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New Zodiac cycle, New contest round! This time we will be borrowing personality traits from GEMINI.
Posted by GeminiGem on May 21, 2017 at 4:08pm
Enter Your Submission to WIN
He Said, She Said and all the good gossip over here!
Write something, make sense, and you can earn gift points. Humor helps, but isn't necessary to win.
|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
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
Now open for the MAY round.
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
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.
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.
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!
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
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.
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!!!
Romance and Erotica contest with a weekly prompt and different judges each round. Looking for flash fiction stories that are 869 words or less.
Pond Poetry is OPEN AGAIN! I think you will love the new prompt so come on over and give it a try!
April's Round of Write Me a Lipogram You must leave out the D and Write a Historical Romance.
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...
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.
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
*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.
A contest for those who write emotive poetry containing themes others fear tackling.
Bite Size Poetry Contest - Can you create an impact in 8 lines or less? Then this is the contest for you!
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!
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?
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
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.
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.
Celebrating the pop culture of the last 60 years! Come take the 'Dash" with me!
Can you write a really, really bad story? Well, come on in...
Posted by Kittiara on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:18am
No-prompt contest for stories and poems rated 18+ - XGC!
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.
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.
#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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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
New Folklore / Romance Contest! Step out of your comfort zone to win prizes!!!
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!
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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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.
Brand new poetry contest. Come celebrate the beginning of my latest venture and write a romantic poem!
August Round NOW OPEN. Follow the prompt and win some great prizes.
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
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!
Posted by Lorraine on May 10, 2016 at 2:44pm
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