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This Sentence Starts The Story
Deadline: Aug 31st

Write About This
Deadline: Sep 5th

Acrostic Poetry Contest
Deadline: Sep 13th

Naani Poetry
Deadline: Sep 19th

ABAB Poetry Contest
Deadline: Sep 25th


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Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Fan fiction story for Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. . Minimum words 2,500 - Maximum words: It's up to you!
Deadline: Tomorrow!
School's out
This contest challenged writers to start a story with a specific sentence. View the announcement and create a story that uses this sentence.
Deadline: Tomorrow!
Writing Prompt Contest
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.
Deadline: Today!
You Can See the Wheels Turning
Crazy Things Kids Do.
Deadline: In 2 Days
Writing Prompt Contest
NO HEAVEN OR HELL
Please IMAGINE (whether you're religious or not) there is no Heaven or Hell, as we think of them (blatantly good or evil), but there IS somewhere our souls go to after death.

Write a rhymed poem on this theme/experience.

No mention of Heaven, Hell, God, the Bible or the devil (or similar names).

THE ONLY AUTHOR NOTES ALLOWED ARE AS FOLLOWS (if you wish): 'This is purely a writing exercise, and I do strongly believe in God.' That's IT - nothing more or less.

Minimum 75 words
Maximum 175 words

Word count MUST be displayed in 'description' above Title - but nothing else may be included there.

ACCOMPANYING ARTWORK IS ALLOWED, BUT NOT IN THE MAIN BODY OF THE POEM.

PLAIN BLACK TYPE ON WHITE BACKGROUND - no word highlighting, italics, etc.

I know it's a difficult one, but why not stretch yourself?


Deadline: In 2 Days
Exercise
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
Deadline: In 3 Days
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: In 4 Days
Divergent: Fan Fiction
Fan Fiction for Divergent, by Veronica Roth. No poetry, 800 words min. and 2000 words max.
Deadline: In 6 Days
When Children Smile!
A children's story in a poem.
Any rhyming scheme.
Artwork acceptable.
Ages up to fourteen.
Deadline: In 6 Days
Reviewing Contest
Every month we make a cash prize available to the reviewer that writes the most detailed and helpful reviews. Write for this contest and a cash prize.
Deadline: Aug 29th
What Happened Here?
This contest challenged writers to start a story with a specific sentence. View the announcement and create a story that uses this sentence.
Deadline: Aug 30th
This Sentence Starts The Story
For this writing contest write a story that starts with this sentence: "Is anyone here a doctor?" Cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Aug 31st


Reviewing Contest
Every month we make a cash prize available to the reviewer that writes the most detailed and helpful reviews. Cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Sep 1st
Write a Poem in Terza Rima
Write a poem in Terza Rima ONLY about any subject.The form of the Terza Rima is explained.
Deadline: Sep 4th
Write About This
Write a story based on the image pictured in this announcement. What is happening here? Write for this contest and a cash prize.
Deadline: Sep 5th
Gothic
Write a story based on the artwork shown in the announcement.
Deadline: Sep 11th
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. This poetry contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: Sep 13th
Naani Poetry
For this contest you are challenged to write a Naani poem. Naani is a form of poetry with a specific syllable count. See the announcement for an example. This poetry contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: Sep 19th
ABAB Poetry Contest
Write a ABAB poem for this contest. This is a poem with a specific rhyme scheme. Read the announcement for a sample poem and the details. Cash prize for the winning entry.
Deadline: Sep 25th


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 contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: Oct 3rd
Desperate
Write a story about someone who wants something desperately. Do they get their wish? What happens and to what lengths will they go to get their wish? This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Oct 10th
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 winning entry.
Deadline: Oct 16th
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. This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Oct 23rd
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 "Lost" Cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Oct 31st


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 to this poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Nov 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 winning entry.
Deadline: Nov 14th
Horror Story Writing Contest
Put your readers on edge or terrorize them for this horror writing contest. This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Nov 21st
Novel Writing
For this contest three authors will be offered a publishing contract. Submit your synoposis and first three chapters to enter. This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Nov 28th


Quatrain Poetry Contest
Write a Quatrain poem for this contest. Read the announcement for a sample poem. This poetry contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: Dec 3rd
No One Would Take It
"No one was going to take ______ away from me." Write a story that uses this sentence somewhere in the story. Replace the blank space with a word of your choice (such as it, him or her). This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Dec 9th
What If?
For this contest you are presented with a "what if" for your character. What if your character awoke and didn't know where he or she was? Write for this contest and a cash prize.
Deadline: Dec 15th
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. This poetry contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: Dec 22nd
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 to this poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Dec 28th


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. Cash prize to this poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Jan 7th
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 winning entry.
Deadline: Jan 12th
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 winner.
Deadline: Jan 22nd
Trust Writing Contest
Trust is a dangerous thing to give someone when it's your life that hangs in the balance. That is the theme of this contest. This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Jan 28th


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 contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: Feb 4th
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. This poetry contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: Feb 11th
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 winning entry.
Deadline: Feb 18th
Sonnet Poetry Contest
Just like Shakespeare did, discover the rhythm and rhyme scheme of the Shakespearean sonnet. Cash prize to this poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Feb 25th



For our This Sentence Starts The Story contest you are provided the first sentence in your story.


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


A fun poetry type to write. Read the announcement for an example of this unique poem.


You only have a few words for the Naani Poetry.


Write a poem that focuses on nature. Read the ABAB Poetry Contest announcement.


Share a true story for our Non-Fiction Writing Contest contest.


You only have a few words to write this story. Find out more by reading the Flash Fiction Writing Contest page.


Just three lines make up this fun poetry type. Find out more by reading the Tanka Poetry Contest announcement.


Make your words bring out the horror for our Horror Story Writing Contest.


Share a poem of the spiritual type for our Faith Poetry Contest.


Try something different for the ABC Poetry Contest.


Here is the first sentence to your story. Now try to write the rest. The New Arrival Contest contest. Only for new writers to the site.


Share a story. But write it in a poem format. The Share A Story In A Poem announcement.


Free form gives you plenty of flexibility. View the Free Verse Poetry Contest contest announcement.


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