Contests Announced Today
5-7-5 ParisWrite a 5-7-5 syllable poem concerning Paris.
Creative approaches welcome.
-no author's notes
-no special effects whatsoever
-two color presentation (one for text, one for background)
-use only fs basic or advanced editor
-one illustration allowed Deadline: In 2 Days
Someone ElseYou (or your character) wakes up and are someone different.
A hundred word storyWrite a hundred words story which starts with :
First word : One
Last word : hundred
So you only have 98 words to frame a story.
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. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Tomorrow!
Two women sit at a deserted barWrite a story using the premise two woman sit at an otherwise deserted bar. They share a secret. They strike up a friendship.
The DrinkYou (or your character) take a sip of a drink and feel different. What happens? Deadline: In 2 Days
Where is She Coming From?Write a story that starts with the sentence: "Dearest, would this be of interest to you?" Deadline: In 2 Days
Tell me a joke that turns into a storyMake a joke a story Deadline: In 2 Days
Bounty HunterThe topic for this contest is: BOUNTY HUNTER Deadline: In 3 Days
Rondel PoetryThis poem is the similar to the rondeau poem. The first and second lines repeat in the middle of the poem and at the end. Although only the first line repeats at the end. The rhyme scheme is normally ABba abAB abbaA(B). More information and an example. Deadline: In 3 Days
Unexpected RomanceThe topic for this contest is: Unexpected Romance. The story brings two people together, two people who don't necessarily realize that they belong together but the audience is rooting for them. Deadline: In 3 Days
Write a Poem about PiratesWrite a poem about Pirates. Any kind of poem is acceptable as long as it has a minimum of eight lines. Rhyming poetry only; no free verse. Deadline: In 4 Days
clown and a unicyclea poem about a clown and a unicycle in free verse or rhyme as long as you want Deadline: In 5 Days
3 Line PoemWrite a three-lined poem that has a specific syllable count to enter this contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: In 6 Days
write A letter to some one you missThe topic for this poetry contest is: a letter to some one you really miss
Write a poem that somehow incorporates the topic. The poem does not have to be specifically about the topic and creative approaches are welcomed. But contest voters will be asked to consider the topic when making a choice for a winner. Deadline: Next Week.
Brett West Songwriting ContestFanStory's only songwriting contest. Deadline: Next Week.
Lyrics Make The Song ContestMust be song lyrics only.
Can use one picture but NO music or other enhancements allowed. Deadline: Next Week.
SoundWrite a story about a sound you've listened to which creates an image in your mind.Be as detailed as you like. No poetry. Deadline: Aug 2nd
a spiderThe topic for this poetry is about a spider
Write a poem that somehow incorporates the topic. The poem does not have to be specifically about the topic and creative approaches are welcomed. But contest voters will be asked to consider the topic when making a choice for a winner. Deadline: Aug 3rd
Dialogue Only Writing ContestWrite a story using only dialogue. Cash Prize. Deadline: Aug 3rd
American Were womanWrite a story about a guy who deserves or doesn't deserve to be curse to change at the light of the full moon into a woman.... Deadline: Aug 5th
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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 7th
DwaRazy "word" Acrostic poemWrite a DwaRazy that uses the whole words from a title or quote to start each line of verse rather than just the first letter. Deadline: Aug 8th
Love, Compassion and KindnessThis is a freestyle poetry contest about the subjects of: Love, Compassion and Kindness and what it means for you.
Simply defined the topics are:
Love: An intense feeling of deep affection.
Compassion: Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.:
Kindness: The quality of being friendly, generous and considerate.
Deadline: Aug 9th