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Children's Poetry Contest

Write a poem that has an obvious rhyme scheme to participate in this poetry contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: Today!

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True Story Flash

Write a story that only has 100 words to enter this flash fiction writing contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: In 5 Days

Love Poem Poetry Contest

Write a poem of any type that is a love poem. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: In 7 Days

Write A Script

View the contest details for information on this writing contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: In 10 Days

ABC Poetry Contest

Write an ABC poem to enter this poetry contest. That is a poem where the first letter of each line follows the alphabet. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: In 17 Days

Haiku Poetry Contest

A haiku is a poem that follows a specific syllable count. It has only three lines and usually follows the 5-7-5 or 5-7-7 syllable count. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: In 21 Days

Dear God

The challenge for this flash fiction writing contest is to write a story with only 150 words. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: In 24 Days

Write A Rant

The challenge for this flash fiction writing contest is to write a story with only 150 words. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: In 29 Days

6 Word Poetry

This poetry contest challenges you to write a poem with only six words. Can you do it? Cash prize to the winner. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 10th

Cinquain Poetry

Write a poem that follows the following syllable count: 2-4-6-8-2. You can incorporate a rhyme scheme into your poem. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Mar 15th

Rhyming Poetry Contest

Write a poem that has an obvious rhyme scheme to participate in this poetry contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: Mar 21st

No Rules Poetry Contest

This contest removes the shackles from the writer. Write a free verse poem. There are no rules for rhymes or syllable count. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 26th

Dribble Flash Fiction

Can you write a story with only 50 words? That is the challenge of this writing contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 28th

One Line Poem

Can you write a one line poem? That is the challenge of this poetry contest. Write a poem with online one line. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Apr 2nd

75 Words Flash Fiction

Flash fiction is a writing style that often very brief. For this contest your challenge is to use only 75 words and tell a complete story. Cash Prize. Deadline: Apr 5th

3 Line Poetry Contest

The 5-7-5 is a Haiku poem without the requirement of writing about a specific topic. So for this contest write a poem about anything but follow the 5-7-5 syllable count guideline. So your first line will have five syllables, second line has 7, third line has five again. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Apr 9th

Sci Fi or Fantasy Writing Contest

Write a sci fi or fantasy story. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Apr 12th

Haiku

This poetry contest challenges you to write a poem with only six words. Can you do it? Cash prize to the winner. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Apr 15th

Rhyming Poem

Write a poem that has an obvious rhyme scheme to participate in this poetry contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: Apr 20th

8 Words or Less Poem

The 5-7-5 is a Haiku poem without the requirement of writing about a specific topic. So for this contest write a poem about anything but follow the 5-7-5 syllable count guideline. So your first line will have five syllables, second line has 7, third line has five again. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Apr 26th

Haiku Poetry Contest

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.' Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: May 1st

Loop Poetry Contest

For this poetry contest take the last word of each line and use it as the first word of the next line. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: May 6th

Betrayal Poetry Contest

Write a poem in any form or style with Betrayal as the central theme. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: May 10th

Fantasy Writing Contest

For this contest we provide the starting sentence - you supply the story. Write a story that begins with the sentence specified in the contest announcement. Cash prize to the winner. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: May 13th

What Is Love Poetry

Share your poem of faith to enter this writing contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: May 18th

Free Verse Poem

This contest removes the shackles from the writer. Write a free verse poem. There are no rules for rhymes or syllable count. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: May 22nd

80 Word Flash Fiction

Write a story that only has 100 words to enter this flash fiction writing contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: May 26th

My Faith Poetry

Share your poem of faith to enter this writing contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: May 30th

Haiku Poetry Contest

A haiku is a poem that follows a specific syllable count. It has only three lines and usually follows the 5-7-5 or 5-7-7 syllable count. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 3rd

Share Your Story

Everyone has a story. This is your chance to tell your story in this writing contest with a cash prize. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 5th

Take A Photo Poetry

Take a photo of something with your camera and write a poem about it. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jun 8th

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. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jun 14th

This Sentence Starts The Story

For this contest we provide the starting sentence - you supply the story. Write a story that begins with the sentence specified in the contest announcement. Cash prize to the winner. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jun 16th

3-6-9 Poem

A 2-4-2 is a simple poem. The first line has two syllables. The second line has four. The third line has two again. Just follow the syllable count when you write your poem to enter. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 18th

A First Book Chapter

For this contest we provide the starting sentence - you supply the story. Write a story that begins with the sentence specified in the contest announcement. Cash prize to the winner. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jun 22nd

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

The 5-7-5 is a Haiku poem without the requirement of writing about a specific topic. So for this contest write a poem about anything but follow the 5-7-5 syllable count guideline. So your first line will have five syllables, second line has 7, third line has five again. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Jun 24th

Nonet Poetry Contest

For this poetry contest your first line must have 9 lines. For the next line remove a syllable - it will have eight. And continue this until you have one syllable. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jun 30th

Romance Writing Contest

For this contest we provide the starting sentence - you supply the story. Write a story that begins with the sentence specified in the contest announcement. Cash prize to the winner. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 3rd

Share A Story In A Poem

Write a poem that also tells a story to enter this poetry contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Jul 7th

Newbie Flash Fiction

View the contest details for information on this writing contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 8th

2-4-2 Poetry

A 2-4-2 is a simple poem. The first line has two syllables. The second line has four. The third line has two again. Just follow the syllable count when you write your poem to enter. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 11th

Horror Writing Contest

The horror/thriller contest is your chance to write a horror story. Can you use horror to grab your readers attention and hold it to the end of the story? Cash Prize. Deadline: Jul 15th

Free Form Poetry Contest

This contest removes the shackles from the writer. Write a free verse poem. There are no rules for rhymes or syllable count. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 19th

True Story Contest

Your challenge for this writing contest is to write a story that is true. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jul 22nd

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

The 5-7-5 is a Haiku poem without the requirement of writing about a specific topic. So for this contest write a poem about anything but follow the 5-7-5 syllable count guideline. So your first line will have five syllables, second line has 7, third line has five again. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 26th

Western Writing Contest

For this contest we provide the starting sentence - you supply the story. Write a story that begins with the sentence specified in the contest announcement. Cash prize to the winner. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 31st

Acrostic Poetry Contest

For this contest share a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word. Cash Prize. Deadline: Aug 1st

Faith Flash

A secret can often lead to terrible events. How will the secret in your story influence the story. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 3rd

Sonnet Poetry Contest

A sonnet is a poem that follows a specific format. Share your sonnet poem to enter this contest with a cash prize. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Aug 6th

Dialogue Only Writing Contest

For this contest your goal is to write a complete story using only dialogue. So you should not include internal thought, descriptions or any other means - just the dialogue. Cash prize to the winner. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Aug 9th

Lune Poetry Contest

A lune is a poem that only has three lines. The syllable count is 5-7-5. So the first line has five syllables, the second line has 3 and the third line has five again. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 12th

Non-Fiction Writing Contest

The challenge of this contest is to write a story or essay about real people in a compelling and dramatic manner. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 15th

Minute Poetry Contest

The minute is a format of poetry that has a specific syllable count. Write your poem that follows this syllable count to enter. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 17th

5-7-5 Poem

The 5-7-5 is a Haiku poem without the requirement of writing about a specific topic. So for this contest write a poem about anything but follow the 5-7-5 syllable count guideline. So your first line will have five syllables, second line has 7, third line has five again. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 22nd

Two Line Poem

Write a poem with a specific syllable count to enter this poetry contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: Aug 26th

100 Word Flash Fiction

Write a flash fiction story on any subject. Share your story for this writing contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Aug 30th

Free Verse Poetry Contest

This contest removes the shackles from the writer. Write a free verse poem. There are no rules for rhymes or syllable count. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Sep 1st

What do you like best about a Man

View the contest details for information on this writing contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Sep 3rd

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

The 5-7-5 is a Haiku poem without the requirement of writing about a specific topic. So for this contest write a poem about anything but follow the 5-7-5 syllable count guideline. So your first line will have five syllables, second line has 7, third line has five again. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Sep 7th

The Storm Writing Contest

The challenge for this flash fiction writing contest is to write a story with only 150 words. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Sep 10th

Four Line Poem

Write a 1-5-5-9 poem. That is a poem where the first line has 1 syllable. The second and third lines have five syllables. The final line has nine syllables. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Sep 14th

Flash Fiction

The challenge for this flash fiction writing contest is to write a story with only 150 words. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Sep 17th

15 Syllable Poem

Can you write a poem that has exactly 20 syllables? That is the challenge of this contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Sep 20th

What do you like best about a Woman?

View the contest details for information on this writing contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Sep 24th

Faith Poetry Contest

Share your poem of faith to enter this writing contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Sep 27th

Tanka Poetry Contest

Write a poem with five lines that follows the syllable count provided to enter this poetry contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Oct 1st

3 Line Poetry Contest

Write a poem with a specific syllable count to enter this poetry contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Oct 6th

5 Line Poem

This poetry contest requires a poem with only five lines. There is a specific syllable count. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Oct 11th

Temptation Poetry Contest

What are your temptations? Write a poem on the topic of temptation for your chance at the cash prize. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Oct 16th