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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!
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Good Deeds Get CASH!  [E]
Write reviews to win cash prizes!
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This "Pop Up" contest has just . . . popped up!! Coming this weekend - Friday May 27 at 12 noon to Sunday May 29 at 12 midnight. Give it a shot - easy contest - great prizes! This edition is the "Wilderness Edition" (ambiguous clue). Good Luck!

Weekend Warrior Short Story Contest  (18+)
Opens MAY 27! One Weekend - One Story - One Winner. Will you be the next Weekend Warrior?
#2269135 by Jon Dakota (aka Humble Hermit)

Posted by Jon Dakota (aka Humble Hermit) on May 25, 2022 at 11:38am  

New/different contest idea each round--this round is for sending a heartfelt merit badge. All entries receive 15k and winners receive more GPs. Not sure how to send a MB, instructions are on the page. Contest round closes June 30. Enter now for max GPs!

The Whatever Contest  (13+)
This irregular contest will change each round. Nature poem? Horror story? Whatever.
#2232242 by Schnujo

Posted by Schnujo on May 15, 2022 at 4:15am  

Poetry Quiz - The idea is not to have the correct answer but to learn the correct answer.

Monthly draw Prize - 25,000

Year end - Grand Prize Draw for all monthly winners - 100,000gp

Poetry Quiz Monthly Draw  (ASR)
The idea is not to have the correct answer but to learn the correct answer.
#2272995 by bearbit

Posted by bearbit on May 14, 2022 at 10:07pm  

June Contest - Quote = June -- Anything to do with June ie. Summer, End of school, etc.

Poetry Contest and Inspiration  (18+)
June Contest - Quote = June -- Anything to do with June ie. Summer, End of school, etc.
#2253936 by bearbit

Posted by bearbit on May 9, 2022 at 2:02am  

MAYContest. I 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 05/01/22 until 05/31/22 at noon. Old or new, up to you. Awardicons and GPs too.

The Place for Seniors!
#427318 by Monty

Posted by Monty on Apr 30, 2022 at 12:43pm  

There will be no contest in May because of lack of interest. Forum open for Discussion

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

Posted by Monty on Apr 29, 2022 at 12:49pm  

Do you have a story about your child or children that you would love to share with the world? Here's your moment to shine with that tale. Fiction and non-fiction are welcomed. Starts May 8th, 2022 and goes until June 19, 2022.

Parenting Short Story Contest  (ASR)
Parenting is the funnest job ever! Or not? You tell me!
#1558020 by Annette

Posted by Annette on Apr 29, 2022 at 1:25am  

Open:15th April 2022. Closes15th May 2022. Short stories 1000-3000 words; Poetry max 40 lines. 3 prompts to choose from.

Fabulous Fantasy Contest   (18+)
A fantasy short story and poetry contest. Closed
#2125220 by A E Willcox

Posted by A E Willcox on Apr 14, 2022 at 9:08am  

The Masquerade hiding Aliens, Fantasy Creatures, and those that go bump in the night, has been Broken! How do folks respond to the revelation?

The Anthro Activity Anteroom  (13+)
A fun activity room for Non-Humans.
#1654618 by BIG BAD WOLF

Posted by BIG BAD WOLF on Apr 4, 2022 at 9:24pm  

Got me a herd of horses eager to encourage some writin'!

Horse of a Different Color  (E)
Saddle up, it's time to write!
#2268946 by Genipher

Posted by Genipher on Mar 12, 2022 at 4:24pm  

A contest that gives life to inanimate things.

Personify Writing Contest  (E)
A contest that gives life to inanimate things.
#2268646 by GERV✨prep Magical Adventure

Posted by GERV✨prep Magical Adventure on Mar 5, 2022 at 9:59am  

We will not be silenced. Take the muzzle off I want to kiss him!

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

Posted by W.D.Wilcox on Feb 11, 2022 at 7:15pm  

An almost daily word of the day contest. Win prizes, have fun!

The Humdinger Word of the Day Contest!  (18+)
Win GP's or more using the word of the day in a sentence!
#2265069 by DoXx Stands With Ukraine

Posted by DoXx Stands With Ukraine on Jan 12, 2022 at 8:26am  

New round begibs February 1! Check out a journaling contest that only requires eight entries to be eligible for prizes! Plus the prompts take lots of twists and turns.

Journalistic Intentions  (18+)
This is for the journal keeping types that come to PLAY! New round starts June 1!
#2213121 by Stik's Ready to Run!

Posted by Stik's Ready to Run! on Jan 11, 2022 at 10:23pm  

Like writing LGBT characters? Then please welcome back The LGBT Writing Contest, open for the first time in two years! Prompt driven contest for short stories, where the third prompt is always just one word. Prizes aren't half bad either

The LGBT Writing Contest  (18+)
Short story contest (with great prizes) for LGBT characters.
#1980539 by Osirantinous

Posted by Osirantinous on Jan 9, 2022 at 11:53pm  

Join Andre the Blog Monkey in his pandemic-free bubble for a 5 Day Mini Challenge
Andre the Blog Monkey's Mysterious Mysteries Adventure
Monday, January 10th - Sign-up in the Banana Bar
Increased participation = increased prizes
Details in the Banana Bar

Andre The Blog Monkey's Banana Bar  (18+)
It's a cyber bar owned by an imaginary monkey and operated by his minions.
#1985857 by Brother Nature

Posted by Brother Nature on Jan 8, 2022 at 5:30pm  

Write the first chapter of a book, inspired by the prompt!

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

Posted by Cubby on Jan 1, 2022 at 3:37pm  

In this contest there will be three topics given and you are allowed to write three poems with those Topics. You may write more than one poem on the same Topic for each month. Please come on over and enter some poetry here.

Poetry Topic of the Month Contest  (13+)
Win Exclusive MBs. It ends at midnight at the end of each month. Suggest the topic.
#2216416 by Sharmelles ExpressionsinPoetry

Posted by Sharmelles ExpressionsinPoetry on Jan 1, 2022 at 3:07pm  

Dystopian Scrawlings- The first dystopian and post-apocalyptic contest on the site: Open now for the first time!

Dystopian Scrawlings  (ASR)
A new contest over old ideas...and my first WdC Contest! Come enter for a chance to win!
#2261107 by LorenIsOneOfMyNames

Posted by LorenIsOneOfMyNames on Jan 1, 2022 at 2:37pm  

A new contest I just created. Come and join the fun. A new prompt each month.

THINK ABOUT IT!! -- Closed for May.  (E)
This contest will provide prompts monthly to give you something to think/write about.
#2264300 by J.L. O'Dell

Posted by J.L. O'Dell on Jan 1, 2022 at 9:50am  

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