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Sudden 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: Sep 30th

Non-Fiction Writing Contest

Share a non-fiction story for this contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Oct 14th

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. Deadline: Oct 19th

What If?

In this writing contest we put your character in a unique position. It's your job to write them out of it - or deeper into it. Submit your entry. Cash Prize. Deadline: Oct 31st

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. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Nov 11th

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. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 8th

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: Dec 16th

Christmas Story

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year. Think of all the Christmas stories that you know. Can you create one? That is the challenge of this writing contest. Write a story that somehow involves Christmas. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Dec 25th

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. Cash Prize. Deadline: Dec 29th

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. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jan 8th

Flash Fiction - A Secret

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. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jan 17th

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. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jan 25th

100 Word Flash Fiction

This flash fiction writing contest challenges you to share a story with only 100 words. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 26th