whata Working Hard


Posted by Whata Working Hard on Apr 22, 2017 at 1:09pm  


The Sci-Fi Writers Guild is Back and has an All New Short Story Contest!!
Come on down and check it out or, better yet, write an all new story based on the Prompt!
Big Prizes and Awards to the Winners!!!


 
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Science Fiction Short Story Contest  (E)
The SFWG is happy to announce the return of the Science Fiction Short Story Contest!
#2118205 by EvilDawg - Vigilante Ranger!!


Posted by EvilDawg - Vigilante Ranger!! on Apr 11, 2017 at 5:09pm  


Romance and Erotica contest with a weekly prompt and different judges each round. Looking for flash fiction stories that are 869 words or less.

The Weekly Quickie Contest  (18+)
Can you excite in 869 words? Round 246 Due: May 28 Prompt: Professor
#1355442 by Dawn Embers


Posted by Dawn Embers on Apr 4, 2017 at 11:00pm  


Pond Poetry is OPEN AGAIN! I think you will love the new prompt so come on over and give it a try!

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Pond Poetry - OPEN!  (ASR)
A monthly poetry contest sponsored by The Talent Pond. OPEN!
#1341392 by Brooke - I'm backkkk :)


Posted by Krysha is reviewing 4 charity! on Apr 2, 2017 at 8:35pm  


April's Round of Write Me a Lipogram You must leave out the D and Write a Historical Romance.

Write me a Lipogram  (E)
Can you write a story or poem without the letter listed?
#2105069 by Ember_Rain


Posted by Ember_Rain on Apr 2, 2017 at 3:58pm  


A Weekly/Monthly Contest For Those Who Love Horror!
There's a 10K Ribbon for Weekly Winners, and a 25K Ribbon for Monthly Winners!
So what are you waiting for? Or are you scared...


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SCREAMS!!!  (XGC)
A Weekly/Monthly Contest Of Horror And A Two Time 2016 Quill Award Recipient!
#2020439 by Angus


Posted by Angus on Apr 2, 2017 at 12:49pm  


The third Grim Blunt Contest for Mystery Flash Fiction is open! If you win, then I will award over 95K Gift Points, including Awardicon, some Gift Points, and/or Mystery Merit Badge.

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Grim Blunt Contest  (ASR)
Flash Fiction Contest for Horror and/or Mystery. CLOSED. See you on July 1, 2017!
#2046245 by Fictiøn Ðiva the Wørd Weava


Posted by Fictiøn Ðiva the Wørd Weava on Apr 1, 2017 at 12:13am  


If you are a Newbie, or have been at WDC for less than a year, you can enter this poetry contest!
Any poem in your portfolio, new or old, you could win an awardicon and an exclusive contest merit badge.
Come along and give it a go!


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The Newbies + Open Poetry Contest  (18+)
Poetry contest for Newbies + anyone in first year at WDC. Won 2016 Quill Best New Contest.
#2085863 by Sally


Posted by Sally on Mar 24, 2017 at 12:27pm  


*trumpets blare!* Announcing the imminent arrival of the inaugural April round of the most awesomest poetry contest ever! We are seeking the best poets in this wonderful community to pen sublime verses about Pink Fluffy Unicorns! Any form & theme welcome.

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THE PINK FLUFFY UNICORN CONTEST  (E)
The greatest writing challenge on WDC — Now closed until SEPTEMBER'S WDC BIRTHDAY ROUND!
#2113126 by Robert Edward Baker


Posted by Robert Edward Baker on Mar 18, 2017 at 4:36am  


A contest for those who write emotive poetry containing themes others fear tackling.

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Rebel Poetry Contest  (18+)
Closed for judging. New prompts coming soon.
#2112615 by Warped Sanity


Posted by Warped Sanity on Feb 18, 2017 at 2:30am  


Bite Size Poetry Contest - Can you create an impact in 8 lines or less? Then this is the contest for you!

 Bite Size Poetry Contest  (E)
Just one small sweet bite of poetry is all I need.
#1559317 by Taizia


Posted by Taizia on Feb 17, 2017 at 6:33pm  


Write a story using no dialogue or inner dialogue. It's fun. Give it a try!

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No Dialogue Contest  (E)
Write a story containing no dialogue, in 700 words or less, based on the monthly prompt.
#2079495 by ~QPdoll~


Posted by ~QPdoll~ on Feb 14, 2017 at 9:01pm  


A WDC standard for over 15 years! All you have to do is write the best story or poem in 24 hours or less, and you could win 10K GPs! What could be easier than that?

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The Writer's Cramp  (13+)
Write the best POEM or STORY in 24 hours or less and win 10K GPs!
#333655 by Sophy


Posted by Sophy on Feb 14, 2017 at 6:10pm  


Five For Fighting!!!

 Five For Fighting Contest  (E)
A contest for short stories of any length, but hurry and get your submission posted!
#2107428 by T.S. Garp


Posted by T.S. Garp on Jan 3, 2017 at 11:25pm  


If you have a short story, poem or chapter written in the supernatural genre, come and enter it here! Accepts new or old pieces, up to 2000 words.

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Supernatural Writing Contest  (18+)
No prompt! Old or new! Stories and poems accepted!
#1771874 by Lorraine


Posted by Lorraine on Jan 3, 2017 at 9:30am  


Oriental Poetry Contest

Do you love to write Than-Bauk, haiku, senryu, tanka, and other Asian forms of poetry? If yes the Oriental Poetry contest is for you! This contest is a weekly contest featuring different genres of Oriental poetry.


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Oriental Poetry Contest  (E)
This will be a weekly contest.
#2106425 by Chris Breva


Posted by Chris Breva on Dec 24, 2016 at 9:43pm  


Celebrating the pop culture of the last 60 years! Come take the 'Dash" with me!

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Decade Dash - New Prompts Soon!  (E)
Challenge yourself to embody the spirit and culture of the past 60 years!
#2094842 by Starr - Honored by Quill Noms!


Posted by Starr - Honored by Quill Noms! on Dec 17, 2016 at 6:35pm  


Can you write a really, really bad story? Well, come on in...

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Intentionally Bad Story Contest  (ASR)
You probably know about intentionally bad poetry. This contest is all about the stories!
#2075418 by Kittiara


Posted by Kittiara on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:18am  


No-prompt contest for stories and poems rated 18+ - XGC!

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Kit'z Higher Ratings Contest  (18+)
A contest for items with a higher content rating.
#887621 by Kittiara


Posted by Kittiara on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:16am  


Open for another round! Theme - The Holidays. This contest leaves the prompt wide open for interpretation.

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Kittiara's Writing Contest  (ASR)
Short story and poetry contest, with a theme!
#861112 by Kittiara


Posted by Kittiara on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:14am  


Monthly Prompt Based Competition to push you to your limit and beyond with strange prompts

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Pretty Pesky Prompts   (E)
Monthly Prompt Based Competition to push you to your limit and beyond with strange prompts
#2105059 by Natalia L. Jones


Posted by Mare ~ Closing in on 1 year! on Dec 9, 2016 at 7:18am  


A contest for those who write stories that deviate from the moral majority.

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Distorted Minds Contest  (18+)
Closed for judging--New prompts coming soon.
#2103204 by Warped Sanity


Posted by Warped Sanity on Dec 1, 2016 at 1:43am  


Write a poem or short story that uses personification.
There is a picture prompt each month to inspire you - bring that object/thing alive.


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PersonITfication   (E)
Show off your skill using personification - give inanimate objects human qualities.
#2055579 by Sally


Posted by Sally on Nov 22, 2016 at 4:15pm  


Write a poem or story in the length of a 'tweet': just 140 characters. Are you up for the challenge? Come take a look!

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Tweet Me a Story  (18+)
Write me a story or poem in the equivalent space of a 'tweet' - 140 characters.
#2040737 by Sally


Posted by Sally on Nov 22, 2016 at 3:59pm  


Write a super short story to win a trinket and a Merit Badge!!

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#2054775 by Not Available.


Posted by Jellyfish-GetMayOut!-FREEZING on Nov 15, 2016 at 4:53pm  



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


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Shadows and Light Poetry Contest  (E)
Do you love the challenge and creativity of free verse poetry? This contest is for you.
#1935693 by Angels in my Ear


Posted by Angels in my Ear on Nov 5, 2016 at 9:50am  


If your preferred story length is way too long for short short fiction but not quite into novel territory, this is the contest for you! No prompts! Great prizes!

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Long, Long, Long  (18+)
Prompt-free contest for stories of the lengthier variety. New round now open!
#1782293 by Elisa, Snowman Stik


Posted by Elisa, Snowman Stik on Oct 29, 2016 at 4:57pm  


We have a poetry and prose contest at our contest cabin. You are welcome to enter your word art:
Poet Know It, Show It, Contest 1963898
Write With Might Contest 2095986


 
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disABILITY WRITERS GROUP CONTEST CABIN  (E)
Contest challenges, just for you to show off your writing skills.
#1863623 by dogpack:invest in yourself


Posted by dogpack:invest in yourself on Oct 13, 2016 at 12:05pm  


New Folklore / Romance Contest! Step out of your comfort zone to win prizes!!!

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Folklore Monthly Writing Contest   (13+)
New prompts every month!
#2098625 by Mare ~ Closing in on 1 year!


Posted by Mare ~ Closing in on 1 year! on Oct 11, 2016 at 4:23pm  


New round, new prompt! Due November 30: There's a new kid at school and something's up with them. Your character is determined to figure out what it is!
All entries get the Teen Trinket!


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WDC Teen Contest  (13+)
A teen- themed contest FOR EVERYONE! NEW ROUND- March/April
#2036804 by Dragon-Finals+Frenchie >:(


Posted by Dragon-Finals+Frenchie >:( on Oct 4, 2016 at 8:25pm  


This contest welcomes old and new stories. Choose a prompt and two genres, then write your story and enter to win.

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#1948893 by Not Available.


Posted by Paul ~ D on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:38pm  


Round 2 OPEN! Write a 6-sentence story based on new photo prompt to win Merit Badge + 6,000GPs! Round 2 Deadline: September 24.

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Say it in 6!  (E)
Write a 6-sentence story based on photo prompt to win.
#2091742 by traviscorter


Posted by traviscorter on Aug 21, 2016 at 3:40pm  


Brand new poetry contest. Come celebrate the beginning of my latest venture and write a romantic poem!

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Write from the Heart Poetry Contest  (E)
Round 18 ~ Use a specific line in your poem
#2093224 by ∞Purple∞Princess∞


Posted by ∞Purple∞Princess∞ on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:53pm  


August Round NOW OPEN. Follow the prompt and win some great prizes.

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Tales of Seduction  (18+)
May Prompt:
#1702029 by ∞Purple∞Princess∞


Posted by ∞Purple∞Princess∞ on Aug 2, 2016 at 1:49pm  


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.

 
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Them's Fighting Words (Conflict Contest)  (13+)
WEEKLY Fun action-writing prompt and contest! I post the pictures, you write the conflict!
#1867748 by Thundersbeard


Posted by Thundersbeard on Jun 17, 2016 at 9:10pm  


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!


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The Newbies + Open Poetry Contest  (18+)
Poetry contest for Newbies + anyone in first year at WDC. Won 2016 Quill Best New Contest.
#2085863 by Sally


Posted by Sally on Jun 3, 2016 at 10:56am  


A children's poetry contest judged by children! Come and support the youngest members on the site!

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The Littlest Poetry Contest  (E)
Enter your best children's poetry and be in to win!
#2031529 by Elle


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!

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Cards Against Authors  (18+)
Finish the card game based on the famous Cards Against Humanity
#2045467 by Lorraine


Posted by Lorraine on May 10, 2016 at 2:44pm  


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