2018 Writing Contests


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Etheree Poem

A writing contest with a cash prize. Read the contest announcement for the details on this contest with a specific topic.


The Men (or women) who love me

A writing contest with a cash prize. Read the contest announcement for the details on this contest with a specific topic. Deadline: Next Week.

All Contests


100 Word Flash Fiction

This flash fiction writing contest challenges you to share a story with only 100 words. Cash Prize. Deadline: In 2 Days

Haiku Poetry Contest

Write a three line poem to enter this poetry contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Next Week.

Sonnet Poetry Contest

Write a sonnet poem to enter this writing contest. Read the contest announcement for the details on writing a sonnet. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 5th

Rhyming Poetry Contest

Share a rhyming poem to enter this poetry contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 16th

3 Line Poem

Write a poem to someone special for this writing contest but it must follow a specific syllable count of 5-7-5 or 5-7-7 Cash Prize. Deadline: Mar 17th

75 Words Flash Fiction

For this writing contest you are to write a story with only 750 words. That is the extreme amount of words for a flash fiction. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Mar 18th

Non-Fiction Writing Contest

Share a non-fiction story for this contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Mar 19th

Love Poem Poetry Contest

This contest challenges you to write a poem that is a love poem. Cash Prize. Deadline: Mar 20th

Nonet Poetry Contest

This poem only has 9 words. To enter this writing contest share a poem that has nine lines and a specific format. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 23rd

Acrostic Poetry Contest

For this contest pay special attention to the first letter of each line. Because your goal is to spell out a word using the first letter of each line in the poem. Cash Prize. Deadline: Mar 30th

Dribble Flash Fiction

Can you share a complete story with only 50 words? It can be done. Share your short story but only use 50 words. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Apr 4th

Short Poem

Your challenge for this writing contest is to share a poem that only has 20 syllables. Cash Prize. Deadline: Apr 5th

Six Word Poetry Contest

Six words is all you get for this poetry contest. Can you share a poem with only six words? This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 8th

Romance Writing Contest

Share a story of romance for this writing contest. Romance is one of the biggest sellers in the book stories. You can have quite a career with it. Now is your chance. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Apr 13th

Rhyming Poetry Contest

Write a poem that rhymes for this contest. Your poem can be any type but must have a clear rhyme scheme. Cash Prize. Deadline: Apr 17th

5-7-5 Poetry

Share a poem that has three lines and follows the 5-7-5 syllable count. It's similar to a haiku but you can write about anything.' Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Apr 19th

ABC Poetry Contest

An ABC poem follows the alphabet. Start each line with a letter in the alphabet that follows the previous line. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Apr 20th

150 Words Flash Fiction

For this writing contest you are to write a story with only 750 words. That is the extreme amount of words for a flash fiction. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Apr 21st

Cinquain Poetry

Write a poem with a specific syllable count to enter this writing contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 25th

3 Line Poetry Contest

Share a poem that has three lines and follows the 5-7-5 syllable count. It's similar to a haiku but you can write about anything.' Cash Prize. Deadline: Apr 28th

Loop Poetry Contest

Write a poem with a specific format for this contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: May 3rd

2-4-2 Poetry

Share a poem with a specific syllable count and only three lines. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: May 9th

One Line Poem

Can you write a complete poem - with only one line? That is the challenge of this writing contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: May 10th

This Sentence Starts The Story

For this contest we provide you with the first sentence to start your story. What you do with it from there is up to you. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: May 11th

Mother's Day Poetry Contest

A writing contest with a cash prize. Read the contest announcement for the details on this contest with a specific topic. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: May 13th

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

Share a poem that has three lines and follows the 5-7-5 syllable count. It's similar to a haiku but you can write about anything.' The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: May 15th

Minute

Share a poem that has a specific syllable count. Details in the contest announcement. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: May 20th

Share Your Story

What's your story. Give details about your life and how you can to be where you are. Cash prize for the winner of this writing contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: May 25th

Four Line Poem

Write a poem wtih only four lines that has a special syllable count. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: May 28th

Horror Story Writing Contest

Share a horror story for this writing contest. Past greats such as Stephen King have made careers with horror writing. Now is your chance to share your horror story for this writing contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 1st

Free Verse Poetry Contest

Share a poem without restrictions for this free verse poetry contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jun 5th

Dialogue Only Writing Contest

Dialogue is an important part of any story. For this writing contest your challenge is to write a story only using dialogue. No speech tags. No descriptions. Write a story as if those writing were talking on the telephone or texting. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 8th

5-7-5 Poem

Share a poem that has three lines and follows the 5-7-5 syllable count. It's similar to a haiku but you can write about anything.' Cash Prize. Deadline: Jun 12th

Flash Fiction Writing Contest

A flash fiction story is a story that only has a few words - but tells a complete story. Your challenge is to share a story that only uses a few words but tell a comlete story in the process. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jun 16th

Faith Poetry Contest

Share your poem with the topic of 'faith' for this writintg contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 18th

True Story Contest

Share a true story for this writing contest. Share something in your life that is either dark, exciting or interesting and write a story to enter this contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jun 22nd

I Imagine

Write a poem that begins with the words specified to enter this poetry contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 24th

Tanka Poetry Contest

To enter this contest share a poem that has five lins with the specified syllable count. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jun 28th

5 Line Poem

Write a five line poem for this writing contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 3rd

Lune Poetry Contest

Write a three line poem to enter this contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 7th

Rhyming Poem

Write a poem that rhymes for this contest. Your poem can be any type but must have a clear rhyme scheme. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 10th

5-7-5 Poetry Writing

Share a poem that has three lines and follows the 5-7-5 syllable count. It's similar to a haiku but you can write about anything.' Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Jul 15th

Share A Story In A Poem

Your poem should tell a story for this contest. The challenge is to write a poem of any type that also tells a story. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 20th