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A contest for those who write emotive poetry containing themes others fear tackling.
Posted by Warped Sanity on Feb 18, 2017 at 2:30am
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
This Contest is open until 8PM on the 28th of February. No prompt , just regular lines of rhyme. Old or New is up to you
Awardicons and more you may win for sure. Waiting for your entry.
Posted by Monty on Feb 14, 2017 at 6:09pm
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 Feb 6, 2017 at 6:03pm
Hail Bards! Dreamtime Dragon is back! Get your quills and compose a poem for a picture prompt! Teens welcome!
You have til Feb 25th! Have fun!
Posted by eyestar~Power Pet Raid! on Feb 5, 2017 at 12:04pm
Fact, fiction, poem, essay, story...whatever your creation, if your work has an obvious link to history, enter it here! Awardicons, Merit Badges and GPs up for grabs. Deadline 28th Feb 2017!
Posted by Acme on Feb 4, 2017 at 3:20pm
WELCOME RISING STARS
Posted by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ on Feb 3, 2017 at 11:24pm
Write like the great writers of pulp fiction
Posted by W.D.Wilcox © ¿ Φ on Feb 3, 2017 at 11:23pm
Do you have a funny story in your head? Do you like to tell funny stories? Here is your chance to get it down in writing...this can be a challenge! OPEN for March round.
Posted by GeminiGem on Feb 3, 2017 at 7:00pm
Open for February round. OPEN prompt-just tell me about your pet!
Posted by GeminiGem on Feb 3, 2017 at 6:58pm
February's round is now open. The letter to leave out is B and the Genre is Mystery. We thought we would give you a break from all the hearts and flowers.
Posted by Ember_Rain on Feb 3, 2017 at 12:12pm
Feeling inspired this season of heart? Scribble them down in poetic words and post it here in the forum. You will get a chance to be the Mr. Or Ms. WDC Heartthrob Poet 2017.
Please see inside for more details.
Posted by Samberine Everose on Feb 1, 2017 at 9:33pm
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 Feb 1, 2017 at 2:48pm
Five For Fighting!!!
Posted by T.S. Garp on Jan 3, 2017 at 11:25pm
A month long contest that uses movie quotes as prompts. Great prizes up for grabs.
Posted by Taryn~Happy 10th Power Group! on Jan 3, 2017 at 2:05pm
A reviewing contest where the winner wins an upgraded membership for three months.
Posted by Taryn~Happy 10th Power Group! on Jan 3, 2017 at 1:57pm
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
January 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!
Posted by Max Griffin on Jan 3, 2017 at 8:23am
January is a time for new beginnings and fresh starts and we want you to write a poem about how you feel about that or even your own new beginning or fresh start! January round closes on the last day of the month.
Posted by ~♡~Krysha~♡~ on Dec 31, 2016 at 11:06pm
A seriously awesome fantasy short story contest for serious writers. Fabulous prizes for fabulous stories. Are you up for the challenge? Opens 1st January 2017. Closes 31st January 2017.
Posted by A E Willcox on Dec 29, 2016 at 1:10pm
Do you enjoy the challenge of metered poetry? If so this contest is for you! This weekly contest starts December 25,2016.
Posted by ChrisBreva 2016 Quills Nominee on Dec 25, 2016 at 5:55am
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 ChrisBreva 2016 Quills Nominee on Dec 24, 2016 at 9:43pm
Celebrating the pop culture of the last 60 years! Come take the 'Dash" with me!
Posted by Aquarian Starr - Happy 2017! on Dec 17, 2016 at 6:35pm
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
A challenge to write romance/erotica within 869 words or less. Check out the different prompts every week.
Posted by Dawn Embers on Dec 12, 2016 at 3:15pm
Monthly Prompt Based Competition to push you to your limit and beyond with strange prompts
Posted by Mare ~ Quill Award Nominee on Dec 9, 2016 at 7:18am
A contest for those who write stories that deviate from the moral majority.
Posted by Warped Sanity on Dec 1, 2016 at 1:43am
A weekly, 24-hour poetry contest. Enter on Thursday, Winners announced on Friday! Round 1 opens on Dec. 1, 2016!
Posted by Lostwordsmith on Nov 29, 2016 at 9:56am
A Daily/Weekly Contest For Those Who Love Horror!
There's a shiny new ribbon for Weekly Winners, and 5K GPs for Daily Winners!
So what are you waiting for? Or are you scared...
Posted by Angus on Nov 27, 2016 at 2:46pm
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!
Posted by Sally on Nov 22, 2016 at 3:59pm
Write a super short story to win a trinket and a Merit Badge!!
Posted by Jellyfish on Nov 15, 2016 at 4:53pm
New contest for newbies. Write me a story about your initial experiences with WdC right out of the gate!
Posted by Mare ~ Quill Award Nominee on Nov 12, 2016 at 10:31am
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
Posted by Angels in my Ear on Nov 5, 2016 at 9:50am
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!
Posted by Elisa, Snowman Stik on Oct 29, 2016 at 4:57pm
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
Posted by dogpack:invest in yourself on Oct 13, 2016 at 12:05pm
New Folklore / Romance Contest! Step out of your comfort zone to win prizes!!!
Posted by Mare ~ Quill Award Nominee on Oct 11, 2016 at 4:23pm
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!
Posted by Dragon will catch up soon! on Oct 4, 2016 at 8:25pm
This contest welcomes old and new stories. Choose a prompt and two genres, then write your story and enter to win.
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.
Posted by traviscorter on Aug 21, 2016 at 3:40pm
Brand new poetry contest. Come celebrate the beginning of my latest venture and write a romantic poem!
Posted by ∞Purple Princess on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:53pm
August Round NOW OPEN. Follow the prompt and win some great prizes.
Posted by ∞Purple Princess on Aug 2, 2016 at 1:49pm
A short story/poem contest with a monthly prompt. Round 1 begins in August. Now open for support and donations.
Posted by Soh ~ Less busy now on Jul 17, 2016 at 12:49pm
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.
Posted by Thundersbeard on Jun 17, 2016 at 9:10pm
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
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