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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.
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If I ran the World
This is your chance to tell the members of FanStory how you would run the world IF someone would just give you the power.

NO POETRY, please!

MINIMUM Word Count 750
5.00 member dollars  Non-Fiction  Displayed  Commentary and Philosophy  4 of 12 Fully Eligible Premier Members 40.00 member dollars Mustangpatty1029 Tomorrow
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.
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Novelette Contest Part 1
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
2.00 member dollars  Not Specific  Not Displayed  Writing  3 of 18 Fully Eligible Reviewers Only 30.00 member dollars Swampfox1 2 days
Review: Contests and Competition
Write an essay or opinion piece on contests and competition here at Fanstory.
5.00 member dollars  Non-Fiction  Displayed  Essay  13 of 18 Fully Eligible Premier Members 25.00 member dollars michaelcahill 3 days
Narnia
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
5.00 member dollars  Fan Fiction  Not Displayed  General  15 of 18 Fully Eligible Premier Members 15.00 member dollars beizanten 4 days
Six Word Poetry Contest
Write a poem using only six words.
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Everyone's Wrong About Science
Asking for strange and unheard of theories about why everybody's been looking at science all wrong.
4.00 member dollars  Non-Fiction  Not Displayed  Essay  12 of 18 Fully Eligible Premier Members 24.00 member dollars Xia Thornwood 5 days
Dribble Flash Fiction
Write a story on any topic that uses 50 words.
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To Arms, to arms
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
7.00 member dollars  Fiction  Not Displayed  Writing  11 of 18 Fully Eligible Reviewers Only 49.00 member dollars Swampfox1 5 days
20 Syllable Poem
For this contest you are to write a short poem. The poem should have exactly 20 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 20 syllables total.
None  Poetry  Displayed  Romance  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 9 days
Rhyming Poetry Contest
Write a poem of any type that has a rhyme.
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Snorkeling
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
4.00 member dollars  Not Specific  Not Displayed  General  17 of 18 Fully Eligible Premier Members 4.00 member dollars beizanten 15 days
first date
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
4.00 member dollars  Not Specific  Not Displayed  Romance  15 of 18 Fully Eligible Premier Members 12.00 member dollars beizanten 15 days
Food
Wtite a story about food.
5.00 member dollars  Not Specific  Displayed  Writing  14 of 18 Fully Eligible Premier Members 20.00 member dollars Thomas Bowling 16 days
5-7-5 Poetry
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  Romance  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 17 days
Abecedarian
An Abecedarian poem is a type of acrostic poem that is arranged by alphabetical order, the initial line beginning with the first letter of the alphabet and is followed by the successive letter, until the final letter is reached.
4.00 member dollars  Not Specific  Not Displayed  General  16 of 18 Fully Eligible Premier Members 8.00 member dollars Barb Hensongispsaca 19 days
swap quatrain
Write a swap quatrain, any number of quatrains you like, with the first line a swap with the fourth line, for example: Beginning of the end, End of the beginning.
3.00 member dollars  Poetry  Not Displayed  General  6 of 12 Fully Eligible Premier Members 18.00 member dollars dovemarie 19 days
Romance Writing Contest
Write a story that brings two people together, two people who don't necessarily realize that they belong together but the audience is rooting for them.
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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.
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Flash Fiction
Write a story on any topic that uses 150 words.
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Workaholics
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
4.00 member dollars  Non-Fiction  Not Displayed  General  16 of 18 Fully Eligible Premier Members 8.00 member dollars JanPerry 30 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 31 days
My Life
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
4.00 member dollars  Non-Fiction  Not Displayed  Biographical  18 of 18 Non Winners Only Reviewers Only None Aussie 32 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  Romance  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 35 days
A Strange Summer Night
Write a story about a summer night in which something otherworldly or fantastical happens at a certain time.
3.00 member dollars  Not Specific  Displayed  Fantasy  9 of 18 Fully Eligible Premier Members 27.00 member dollars Jocelyn M. Campbell :) 35 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 39 days
One Line Poem
Write a monostich poem which is a poem that is only one line.
None  Poetry  Displayed  Romance  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 43 days
Summoner
This is a topic based contest. Write a story based on the topic provided in the the announcement.
4.00 member dollars  Fan Fiction  Not Displayed  General  18 of 18 Fully Eligible Premier Members None beizanten 45 days
150 Words Flash Fiction
Write a story on any topic that uses 150 words.
None  Flash Fiction  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 48 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 54 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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  Romance  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 59 days
Minute
Write a Minute poem for this contest. A fun poem to write. It follows the "8,4,4,4" syllable count structure.
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 61 days
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!
None  Non-Fiction  Displayed  Spiritual  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 65 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 70 days
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?
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 72 days
75 Words Flash Fiction
Write a story on any topic that uses 75 words.
None  Flash Fiction  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 73 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  Romance  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 74 days
Halloween Poetry Contest
For our Halloween poetry contest we are looking for poems that somehow capture the fun, horror or excitement of this time of the year.
None  Poetry  Displayed  Horror and Thriller  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 76 days
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.
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This Sentence Starts The Story
Write a story that starts with this sentence: Time travel isn't supposed to be possible.
None  Fiction  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 80 days
Halloween Horror Writing
Write a horror or thriller story for our Halloween writing contest. The story can have a Halloween theme or you can use your imagination to create a story that will put your readers on edge.
None  Fiction  Displayed  Horror and Thriller  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 81 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  Romance  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 82 days
Horror Story Writing Contest
Put your readers on edge or terrorize them for this horror writing contest.
None  Fiction  Displayed  Horror and Thriller  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 86 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  Spiritual  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 91 days
Dialogue Only Writing Contest
Write a story using only dialogue.
None  Science Fiction  Displayed  Fantasy  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 96 days
Flash Fiction Writing Contest
Write a flash fiction story that takes place during a hot summer night.
None  Fiction  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 106 days
I Can't
Write a poem that begins with the words "I can'tt"
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 109 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 116 days
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.
None  Non-Fiction  Displayed  Fantasy  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 121 days
5 Line Poem
Write a five-lined poem that has a specific syllable count to enter this contest.
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 123 days
Lune Poetry Contest
A Lune poem is a short and fun poetry form with only three lines. View the contest announcement for an example.
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 128 days
Rhyming Poem
Write a poem of any type that has a rhyme.
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 136 days
100 Word Flash Fiction
Write a story on any topic that uses around 100 words.
None  Flash Fiction  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 141 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  Romance  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 145 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 150 days
Sonnet Poetry Contest
Just like Shakespeare did, discover the rhythm and rhyme scheme of the Shakespearean sonnet.
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 154 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  Romance  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 160 days
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.
None  Poetry  Displayed  General  No Limit Fully Eligible See Announcement $100 Visa Gift Card FanStory 167 days
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