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I'm losing faith in society
But I hope I leave quietly
While I'm still here, I will be loud
I will put color into the crowd

 Untitled #2  (E)
What I see from the World
#2283498 by Jenni

Posted by Jenni on Oct 19, 2022 at 9:14pm  

Have you been a member of WdC for less than a year? Do you write poetry? Would you like to get it read? This is the contest for you. Free to enter, no prompts, and no restrictions on poetic form.

A Newbie Poetry Contest  (E)
Presented by The Fox's Socks//OPEN OCTOBER 1 - 31
#2273703 by DangerousFog

Posted by DangerousFog on Oct 12, 2022 at 3:02pm  

October round now open! DEADLINE October 31st @ 11:59 PM WdC Time

The Humorous Poetry Contest  (18+)
The contest where the rating doesn't matter!~ Last round open~(Oct/22)
#1875093 by Lornda

Posted by Lornda on Oct 4, 2022 at 7:38am  

Can you write a story about Halloween that has scary elements, but will fit in the 13+ rating of Writing.com? Stories should involve children or teens and an event around Halloween. Peril has to be make-believe. Opens on Oct 1 and closes on Nov 15.

Not So Scary Halloween Contest  (E)
Capture the spirit of make-believe frights in an unscary short story.
#1591034 by Draculette

Posted by Draculette on Oct 2, 2022 at 2:18pm  

Halloween like prompts to fit your needs. 1k entry fee involved. There is also a non Halloween prompt for those not interested in the spooky holiday.

Creature Features  (13+)
Round 8 open!
#2211262 by Angelific Frankenstein

Posted by Angelific Frankenstein on Oct 2, 2022 at 11:25am  

Rotten tomatoes all over the place. Who did it? Why? What is the solution? October Halloween round!

Space Wars  (13+)
There is a war going on in outer space and the aliens need your help to bring peace!
#2280815 by Angelific Frankenstein

Posted by Angelific Frankenstein on Oct 2, 2022 at 11:22am  

This is a sappy romance contest. Stories submitted to this contest have to be mainly romantic over any other genre. There can be sensuality, but it has to be coming from a romantic plot. The romance has to be sweet and there has to be a happy ending.

Awwwww - Romantic  (18+)
Seasonal Romantic Short Story Contest
#1877341 by Draculette

Posted by Draculette on Oct 1, 2022 at 12:05pm  

The Return of the Science Fiction Short Story Contest. Welcome to the Singularity.

The Science Fiction Short Story Contest  (18+)
A contest inspired by the serious need for more good sci-fi
#2140378 by BlackAdder

Posted by BlackAdder on Oct 1, 2022 at 10:12am  

Space freighters and Hotrods. What are you driving and where in the galaxy are you going?

BlackAdder's Cantina  (13+)
Contest: A place for spacers, washouts, and dreamers of dreams.
#2275750 by BlackAdder

Posted by BlackAdder on Oct 1, 2022 at 10:11am  

The next round of my Horror Writing Contest is open. Prompt is 'Halloween'. Rules are enclosed. Watch out for penguins. Have fun.

Horror Writing Contest!   (ASR)
A contest involving writing a horror story. Simple, really.
#2273172 by Steven (Penguins > Halloween)

Posted by Steven (Penguins > Halloween) on Oct 1, 2022 at 12:29am  

Have you a Flash Fiction of Horror? Then, come on in and entry The Grim Reaper Contest!

The Grim Reaper Contest   (13+)
The Grim Reaper Contest is now open! Come on in and entry!
#2046245 by Frighten Ðead the Witch Warp

Posted by Frighten Ðead the Witch Warp on Oct 1, 2022 at 12:26am  

OCTOBER Contest. Check the rules and enter: Either a Short Story (2,000 word maximum)Or Poetry (44 lines maximum) between 10/01/22 until 10/31/22 at noon. Old or new, up to you. Awardicons and GPs too.

The Place for Seniors!
#427318 by Monty's a Grim Reaper

Posted by Monty's a Grim Reaper on Sep 30, 2022 at 12:52pm  

OCTOBER Contest will run from 10/01/2022 until 10/30/2022 at noon Please enter items, old or new up to you. I hope to see a lot of entries. open to all registered members. Awardicons and Merit Badges. Lets honor our Veterans with Stories or Poetry.

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

Posted by Monty's a Grim Reaper on Sep 29, 2022 at 12:25pm  

Time to take the Blood and Gore out of Horror into Mundane Scary. The Werewolf is the Boss, the Witch is Mother-In-Law, The Clown - still a clown. Make Monsters into regular scary people.

The Anthro Activity Anteroom  (13+)
A fun activity room for Non-Humans.
#1654618 by BIG BAD WOLF is Howling

Posted by BIG BAD WOLF is Howling on Sep 27, 2022 at 10:52pm  

This is an intense writing challenge for those insane enough to try it!

Unstable(d) Writer's Challenge   (E)
A 12-month, intense writing Challenge
#2281662 by Shadow Prowler

Posted by Shadow Prowler on Sep 26, 2022 at 10:05pm  

This contest was inspired by some conversations I've been having with friends and family.

Not Just Another Brick In The Wall  (ASR)
Most teachers are amazing, but sometimes . . .
#2281472 by K5Rakitan

Posted by K5Rakitan on Sep 23, 2022 at 7:40am  

This contest has a different type of prompt each round and doesn't run monthly, so join when you can!

We often offer multiple prompts, which means more chances to get GPs for entering! Every entry gets GPs and winners get more GPs, plus an awardicon!

The Whatever Contest -- Closes Oct. 2  (13+)
This irregular contest will change each round. Nature poem? Horror story? Whatever.
#2232242 by Schnujo Boojo

Posted by Schnujo Boojo on Aug 31, 2022 at 2:08pm  

Prompt-based Blogging Week from Sept 1-7.

Blog Week Birthday Bastion  (13+)
Blogging event from September 1-7, 2022 ON HIATUS
#2277665 by WakeUpAndLive️❤️pumpkin

Posted by WakeUpAndLive️❤️pumpkin on Aug 20, 2022 at 3:08am  

It is a micro-Monologue contest. You have to write a Monologue within 200 words. Every successful entry will get GPs. Notable mentioned writer(s) and the Winner will receive a handsome GPs.

The Forum of Micro-Monologue Contest  (E)
A fortnightly contest of Micro-Monologue.
#2277052 by Dr Rupali Goswami

Posted by Dr Rupali Goswami on Aug 20, 2022 at 12:52am  

Open: 15th August to 30th September 2022. Special WdC birthday round. As part of the 1st prize, guest judge K Hawthorne is offering a review for either a chapter or short story up to 5000 words or a query letter from a former in-house acquiring editor.

Into The Darkness   (18+)
A short story contest for dark speculative fiction: Dark SciFi, Dark Fantasy and Horror.
#2223577 by A Willow Witch

Posted by A Willow Witch on Aug 14, 2022 at 10:51am  

Give me a link to a piece of music that means something to you, then write something about it. Story; poem; biography; how the music makes you feel, everything goes.

Sound & Vision Contest  (E)
A completely unoriginal and easy to enter contest - CLOSED - Judging taking place.
#2275100 by Adherennium - The Dark Bored

Posted by Adherennium - The Dark Bored on Jun 29, 2022 at 1:58pm  

This is a Forum for the poet. A weekly poetry contest will be held.

Poet's Forum for Weekly Contest  (E)
Weekly poetry contest on a subject.
#2274578 by Dr Rupali Goswami

Posted by Dr Rupali Goswami on Jun 10, 2022 at 7:23am  

Have you written a long(er) story be it recently or years ago? Well, I want to read it! And maybe give you prizes! Long Cubed is back and accepting entries all summer long!

Long, Long, Long  (18+)
Prompt-free contest for stories of the lengthier variety. New round May 2022!
#1782293 by Elisa: Stik-or-Treat

Posted by Elisa: Stik-or-Treat on May 30, 2022 at 8:10pm  

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