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As a member, you will get feedback for everything you write. You can enter poetry contests with cash prizes. You will be ranked. Write and see how the feedback you receive impacts your rank. Since the year 2000 we have been helping writers improve their writing skills.

Poetry Contests


Divergent: Fan Fiction
Fan Fiction for Divergent, by Veronica Roth. No poetry, 800 words min. and 2000 words max.
Deadline: Today!
Spanish Train
Be inspired. Create a story using the given piece for inspiration. The more creative the better!
Deadline: Tomorrow!
Writing Prompt Contest
Gratitude expressed in a poem
Poem, any style, expressing gratitude for one who made a difference in your life.
Deadline: Today!
Writing Prompt Contest
1-6-1 poem
Writing Prompt
Write a 1-6-1 syllable poem. It has three lines. The first line has 1 syllable, the second one 6 syllables and the last line 1 syllable. The subject can be anything. However the three lines have to rhyme
Deadline: Today!
Writing Prompt Contest
Mixed Prose and Poetry
THEME MUST BE A DOMESTIC CAR JOURNEY.

NO POLICE CAR CHASE OR RACE-TRACK THEMES, FOR EXAMPLE.

TERSE, FRAGMENTED PROSE PREFERRED, WITH AS LITTLE WORD PADDING/WASTAGE AS POSSIBLE.

YOU MUST INCLUDE AT LEAST TWO 3-LINED SENRYU (UP TO SEVENTEEN SYLLABLES IN EACH) THAT REFLECT THE THEME, AND BLEND INTO THE STORY.

NO ARTWORK.

NO AUTHOR NOTES.

MIN 150, MAX 250 WORDS.

'DEFINITION' ABOVE TITLE MUST INCLUDE A CLEARLY VISIBLE WORD COUNT, BUT NOTHING ELSE.

TWO COLOUR PRESENTATION ONLY - ONE FOR BACKGROUND AND ONE FOR TEXT.
Deadline: Today!
Writing Prompt Contest
Rondel Poetry
This 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: Today!
Animal Messages for Humans
A Spiritual Poetry Contest that encourages writers to choose an animal, bird, insect etc., and explain the lesson that they teach us in our lives, as we observe and learn, and make an attempt to portray through effective poetic language.
Deadline: In 2 Days


I've Got Your Back
Write a poem that incorporates the theme "I've got you back." This contest is open to interpretation. this may be fiction, non fiction, spiritual, humorous, rhyming or free verse.
Deadline: In 3 Days
Reviewing Contest
Every month we make a cash prize available to the reviewer that writes the most detailed and helpful reviews. A poetry contest with a cash prize.
Deadline: In 3 Days
Writing Prompt Contest
GHOST
Please write a poem of any style on the theme of a PARTICULAR ghost/ghosts - NOT ghosts in general.

MIN 100 words, MAX 180 words.

Word count must be stated in 'description' above title, but NOTHING ELSE there

No artwork or music.

No author notes

MUST be in black type with a white background.

Deadline: In 3 Days
A Pet's View: My Owner Revealed
A story about you from your pet's perspective.
This is a prose piece written by your pet or pets revealing what it is like to live with you and perhaps some interesting secrets about you that your pet might let slip out. This should be fun, but it is to be real pets current or past and not fantasy creatures like dragons etc.
At least 700 words. Prose pieces only.
Deadline: In 4 Days
This Sentence Starts The Story
For this writing contest write a story that starts with this sentence: "The silence, filled with hope, was shattered by ____" Write a story for a cash prize.
Deadline: In 5 Days
"If A Spouse Is A Louse"
This is a topic based contest. Write a poem based on the topic provided in the announcement.
Deadline: In 5 Days
Poem of the Month
Each month one poem is selected to be the Poem of the Month. A public vote determines the winner. All poems posted during the month are automatically considered.
Deadline: Mar 5th
True Nature Haiku
Write a nature haiku according to the requirements stated.
Deadline: Mar 7th
Pantoum
Write a pantoum poem for this contest. This is a poem with a specific format. A pantoum is a poem that is made up of quatrains. See an example in the announcement. This poetry writing contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Mar 9th
Book of the Month
Each month one book chapter is selected to be the Book of the Month. A public vote determines the winner. All books posted during the month are automatically considered for this contest.
Deadline: Mar 9th
News Paper Article
You are a journalist working for a famous News Paper, one in your area, who still publish all their additions on paper. These are not released to the internet because it does not exist in this time period.
Deadline: Mar 10th
Why are you on Fanstory?
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
Deadline: Mar 14th
Letter of Reference
Write a letter of reference to an employee who is resigning from your company.

See full details in the contest description.

Between 400 and 750 words. Please include word count in the description below the title.

Deadline: Mar 15th
Love Poem Poetry Contest
Write a love poem. Your love poem can be fictional or non-fictional. It can be a humorous or a serious love poem. The choice is yours. This poetry writing contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Mar 15th
Trapped
Write a story about someone that is somehow trapped. Do they get out of the trap? Or not? What happens and to what lengths will they go to make things better? Write a story for a cash prize.
Deadline: Mar 21st
A Hopeless Romantic
Write a romance story. This is to be about humans. Any length or style. A story not an essay or a journal entry. Real humans, not aliens or monsters. Simple.
Deadline: Mar 23rd
Blank Verse Contest
Blank Verse Contest. Write in the poetic form made popular by Shakespeare. This contest has specific rules requiring the use of strict iambic pentameter and not utilizing any end-line rhyme or internal-line rhyme. Poems must be at least 12 lines in length. See contest announcement for complete details.
Deadline: Mar 27th
What If?
For this contest you are presented with a "what if" for your character. What if your character awoke and found that they were sometime in the past. Can be the recent past or a distant past. A poetry contest with a cash prize.
Deadline: Mar 28th
Minute
Write a Minute poem for this contest. A fun poem to write. It follows the "8,4,4,4" syllable count structure. Cash prize for the poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Mar 28th


Non-Fiction Writing Contest
We are looking for personal essays, memoirs, and works of literary non-fiction. It can be spiritual, political, or funny. Creative approaches welcomed. Cash prize to the winning entry.
Deadline: Apr 6th
A Poem About This
Write a poem based on the image pictured in this announcement. What is happening here? Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Apr 13th
Butterfly In The Sky VI
This is where you can write an erotic chapter, story or novel!
Deadline: Apr 15th
What's Your Story?
A 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! Cash prize to the winning entry.
Deadline: Apr 20th
Write About This
Write a story based on the image pictured in this announcement. What is happening here? Cash prize to the winning entry.
Deadline: Apr 26th


Flash Fiction Writing Contest
In this flash fiction contest we are challenging writers to write a flash fiction piece that is between 500 and 800 words on the topic provided. The topic is "Worry" Cash prize to the winning entry.
Deadline: May 1st
Tanka Poetry Contest
For this contest you are challenged to write a Tanka poem. Tanka is a form of poetry with a specific syllable count. See the announcement for an example. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: May 7th
5-7-5 Poetry Contest
For 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 for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: May 14th
Horror Story Writing Contest
Put your readers on edge or terrorize them for this horror writing contest. Write a story for a cash prize.
Deadline: May 21st
ABC Poetry Contest
For 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. This poetry writing contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: May 28th
New Arrival Contest
For our New Arrival "This Sentence Starts The Story" contest we challenge you to write a story that starts with this sentence: "Hell found me." Cash prize to the winning entry.
Deadline: May 28th
Blank Verse Poetry Contest
Write a blank verse poem for this contest. A blank verse poem is written without rhymes. It does have a set metrical pattern. See the details in the announcement. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: May 28th
Acrostic Poetry Contest
Write an acrostic poem. An acrostic poem is a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word. View an example in the announcement. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: May 28th
Lune Poetry Contest
A Lune poem is a short and fun poetry form with only three lines. View the contest announcement for an example. This poetry writing contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: May 28th
Bow your heads
Write a story of any type. The only requirement is at some point someone must say: "And now bow your heads." You may continue the sentence if you prefer. But the sentence must start with those five words. Write a story for a cash prize.
Deadline: May 28th


Faith Poetry Contest
The theme for this poetry contest is "faith". We are looking for poems that in some way pertain to this theme. It doesn't matter if it's spiritual, political, intellectual or emotional as long as faith is clearly represented. Cash prize for the poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Jun 5th
Triolet Poetry Contest
Write a Triolet poem for this contest. A triolet is a poem of only eight lines with a rhyme scheme. Read the announcement for a sample poem and the details. This poetry writing contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Jun 11th
New Arrival Poetry
Write an acrostic poem for this contest for new members to the site. An acrostic poem is a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word. View an example in the announcement. Cash prize for the poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Jun 17th
Share A Story In A Poem
In this contest you are challenged to write a poem that tells a story and also rhymes. We've included examples of this type of poetry storytelling in the announcement. Cash prize for the poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Jun 24th
Free Verse Poetry Contest
Write 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. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Jun 30th


Haiku Poetry Contest
For this contest you are challenged to write a Haiku poem. Haiku is a form of poetry that only uses three lines. Can you paint a mental image using only three lines? Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Jul 7th
Sonnet Poetry Contest
Just like Shakespeare did, discover the rhythm and rhyme scheme of the Shakespearean sonnet. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Jul 14th



We provided you the first sentence for your story. Read about the This Sentence Starts The Story. Post your best poem for this poetry contest.


Share your poem that follows this poetry type. Find out more about Pantoum.


Share a story about your faith for the Non-Fiction Writing Contest.


Write a poem that somehow incorporates this image for our A Poem About This contest.


Write a story that uses this image for our Write About This contest.


You have to write a short story. A really short story. Read the Flash Fiction Writing Contest page.


What can you do with just 19 syllables - and 3 lines. A Senryu provides a unique change. Read about the Tanka Poetry Contestpoetry contest announcement.




Don't miss this contest. It is free to enter. Has a tight deadline. And a cash prize. View our 5-7-5 Poetry Contest contest.


Our horror competition challenges you to thrill your reads. Read about the Horror Story Writing Contest.


The ABC poem isn't as easy as 'ABC'. But it is fun. Learn about the ABC Poetry Contest.


This contest is for new writers at FanStory.com. Read the New Arrival Contest contest. Only for new writers to the site.


The acrostic poem is fun to write and has a unique challenge. Write a poem that also spells out a word. Read the announcement for an example of an acrostic poem.


Share your faith or thoughts about faith for the Faith Poetry Contest.


A invitation for new poets to FanStory.com. Read about the New Arrival Poetry contest.


Share a story that is written in poetry format. Read about the Share A Story In A Poem announcement.


Write a poem with no rules. Learn about the Free Verse Poetry Contest.


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