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Writing Contests


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 to this poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Today!
Quotes
Add a picture of your own or else where to go with quote. Make the quote your own.
Deadline: Today!
Teen Superheroes
Teen Superheroes in superheroes school. Can be fanfiction or an original story. Any superpowers are welcome. There needs to be a threat/mission or superheroes training session the main characters need
Deadline: Today!
Which One is the One?
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
Deadline: Today!
Favorite painter
5-7-5 or 3-5-3 about your favorite painter.
Deadline: Tomorrow!
Writing Prompt Contest
Haiku Movie Review
Write a Haiku. A Haiku has three lines. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again. Take ANY movie and write a 5-7-5 haiku or senryu style review of it. Be serious or humorous...either way, act as if you were a movie critic and have fun!
Deadline: Today!
Writing Prompt Contest
Soul Writer
In under 150 words, define a "soul." You may write poetry or prose.
Deadline: In 2 Days
Valentines Poetry
Write a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word. Your love poem can be fictional or non-fictional. It can be humorous or a serious love poem. This poetry contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: In 3 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: In 3 Days
Every Story Has A Beginning
Up for a challenge?

Enter the contest, then message me and you will receive an outline, story premise, or opening sentences to craft your story. This will include some characters that must be included into your story. It is up to you whether they will be the protagonists or not but they must feature in some meaningful way.

PROSE FICTION ONLY. MINIMUM 750 WORDS. YOUR PREMISE MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE AUTHOR NOTES. You may present your work in any way you desire as long as the above rules are adhered to!
Deadline: In 4 Days
Reviewing Contest
Every month we make a cash prize available to the reviewer that writes the most detailed and helpful reviews. This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: In 4 Days
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. Write for this contest and a cash prize.
Deadline: In 5 Days
The Rant
Everyone has something that gets under their skin. Something that burrows in and really niggles away at them. Here's your chance to get it off your chest!

NON-FICTION PROSE ONLY. MINIMUM 500 words / MAXIMUM 1000 words.
Any topic, any presentation, just make it GOOD!
Deadline: In 6 Days
A Classic Gothic Whodunit
Write about a fictional unsolved murder. A clever detective should lead the investigation into whodunit.
Deadline: In 6 Days
Poetry With a Twist
A rhymed poem with a twist ending. The twist should be unexpected. Provide audience with clues as to the twist. Reveal the twist by the end.
Deadline: Feb 19th
Newbie Writing 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." This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Feb 20th
YANK 'E's MNEMONIC POEM #2
Simply combine the first letters of all 50 state capital cities with as many 'E's as you require to create a rhyming poem with a worthy message.
Deadline: Feb 20th
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: Feb 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 to this poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Feb 22nd
Explaining death when a pet dies
This is a topic based contest. Write a poem based on the topic provided in the announcement. The poem must be a rhyming poem of at least 100 words.
Deadline: Feb 22nd
Creative Poem
This is a topic based contest. Write a poem based on the topic provided in the announcement.
Deadline: Feb 23rd
This Shade of Blue
See contest announcement
Deadline: Feb 23rd
I started it... you finish it!
Just take ONE of these first lines from a poem of mine, "I am Cat" and place it as the first line of your OWN poem, and there you have the beginning!

Now, where will you go?

Happy Writing,
Cat
Deadline: Feb 27th
Rispetto Poetry Contest
A Rispetto is a complete poem of two rhyme quatrains with strict meter. This poetry contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: Feb 27th
entertaining angels
Sometimes, we have entertained or encountered angels with out even knowing. This is poetry, rhymed or free verse, your choice. Author's note if the poem is fiction or non-fiction. Use art work.
Deadline: Feb 28th
Cleave Poetry
How to write and read a cleave poem

1. Read the left hand poem as a first discrete poem.
2. Read the right hand poem as a second discrete poem.
3. Read the whole as a third integrated poem.


Deadline: Feb 28th
Mercy
Pope Francis has declared this the year of Mercy. What does Mercy mean to you?
Deadline: Feb 29th


Satirical dating profile
Write a rhyming poem introducing you (or a made up character) in a funny way as if it was on a dating profile.

Deadline: Mar 1st
Sending a Flower Bouquet
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the announcement.
Deadline: Mar 2nd
Minute
Write a Minute poem for this contest. A fun poem to write. It follows the "8,4,4,4" syllable count structure. This poetry contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: Mar 3rd
Story of the Month
Each month a vote determines the Story of the Month. All stories posted during the month are automatically considered.
Deadline: Mar 3rd
Share 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 winner.
Deadline: Mar 8th
Write About This
Write a story based on the image pictured in this announcement. What is happening here? Cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Mar 13th
PantyGynt, a new form
Try a fun and musical new form that was recently created by fellow Fanstorian PantyGynt. It has iambic meter, specific syllable count and rhyme scheme.

Deadline: Mar 14th
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. This poetry contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: Mar 19th
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: Mar 25th
Easter Poetry Contest
Share a poem about Easter Cash prize for the winning entry.
Deadline: Mar 27th
Butterfly In The Sky IX
Erotic story, chapter or novel. No minimum or maximum word count.
Deadline: Mar 28th
Erotic Story
Write an erotic story. Cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Mar 29th
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 contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: Mar 31st
Easter-ly Breeze
Easter is a very overlooked theme in the writing year. We all love Christmas, Halloween, and New Year's, but poor old Easter gets left to melt in the sunshine like a discarded chocolate egg. Time to rectify the situation. Write a piece of PROSE FICTION centred around the theme of Easter. Can be ANY genre, MINIMUM of 750 words. That's it! Enjoy...
Deadline: Mar 31st
Easter-ly Breeze Too
Easter-ly Breeze Too

Easter is a very overlooked theme in the writing year. We all love Christmas, Halloween, and New Year's, but poor old Easter gets left to melt in the sunshine like a discarded chocolate egg. Time to rectify the situation. Write a piece of POETRY centred around the theme of Easter. MINIMUM of 12 lines. That's it! Enjoy...
Deadline: Mar 31st


Political Flash Fiction
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 "politics". This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Apr 5th
Horror Story Writing Contest
Put your readers on edge or terrorize them for this horror writing contest. Write for this contest and a cash prize.
Deadline: Apr 13th
3 Line Poem
Write a three-lined Katauta poem. A Katauta is an unrhymed poem of 17 or 19 syllables. It has the following syllable counts: 5/7/5 or 5/7/7. Cash prize for the winning entry.
Deadline: Apr 18th
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 winning entry.
Deadline: Apr 24th
Character
A character can make a story. Write a story that based on the scene pictured in this announcement. This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Apr 29th
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 winning entry.
Deadline: Apr 30th


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 winning entry.
Deadline: May 6th
Triolet Poetry
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 for the winning entry.
Deadline: May 12th
Newbie 5-7-5
Write a poem that has three lines and follows a specific syllables count. View an example in the announcement. Cash prize to this poetry contest winner.
Deadline: May 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. This poetry contest rewards a cash prize.
Deadline: May 22nd
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 to this poetry contest winner.
Deadline: May 28th


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 to this poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Jun 6th
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: Jun 12th
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 to this poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Jun 18th
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. Cash prize to this poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Jun 24th
Quinzaine Poetry
A quinzaine is a 3 line poem that only has fifteen syllables. Cash prize for the winning entry.
Deadline: Jun 30th


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. Cash prize to this poetry contest winner.
Deadline: Jul 6th
What If?
For this contest you are presented with a "what if" for your character. What if your character could hear the voices of people that had passed on to the next life? This contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Jul 12th



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


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


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


Try something different for the ABC Poetry Contest.


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


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


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


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


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


New writers to FanStory.com are invited to write for the Newbie 5-7-5 contest.


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


You only have a few words for the Etheree Poetry.


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