Contests Announced Today
Love PoemWrite a love poem without using the words love, kiss, romance, soul,heart,boyfriend, girlfriend, husband wife or sexual terms.
Meaning of LifeWrite a rhyming poem of 12 lines or less that explains the meaning of life. Deadline: In 3 Days
Contests That Close Soon
Non-Fiction Writing ContestWe are looking for personal essays, memoirs, and works of literary non-fiction. It can be spiritual, political, or funny. Creative approaches welcomed. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Today!
Short fiction starterWrite a story starting with the following sentence:
If he told his mother what he had seen, she would know he had disobeyed her and gone to the abandoned quarry, but on the other hand, if he didn't, someone might die.
Story with alternative endingsThis is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement. Deadline: In 2 Days
DwaRazy Poem contestA DwaRazy is a poem in which a word is used twice in different forms in the same line of each verse. As an example:
The polished figures of the bronze figurines,
glisten in the sun's glistening beams. Deadline: In 2 Days
SentenceWrite a story that starts with this sentence: There was a knock on the door. Deadline: In 2 Days
Parenthood: An indelible memoryDescribe a memory, a lesson taught or learned, or a moment shared that will stay with both parent and child forever.
Prose only. No minimum or maximun word count. Deadline: In 2 Days
Friendship Cross CulturesThis is a topic based contest. Write a story about a friend that opened your world to another culture. Deadline: In 3 Days
Technology warsThis is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement. Deadline: In 3 Days
HeroicWrite a story on the topic: heroic Deadline: In 3 Days
Lyrics Make The SongHear ye! Hear ye!
Poets have their own contests. Storytellers have their own contests. And, it is high time us lyricists have our own contest too!
So, pen your newest, and best, song lyric masterpieces and enter them into this contest.
NO POETRY ALLOWED FOR THIS CONTEST!
Must be song lyrics only. Deadline: In 4 Days
The confederacy monumentsThe topic for this contest is: The confederacy monuments
Write a pro or con piece on why monuments to the confederacy should remain standing or be taken down.
Contest voters will be asked to consider the topic when making a choice for a winner.
Minimum length 700 words. Maximum Length 7,000 words. Recommended length 2,000 - 3,500 words. Deadline: In 4 Days
Unexpected RomanceWrite a story the brings two people together, two people who don't necessarily realize that they belong together but the audience is rooting for them. No length requirements. Cash Prize. Deadline: In 4 Days
Palindrome PoetryA palindrome is a word (or sentence) that reads the same backwards as forward. So "Madam" is a palindrome. For a palindrome poem you incorporate it into your poem but do so with the sentences. See an example in the announcement. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: In 6 Days
My TestimonyThis is a topic based contest. Everyone that enters should write about the great things God has done for them in any time frame. Just give God the glory in this writing. Deadline: In 6 Days
ABC Poetry ContestFor this contest you are challenged to write a ABC poem. ABC poetry has five lines and often is used to express feelings. See the announcement for an example. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jun 6th
TV PilotA TV pilot script contest -get ready for tv pilot season. Deadline: Jun 7th
Free Verse of LengthA minimum of thirty lines of free verse poetry on any subject. Display is entirely up to the author with no restrictions. No FORMAL STRUCTURED poetry of any kind will be allowed. Any topic is fine. Deadline: Jun 10th
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. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Jun 11th
Dr. Terry Fying's Crumbling CryptA horror prose only contest.
Minimum word limit: 1,000
Maximum word limit: No limit Deadline: Jun 13th
My Final WordsThe topic for this poetry contest is: Last Words
Use your portrait to illustrate your poem - write it in a format that would be suitable for reading during your funeral. Let the poem reflect the person you were (are). Deadline: Jun 14th