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Short story contest round. There are six genres to choose from, each with its own required detail.
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.
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
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.
Posted by 𝓑rian KCompt-Interrupted on Jan 30, 2023 at 1:29am
Posted by Penelope Moonbeam on Jan 21, 2023 at 6:32pm
Back for Round 2
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!!!
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.
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.
Posted by Beck Fires the Boiler! on Dec 26, 2022 at 6:29pm
Share what grows on you in poetic or short story form.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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?
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.
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!
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.
Posted by Dr Rupali Goswami on Aug 20, 2022 at 12:52am
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