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Short Shots: Official WDC Contest  [ASR]
Use the photo to inspire your creativity. Write a short story and win big prizes!
by Writing.Com Support

Good Deeds Get CASH!  [E]
Write reviews to win cash prizes!
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Write Dialogue and Earn Prizes

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

Posted by W.D.Wilcox on Dec 6, 2021 at 3:13pm  

This contest is for newbies who have been a member of W.Com for less than one year! 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 - Great prizes!

Newbies ONLY Short Story & Poem Contest  (13+)
OPEN for December entries!
#1873271 by ~ Santa Sisco ~

Posted by ~ Santa Sisco ~ on Nov 30, 2021 at 6:13pm  

DECEMBER Contest. We hope to see a lot of entries. Check the rules and enter: Either a Short Story (2,000 word maximum)Or Poetry (44 lines maximum) between 12/01/21 until 12/31/21 at noon. Old or new, up to you. Awardicons and GPs too.
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The Place for Seniors!
#427318 by Monty

Posted by Monty on Nov 30, 2021 at 1:13pm  

A new contest for fantasy poetry. Fantastic prizes. Traditionally structured and rhyming or free-verse. Open 1st -31st December

Magic Poetry Contest  (13+)
A contest for fantasy poetry. Fantastic prizes. Open 1st -31st December
#2107500 by A E Willcox

Posted by A E Willcox on Nov 30, 2021 at 7:28am  

A fantasy short story contest. Fantastic Prizes. 1000 - 5000 words. Open 1st- 31st December 2021

Magic Words Contest   (13+)
A fantasy short story contest. Fantastic Prizes. Open 1st- 31st December 2021
#1871010 by A E Willcox

Posted by A E Willcox on Nov 30, 2021 at 7:27am  

DECEMBER Contest will run from the 1st to the 30th at noon. Enter to win Awardicons, Merit Badges, Gift Points, Old or New up to you. Please read the rules.

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

Posted by Monty on Nov 29, 2021 at 12:49pm  

November Quote “Charity for the December Holidays”

Poetry Contest and Inspiration  (18+)
December Open to all subjects and types
#2253936 by bearbit

Posted by bearbit on Nov 24, 2021 at 10:01am  

A Monthly Romance Contest -- a 2016 & 2020 Quill Award Winner & 2020 Quill Award HM Winner

Paranormal Romance Short Story Contest  (13+)
A Monthly Romance Contest -- a 2016 & 2020 Quill Award Winner & 2020 Quill Award HM Winner
#2089860 by Jim Hall

Posted by Jim Hall on Nov 2, 2021 at 12:42am  

Write a children's story or poem inspired by the prompt!

Writing 4 Kids Contest  (ASR)
If you like writing stories and/or poems for kids, this is the contest for you!
#1999597 by Cubby

Posted by Cubby on Oct 23, 2021 at 10:06pm  

Give me your best weekly prompt. Best prompt of the month will receive an exclusive Prompt Me MB!

The Prompt Me Contest  (13+)
Weekly prompt entries, celebrating November!
#2000519 by Cubby

Posted by Cubby on Oct 23, 2021 at 10:04pm  

Get your poem turned into a song - this month's theme is a choice between something darker (sad, angry, or emo) or festive. I know, right? Should be fun! Deadline to enter end of October so pop on in!

Poetry Song Contest  (E)
Calling all poets! You can get your poetry turned into a song!
#2242849 by Beyond the Cloud9

Posted by Beyond the Cloud9 on Oct 8, 2021 at 5:03pm  

Write me a story that involves children or teens and an event around Halloween. Peril has to be make-believe. No bodily harm may come to any character. Fiction and non-fiction are welcomed. Opens on October 1, 2021 and closes on November 15, 2021

Not So Scary Halloween Contest  (E)
Capture the spirit of make-believe frights in an unscary short story.
#1591034 by Annette

Posted by Annette on Sep 29, 2021 at 11:04pm  

The Simplest Poetry Contest. It aims at bringing out the best of best poems for the WDC community. Participants can enter any poem of any style, any prompt or any date. It is preferred if they submit their best poem ever written. Good luck! 😁

Test Your Poetry  (E)
A "NO PROMPT" monthly poetry contest allows old poetry as well
#2254385 by Perry Ride

Posted by Perry Ride on Sep 22, 2021 at 1:35am  

With a new format, the Supernatural Writing Contest is back. Take a look at the prompt and see what demons you can stir.

Supernatural Writing Contest - Closed  (18+)
With a monthly prompt, the Supernatural Writing Contest returns!
#1771874 by Shaye

Posted by Shaye on Aug 16, 2021 at 10:15am  

Do you have what it takes to go into The Lair and write a short story or (epic) poem about Mythological Creatures? if so, Come on in but you must follow the rules carefully.

The Lair Contest (Mythical Creatures)  (ASR)
Monthly Mythical Creatures writing contest. Stories or epic poems - you choose!
#1938456 by Beacon - Light 4ever

Posted by Beacon - Light 4ever on Jun 15, 2021 at 1:50pm  

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