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Write A Dialogue

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


Posted by W.D.Wilcox on Aug 11, 2018 at 11:24pm  


Enter a Weird Tale

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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


Posted by W.D.Wilcox on Aug 11, 2018 at 11:22pm  


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


Posted by Spacecat on Aug 5, 2018 at 10:42pm  


An uplifting contest focusing on Jesus and music!

 
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Jesus Praise  (13+)
Write uplifting stories from Christian prompts in this musical contest!
#2165100 by Abby Gayle ~ Therma


Posted by Abby Gayle ~ Therma on Aug 5, 2018 at 7:54pm  


A contest to give a second chance to those pieces you thought should have placed but didn’t.

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Second Time Around Contest  (E)
Have you entered previous contests that you didn't win? Do you feel cheated? Step inside.
#2164876 by Choconut


Posted by Choconut on Aug 5, 2018 at 1:30pm  


August 17 is National Thrift Shop Day!
Come check out the prompt and write a short story!


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Holiday Short Story Contest (HSSC)  (13+)
Write a short story based on a holiday prompt.
#2142083 by Bette Davis, AKA Lilli


Posted by Bette Davis, AKA Lilli on Aug 2, 2018 at 3:17pm  


Write a story that *shows* the items in the prompt. Every entry earns 1,000 GPS. Best entries earn up to 20K GPS, awardicons, and merit badges. Be the first winner in the inaugural round of this contest. Entries limited to ten, so enter now!

 
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Show, Don't Tell Contest  (18+)
Show Don't Tell Contest Message Forum
#2162666 by Max Griffin


Posted by Max Griffin on Aug 1, 2018 at 9:01am  


Bite Size Poetry Contest - for those who say much in just a few words.

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


Posted by Taizia on Jul 25, 2018 at 1:11pm  


5 Biggest Crimes Against Humanity Contest - This is a contest that requires deep thought and great writing! Come on in and see if you want to contribute to a cause you will be proud to be writing about...

 
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5 Biggest Crimes Against Humanity  (18+)
A poetry/story contest about something of importance to the human race...
#2164309 by DragonBlue2


Posted by DragonBlue2 on Jul 22, 2018 at 10:17am  


Become the picture of success. No con artists need apply. We're not looking for any camera bugs underfoot either. Just bring your imagination and a sense of creative expression for a rewarding experience.

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Word Pictures Contest  (13+)
Paint a picture in words using Free Verse.
#2149424 by bobturn


Posted by bobturn on Jul 15, 2018 at 6:45pm  


Just hanging around? Why not jump in and see if you've got the winning touch? Rock on.

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The Cliff Hanger Contest  (13+)
How excited can you make me feel before leaving me wondering what's going to happen next?
#2147990 by bobturn


Posted by bobturn on Jul 15, 2018 at 6:40pm  


Looking to sharpen your religious beliefs and express your love for our Heavenly Father. Enter this monthly contest and earn gp's, MB's and Awardicon's.

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The Lighthouse Poetry Contests  (E)
Contests With A Christian Theme
#1742964 by Legendary Mask aka Girlw/a💓


Posted by Legendary Mask aka Girlw/a💓 on Jul 9, 2018 at 11:00pm  


Round 28's prompt is ANIMAL. Write a descriptive story using no dialogue.

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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 Jul 1, 2018 at 12:13pm  


New Contest! Daily prompt based poetry contest, the challenge is the poem must be exactly 24 syllables! Opens July 1!

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24 Syllables  (E)
Can you write a poem in just 24 syllables?
#2162300 by Lostwordsmith


Posted by Lostwordsmith on Jun 30, 2018 at 4:10pm  


Fiction Short Story Contest: Genetic Edition! Only a couple days left to share your monster mutation horror stories!
The most creative and well-written entry will earn a review, 15K GP, and an awardicon!


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Science Fiction Short Story Contest  (18+)
A contest inspired by the serious need for more good sci-fi
#2140378 by BlackAdder


Posted by BlackAdder on Jun 29, 2018 at 6:16pm  


Complete the sentence in the funniest way you can and win the exclusive Cards Against Authors Merit Badge!

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Cards Against Authors  (18+)
Finish the card game based on the famous Cards Against Humanity. August round open!
#2045467 by Lorraine


Posted by Lorraine on Jun 2, 2018 at 1:55pm  


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


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


Posted by A E Willcox on Jun 1, 2018 at 5:25am  


Don't you love a twist? Test your poetic skill and have some fun tweaking forms! Bi weekly prompts. And prizes!

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Twisted Traditional Poetry Contest.  (13+)
A bi-weekly contest that challenges traditional norms and puts creativity to the test.
#2156513 by CJ


Posted by eyestar- on May 9, 2018 at 4:52pm  


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.


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WDC Photo Contest  (ASR)
Got your camera handy? Come enter a photo along with a short writing!
#2156360 by Abby Gayle ~ Therma


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!

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Character Flaws Contest  (E)
Come yarn me a tale about a flawed character!
#2144029 by Genipher


Posted by Genipher on Apr 22, 2018 at 11:51pm  


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!

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Pond Poetry - AUGUST Round OPEN!  (ASR)
A monthly poetry contest sponsored by The Talent Pond. Come on by!
#1341392 by Krysha ~ One step at a time...


Posted by Krysha ~ One step at a time... on Apr 1, 2018 at 1:57pm  


Unique writing prompts and awesome prizes, Pretty Pesky Prompts is eagerly waiting for your entries!

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Pretty Pesky Prompts   (E)
Contest to push you to your limit and beyond with strange prompts
#2105059 by Pesky Amanda loves coffee!


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.

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Adaptive Writers Contest   (ASR)
This contest intends to challenge writers to write outside of their comfort zone
#2150828 by Slime-J~R.I.P Stefan


Posted by bobturn on Mar 4, 2018 at 1:34pm  


Would you like to win six Merit Badges and a shiny Awardicon?

A Fistful of Merit Badges  (13+)
Choose your own inspiration in this writing contest
#2083535 by Andy52in52~Wodehousing


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!

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Sinister Stories Contest  (13+)
A horror contest for everyone! Can you write a terrifying tale? February Special Round!
#1556724 by Jeff


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.

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Historical Fiction Short Story Contest  (13+)
Interesting prompts to keep you interested in history. CONTEST CLOSED
#2143467 by Abby Gayle ~ Therma


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?


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SCREAMS!!!  (XGC)
A Daily Contest Of Horror And A Two Time 2016 Quill Award Winner!
#2020439 by Angus


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.


The Monthly Script Writing Contest  (E)
Not just another monthly contest. Instead of Short Stories or Poetry, it's about Scripts.
#2144083 by PureSciFi - And the Oscar goes


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.


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A Story-Poem Contest!!!  (E)
write a story that is in poetic form. No Prompts new or old! Quill winner!
#2102427 by Lisa Noe~kittylove


Posted by Lisa Noe~kittylove on Nov 5, 2017 at 9:22am  


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.

FORUM
The Taboo Words Contest  (13+)
create writing that has wings
#2139468 by Golden Eagle Eye


Posted by Golden Eagle Eye on Nov 1, 2017 at 10:18am  


Poetic Traditions Poetry Contest

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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 Brenpoet


Posted by Brenpoet on Oct 5, 2017 at 3:36pm  


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.


 
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Haunted Houses Short Story Contest  (E)
It’s haunted and creepy but come on in, if you dare! Year Round
#2132045 by Beacon-Light43


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.

FORUM
A Romance Contest ~~ Summer - Judging  (13+)
A short story contest for the Seasons of Romance. Round 21 is Summer: 1 June - 31 July.
#1892844 by Osirantinous


Posted by Osirantinous on Sep 6, 2017 at 4:14am  


Back for Round 10! Bring your 18+, GC and XGC short stories and poetry.

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


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.


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Spirits At Lighthouses Poetry Contest  (E)
Do you have what it takes to write about a Haunting? (All Year Round)
#2128856 by Beacon-Light43


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!

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Endings are the New Beginning Contest  (13+)
Create a new poem from the last line of another
#2128149 by Lostwordsmith


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!

FORUM
Verdant Poetry Contest  (E)
NATURE-themed quarterly contest.
#2000001 by Choconut


Posted by Choconut on Jun 22, 2017 at 12:34pm  


4 merit badges on offer, Winners will be voted on via poll!

FORUM
Steampunk Detectives Character Contest  (E)
Supporting all things Punk on WDC; create the Steampunk Detectives: Clangour & Hiss.
#2094947 by Thundersbeard 30DBC JULY HOST


Posted by Thundersbeard 30DBC JULY HOST 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.



FORUM
Spiritual Fiction Writing Contest  (13+)
a quarterly short story contest for spiritual fiction -- a 2017 Quill Nominee
#2123887 by Jim Hall - Anniversary 8/27


Posted by Jim Hall - Anniversary 8/27 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.

FORUM
Paranormal Romance Short Story Contest  (13+)
A Quarterly Romance Contest -- a 2016 Quill Award Winner
#2089860 by Jim Hall - Anniversary 8/27


Posted by Jim Hall - Anniversary 8/27 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!


FORUM
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  


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

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Rebel Poetry Contest  (XGC)
A contest for poets who write poetry about strong and/or controversial subject matter.
#2112615 by Warped Sanity- Thanks Schnujo


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?

FORUM
The Writer's Cramp  (13+)
Write the best POEM or STORY in 24 hours, 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  


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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Bi-weekly Oriental Poetry Contest  (E)
This will be a bi-weekly contest.
#2106425 by Chris Breva Quills Sponsor


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...

FORUM
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  


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

FORUM
Pretty Pesky Prompts   (E)
Contest to push you to your limit and beyond with strange prompts
#2105059 by Pesky Amanda loves coffee!


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.

FORUM
Distorted Minds Contest- On Hiatus  (XGC)
Reopens February of 2019
#2103204 by Warped Sanity- Thanks Schnujo


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.


FORUM
PersonITfication   (18+)
Show off your skill using personification - give inanimate objects human qualities.
#2055579 by Sally


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


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