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Tanka Poetry Contest

Write a poem with five lines that follows the syllable count provided to enter this poetry contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: In 2 Days

15 Syllable Poem

Can you write a poem that has exactly 20 syllables? That is the challenge of this contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: In 4 Days

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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: Next Week.

I Can

This poetry contest has a cash prize. The challenge is to write a poem of any type that starts with the words detailed. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 1st

5 Line Poem

This poetry contest requires a poem with only five lines. There is a specific syllable count. Cash Prize. Deadline: Aug 3rd

Non-Fiction Writing Contest

Write a non-fiction story of any type to enter this writing contest with a cash prize. Cash Prize. Deadline: Aug 6th

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 10th

Rhyming Poetry Contest

Write a poem that has an obvious rhyme scheme to participate in this poetry contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Aug 15th

5-7-5 Poetry

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 17th

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. Deadline: Aug 19th

Flash Fiction

The challenge for this flash fiction writing contest is to write a story with only 150 words. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Aug 23rd

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. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 28th

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. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Sep 3rd

Love Poem Poetry Contest

Write a poem of any type that is a love poem. Cash Prize. Deadline: Sep 11th

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. Deadline: Sep 13th

80 Word Flash Fiction

Write a story that only has 100 words to enter this flash fiction writing contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Sep 16th

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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Sep 20th

Rhyming Poem

Write a poem that has an obvious rhyme scheme to participate in this poetry contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Sep 24th

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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Sep 28th

Haiku

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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Oct 3rd

Dribble Flash Fiction

Can you write a story with only 50 words? That is the challenge of this writing contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Oct 6th

Take A Walk Poetry

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: Oct 12th

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: Oct 16th

5-7-5 Poetry Writing

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. Deadline: Oct 20th

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: Oct 25th

Six Word Poetry Contest

This poetry contest challenges you to write a poem with only six words. Can you do it? Cash prize to the winner. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Oct 30th

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: Nov 3rd

Acrostic Poetry Contest

For this contest share a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word. Cash Prize. Deadline: Nov 8th

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. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Nov 14th

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. Cash Prize. Deadline: Nov 20th

Write A Script

View the contest details for information on this writing contest. Cash Prize. Deadline: Nov 25th

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. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Nov 30th

Two Line Poem

Write a poem with a specific syllable count to enter this poetry contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Dec 2nd

75 Words Flash Fiction

Can you write a story that only uses 150 words? That is the challenge of this writing contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 4th

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: Dec 6th

Minute

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: Dec 8th

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. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Dec 11th

Share Your Story

Everyone has a story. This is your chance to tell your story in this writing contest with a cash prize. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 17th

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. Cash Prize. Deadline: Dec 22nd

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 to the winner. Deadline: Dec 30th

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

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 to the winner. Deadline: Jan 7th

Faith Poetry Contest

Share your poem of faith to enter this writing contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jan 10th

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: Jan 15th

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. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jan 18th

3 Line Poetry Contest

Write a poem with a specific syllable count to enter this poetry contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Jan 23rd

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: Jan 31st

Flash Fiction Writing Contest

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: Feb 5th