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The Devil is rewriting
Posted by W.D.Wilcox on Jun 3, 2018 at 10:30am
Trump's dialogue with Kim Jung-un
Posted by W.D.Wilcox on Jun 3, 2018 at 10:28am
Complete the sentence in the funniest way you can and win the exclusive Cards Against Authors Merit Badge!
Posted by Lorraine on Jun 2, 2018 at 1:55pm
Round 27 prompt: FLIRT
Posted by QPdoll on Jun 2, 2018 at 9:50am
A seriously awesome fantasy short story contest for serious writers. Fabulous prizes for fabulous stories. Are you up for the challenge?
Open for 2 months from 1st June - 31st July 2018
Posted by A E Willcox on Jun 1, 2018 at 5:25am
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 May 31, 2018 at 7:06pm
Write a short story about Summer and Chocolate Ice Cream!!! Now Open! Deadline is 6/30/18.
Prize amounts have increased, too!
Posted by Lilli on May 30, 2018 at 4:20pm
Four prompts to choose from. Brand new contest with a brand new Exclusive Merit Badge up for grabs.
Posted by Satuawany seeks Lodestars on May 28, 2018 at 1:49am
Don't you love a twist? Test your poetic skill and have some fun tweaking forms! Bi weekly prompts. And prizes!
Posted by eyestar-Go Raiders! on May 9, 2018 at 4:52pm
Enjoy vivid imagery? Come dream up and share some of your own for weekly rewards and winning exposure to the wide WdC audience.
Posted by bobturn on May 6, 2018 at 4:08pm
Drop on in and see what the excitement is all about. Better yet? Add some of your own for points and awards.
Posted by bobturn on May 6, 2018 at 4:05pm
Do you have a camera handy? Show me your photographer side with your best pictures!
Weekly winners get either 10,000 GPs or a 10K awardicon on their entry.
Posted by Abby Gayle ~ Therma on Apr 26, 2018 at 10:06pm
Every character has flaws. Show me how they help or hinder in the monthly prompt and win prizes!
Posted by Genipher on Apr 22, 2018 at 11:51pm
What's black and white and read all over?
If you guessed "newspaper", then you get an A+
The editor of The Weekly Echo is waiting for YOU to submit an entry to her desk.
Don't miss the deadline!
Posted by Genipher on Apr 22, 2018 at 11:39pm
Writing with the Seasons Contest
Posted by *Southernemma* on Apr 12, 2018 at 7:42pm
Science Fiction Short Story Contest: Post-Apocalyptic Edition!
The most creative and well-written entry will earn a review, 15K GP, and an awardicon!
Posted by BlackAdder on Apr 6, 2018 at 12:10am
The newest round of Pond Poetry is OPEN! Come get inspired by the motivational quote and write me an awesome poem with a chance to win some great prizes!
Posted by Krysha is OVERWHELMED! on Apr 1, 2018 at 1:57pm
Unique writing prompts and awesome prizes, Pretty Pesky Prompts is eagerly waiting for your entries!
Posted by Genipher on Mar 5, 2018 at 9:02pm
Come see why this is my new contest love affair. Every entry gets an automatic 1,000 points just for posting. Three current prompts to choose from. What's not to love? It's your ball. See what net rewards this racket can bring bouncing back at you.
Posted by bobturn on Mar 4, 2018 at 1:34pm
This contest is all about pets. Fiction, non-fiction, funny, sad, just make it entertaining.
Posted by GeminiGem on Mar 1, 2018 at 4:18pm
After a short hiatus, WE ARE BACK! This is the place to work on the characters in your stories. Pick some personality traits from this month's zodiac sign, and use them to develop your main character.
Posted by GeminiGem on Feb 27, 2018 at 4:19pm
Would you like to win six Merit Badges and a shiny Awardicon?
Posted by Andy52in52~Wodehousing on Feb 25, 2018 at 5:30am
Come for a February Round! There are two categories: Flash fiction and Short Stories. Multiple prompts to choose from and amazing prizes!
Posted by ~ Aqua ~ on Feb 4, 2018 at 10:54am
Welcoming all to the new historical fiction contest. The first round of this contest will begin January 1st, 2018.
Posted by Abby Gayle ~ Therma on Dec 29, 2017 at 2:14am
A Daily/Weekly Contest To Keep Your Nightmares Churning!
5,000 Gift Points To The Daily Winner And A 10K Ribbon To The Weekly Winner!
Enter At Your Own Risk...
Or Are You Scared?
Posted by Angus on Dec 27, 2017 at 11:40am
Are you a Scriptwriter? Have you ever wanted to try to write a Script? Do you like to try something new and different? If so, then this is the contest for you.
There are a lot of Short Story and Poetry contest on WDC. But only one Script Writing one.
Posted by PureSciFi - And the Oscar goes on Dec 25, 2017 at 2:49am
Have fun writing a story in poetic form, you have 100 lines to do it in. most people do it in much fewer than that but your welcome to try!
write on any topic, there are no prompts. award icon for winner, merit badge for second place third gets gps.
Posted by Lisa Noe~kittylove on Nov 5, 2017 at 9:22am
November Round open for entries. Every contestant earns GPS. Additional prizes for winning entries include a Point of View merit badge, awardicons, and more GPS. Bonus for NaNo first chapters. Only ten entries accepted, so enter now before it's too late!
Posted by Max Griffin on Nov 1, 2017 at 7:48pm
The prompt-word contest with a difference... write about a theme WITHOUT using the prompt words given. For all those writers who love show not tell. Poems and short stories welcome.
Posted by Golden Eagle Eye on Nov 1, 2017 at 10:18am
Poetic Traditions Poetry Contest
Posted by Brenpoet - Away for one week. on Oct 5, 2017 at 3:36pm
A new daily contest. Write the best poem for the prompt in 24 hours and you could win!
Posted by Lorraine on Sep 30, 2017 at 4:14am
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.
Posted by Beacon-Light43 on Sep 20, 2017 at 1:01am
Love Autumn? Love Romance? Then A Romance Contest is waiting for you.... as are the prizes.
Posted by Osirantinous on Sep 6, 2017 at 4:14am
Back for Round 10! Bring your 18+, GC and XGC short stories and poetry.
Posted by Kittiara on Aug 30, 2017 at 12:21am
Spirits At Lighthouses
This is a New Poetry Contest, So if you all are interested, Please come by and Check it out.
Posted by Beacon-Light43 on Jul 23, 2017 at 1:06pm
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!
Posted by Lostwordsmith on Jul 14, 2017 at 8:02pm
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
4 merit badges on offer, Winners will be voted on via poll!
Posted by Thundersbeard on Jun 6, 2017 at 10:12pm
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
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 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.
Posted by Warped Sanity- Thanks Schnujo on Feb 18, 2017 at 2:30am
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.
Posted by Chris Breva Quills Sponsor on Dec 24, 2016 at 9:43pm
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
Posted by Mare ~ extended hiatus on Dec 9, 2016 at 7:18am
A contest for those who write stories that deviate from the moral majority.
Posted by Warped Sanity- Thanks Schnujo 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.
Posted by Sally on Nov 22, 2016 at 4:15pm
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