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Current OFFICIAL Writing.Com Contests:

Short Shots: Official WDC Contest  [ASR]
Use the photo to inspire your creativity. Write a short story and win big prizes!
by Writing.Com Support

Good Deeds Get CASH!  [E]
Write reviews to win cash prizes!
by Writing.Com Support

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The Santa, Elves and Reindeer contest is open to (almost) all genres! Give me your best Christmas story that follows the rules posted. 500-1,500 words (please put word count in the item!)

Santa, Elves, and Reindeer Contest  (ASR)
My 2023 Christmas Contest - bring your best short story to win great prizes!
#1730016 by Beck Firing back up!

Posted by Beck Firing back up! on Dec 5, 2023 at 4:48pm  

DECEMBER Contest. Check the rules and enter: Either a Short Story (2,000 word maximum) Or Poetry (44 lines maximum) between 12/01/2023 until 12/31/2023 at noon. Old or new, up to you. Awardicons and GPs too.

The Place for Seniors!
#427318 by Monty

Posted by Monty on Nov 30, 2023 at 1:11pm  

DECEMBER 2023 Veterans Contest will run from 12/01/2023 until noon on the month it reaches 7 entries. Please enter old or new up to you. Awardicons and merit badges up for grabs. Show your support for Veterans. All registered members welcome to post.

Of course there's a Veterans Day - EVERY DAY!
#423698 by Monty

Posted by Monty on Nov 29, 2023 at 12:39pm  

Horror Writing Contest for December. 1500 word max. Simple, straight forward prompt.

Horror Writing Contest!   (13+)
A contest involving writing a horror story. Simple, really.
#2273172 by steven

Posted by steven on Nov 25, 2023 at 5:00am  

One simple rule is to make a thing or an object ALIVE. Give it an emotion, an ability to talk, and a feeling to express what it'd been hiding and wanting to tell us human beings. Its emotion may vary according to how you word your piece.

Personify Writing Contest-EXTENDED  (E)
A contest that gives life to inanimate things.
#2268646 by GERVIC

Posted by GERVIC on Nov 17, 2023 at 7:37pm  

poetry contest that encourages a divergent voice

Rebel Poetry Contest  (18+)
next round January 2024
#2112615 by Warped Sanity

Posted by Warped Sanity on Nov 16, 2023 at 9:53pm  

Special November round: Enter a 15 or 16 line poem! Deadline: November 30th @ 11:59 PM WdC Time

The Humorous Poetry Contest  (18+)
The contest where the rating doesn't matter! ~ Judging in Progress ~
#1875093 by Lornda

Posted by Lornda on Nov 1, 2023 at 8:21am  

Each week I will post a word(s) (or number) you must include in your prompt. Weekly winners will have a chance to win the monthly MB give-away! Be sure to read the rules!

The Prompt Me Contest  (13+)
Weekly winners will have a chance to win the monthly MB give-away!
#2000519 by Cubbella

Posted by Cubbella on Oct 31, 2023 at 10:57pm  

Do you enjoy writing poetry? Have you been a member of Writing.Com for less than a year? If so, this is the place for you!

The Newbie Poetry Award  (13+)
A poetry contest for members in their first year on Writing.Com.
#2307442 by Kitti the Red-Nosed Feline

Posted by Kitti the Red-Nosed Feline on Oct 31, 2023 at 3:08pm  

Write a short story or poem inspired by one of several image prompts. Come check out the details!

Holiday Poem Contest  (E)
A fun contest to get us in the festive, holiday mood!
#2305815 by Shadow Prowler -giving Thanks

Posted by Shadow Prowler -giving Thanks on Oct 7, 2023 at 9:54am  

Oct 2023 has a new contest at the Bee Hive! Submit your Autumn & Halloween Cnote Collections for reviews, awaricons and merit badges!

The Best of the Rest at the Bee Hive   (E)
OCT 2023 CONTEST: Autumn & Halloween CNotes! Now CLOSED for judging!
#1134192 by ThankfulBee

Posted by ThankfulBee on Oct 3, 2023 at 9:07am  

Share your appreciation for a loved one who has passed by penning a story or poem.

Honoring the Dead  (13+)
Reopens October 2024
#2128802 by Warped Sanity

Posted by Warped Sanity on Sep 30, 2023 at 8:09pm  

Sept is time for the Cop Shop Mystery. Can you solve it in 23 sentences?

The Bard's Hall Contest  (13+)
December Holiday Rush Prompt, short story: A Cherished Gift
#981150 by ThankfulBee

Posted by ThankfulBee on Sep 12, 2023 at 6:52pm  

Write a short story about a memorable time you misheard someone for the chance to win up to 10,000 GP and an award!

Memorable Malaprops/Mondegreens Contest  (13+)
Write a flash fiction about your most memorable mishear to win up to 10K GP and an award!
#2298989 by OnlyMagicInkGlows

Posted by OnlyMagicInkGlows on Aug 7, 2023 at 12:00pm  

Can you write the best opening line and hook readers? Follow the picture prompt and create the most engaging first line(s) for a story! 100k+ in GPs and Merit Badges up for grabs! Showcase your skills and win BIG! ROUND 5 OPEN!

Can you write the most engaging opening sentence for a story? 100k+ GPs & Merit Badges!
#2293351 by Jeremy

Posted by Jeremy on Aug 2, 2023 at 3:03am  

A contest for poems and stories of a spiritual nature.

Share Your Faith  (13+)
Are you spiritual? Religious? Or not at all? Can you incorporate this into your writing?
#2204562 by Kitti the Red-Nosed Feline

Posted by Kitti the Red-Nosed Feline on Jul 16, 2023 at 10:56am  

A monthly contest for old and new 18+, GC and XGC items. Poetry, short stories and stand-alone chapters welcome!

Kit's Higher Ratings Contest  (18+)
A contest for items with a higher content rating.
#887621 by Kitti the Red-Nosed Feline

Posted by Kitti the Red-Nosed Feline on Jul 16, 2023 at 10:46am  

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