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BlackAdder's Cantina: This August, share your stories about life or intrigue within the Empire!

BlackAdder's Cantina  (13+)
Contest: A place for spacers, washouts, and dreamers of dreams.
#2275750 by BlackAdder

Posted by BlackAdder on Aug 9, 2022 at 10:26am  

Deadline: August 31st @ 11:59 WdC Time

The Humorous Short Story Contest  (18+)
Fiction, non-fiction, old, or new entries ~ Final Round Open (August/2022)~
#1983164 by Lornda~ Offline~Back Aug 15~

Posted by Lornda~ Offline~Back Aug 15~ on Aug 2, 2022 at 2:48pm  

August Contest. Check the rules and enter: Either a Short Story (2,000 word maximum)Or Poetry (44 lines maximum) between 07/01/22 until 07/31/22 at noon. Old or new, up to you. Awardicons and GPs too.

The Place for Seniors!
#427318 by Monty

Posted by Monty on Jul 31, 2022 at 12:40pm  

There will be an AUGUST Contest from 08/01/2022 until 08/30/2022 at noon or will not close until there are 10 entries Please enter items, old or new up to you. I hope to see a lot of entries. Awardicons and Merit Badges.

Of course there's a Veterans Day - EVERY DAY!
#423698 by Monty

Posted by Monty on Jul 30, 2022 at 1:10pm  

Dystopian Scrawlings  (ASR)
A new contest over old ideas...and my first WdC Contest! Come enter for a chance to win!
#2261107 by LorenIsDirectingDystopia

Posted by ­čĄŹRookieTea­čĄŹ on Jul 19, 2022 at 10:02pm  

For people who have been members of WdC for less than a year, a poetry contest that accepts any form of poetry!

A Newbie Poetry Contest  (E)
Presented by The Fox's Socks//OPEN JULY 1
#2273703 by GeminiGem­čî╗

Posted by GeminiGem­čî╗ on Jun 29, 2022 at 7:57pm  

Give me a link to a piece of music that means something to you, then write something about it. Story; poem; biography; how the music makes you feel, everything goes.

Sound & Vision Contest  (E)
A completely unoriginal and easy to enter contest
#2275100 by Adherennium

Posted by Adherennium on Jun 29, 2022 at 1:58pm  

I want your best boy meets girl romance story. It must contain one main conflict and resolution. It can be a happy ending or a thwarted ending but it has to make me feel good for both of the main characters at the end. Gay/lesbian LGBTQ+ is okay!

Awwwww - Romantic  (18+)
Seasonal Romantic Short Story Contest
#1877341 by Annette

Posted by Annette on Jun 22, 2022 at 12:48am  

Write a story about a family member in a generation that preceded yours. Show us their story and put it in historical perspective. There are lots of prompts for inspiration but you are not tied to any one of them.

Roots & Wings Contest //CLOSED  (E)
Can you capture the essence of an ancestor in one story or poem? (2013 Quill Award Winner)
#1962161 by GeminiGem­čî╗

Posted by GeminiGem­čî╗ on Jun 20, 2022 at 7:54pm  

This is a Forum for the poet. A weekly poetry contest will be held.

Poet's Forum for Weekly Contest  (E)
Weekly poetry contest on a subject.
#2274578 by Rupali Goswami

Posted by Rupali Goswami on Jun 10, 2022 at 7:23am  

Have you written a long(er) story be it recently or years ago? Well, I want to read it! And maybe give you prizes! Long Cubed is back and accepting entries all summer long!

Long, Long, Long  (18+)
Prompt-free contest for stories of the lengthier variety. New round May 2022!
#1782293 by Elisa is a Very Busy Stik!

Posted by Elisa is a Very Busy Stik! on May 30, 2022 at 8:10pm  

Next round opens June 1 and will run through July 4. All prompts will center around writing/media tropes!

Journalistic Intentions  (18+)
This is for the journal keeping types that come to PLAY! New round starts June 1!
#2213121 by Elisa is a Very Busy Stik!

Posted by Elisa is a Very Busy Stik! on May 30, 2022 at 8:08pm  

New/different contest idea each round--this round is for sending a heartfelt merit badge. All entries receive 15k and winners receive more GPs. Not sure how to send a MB, instructions are on the page. Contest round closes June 30. Enter now for max GPs!

The Whatever Contest -- Reopens Sept?  (13+)
This irregular contest will change each round. Nature poem? Horror story? Whatever.
#2232242 by Schnujo

Posted by Schnujo on May 15, 2022 at 4:15am  

Open:15th April 2022. Closes15th May 2022. Short stories 1000-3000 words; Poetry max 40 lines. 3 prompts to choose from.

Fabulous Fantasy Contest   (18+)
A fantasy short story and poetry contest. Closed
#2125220 by A E Willcox

Posted by A E Willcox on Apr 14, 2022 at 9:08am  

The Masquerade hiding Aliens, Fantasy Creatures, and those that go bump in the night, has been Broken! How do folks respond to the revelation?

The Anthro Activity Anteroom  (13+)
A fun activity room for Non-Humans.
#1654618 by BIG BAD WOLF

Posted by BIG BAD WOLF on Apr 4, 2022 at 9:24pm  

Got me a herd of horses eager to encourage some writin'!

Horse of a Different Color  (E)
Saddle up, it's time to write!
#2268946 by Genipher

Posted by Genipher on Mar 12, 2022 at 4:24pm  

A contest that gives life to inanimate things.

Personify Writing Contest  (E)
A contest that gives life to inanimate things.
#2268646 by GERVIC

Posted by GERVIC on Mar 5, 2022 at 9:59am  

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