*Magnify*
SPONSORED LINKS
Creative fun in
the palm of your hand.
Printed from https://p15.Writing.Com/view/171898
Printer Friendly Page Tell A Friend
(174)
Rated: E · In & Out · Writing.Com · #171898
Writing Contests on Writing.Com are posted here.


This is the place to find and advertise
writing contests within Writing.Com!


Current OFFICIAL Writing.Com Contests:

"Good Deeds Get CASH! E: Write reviews to win cash prizes!
"Quotation Inspiration ASR: Use the quote provided to write a story and win big prizes!

If you are currently running a contest or would like to
plug a contest by another person, please do so here!

Another great place to find contests here at Writing.Com is to browse the Contest genre, available from the navigation under "Items By Genre". If you have a question about this page or need to have an incorrect listing removed, please visit "Plug Page Help

Note: This page lists only writing contests.
         Raffles, auctions, non-writing contests and other activities: "Activities @ Writing.Com
         For anything else, please see: "The Shameless "Plug" Page.



Tip: Click the + icon above to make this a favorite. It'll pop onto your list whenever new entries are added.
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 Choco ~ busy, busy, busy!


Posted by Choco ~ busy, busy, busy! on Jun 22, 2017 at 12:34pm  


If you could go back to the day you graduated high school and give yourself "life advice" what would you say?

 
FORUM
Dear Younger Me   (E)
Contest to honor my daughter graduating.
#2125881 by Angel_Eyes


Posted by Angel_Eyes on Jun 21, 2017 at 8:59pm  


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

FORUM
Musical Drabble  (13+)
A Flash Fiction contest based around a given song prompt
#2085951 by Spacecat


Posted by Spacecat on Jun 18, 2017 at 6:41am  


Poets! Welcome ūüėÄ its been awhile but it is back, please enter the contest!!

FORUM
A River of Poetry  (E)
Open for entries! Prompt: Peace
#1559794 by River McKenna


Posted by River McKenna on Jun 18, 2017 at 2:30am  


Do you enjoy writing flash fiction? Are you also a blogger? If you answered yes, then the Flash Blog Contest is for you! Just one story, and one blog post is all it takes! This unique contest offers big awards and a generous deadline. Check it out!

FORUM
The Flash Blog Contest  (18+)
A contest combining flash fiction and blogging.
#2114347 by Djokolot


Posted by Djokolot on Jun 18, 2017 at 12:30am  


A fabulous contest for both fantasy genre short stories and poems. 1st round opens on 20th June. Guest judge: Eyestar. Fabulous prizes for fabulous writing. Set your imagination free...

 
FORUM
Fabulous Fantasy Contest  (18+)
A fantasy short story and poetry contest. Open 20th June - Closes 20th July 2017
#2125220 by A E Willcox


Posted by A E Willcox on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:29pm  


Open for June Short Story Submissions. Theme is Summer. Begins June 1st, ends June 30th.

FORUM
Elizabeth's Poetry & Short Story Contest  (13+)
Open for June Short Story submissions.
#2113830 by Elizabeth - Overwhelmed


Posted by Elizabeth - Overwhelmed on Jun 12, 2017 at 10:04pm  


Be creative, exactly three sentences or less. Write the best piece and win 5,000 gp. Write directly into forum.

FORUM
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 Jun 12, 2017 at 9:09pm  


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


Posted by Thundersbeard on Jun 6, 2017 at 10:12pm  


Dreamtime Dragon is back! Dream about a different kind of dragon! Teens welcome! Now til June 28!

FORUM
DreamTime Dragon's Contest  (E)
A Poetry contest with a dragon prompt. Teens welcome! Round 12.
#1768488 by eyestar~Photo auction


Posted by eyestar~Photo auction on Jun 4, 2017 at 9:25am  


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 short story contest for spiritual fiction that uses any path from around the world
#2123887 by Jim Hall


Posted by Jim Hall on Jun 3, 2017 at 2:30pm  


Does The Creature Have A Mate?

FORUM
WEIRD TALES CONTEST  (18+)
A Contest Inspired by the Old Pulp Fiction Covers of Weird Tales Magazine
#2083492 by W.D.Wilcox ¬© ¬Ņ ő¶


Posted by W.D.Wilcox ¬© ¬Ņ ő¶ on Jun 2, 2017 at 12:19pm  


If You Talk To Trees and Things, This Contest Is For You

FORUM
The Dialogue 500  (18+)
Dialogues of 500 words or less.
#941862 by W.D.Wilcox ¬© ¬Ņ ő¶


Posted by W.D.Wilcox ¬© ¬Ņ ő¶ on Jun 2, 2017 at 12:18pm  


Accepting almost anything written in the supernatural genre, 3000 words or less. Got a supernatural piece? Enter it now!

FORUM
Supernatural Writing Contest  (18+)
No prompt! Old or new! Stories and poems accepted!
#1771874 by Lorraine


Posted by Lorraine on Jun 1, 2017 at 2:07pm  


Want a special writing challenge? How about TEAM writing! Come as you are, you will be paired with another writer. It is a chance to try collaboration and get to know another WdC member.

FORUM
It Takes Two  (13+)
Team writing contest. OPEN FOR JUNE ENTRIES!
#2069056 by GeminiGem


Posted by GeminiGem on Jun 1, 2017 at 8:26am  


The 21st June Contest begins at 1 minute after midnight tonight and ends at Noon on the 30th. Awardicons and Gift points too, New or old is up to you. Read the simple rules.

FORUM
Poetic Traditions Poetry Contest  (E)
Test your skill and talent in the art of traditional poetry in this monthly contest.
#2055137 by Monty


Posted by Monty on May 31, 2017 at 1:00pm  


Brand NEW writing contest. Great Prizes! Can you write from your heart? Prompt 1: Emotional or physical scars.

 
FORUM
Write From the Heart Story Contest  (E)
Can you write a short story from your heart? Prompt 2: Homeless story
#2121278 by ‚ąěPurple‚ąěPrincess‚ąě


Posted by ‚ąěPurple‚ąěPrincess‚ąě on May 31, 2017 at 8:17am  


A seriously awesome Science Fiction short story contest for serious writers. Fabulous prizes for fabulous stories. Are you up for the challenge? Open: 1st June - 30th June. Special guest judge:

 
FORUM
Other Worlds Contest  (18+)
Science Fiction Short Story Contest. 1st -30th June 2017
#2078460 by A E Willcox


Posted by A E Willcox on May 29, 2017 at 10:59am  


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+)
Contest brought to you by: the Paranormal Romance Author's Guild
#2089860 by Jim Hall


Posted by Jim Hall on May 29, 2017 at 10:08am  


New Zodiac cycle, New contest round! This time we will be borrowing personality traits from GEMINI.

FORUM
Zodiac Contest/CANCER Round  (18+)
Create a character using personality traits from a different Zodiac sign every month.
#2115893 by GeminiGem


Posted by GeminiGem on May 21, 2017 at 4:08pm  


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!

FORUM
Just One Point of View Contest  (18+)
It's all about one character's point of view
#1992580 by Max Griffin


Posted by Max Griffin on Apr 30, 2017 at 11:36am  


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!

FORUM
Newbies ONLY Short Story & Poem Contest  (13+)
OPEN for JUNE submissions!
#1873271 by ~ Sisco ~


Posted by ~ Sisco ~ on Apr 28, 2017 at 6:01pm  


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!!!


 
FORUM
Science Fiction Short Story Contest  (E)
The SFWG is happy to announce the return of the Science Fiction Short Story Contest!
#2118205 by EvilDawg - Vigilante Ranger!!


Posted by EvilDawg - Vigilante Ranger!! on Apr 11, 2017 at 5:09pm  


Romance and Erotica contest with a weekly prompt and different judges each round. Looking for flash fiction stories that are 869 words or less.

The Weekly Quickie Contest  (18+)
Can you excite in 869 words? Round 251 Due: July 2 Prompt: Chemistry
#1355442 by Dawn Embers


Posted by Dawn Embers on Apr 4, 2017 at 11:00pm  


Pond Poetry is OPEN AGAIN! I think you will love the new prompt so come on over and give it a try!

FORUM
Pond Poetry - Round 77 Deadline Extended  (ASR)
A monthly poetry contest sponsored by The Talent Pond. Deadline extended!
#1341392 by Krysha is reviewing 4 charity!


Posted by Krysha is reviewing 4 charity! on Apr 2, 2017 at 8:35pm  


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...


FORUM
SCREAMS!!!  (XGC)
A Weekly/Monthly Contest Of Horror And A Two Time 2016 Quill Award Recipient!
#2020439 by Angus


Posted by Angus on Apr 2, 2017 at 12:49pm  


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.

FORUM
Rebel Poetry Contest  (18+)
A poetry contest for those who write about strong subject matter.
#2112615 by Warped Sanity


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!

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


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!

FORUM
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 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?

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


FORUM
Oriental Poetry Contest  (E)
This will be a weekly contest.
#2106425 by Chris Breva


Posted by Chris Breva on Dec 24, 2016 at 9:43pm  


Celebrating the pop culture of the last 60 years! Come take the 'Dash" with me!

FORUM
Decade Dash - New Prompts Soon!  (E)
Challenge yourself to embody the spirit and culture of the past 60 years!
#2094842 by Starr - Honored by Quill Noms!


Posted by Starr - Honored by Quill Noms! on Dec 17, 2016 at 6:35pm  


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  


No-prompt contest for stories and poems rated 18+ - XGC!

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


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.

FORUM
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)
Monthly Prompt Based Competition to push you to your limit and beyond with strange prompts
#2105059 by Natalia L. Jones


Posted by Mare ~ Writing for myself on Dec 9, 2016 at 7:18am  


A contest for those who write stories that deviate from the moral majority.

FORUM
Distorted Minds Contest  (18+)
A contest for those who write stories that deviate from the norm.
#2103204 by Warped Sanity


Posted by Warped Sanity 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   (E)
Show off your skill using personification - give inanimate objects human qualities.
#2055579 by Sally


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!

FORUM
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  



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


FORUM
Shadows and Light Poetry Contest  (E)
Do you love the challenge and creativity of free verse poetry? This contest is for you.
#1935693 by Angels in my Ear


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!

FORUM
Long, Long, Long  (18+)
Prompt-free contest for stories of the lengthier variety. New round now open!
#1782293 by Elisa, Snowman Stik


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


 
FORUM
disABILITY WRITERS GROUP CONTEST CABIN  (E)
Contest challenges, just for you to show off your writing skills.
#1863623 by dogpack:invest in yourself


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!!!

FORUM
Folklore Monthly Writing Contest   (13+)
New prompts every month!
#2098625 by Mare ~ Writing for myself


Posted by Mare ~ Writing for myself on Oct 11, 2016 at 4:23pm  


Brand new poetry contest. Come celebrate the beginning of my latest venture and write a romantic poem!

FORUM
Write from the Heart Poetry Contest  (E)
Round 20 ~ Write a poem about eternity or eternal love.
#2093224 by ‚ąěPurple‚ąěPrincess‚ąě


Posted by ‚ąěPurple‚ąěPrincess‚ąě on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:53pm  


August Round NOW OPEN. Follow the prompt and win some great prizes.

FORUM
Tales of Seduction  (18+)
June prompt....Create a story...
#1702029 by ‚ąěPurple‚ąěPrincess‚ąě


Posted by ‚ąěPurple‚ąěPrincess‚ąě on Aug 2, 2016 at 1:49pm  


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.

 
FORUM
Them's Fighting Words (Conflict Contest)  (13+)
WEEKLY Fun action-writing prompt and contest! I post the pictures, you write the conflict!
#1867748 by Thundersbeard


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!


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 Jun 3, 2016 at 10:56am  


A children's poetry contest judged by children! Come and support the youngest members on the site!

FORUM
The Littlest Poetry Contest  (E)
Enter your best children's poetry and be in to win!
#2031529 by Elle


Posted by Elle on May 31, 2016 at 9:46pm  


Total Displayed: 50

Submit a Contest:
RULES:
*Star* Post any item rated from E thru XGC.

*Star* Post only items with E rated intros.

*Star* All text entered for plugs must be E rated!

*Star* Please post each item only one time per page. Once it has been pushed off the bottom of the page, you are welcome to add it again.

*Star* Please limit your posts to 3 different items on the page at any one time.

*Star* Please plug only writing contests on this page!
         Raffles, auctions, non-writing contests and other activities: "Activities @ Writing.Com
         For anything else, please see: "The Shameless "Plug" Page

*Exclaim* In order to provide fair exposure to all members, anyone who does not follow the rules above may have all of their submissions removed from the page without prior notice or warning.

Please provide the Item ID you wish to submit:
(Enter only a numeric Item ID or its alias.)

Enter your Contest below:
(Please do not use WritingML; it will NOT be processed.)

0 of 255 Characters
In & Out Submission Settings:
*Bullet* Self Deletion: Allowed
*Bullet* Direct Follow Ups: Allowed
*Bullet* Post Limiting: Limited to 3 Posts.
Log in to Leave Feedback
Username:
Password:
Not a Member?
Signup right now, for free!
All accounts include:
*Bullet* FREE Email @Writing.Com!
*Bullet* FREE Portfolio Services!
Printed from https://p15.Writing.Com/view/171898