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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


Reviewing Contest
Every month we make a cash prize available to the reviewer that writes the most detailed and helpful reviews. Write a story for a cash prize.
Deadline: Tomorrow!
Writing Prompt Contest
Free Verse
Please write a free verse poem. Any topic.
Deadline: Today!
Writing Prompt Contest
haiku - the universe
Writing Prompt
Write a Haiku on the subject of the universe
-creative approaches welcome

-17 syllables or less
-two lines of grammatically interconnected concrete imagery
-a satori line of reflection or observation
-personification allowed
-artwork allowed but poem must stand alone
-no animation, videos or music
-no author's notes
-short-long-short format
-title must be: haiku (first line of poem)
-minimal punctuation and capitalization
-no strict end rhymes
Deadline: Today!
Veronica Roth: Divergent Series
For those who like to write about the world Veronica Roth created. Let your imagination go wild!

Minimum length 1,500 words. There is no maximum length.
Deadline: In 2 Days


What If?
For this contest you are presented with a "what if" for your character. What if your character discovered he or she had a superpower. What is the superpower and what happens after the discovery. Cash prize to the winning entry.
Deadline: Aug 5th
Tableau Poetry
Topic for this contest is ... Tableau Poetry. See contest announcement for details and examples.
Deadline: Aug 9th
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 poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Aug 10th
I suggest these changes...
A non-fiction piece describing changes you suggest to improve Fanstory.
Deadline: Aug 12th
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. A poetry contest with a cash prize.
Deadline: Aug 13th
Flying Saucers
Format to create must be followed, and remember to center your work to create the flying saucers.

Deadline: Aug 16th
Share the joy!
This is a topic based contest. Write a story or haibun on what makes you happy and how would you spread the joy?
Deadline: Aug 20th
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: Aug 20th
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. Cash prize for the poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Aug 27th
Romantic story
Story about Romantic gesture main character show to their lover either to confess feeling, celebrate bithday or anniversary or to propose
Deadline: Aug 31st


Lune Poetry Contest
A Lune poem is a short and fun poetry form with only three lines. View the contest announcement for an example. Cash prize for the poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Sep 2nd
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: Sep 9th
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. A poetry contest with a cash prize.
Deadline: Sep 16th
Ghost
Write a story based on the image pictured in this announcement. What is happening here? A poetry contest with a cash prize.
Deadline: Sep 23rd
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: Sep 28th
Dear God
This is a topic based contest. Write a poem based on the topic provided in the announcement. This is a poetry contest and your feelings about God either good or bad or a combination of both.
Deadline: Sep 30th


Romantic story
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
Deadline: Oct 2nd
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: Oct 2nd
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: Oct 8th
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: Oct 14th
Antonym Poetry Contest
Write 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 (opposite meaning) of the word on the first line. This poetry writing contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Oct 20th
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 "fear" Cash prize to the winning entry.
Deadline: Oct 27th
Soulmate
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
Deadline: Oct 31st


Horror Story Writing Contest
Put your readers on edge or terrorize them for this horror writing contest. Cash prize to the winning entry.
Deadline: Nov 3rd
Thoughts about God.
Write a poem/psalm about your feelings toward God. Any type of poem or psalm is ok. It can be about any kind of feelings you have toward God. That includes the good, bad and ugly.
Deadline: Nov 17th
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: Nov 23rd
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: Nov 29th


Palindrome Poetry
A 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. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Dec 6th
Acrostic Newbie 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 winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Dec 13th
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. This poetry writing contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Dec 20th
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?ui Cash prize for the poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Dec 23rd


2-4-2 Poetry
Write a 2-4-2 syllable poem. It has three lines. The first line has 2 syllable, the second line has 4 syllables and the last line 2 syllable. The subject can be anything. Cash prize for the poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Jan 5th
Sonnet Poetry Contest
Just like Shakespeare did, discover the rhythm and rhyme scheme of the Shakespearean sonnet. Cash prize for the poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Jan 10th
Etheree Poetry
The poetry form, Etheree, consists of 10 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 syllables. Etheree can also be reversed and written 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. This poetry writing contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Jan 16th
Tombstone Poetry
Write a poem to be placed on a tombstone. Cash prize for the poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Jan 21st



This poetry form can be a challenge - and a lot of fun. Read the What If? announcement.


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


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


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


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


Write a story that uses this image for our Ghost contest.


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




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.


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.


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


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


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 Acrostic Newbie Poetry contest.


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


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


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