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Short story contest round. There are six genres to choose from, each with its own required detail.

The Lodestar Contest  (13+)
Looking for a guiding light. The 2023 round is all about a genre and a detail.
#2130938 by Satuawany

Posted by Satuawany on Jan 31, 2023 at 11:07pm  

FEBRUARY Contest. Check the rules and enter: Either a Short Story (2,000 word maximum)Or Poetry (44 lines maximum) between 02/01/2023 until 02/28/2023 at noon. Old or new, up to you. Awardicons and GPs too.

The Place for Seniors!
#427318 by Monty

Posted by Monty on Jan 31, 2023 at 12:53pm  

FEBRUARY 2023 Veterans Contest wil run from 02/01/2023 until noon on 02/27/2023 Please enter old or new up to you. Awardicons and merit badges up for grabs. Show your support for Veterans. All registered members welcome to post

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

Posted by Monty on Jan 30, 2023 at 12:52pm  

Join Red Wheelbarrow group writers as we craft and discuss our Valentine’s free verse poems to celebrate love. A contest month.

RedWheelbarrow Contest: Pebbles 4 ♥️  (E)
Valentine's Day celebration: penguins, pebbles & personification in free verse style.
#1390406 by 𝓑rian KCompt-Interrupted

Posted by 𝓑rian KCompt-Interrupted on Jan 30, 2023 at 1:29am  

Enter and win big GPS.
#2288867 by Penelope Moonbeam

Posted by Penelope Moonbeam on Jan 21, 2023 at 6:32pm  

Back for Round 2

Not Just Another Brick In The Wall  (ASR)
Most teachers are amazing, but sometimes . . .
#2281472 by K5Rakitan

Posted by K5Rakitan on Jan 21, 2023 at 3:36pm  

This is a place to come write stories with recipes. Please come and have some fun with your stories and recipes. You may write up to two stories with recipes if you'd like, please read the rules to find out more. And please have Fun!!!

Sharmelle's Recipe Kitchen Contest  (E)
Welcome to Sharmelle's Recipe Kitchen Contest
#2268006 by Sharmelle ~ Welcome to 2023

Posted by Sharmelle ~ Welcome to 2023 on Jan 9, 2023 at 7:10pm  

FANTASY genre poetry contest.~ CLOSES: JANUARY 31st 2023. ~ 3 prompts - Theme, Image and Music. ~ Either formal structured rhyming or free-verse between 4 and 40 lines.

Magic Poetry Contest  (13+)
A contest for fantasy poetry. Fantastic prizes. OPEN December 1 - January 31st 2023
#2107500 by A E Willcox

Posted by A E Willcox on Dec 31, 2022 at 9:42am  

The Steampunk boiler is being fired back up! Get ready for minions and flying machines! Contest opens Jan 1, 2023.

StAG Firebox - Now Open!  (13+)
Steampunk fiction competition
#1781446 by Beck Fires the Boiler!

Posted by Beck Fires the Boiler! on Dec 26, 2022 at 6:29pm  

Share what grows on you in poetic or short story form.

Your Better Nature Contest  (E)
A celebration connecting with the natural world around us.
#2244409 by Bob'n Around

Posted by Bob'n Around on Dec 11, 2022 at 11:21am  

FANTASY genre short story contest. OPEN: December 1-31st. 2 prompts - image and one of two, or both word lists. Stories between 1000 and 5000 words. Prizes awarded based on Judging Criteria - Bronze 40-49 Points; Silver 50-59 points; Gold 60-70 points.

Magic Words Contest   (13+)
A fantasy short story contest. Fantastic Prizes. Closed
#1871010 by A E Willcox

Posted by A E Willcox on Nov 30, 2022 at 11:26am  

The romance and erotica contest is reopen and ready for business. Come check out the new prompt and have some fun writing in 690 words or less.

The Weekly Quickie Contest  (18+)
Can you excite in 690 words? Romance+ Contest, January Theme: Digital Romance
#1355442 by Dawn Embers

Posted by Dawn Embers on Nov 12, 2022 at 9:37pm  

Bard's Hall has a creative Thanksgiving prompt for Nov if you'd like to stop in and check it out. Need some edible entries!

The Bard's Hall Contest  (13+)
#981150 by StephBee Happy 2023

Posted by StephBee Happy 2023 on Nov 10, 2022 at 6:34am  

Need inspiration on beginning the first chapter of a book? New prompts posted monthly.

Chapter One  (18+)
Write the first chapter of a book, inspired by the prompt.
#2251577 by Cubby ~ On the Road

Posted by Cubby ~ On the Road on Nov 2, 2022 at 10:07am  

Do you enjoy writing for kids? Create stories and/or poetry for children by following the monthly 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 ~ On the Road

Posted by Cubby ~ On the Road on Nov 2, 2022 at 9:54am  

Halloween like prompts to fit your needs. 1k entry fee involved. There is also a non Halloween prompt for those not interested in the spooky holiday.

Creature Features  (13+)
Round 11 open! Come see what Valentine brings.
#2211262 by Angelica- Valentine Dragon

Posted by Angelica- Valentine Dragon on Oct 2, 2022 at 11:25am  

Rotten tomatoes all over the place. Who did it? Why? What is the solution? October Halloween round!

Space Wars  (13+)
There is a war going on in outer space and the aliens need your help to bring peace!
#2280815 by Angelica- Valentine Dragon

Posted by Angelica- Valentine Dragon on Oct 2, 2022 at 11:22am  

The Return of the Science Fiction Short Story Contest. Welcome to the Singularity.

The 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 Oct 1, 2022 at 10:12am  

Space freighters and Hotrods. What are you driving and where in the galaxy are you going?

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

Posted by BlackAdder on Oct 1, 2022 at 10:11am  

The next round of my Horror Writing Contest is open. Prompt is 'Halloween'. Rules are enclosed. Watch out for penguins. Have fun.

Horror Writing Contest!   (ASR)
A contest involving writing a horror story. Simple, really.
#2273172 by Steven (PLEASE BUY MY BOOKS!)

Posted by Steven (PLEASE BUY MY BOOKS!) on Oct 1, 2022 at 12:29am  

This is an intense writing challenge for those insane enough to try it!

Unstable(d) Writer's Challenge   (E)
A 12-month, intense writing Challenge
#2281662 by Shadow Prowler

Posted by Shadow Prowler on Sep 26, 2022 at 10:05pm  

It is a micro-Monologue contest. You have to write a Monologue within 200 words. Every successful entry will get GPs. Notable mentioned writer(s) and the Winner will receive a handsome GPs.

The Forum of Micro-Monologue Contest  (E)
A monthly contest of Micro-Monologue.
#2277052 by Dr Rupali Goswami

Posted by Dr Rupali Goswami on Aug 20, 2022 at 12:52am  

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