Contests Announced Today
Rhyming AlliterisenWrite a Rhyming Alliterisen - Poem consists of 7 lines with 7 syllables each and contains 1 alliteration in every line. Rhyme scheme is aabbcca.
Rewrite That Ad!Is there an ad or commercial that really annoys you? Please re-write it as a humorous one act play that brings out the fallacies of the marketing ploys. It's optional to add a YouTube video of the actual ad/commercial. Deadline: Tomorrow!
SedokaWrite a Sedoka.
The Sedoka is an unrhymed poem made up of two three-line katauta with the following syllable counts: 5/7/7, 5/7/7. A Sedoka, pair of katauta as a single poem, may address the same subject from differing perspectives.
A katauta is an unrhymed three-line poem the following syllable counts: 5/7/7.
Cinquain PoetryWrite an "Cinquain" poem for this contest. A cinquain poem is a poem that follows a specific format. Read the announcement for a sample poem. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: In 2 Days
Presidents Hanging OutThis is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement. Deadline: In 2 Days
DiamanteA Diamante is a seven-lined contrast poem set up in a diamond shape. The first line begins with a noun/subject, and second line contains two adjectives that describe the beginning noun. The third line contains three words ending in -ing relating to the noun/subject. The forth line contains two words that describe the noun/subject and two that describe the closing synonym/antonym. If using an anton... Deadline: In 2 Days
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: In 3 Days
Funny poem about your jobWrite a humorous poem about your job. It can be any job, but it has to rhyme. Deadline: In 3 Days
100 Word HorrorThe challenge is to write a poem that contains some form of horror or thriller. No more than 100 words. Deadline: In 3 Days
David and Goliath theme poemWrite a poem of a somewhat vulnerable character against a powerful character - in the vein of David vs Goliath. However, please do not submit an actual David and Goliath poem. Come up with some new mismatch. Since it would be too easy to have the powerful one squash the underdog, the little guy has to win in the end. Deadline: In 4 Days
Urban LegendsThis is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
No Poetry! Only writing and images are acceptable for this contest... Deadline: In 5 Days
Urban legend...or is it?Write a poem of more than six stanzas, rhyming or free verse, about an Urban Legend Horror, such as Bloody Mary or the Hitchhiker. Or maybe you are terrified by one you have heard is true... Deadline: Next Week.
Dating romanceThis is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement. Deadline: Next Week.
Lyrics Make The SongMUST BE SONG LYRICS ONLY.
NO OTHER FORM OF POETRY ALLOWED FOR THIS CONTEST.
NO MUSIC, SOUND EFFECTS, OR OTHER ENHANCEMENTS PERMITTED. Deadline: Next Week.
One Line PoemWrite a monostich poem which is a poem that is only one line. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Next Week.
2-4-2 PoetryWrite a 2-4-2 syllable poem. It has three lines. The first line has 2 syllables, the second line has 4 syllables and the last line has 2 syllables again. The subject can be anything. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 3rd
A Furry TaleRe-write, re-imagine, or completely mangle a fairy tale of your choosing. Update, dress down, time shift... anything goes - except it must feature at least one talking animal as a main character. Minimum 750 words. Prose Fiction Only. No Poetry. Deadline: Dec 5th
Book It!Write a new book in three months. Deadline: Dec 5th
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. Deadline: Dec 6th
This Sentence Starts The StoryWrite a story that starts with this sentence: Did you hear that? This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 8th
MinuteWrite a Minute poem for this contest. A fun poem to write. It follows the "8,4,4,4" syllable count structure. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 12th
Share Your StoryA 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! This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 16th
Four Line PoemWrite a four line poem that has a specific syllable count. The first line has 1 syllable, the second line has 5 syllables, the third line has 5 syllables, and the last line has 9 syllables. The subject can be anything. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Dec 20th
Christmas StoryShare a story that somehow includes Christmas. All writing welcomed including fiction and non-fiction. No poetry. Maximum Length 7,000 words. Recommended length 2,000 - 3,500 words. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 25th
Christmas PoetryShare a poem about Christmas. It can be the lights, shopping, a child opening a gift - whatever you feel best represents this day. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 25th
Horror Story Writing ContestWrite a horror or thriller story for this writing contest. Put your readers on edge or terrorize them. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Dec 29th
Marriage ProposalThe story does not have to be specifically about marriage proposal. But contest voters will be asked to consider the subject when making a choice for a winner.
Minimum length 700 words. Maximum Length 7,000 words. Recommended length 2,000 - 3,500 words. Deadline: Dec 31st