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Mommy Dearest
Desperately strapped for cash your beloved mother rents out a room in her house.

Unbeknown to her the new long term tenant is your worst enemy.

Obviously you are not happy with the situation.

Using any prose genre in 1,000 words or less tell us what happens.

This contest picture must be used.

Entries not using this picture will not be considered for this contest.

The picture is "This is Evan" by Lilibug6.
5.00 member dollars  Fiction  16 of 18 10.00 member dollars Cody's Corner
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.
5.00 member dollars  Not Specific  16 of 18 10.00 member dollars Contests
The Door Slammed
Write a story that starts with this sentence: The door slammed, echoing down the long hall..

The catch is this must be flash fiction. So the story should be between 100 and 1,000 words.

5.00 member dollars  Fiction  13 of 18 25.00 member dollars Contests
Six Word Poetry Contest - Two
The topic for this poetry contest is: Write a poem using six words about any subject, but be creative and original.
5.00 member dollars  Poetry  5 of 18 65.00 member dollars Contests
What is a wife
Wife - The world has changed. The expectations have changed from one generation to another. I was a teenager in the seventies. We were the first generation of women who were told they could be anything they wanted to be. Yet, our examples of women were stay at home moms. My mother both broke barriers and lived barriers. She became a chemist in the 1940's. However, as soon as she became a mother, she left her career to raise her children. Women are still searching for that perfect balance. Our men still need us to admire and love them and we often choose to do just that instead of following our own paths. Humans are complicated and wonderful, confusing and complex. What is the new definition of wife?
5.00 member dollars  Non-Fiction  14 of 18 20.00 member dollars jusylee72
It Was One of Those Days
"It was one of those days," Start your story with that prompt. It might be a day when you thought you did everything right, but it changed. It might be one of those days when life was amazing and you could do nothing wrong. Which ever day you choose live it in your story.
5.00 member dollars  Fiction  15 of 18 15.00 member dollars jusylee72
The Famous Unusual Zoo
You are visiting the The Famous Unusual Zoo.... write a poem about any animal that you choose for this contest.
5.00 member dollars  Poetry  14 of 18 20.00 member dollars gramalot8
Who will vote for and why?
The 2016 Election is in November. In your essay, tell why you would vote for either Hilary Clinton or Donald Trump. If you don't like these choices, then who would you nominate and why. Back your reasoning using facts.
4.00 member dollars  Non-Fiction  17 of 18 4.00 member dollars cflorian8
Poetry For Sarah
Pick a chapter in the book "2nd Time Around" by teols2016 (the book is fully posted on FS.) Write a poem of any type about the chapter. Note which chapter you picked in the author's notes. The prologue and epilogue are fair game. Best of luck and have fun.
4.00 member dollars  Poetry  13 of 16 12.00 member dollars teols2016
Free Form Off the Grid
Be creative and write a free form story poem about if you were to live off the grid. Off the grid in my understanding to be living in the wild self-sufficiently. Can be fiction or non-fiction. Please specify fiction or non-fiction in the author notes.
5.00 member dollars  Poetry  16 of 18 10.00 member dollars thonnigford09
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For The Love Of Mayzie
A mother's sacrifice for her child
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