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Two Line Poem

This poem is to a lover and must have a syllable count of 5-7-5 or 5-7-7. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: In 4 Days

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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: In 5 Days

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. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Next Week.

Four Line Poem

To enter this contest with a cash prize follow the syllable count outlined in the contest announcement. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 6th

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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 10th

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: Aug 16th

Future Flash Fiction

Write a story with only 500 words to enter this flash fictoin writing contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Aug 20th

Faith Poetry Contest

This writing contest has a topic of faith. Write a poem of any type that somehow includes the theme. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 26th

3 Line Poetry Contest

This poem is to a lover and must have a syllable count of 5-7-5 or 5-7-7. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 28th

100 Word Flash Fiction

A flash fiction writing contest. Share your story with only a few words. Can you make the most of your story with only a few words? Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Aug 31st

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. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Sep 2nd

15 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. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Sep 7th

Non-Fiction Writing Contest

This writing competition challenges you to write a non-fiction story. Cash prize to the winner. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Sep 11th

5 Line Poem

Write a poem that follows the syllable count outlined in the contest announcement. Cash prize to the winner. Cash Prize. Deadline: Sep 15th

Flash Fiction

Share your story but write it with only 150 words. Share a flash fiction story to enter this contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Sep 18th

Rhyming Poetry Contest

The only challenge of this poetry contest is to write a poem that has a rhyme. No other requirements. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Sep 22nd

Write A Script

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: Sep 25th

ABC Poetry Contest

Use the alphabet as your guide for this poetry contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Sep 30th

Haiku Poetry Contest

Write a Haiku poem to enter this poetry contest. Cash prize to the winner. Cash Prize. Deadline: Oct 6th

80 Word Flash Fiction

This flash fiction writing competition challenges you to share a complete story with only 100 words. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Oct 8th

6 Word Poetry

This poetry contest challenges you to write a poem that only has six words total. Cash Prize. Deadline: Oct 11th

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: Oct 16th

Love Poem Poetry Contest

Share your love poem to enter this poetry competition. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Oct 20th

One Line Poem

This poetry contets challenges you to write a poem with online one line. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Oct 28th

Halloween Story

Halloween writing is the topic of this writing contest Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Oct 31st

Halloween Poetry

This poetry contest challenges you to share poems of Halloween This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Oct 31st

True Story Flash

This flash fiction writing competition challenges you to share a complete story with only 100 words. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Nov 2nd

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. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Nov 4th

Haiku

This poetry contest challenges you to write a poem that only has six words total. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Nov 10th

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: Nov 20th

New Arrival Poetry

This contest is for new members to FanStory. Share a poem that has three lines and follows the 5-7-5 syllable count. It's similar to a haiku but you can write about anything.' The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Nov 25th

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: Nov 30th

8 Words or Less 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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 2nd

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. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Dec 5th

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. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Dec 8th

My Faith Poetry

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: Dec 10th

Fantasy Writing Contest

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 to the winner. Deadline: Dec 14th

Haiku Poetry Contest

Write a Haiku poem to enter this poetry contest. Cash prize to the winner. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 20th

Christmas Story

Christmas is a unique time of the year. Share your story that involves this holiday to enter the contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: Dec 25th

Christmas Poetry

Christmas brings out all sorts of emotions. Share those emotions in the poem you write to enter this Christmas poetry contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 25th

Take A Photo Poetry

Take a photo of something with your camera and write a poem about it. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 30th

20 Syllable Poem

Hemingway wrote a poem with only six words that is quite famous. Now is your chance. Write a poem with only 20 words for a chance at the cash prize. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jan 4th

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: Jan 7th

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: Jan 10th

A First Book Chapter

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 to the winner. Deadline: Jan 13th

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. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jan 17th

Science Fiction Writing

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. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jan 22nd

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. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jan 26th

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. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jan 29th

Newbie Flash Fiction

A writing contest that you can enter. Click the contest name for the details. Cash prize to the winner. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 5th

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. Deadline: Feb 7th

Western Writing Contest

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. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Feb 10th

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. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Feb 17th

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 to the winner. Deadline: Feb 21st

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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 24th

Horror Writing Contest

Enter the horror writing contest for your chance at the cash prize. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 28th

Sonnet Poetry Contest

This poetry competition challenges you to write a sonnet poem. Cash Prize. Deadline: Mar 1st

Lune Poetry Contest

Write a poem that only has three lines to enter this poetry competition. Cash prize to the winner. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 6th

True Story Contest

This writing competition encourages writers to share a true story. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 9th

Minute

To enter this contest writing a poem that follows the syllallable count as outlined in the poetry announcement. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Mar 15th