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Contests Announced Today

5-7-5 A Flower

Write a 5-7-5 about ONE type of flower.
Plural is OK.


ArtFul Haiku

I have a passion for haiku and many other Japanese short poetry. It takes great creativity and cleverness to write a haiku. It's harder than a lot of people think.

I love artful or Art-FULL poetry. Deadline: Jul 3rd


Contests That Close Today - Still time to enter!


Good oh USA

The topic for this poetry contest is: ENTER TOPIC. What makes country or our great I don't care if you use faith with it.

Write a poem that somehow incorporates the topic. The poem does have to be specifically about the topic and creative approaches are welcomed. But contest voters will be asked to consider the topic when making a choice for a winner. Deadline: Jun 27th

Don't Quote Me

Choose one of the supplied movie quotes and write a complete story using it as your theme. You don't have to use the quote but it must be relatable. ANY GENRE. COMPLETE STORY. FICTION ONLY. Min 800 words. Deadline: Jun 27th

misscookie worth the lookie lookie

One of our fellow authoresses on FanStory is most beautiful, glowing, co-worker and friend here. Go and read her work and write about those or the poetess herself. You can write a short story, a poem, one line even. Show the support of those who write as we all do. Broaden the horizon.


Susie

Write a story about a dog named Susie who likes to sleep...She likes central air and sleeping on her master's bed..She thinks the sun is too hot so if she's outside she will always find a shady place to sleep...She likes to chase after wild animals and farm animals if you write about her living on a farm...She is very friendly but never goes to or leaves with anyone she doesn't know......




Contests That Close Tomorrow


Pocket Billiards

Pocket Billiards how tempo and rhythm effect us differently than precise understanding of a process

Write a poem that somehow incorporates the topic. The poem does not have to be specifically about the topic and creative approaches are welcomed. But contest voters will be asked to consider the topic when making a choice for a winner. Deadline: Jun 28th

If I was Presidente...

Pen a poem or short work starting your write with, If I was Presidente I would....and then complete the thought with your art of mind. Pictures are welcome as is Fun and Humor. Can be hypothetical.


Pick a Critter for Robyn Corum

Pick a write that robyn corum has penned about one of her Critter's and pen a poem about the critter you think it is. Please write the Critter Number in your notes you selected. She is a most outstanding Poetess on FanStory.


All Contests


Dactylic Hexameter

Write a Dactylic Hexameter about nature, wild or domesticated animals like cats, dogs or feral pigs.

Here is a link: http://www.skidmore.edu/academics/classics/courses/1998fall/cl202/resource/meter/metintro.html Deadline: Jun 29th

Reviewing Contest

Every month we make a cash prize available to the reviewer that writes the most detailed and helpful reviews. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 29th

War

Write a story where a character is in war or is about to be in war. Fiction or non-fiction. Deadline: Jun 29th

Poetry For Sarah

Pick a chapter in the book "2nd Time Around" by teols2016 (the book is fully posted on FS.) Write a poem of any type about the chapter. Note which chapter you picked in the author's notes. The prologue and epilogue are fair game. Best of luck and have fun. Deadline: Jun 29th

Judiverse Blesses FanStory Universe

Look up Judiverse and pick your favorite write and pen a story or poem about how she writes or that she writes about or what you admire. Please List her work used in the notes. Mandatory Fun.:))) Deadline: Jun 29th

The Life He Almost Lived

Many people talk about what they wanted to do with their lives... what they should have done, the lives they almost lived. Write a poem that captures this. Deadline: Jun 29th

BDSM Switch MC turn sub

This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement. Deadline: Jun 30th

Romantic Erotica

This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement. Deadline: Jun 30th

Quinzaine Poetry

A quinzaine is a 3 line poem that only has fifteen syllables. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 30th

Disguised

Write a story where one of the characters is in a disguise. Deadline: Jun 30th

Tonights Blue Moon June 21-22 2016

Write a Trisect poem in a sense of relational too or association between, Mars, Jupiter, and Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky, and your life. AKA Blue Moon.


Deadline: Jun 30th

21ST Century Constitution

Choose a minimum of two ADDITIONS to the US Constitution that must be viable and withstand 200 years (until 2216) of challenges. The prompt requires writers to look into the future and determine issues and laws to protect America and all its citizens. PROSE ONLY. Deadline: Jul 1st

What is a Clay vessel

The topic for this poetry contest is: What is a Clay Vessel

Write a poem that somehow incorporates the topic. The poem does not have to be specifically about the topic and creative approaches are welcomed. But contest voters will be asked to consider the topic when making a choice for a winner. Deadline: Jul 5th

Love Poem Poetry Contest

Write a love poem. All forms of poetry accepted. Your love poem can be fictional or non-fictional. It can be humorous or serious. The choice is yours. But it must clearly be a love poem. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Jul 6th

Book of the Month

Each month one book chapter is selected to be the Book of the Month. A public vote determines the winner. All books posted during the month are automatically considered for this contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 7th

Your favorite book line

This contest challenged writers to start a story with a specific sentence. View the announcement and create a story that uses this sentence. Deadline: Jul 8th

Outrageous Superhero Powers

Write a super hero story where the superhero(es) have odd powers that no superhero should have in crime fighting like raining bananas down for example. Deadline: Jul 11th

What If?

For this contest you are presented with a "what if" for your character. What if your character could hear the voices of people that had passed on to the next life? The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 12th

ElfQuest

This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.

Minimum words 800 max up to the author...

NO POETRY Deadline: Jul 15th

Free Verse Poetry Contest

Write a free verse poem. This is a method of writing poetry that does not follow any structure or style. See an example and details in the announcement. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Jul 18th

black and white about sex

But It must be clean No X rated stuff. But can be any style. Deadline: Jul 20th

Free Form Poem

Write any type poem of nature your heart wants. Deadline: Jul 20th

Non-Fiction Writing Contest

We are looking for personal essays, memoirs, and works of literary non-fiction. It can be spiritual, political, or funny. Creative approaches welcomed. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 23rd

Write an Awdl Gynt poem

Write an Awdl Gynt poem. See contest announcement. Deadline: Jul 25th

ABC Poetry Contest

For this contest you are challenged to write a ABC poem. ABC poetry has five lines and often is used to express feelings. See the announcement for an example. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 28th

Switch in Alternate Universe BDSM

This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement. Deadline: Jul 31st

AU people are value base on succes

This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement. Deadline: Jul 31st

Best chapter

Give me your best chapter of a novel or on-going short stories with parts! Deadline: Aug 1st

Newbie Writing Contest

For our New Arrival "This Sentence Starts The Story" contest we challenge you to write a story that starts with this sentence: "Hell found me." Cash Prize. Deadline: Aug 3rd

Write About This

Write About ThisWrite a story based on the image pictured in this announcement. What is happening here? The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 3rd

Cinquain Poetry

Write an "Cinquain" poem for this contest. A cinquain poem is a poem that follows a specific format. Read the announcement for a sample poem. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 9th

Faith/ Free Form

Any poem about faith. don't care how long or short it is Deadline: Aug 10th

Minute

Write a Minute poem for this contest. A fun poem to write. It follows the "8,4,4,4" syllable count structure. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 15th

2-4-2 Poetry

Write a 2-4-2 syllable poem. It has three lines. The first line has 2 syllables, the second line has 4 syllables and the last line has 2 syllables again. The subject can be anything. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 20th

Share Your Story

A memoir gives us the ability to write about our life. But you can write about life with the option to create and fabricate and to make sense of a life, or part of that life. Write a piece of your life! Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Aug 22nd

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

For this contest you are to write a short poem. It should only have three lines. But the structure is that of a Haiku. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again. Write about anything. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Aug 27th

Horror Story Writing Contest

Write a horror or thriller story for this writing contest. Put your readers on edge or terrorize them.

One entry per person. New entries only. No poetry. Maximum Length 7,000 words. Recommended length 2,000 - 3,500 words This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 31st

Vampire or/and Knifeplay kink

This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement. Deadline: Aug 31st

Tanka Poetry Contest

For this contest you are challenged to write a Tanka poem. Tanka is a form of poetry with a specific syllable count. See the announcement for an example. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Sep 5th

Romance Story

Romance is one of the most popular forms of writing. The challenge for this writing contest is to write a romance story. No poetry. Maximum Length 7,000 words. Recommended length 2,000 - 3,500 words. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Sep 10th

Four Line Poem

Write a four line poem that has a specific syllable count. The first line has 1 syllable, the second line has 5 syllables, the third line has 5 syllables, and the last linehas 9 syllables. The subject can be anything. Cash Prize. Deadline: Sep 12th

Antonym Poetry Contest

Write a poem with the following format. A four line poem. The first line is only one word. Second and third line can be formatted as you wish. The last line is the antonym of the word on the first line. Words that are opposite or nearly opposite in meaning are called antonyms. Examples are big and small, or long and short. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Sep 16th

Paranormal Flash Fiction

Political Flash FictionIn this flash fiction contest we are challenging writers to write a flash fiction piece that is between 500 and 800 words on the topic provided. The topic is "paranormal". Cash Prize. Deadline: Sep 21st

3 Line Poem

Write a three-lined poem that has a specific syllable count to enter this contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: Sep 26th

Acrostic Poetry Contest

Write an acrostic poem. An acrostic poem is a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word. View an example in the announcement. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Oct 1st

Character

A character can make a story. Write a story that based on the scene pictured in this announcement. Cash Prize. Deadline: Oct 5th

Faith Poetry Contest

The theme for this poetry contest is "faith". We are looking for poems that in some way pertain to this theme. It doesn't matter if it's spiritual, political, intellectual or emotional as long as faith is clearly represented.

This contest is for poems of all types and for poets of all skill levels. One entry per person. New entries only. Poetry only. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Oct 11th

Palindrome Poetry

A palindrome is a word (or sentence) that reads the same backwards as forward. So "Madam" is a palindrome. For a palindrome poem you incorporate it into your poem but do so with the sentences. See an example in the announcement. Cash Prize. Deadline: Oct 18th

Lune Poetry Contest

A Lune poem is a short and fun poetry form with only three lines. View the contest announcement for an example. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Oct 24th

Newbie 5-7-5

Write a poem that has three lines and follows a specific syllables count. View an example in the announcement. Cash Prize. Deadline: Oct 31st

Deep depression and help

This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement. Deadline: Oct 31st

Share A Story In A Poem

In this contest you are challenged to write a poem that tells a story and also rhymes. We've included examples of this type of poetry storytelling in the announcement. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Nov 5th

Haiku Poetry Contest

For this contest you are challenged to write a Haiku poem. Haiku is a form of poetry that only uses three lines. Can you paint a mental image using only three lines? This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Nov 11th

Sonnet Poetry Contest

Just like Shakespeare did, discover the rhythm and rhyme scheme of the Shakespearean sonnet. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Nov 17th

Blank Verse Poetry Contest

For this contest you are challenged to write a Blank Verse poem. A blank verse poem is written without rhymes in an iambic meter. It is a poetic form that is often used in narrative and dramatic poetry. It was popularized by William Shakespeare. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Dec 2nd

Etheree Poetry

The Etheree poem has 10 lines with a specific syllable count. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Dec 8th