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Love Poem Poetry Contest

Share your love poem to enter this poetry competition. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jan 26th

Sonnet Poetry Contest

This poetry competition challenges you to write a sonnet poem. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jan 29th

Dribble Flash Fiction

Write a dribble flash fiction story to enter this contest. That is a story with only fifty words. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Feb 2nd

Nonet Poetry Contest

Write a nine line poem. But each line must have one less syllable than the lin before it until you have the final (ninth line) that only has one syllable. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 5th

Acrostic Poetry Contest

This poetry competition challenges you to write a poem of any type. But the trick is after you write it the first letter of each line (read downwards) must spell out a word. See an example in the announcement. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Feb 8th

Six Word Poetry Contest

This poetry contest challenges you to write a poem that only has six words total. Cash Prize. Deadline: Feb 10th

100 Word Writing Contest

Write a romance story to enter this writing competition. Two people must fall in love but the characters in your story or clueless about it. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 12th

Valentine Poem

Write a poem from the heart to enter this poetry contest for this special day. Cash prize to the winner The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 14th

20 Syllable Poem

Write a poem of any type to enter this contest. The only requirement is that it has exactly 20 syllables total. Format it as you wish (as many lines/stanzas as you want) but your poem should have 20 syllables total when complete. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Feb 17th

Rhyming Poetry Contest

The only challenge of this poetry contest is to write a poem that has a rhyme. No other requirements. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Feb 21st

5-7-5 Poetry

Write a poem that has only three lines and follows the following syllable count: 5-7-5. First line has 5 syllables, second line has 7, third line has 5 again. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 28th

ABC Poetry Contest

Use the alphabet as your guide for this poetry contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Mar 3rd

Flash Fiction

Share your story but write it with only 150 words. Share a flash fiction story to enter this contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: Mar 8th

Cinquain Poetry

This contest requires a poem that has five lines that follows a specic syllable count. The poem must rhyme. Cash prize. Cash Prize. Deadline: Mar 12th

3 Line Poetry Contest

Write a poem that has only three lines and follows the following syllable count: 5-7-5. First line has 5 syllables, second line has 7, third line has 5 again. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 17th

Loop Poetry Contest

To write a loop poem take the last word of each line and use it as the first word of the next line. Cash prize to the winner. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 24th

One Line Poem

This poetry contets challenges you to write a poem with online one line. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 30th

Rhyming Poem

The only challenge of this poetry contest is to write a poem that has a rhyme. No other requirements. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 3rd

100 Word Flash Fiction

This flash fiction writing competition challenges you to share a complete story with only 100 words. Cash Prize. Deadline: Apr 6th

1-5-7 Poem

Write a poem that only has three lines and follows the 1-5-7 syllable count to enter this poetry contest. You can write about anything just follow the syllable count. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 9th

Write A Haiku

Write a Haiku poem to enter this poetry contest. Cash prize to the winner. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 13th

3-6-9 Poem

This poetry type only has three lines. A 2-4-2 has three lines and each line has a specific syllable count. First line has two, second line has four, third line has two again. Cash Prize. Deadline: Apr 20th

5-7-5 Poetry Writing

Write a poem that has only three lines and follows the following syllable count: 5-7-5. First line has 5 syllables, second line has 7, third line has 5 again. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 25th

Write A Script

A writing contest that you can enter. Click the contest name for the details. Cash prize to the winner. Cash Prize. Deadline: Apr 30th

Share A Story In A Poem

This contest challenges you to write a poem that shares a story. This is a common poetry type for poetry for children but more complicated stories can also be told in poetry format. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: May 5th

Lune Poetry Contest

Write a poem that only has three lines to enter this poetry competition. Cash prize to the winner. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: May 7th

Mother's Day Poetry Contest

A writing contest that you can enter. Click the contest name for the details. Cash prize to the winner. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: May 12th

75 Words Flash Fiction

Share a story but you only have 150 words to write it. Cash prize to the winner of this writing contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: May 20th

2-4-2 Poetry

This poetry type only has three lines. A 2-4-2 has three lines and each line has a specific syllable count. First line has two, second line has four, third line has two again. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: May 25th

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

Write a poem that has only three lines and follows the following syllable count: 5-7-5. First line has 5 syllables, second line has 7, third line has 5 again. Cash Prize. Deadline: May 30th

Minute

To enter this contest writing a poem that follows the syllallable count as outlined in the poetry announcement. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 3rd

Share Your Story

This writing competition gives you a chance to tell a true story for your chance at the cash prize. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 6th

Four Line Poem

To enter this contest with a cash prize follow the syllable count outlined in the contest announcement. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jun 10th

Free Verse Poetry Contest

This contest challenges you to write a poem any way you would like. There are no restrictions on syllables. The topic is open. Cash prize to the winner. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 12th

75 Words Flash Fiction

Can you write a complete story with only a few words? That is the challenge of this flash fiction writing contest with a cash prize. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 14th

5-7-5 Poem

Write a poem that has only three lines and follows the following syllable count: 5-7-5. First line has 5 syllables, second line has 7, third line has 5 again. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jun 18th

This Sentence Starts The Story

Write a story that begins with the sentence provided in the contest announcement. You can write about anything as long as the sentence provided begins the story you write. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jun 21st

Faith Poetry Contest

This writing contest has a topic of faith. Write a poem of any type that somehow includes the theme. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Jun 25th

Horror Writing Contest

Enter the horror writing contest for your chance at the cash prize. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 30th

Haiku Poetry Contest

Write a Haiku poem to enter this poetry contest. Cash prize to the winner. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jul 3rd

Dialogue Only Writing Contest

Write a complete story using only dialogue. For example, you could have two people talking by telephone as the dialogue shows what is happening and develops the storyline. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jul 5th

3 Line Poetry Contest

This poem is to a lover and must have a syllable count of 5-7-5 or 5-7-7. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 9th

Flash Fiction Writing Contest

Write a story with only 500 words to enter this flash fictoin writing contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 16th

I Can

Can you write a poem where you must begin it with the words required in the contest announcement? That is the challenge of this poetry contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jul 20th

Tanka Poetry Contest

This poetry competition challenges you to write a Tanka. That is a poem with only five lines that has a 5-7-5-7-7. So it's like a Haiku but with two extra lines. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jul 25th

True Story Contest

This writing competition encourages writers to share a true story. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 30th

5 Line Poem

Write a poem that follows the syllable count outlined in the contest announcement. Cash prize to the winner. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Aug 3rd

Non-Fiction Writing Contest

This writing competition challenges you to write a non-fiction story. Cash prize to the winner. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 6th