Contests That Close Today - Still time to enter!
Sonnet Poetry ContestJust like Shakespeare did, discover the rhythm and rhyme scheme of the Shakespearean sonnet. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 24th
Contests That Close Tomorrow
I Am Not Your CreationThe topic for this contest is: Your character is a writer. A fictional character(s) comes to life. What happens? Can be told from POV of writer or a character, but at some point author and character must meet. FICTIONAL STORIES ONLY, NO AUDIO, GRAPHICS. 1000-3000 words.
Contest voters will be asked to consider the topic when making a choice for a winner.
Deadline: Apr 25th
The time of my life:Write a short story. The topic is: The best time you ever had in your life. It can be as an adult or as a child. Please keep it clean. Minimum length 100 words. Maximum Length 4,000 words.
The Enjoyment of Eating!The enjoyment of eating! Yes, the contest entries can be about eating enjoyment, but they can also be about enjoyable times that happened while eating. Topic does not have to be addressed directly, but must be incorporated into piece. Readers should be able to laugh at the entries! Any type of submission, poetry, non-fiction, fiction, etc., is welcome. Works must be 300 words or less. Word c...
9-1-1 ContestWrite a poem using a 9,1,1, syllable count that relates to a well-known disaster or tragic event in history.
9 syllables on the first line
1 syllable on the second line
1 syllable on the third line Deadline: Apr 26th
TV PilotA TV pilot script contest -get ready for tv pilot season. Deadline: Apr 26th
RomancePoetry and love have been synonymous since poetry was first invented. Your acrostic poem should relate to this subject. An acrostic is a poem which spells out a word or idea. Sometimes what it spells out is the the title of the poem itself. Usually the first letter of each line spells out this key word. Deadline: Apr 26th
Napo Poem - National Poetry MonthWrite a Napo to celebrate this special month. A Napo is a poem with only four stanzas. Each stanza has only four lines. Each line in the stanza has only four syllables. A Napo is a poem that celebrates National Poetry Month poem (celebrated in April, the fourth month). Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Apr 27th
Love You? HAHAHA!Write a poem in any style about a terrible love experience. Deadline: Apr 29th
What If?For this contest you are presented with a "what if" for your character. What if you (or your character - does not have to be first person) were hiking and heard screaming from a distance. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Apr 30th
Loop Poetry ContestA challenging poetry type that requires you to use the last word of each sentence as the starting word of the next sentence. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: May 3rd
Poem of lengthThis is a topic based contest. Write a poem based on the topic provided in the announcement.
It must be a poem of length (at least 14 stanzas, more encouraged!) and about a real person alive or dead. Rhyme or Free verse. Deadline: May 8th
Song-title poemSongTitlepoem rhyming or not, your choice, any style, any subject Deadline: May 8th
Sudden Flash FictionWrite a story on any topic that uses around 750 words. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: May 8th
Erotic HorrorHorror-Erotica. The requirements for this are PROSE no poetry, an erotic horror story, use your imagination, aim for 1000-2000 words.
You will need to bring together the concepts of HORROR and EROTICA.
Deadline: May 12th