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A Haunted House Short Story Contest
Do you have what it takes to write a short story about a haunting or your personal experience? if so, please come by and check it out and enter your story. You may get my Exclusive Merit Badge.
Revised Book Review Contest
Posted by DavidW on Sep 17, 2017 at 12:02pm
Wanted! Funny poems. Deadline: October 23rd @ 11:59PM WdC Time
Posted by Lornda on Sep 15, 2017 at 10:28am
PrepMo starts on Oct. 1st! Signups are now open.
Love Autumn? Love Romance? Then A Romance Contest is waiting for you.... as are the prizes.
Do you love poetry? Then, you'll love The Annual Poem Team Challenge! Just pick a friend, and WRITE! The subject of the poem will be given by the Judges, but the genre & form are your choice! Big prizes await the winners! Are you up to it?
Posted by Dee on Sep 4, 2017 at 2:37pm
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 1, 2017 at 5:47pm
September Round open for entries. Every contestant earns GPS. Additional prizes for winning entries include a Point of View merit badge, awardicons, and more GPS. Only ten entries accepted, so enter now before it's too late!
Join the pink, fluffy unicorn craze in September for the WdC birthday!
Back for Round 10! Bring your 18+, GC and XGC short stories and poetry.
Posted by Kittiara on Aug 30, 2017 at 12:21am
Contest open until the 30th of September! Poetry only, old or new but not previously awarded by contest. Rules and prizes are displayed on the page. Reviews are given if time permits. Hope to see some great entries!
Posted by Mandy on Aug 25, 2017 at 9:21pm
This month we write about characters that have traits linked to VIRGO--analytical, hardworking, organized as well as a worrier, introverted, opinionated. Plenty of interesting traits to use this month! This is a great character-building exercise.
Opening for a September round. The theme is "Who rescued whom?"" Write about a rescued pet and how they rescued their person.
Build a whole new world! Do you have an idea for a new world bouncing around in your head? Well make it a reality by joining this six month program to help build it.
Round 8 begins September 1st! 10 prompts, 10 days, 35,000 GPs for one champion!
Posted by Tileira on Aug 2, 2017 at 1:38pm
Spirits At Lighthouses
This is a New Poetry Contest, So if you all are interested, Please come by and Check it out.
New contest opens July 15th. Create a poem from the last line of the prompt poem. All future rounds the winning poem will be the prompt for the following week. Check it out!
Calling all poets. Can you put your heart into your poetry? Come and check out our bi-monthly poetry contest.
Bi-monthly Short Story contest. Just write from your heart and you'll be rewarded.
Write a story using no dialogue or inner dialogue. It's challenging but fun. Give it a try!
Posted by QPdoll on Jul 6, 2017 at 7:37am
Round 78 at Pond Poetry is open for business! The prompt image may seem dark but it's up to you what you make of it! Take a positive spin on it! I just wrote my very first poem in the form that I listed and I really enjoyed it so I hope you enjoy it too!
This is a nature-based poetry contest. There are always great prompts to work from, and the prizes are fantastic!
Posted by Choconut on Jun 22, 2017 at 12:34pm
Poets! Welcome 😀 its been awhile but it is back, please enter the contest!!
Do you enjoy writing flash fiction? Are you also a blogger? If you answered yes, then the Flash Blog Contest is for you! Just one story, and one blog post is all it takes! This unique contest offers big awards and a generous deadline. Check it out!
Posted by Dee on Jun 18, 2017 at 12:30am
A fabulous contest for both fantasy genre short stories and poems. 1st round opens on 20th June. Guest judge: Eyestar. Fabulous prizes for fabulous writing. Set your imagination free...
4 merit badges on offer, Winners will be voted on via poll!
Have you wanted to write a spiritual fiction short story? Have you wanted to write one using one of the roughly 4,200 spiritual paths? Then, this contest is for you. No essays or non-fiction, please.
Posted by Jim Hall on Jun 3, 2017 at 2:30pm
Accepting almost anything written in the supernatural genre, 3000 words or less. Got a supernatural piece? Enter it now!
Posted by Lorraine on Jun 1, 2017 at 2:07pm
Can you write a Paranormal Romance between a human and ghost, a vampire, a shape-shifter/were, an angel, a demon, or a witch? If so, check us out. The contest runs bimonthly. In December, all previous 1st Place Winners compete in the Championship Round.
Posted by Jim Hall on May 29, 2017 at 10:08am
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 Apr 28, 2017 at 6:01pm
Romance and Erotica contest with a weekly prompt and different judges each round. Looking for flash fiction stories that are 869 words or less.
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...
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!
Posted by Sally on Mar 24, 2017 at 12:27pm
A contest for those who write emotive poetry containing themes others fear tackling.
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?
Posted by Sophy on Feb 14, 2017 at 6:10pm
Five For Fighting!!!
Posted by T.S. Garp on Jan 3, 2017 at 11:25pm
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.
Can you write a really, really bad story? Well, come on in...
Posted by Kittiara on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:18am
Open for another round! Theme - The Holidays. This contest leaves the prompt wide open for interpretation.
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
A contest for those who write stories that deviate from the moral majority.
Write a poem or short story that uses personification.
There is a picture prompt each month to inspire you - bring that object/thing alive.
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!
|Tweet Me a Story (18+)|
Write me a story or poem in the equivalent space of a 'tweet' - 140 characters.
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Posted by Sally on Nov 22, 2016 at 3:59pm
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
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!
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
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.
Write the funniest end to the sentence and you could win an exclusive Merit Badge and an Awardicon!
Posted by Lorraine on May 10, 2016 at 2:44pm
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