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The Door Slammed

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


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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 30th

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: Tomorrow!

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Faith Poetry Contest

Share your poem with the topic of 'faith' for this writintg contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: In 4 Days

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. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jan 25th

Lanturne Poetry

Enter this poem by writing a 5 line poem that has a the specified syllable count. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jan 30th

Tanka Poetry Contest

To enter this contest share a poem that has five lins with the specified syllable count. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 3rd

5 Line Poem

Write a five line poem for this writing contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: Feb 7th

Lune Poetry Contest

Write a three line poem to enter this contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: Feb 11th

Valentine's Poetry

Oh Romeo! Share your poem that shows your romantic side. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 14th

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.' Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Feb 15th

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: Feb 18th

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. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Feb 22nd

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

Haiku Poetry Contest

Write a three line poem to enter this poetry contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 3rd

Sonnet Poetry Contest

Write a sonnet poem to enter this writing contest. Read the contest announcement for the details on writing a sonnet. 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 12th

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 The winner takes away a 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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 19th

Love Poem Poetry Contest

This contest challenges you to write a poem that is a love poem. Enter for your chance at the 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. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Mar 23rd

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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 4th

Short Poem

Your challenge for this writing contest is to share a poem that only has 20 syllables. Enter for your chance at the 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? The winner takes away 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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 13th

Loop Poetry Contest

Write a poem with a specific format for this contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: Apr 17th

ABC Poetry Contest

An ABC poem follows the alphabet. Start each line with a letter in the alphabet that follows the previous line. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 20th

Cinquain Poetry

Write a poem with a specific syllable count to enter this writing contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Apr 25th

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: Apr 28th

One Line Poem

Can you write a complete poem - with only one line? That is the challenge of this writing contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: May 3rd

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. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: May 5th

2-4-2 Poetry

Share a poem with a specific syllable count and only three lines. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: May 8th

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

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.' This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: May 15th

Minute

Share a poem that has a specific syllable count. Details in the contest announcement. Enter for your chance at the 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. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: May 25th

Four Line Poem

Write a poem wtih only four lines that has a special syllable count. This contest has a 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. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Jun 1st

Free Verse Poetry Contest

Share a poem without restrictions for this free verse poetry contest. 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. Enter for your chance at the 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.' The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 12th