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Contests That Close Today - Still time to enter!
Free Verse Poetry ContestWrite 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: Feb 11th
QuotesYou wish you would add any type of picture to it . Deadline: Feb 11th
Teen SuperheroesTeen Superheroes in superheroes school. Can be fanfiction or an original story. Any superpowers are welcome. There needs to be a threat/mission or superheroes training session the main characters need Deadline: Feb 11th
Which One is the One?This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement. Deadline: Feb 11th
Etheree PoemThe poetry form, Etheree, consists of 10 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 syllables. Etheree can also be reversed and written 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.
Contests That Close Tomorrow
Favorite painterWrite a 5-7-5 or 3-5-3 poem about your favorite painter and one painting.
-artwork allowed from the painter but the poem Must stand alone.
-plain black and white text and background
-description only: 5-7-5 contest entry or 3-5-3 contest entry
-no author's notes
-title must be the name of the painting
Have fun:) Deadline: Feb 12th
Soul WriterIn under 150 words, define a "soul." You may write poetry or prose. Deadline: Feb 13th
Valentines PoetryWrite a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word. Your love poem can be fictional or non-fictional. It can be humorous or a serious love poem. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 14th
Poem of the MonthEach month one poem is selected to be the Poem of the Month. A public vote determines the winner. All poems posted during the month are automatically considered. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 14th
Every Story Has A BeginningUp for a challenge?
Enter the contest, then message me and you will receive an outline, story premise, or opening sentences to craft your story. This will include some characters that must be included into your story. It is up to you whether they will be the protagonists or not but they must feature in some meaningful way.
PROSE FICTION ONLY. MINIMUM 750 WORDS. YOUR PREMISE MUST ... Deadline: Feb 15th
Reviewing ContestEvery month we make a cash prize available to the reviewer that writes the most detailed and helpful reviews. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Feb 15th
Non-Fiction Writing ContestWe are looking for personal essays, memoirs, and works of literary non-fiction. It can be spiritual, political, or funny. Creative approaches welcomed. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 16th
The RantEveryone has something that gets under their skin. Something that burrows in and really niggles away at them. Here's your chance to get it off your chest!
NON-FICTION PROSE ONLY. MINIMUM 500 words / MAXIMUM 1000 words.
Any topic, any presentation, just make it GOOD! Deadline: Feb 17th
A Classic Gothic WhodunitWrite about a fictional unsolved murder. A clever detective should lead the investigation into whodunit. Deadline: Feb 17th
Newbie Writing ContestFor 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: Feb 20th
YANK 'E's MNEMONIC POEM #2Simply combine the first letters of all 50 state capital cities with as many 'E's as you require to create a rhyming poem with a worthy message. Deadline: Feb 20th
Book of the MonthEach 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. Cash Prize. Deadline: Feb 20th
ABC Poetry ContestFor 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. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Feb 22nd
Explaining death when a pet diesThis is a topic based contest. Write a poem based on the topic provided in the announcement. The poem must be a rhyming poem of at least 100 words. Deadline: Feb 22nd
Creative PoemThe topic for this poetry contest is: Alliteration based. Each stanza must have at least one alliteration in it.
Eg. Willy wants his wonderful wife to win his heart wholly.
The top twenty best writers, from 2015 at Fanstory of poetry,
books, scripts or stories cannot enter this contest, since they have won enough already.
Deadline: Feb 23rd
This Shade of BlueSee contest announcement Deadline: Feb 23rd
I started it... you finish it!This is a poetry contest! Any kind of poetry, but the catch is:
You must start your poem with one of the first lines of one of my past poems! Ten of my favorites are listed. How would YOU rewrite it?
Deadline: Feb 27th
Rispetto Poetry ContestA Rispetto is a complete poem of two rhyme quatrains with strict meter. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Feb 27th
entertaining angelsThe topic for this poetry contest is: ENTERTAINING ANGELS.
Calling out the messengers. Write a poem about an encounter with angels, non-fiction or fiction. Contest voters will be asked to consider angels when making a choice for a winner. Use art work. Deadline: Feb 28th
Cleave PoetryHow to write and read a cleave poem
1. Read the left hand poem as a first discrete poem.
2. Read the right hand poem as a second discrete poem.
3. Read the whole as a third integrated poem.
Deadline: Feb 28th
MercyWrite a poem, any form, any length about Mercy. Deadline: Feb 29th
Satirical dating profileWrite a rhyming poem introducing you (or a made up character) in a funny way as if it was on a dating profile.
Write it in first person.
Make it too honest, exaggerate, mention bad things, be sarcastic - but still try to sell yourself for a possible date.
Deadline: Mar 1st
Sending a Flower BouquetThis is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the announcement. Deadline: Mar 2nd
MinuteWrite a Minute poem for this contest. A fun poem to write. It follows the "8,4,4,4" syllable count structure. Cash Prize. Deadline: Mar 3rd
Story of the MonthEach month a vote determines the Story of the Month. All stories posted during the month are automatically considered. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Mar 3rd
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! Cash Prize. Deadline: Mar 8th
Write About ThisWrite a story based on the image pictured in this announcement. What is happening here? Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Mar 13th
PantyGynt, a new formTry a fun and musical new form that was recently created by fellow Fanstorian PantyGynt. It has iambic meter, specific syllable count and rhyme scheme.
Deadline: Mar 14th
5-7-5 Poetry ContestFor 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. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Mar 19th
Tanka Poetry ContestFor 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. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Mar 25th
Easter Poetry ContestShare a poem about Easter. It can be the Easter eggs, family celebration, or your faith - whatever you feel best represents this day. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Mar 27th
Butterfly In The Sky IXErotic story, chapter or novel. No minimum or maximum word count. Deadline: Mar 28th
Erotic StoryWrite an erotic story. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Mar 29th
Antonym Poetry ContestWrite 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. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 31st
Easter-ly BreezeEaster is a very overlooked theme in the writing year. We all love Christmas, Halloween, and New Year's, but poor old Easter gets left to melt in the sunshine like a discarded chocolate egg. Time to rectify the situation. Write a piece of PROSE FICTION centred around the theme of Easter. Can be ANY genre, MINIMUM of 750 words. That's it! Enjoy... Deadline: Mar 31st
Easter-ly Breeze TooEaster-ly Breeze Too
Easter is a very overlooked theme in the writing year. We all love Christmas, Halloween, and New Year's, but poor old Easter gets left to melt in the sunshine like a discarded chocolate egg. Time to rectify the situation. Write a piece of POETRY centred around the theme of Easter. MINIMUM of 12 lines. That's it! Enjoy...
Deadline: Mar 31st
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 "politics". Cash Prize. Deadline: Apr 5th
Horror Story Writing ContestWrite 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 The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 13th
3 Line PoemWrite a three-lined Katauta poem. A Katauta is an unrhymed poem of 17 or 19 syllables. It has the following syllable counts: 5/7/5 or 5/7/7.
By milky moonlight (5 syllables)
your silky skin upon mine (7 syllables)
ignites a great desire.(7 syllables)
"Touch" copyright © 2012 Marie Summers Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Apr 18th
Acrostic Poetry ContestWrite 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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 24th
CharacterA character can make a story. Write a story that based on the scene pictured in this announcement. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Apr 29th
Faith Poetry ContestThe 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. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Apr 30th