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2-4-2 Poetry
Deadline: Tomorrow!

Write A Script
Deadline: In 4 Days

5-7-5 Poetry Contest
Deadline: In 6 Days

Minute
Deadline: Jun 3rd

Share Your Story
Deadline: Jun 6th


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Writing Contests

We have an exciting poetry and writing contest lineup. The writing contests shown in bold offer cash prizes. All other contests were created by site members and offer a friendly competition for member dollar prize pools.


2-4-2 Poetry
Write a 2-4-2 syllable poem. It has three lines. The first line has 2 syllables, the second line has 4 syllables and the last line 2 syllables. The subject can be anything. This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Tomorrow!
Writing Prompt Contest
TV Sitcom
Write a story of any length using TV sitcom characters. It can be "Brady Bunch", "The Partridge Family", "Friends" or any other TV show that you choose.
Deadline: Today!
Writing Prompt Contest
Storm
Write a oem about a storm.
Deadline: Today!
Writing Prompt Contest
Poem about Love
Write a six stanza, four line poem about love/romance, method of rhyme, Lines 4-8, must rhyme, 12-16 must rhyme and 16 and 20 must rhyme.
Deadline: Today!
Writing Prompt Contest
"humorous Poem"
Write a two line, five stanza humorous poem, that only becomes funny at the end.
Each two two lines in a stanza must rhyme. True or fiction.
Deadline: In 3 Days
Writing Prompt Contest
Come on baby, Write Your Fire.
Write a STORY of up to 500 words about FIRE. Can be fact or fiction. e.g. uses for fire; early memories of fire; burning something; around the campfire etc. Over to you? burn the midnight oil, set the readers alight!
Deadline: In 3 Days
Write A Script
A script can be bring a scene alive with just a little direction and words. Now is your chance to write your own. Cash prize for the winner of this writing contest.
Deadline: In 4 Days
What things annoy you?
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
Deadline: In 6 Days
5-7-5 Poetry Contest
For this contest you are to write a short poem. It should only have three lines. But the structure is that of a Haiku. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again. Write about anything. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: In 6 Days
Soulmate. Twin soul
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
Deadline: May 31st


Zoanthropy Sufferer
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
Deadline: Jun 1st
Get Your Lemonade Here!
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
Deadline: Jun 3rd
Minute
Write a Minute poem for this contest. A fun poem to write. It follows the "8,4,4,4" syllable count structure. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Jun 3rd
dialogue poem with rhyme
rhyming dialogue with verse or verses that are not dialogue, yet still rhyme
Deadline: Jun 6th
Share Your Story
A memoir gives us the ability to write about our life. But you can write about life with the option to create and fabricate and to make sense of a life, or part of that life. Write a piece of your life! Cash prize for the winner of this writing contest.
Deadline: Jun 6th
Four Line Poem
Write a four line poem that has a specific syllable count. The first line has 1 syllable, the second line has 5 syllables, the third line has 5 syllables, and the last line 9 syllables. The subject can be anything. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Jun 13th
Flash fiction Book
Create a flash fiction chapter. Between 475 and 500 words. All Flash fiction entries are welcome. Can be new or old such as if it has been in another contest on this site. Everyone is welcome to enter
Deadline: Jun 14th
Free Verse Poetry Contest
Write a free verse poem. This is a method of writing poetry that does not follow any structure or style. See an example and details in the announcement. This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Jun 15th
75 Words Flash Fiction
Write a story on any topic that uses 75 words. This writing contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Jun 16th
5-7-5 Poem
For this contest you are to write a short poem. It should only have three lines. But the structure is that of a Haiku. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again. Write about anything. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Jun 18th
This Sentence Starts The Story
Write a story that starts with this sentence: It was going to be the trip of a lifetime. Cash prize for the winner of this writing contest.
Deadline: Jun 21st
Faith Poetry Contest
The theme for this poetry contest is "faith". We are looking for poems that in some way pertain to this theme. It doesn't matter if it's spiritual, political, intellectual or emotional as long as faith is clearly represented. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Jun 25th
Take care of your lover
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
Deadline: Jun 30th
Horror Writing Contest
Put your readers on edge or terrorize them for this horror writing contest. This writing contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Jun 30th


Haiku Poetry Contest
For this contest you are challenged to write a Haiku poem. Haiku is a form of poetry that only uses three lines. Can you paint a mental image using only three lines? This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Jul 3rd
Dialogue Only Writing Contest
Write a story using only dialogue. Cash prize for the winner of this writing contest.
Deadline: Jul 5th
3 Line Poetry Contest
Write a poem that has three lines and a syllable count of either 5-7-5 or 5-7-7. The poem must address a loved one. This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Jul 9th
Flash Fiction Writing Contest
Write a flash fiction story that takes place in a tavern late into the night. Cash prize for the winner of this writing contest.
Deadline: Jul 16th
I Can
Write a poem that begins with the words "I can". Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Jul 20th
Tanka Poetry Contest
For this contest you are challenged to write a Tanka poem. Tanka is a form of poetry with a specific syllable count. See the announcement for an example. This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Jul 25th
15 Syllable Poem
For this contest you are to write a short poem. The poem should have exactly 15 syllables. You can structure it anyway you choose and choose the word count. But the total syllable count for the completed poem must have exactly 15 syllables total. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Jul 27th
True Story Contest
Share a memory from your life. Share a moment, an object, a feeling, etc. This does not have to be a profound memory, but should allow readers insight into your feelings, observations and/or thoughts. This writing contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Jul 30th


5 Line Poem
Write a five-lined poem that has a specific syllable count to enter this contest. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Aug 3rd
Non-Fiction Writing Contest
We are looking for personal essays, memoirs, and works of literary non-fiction. It can be spiritual, political, or funny. Creative approaches welcomed. The winner of this writing contest will take away a cash prize.
Deadline: Aug 6th
100 Word Flash Fiction
Write a flash fiction story on any topic that uses exactly 100 words. The winner of this writing contest will take away a cash prize.
Deadline: Aug 10th
Rhyming Poetry Contest
Write a poem of any type that has a rhyme. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Aug 15th
5-7-5 Poetry
For this contest you are to write a short poem. It should have only three lines. But the structure is that of a Haiku. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again. Write about anything. This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Aug 17th
ABC Poetry Contest
For this contest you are challenged to write a ABC poem. ABC poetry has five lines and often is used to express feelings. See the announcement for an example. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Aug 19th
Flash Fiction
Write a story on any topic that uses 150 words. This writing contest rewards a cash prize to the winner.
Deadline: Aug 23rd
Cinquain Poetry
Write an "Cinquain" poem for this contest. A cinquain poem is a poem that follows a specific format. Read the announcement for a sample poem. This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Aug 28th


3 Line Poetry Contest
For this contest you are to write a short poem. It should only have three lines. But the structure is that of a Haiku. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again. Write about anything. This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Sep 3rd
Love Poem Poetry Contest
Write a love poem. Your love poem can be fictional or non-fictional. It can be a humorous or a serious love poem. The choice is yours. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Sep 11th
Naughty game
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
Deadline: Sep 12th
One Line Poem
Write a monostich poem which is a poem that is only one line. This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Sep 13th
80 Word Flash Fiction
Write a story on any topic that uses exactly 80 words. Cash prize for the winner of this writing contest.
Deadline: Sep 16th
1-5-7 Poem
For this contest you are to write a short poem. It should only have three lines. But the structure is that of a Haiku. The first line has 1 syllables. The second line has 5 syllables. The third line has 7 syllables. Write about anything. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Sep 20th
Rhyming Poem
Write a poem of any type that has a rhyme. This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Sep 24th
Loop Poetry Contest
A fun poetry type that requires you to use the last word of each sentence as the starting word of the next sentence. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Sep 28th
Soulmate
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
Deadline: Sep 30th


Haiku
For this contest you are challenged to write a Haiku poem. Haiku is a form of poetry that only uses three lines. Can you paint a mental image using only three lines? Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Oct 3rd
Dribble Flash Fiction
Write a story on any topic that uses 50 words. Cash prize for the winner of this writing contest.
Deadline: Oct 6th
Take A Walk Poetry
Go out for a walk and take a camera, smartphone or tablet with you. Snap a picture of something interesting and write a poem about it when you get home. Post the photo along with the poem. This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Oct 12th
3-6-9 Poem
This poem has three stanzas. Each stanza has three lines that follows the 3-6-9 syllable count. The first line has 3 syllables, the second line has 6 syllables and the last line 9 syllables. The subject can be anything. This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Oct 16th
5-7-5 Poetry Writing
For this contest you are to write a short poem. It should only have three lines. But the structure is that of a Haiku. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again. Write about anything. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Oct 20th
Share A Story In A Poem
In this contest you are challenged to write a poem that tells a story and also rhymes. We've included examples of this type of poetry storytelling in the announcement. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Oct 25th
Six Word Poetry Contest
Write a poem using only six words. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Oct 30th


Lune Poetry Contest
A Lune poem is a short and fun poetry form with only three lines. View the contest announcement for an example. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Nov 3rd
Acrostic Poetry Contest
Write an acrostic poem. An acrostic poem is a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word. View an example in the announcement. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Nov 8th
Nonet Poetry Contest
Write a nine line poem for this poetry contest. But you must count syllables. The first line of your poem will have 9 syllables. The second line has 8 syllables and the 7th line has seven. This continues until your final line which has one syllable. This poetry contest has a cash prize.
Deadline: Nov 14th
Sonnet Poetry Contest
Just like Shakespeare did, discover the rhythm and rhyme scheme of the Shakespearean sonnet. Cash prize for the winner of this poetry contest.
Deadline: Nov 20th


75 Words Flash Fiction
Write a story on any topic that uses 75 words. The winner of this writing contest will take away a cash prize.
Deadline: Dec 3rd





Write about your life or a part of your life for the contest Share Your Story




Make your own rules for our Free Verse Poetry Contest.




Write a poem that incorporates the topic of faith for our Faith Poetry Contest.




Put your reader on the edge of their seat for our Horror Writing Contest.




Write a poem for our I Can.




Write a poem with a specific format for our Tanka Poetry Contest.




Challenge yourself for our ABC Poetry Contest.




The challenge of flash fiction is to tell a complete story in which every word is absolutely essential. Write a story with a specific word count for our Flash Fiction.




The challenge of flash fiction is to tell a complete story in which every word is absolutely essential. Write a story with a specific word count for our 80 Word Flash Fiction.




Write a poem that tells a story for our Share A Story In A Poem contest.




For our Nonet Poetry Contest contest we challenge you to write a poem that follows a specific format.




Write a poem for our 75 Words Flash Fiction.




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