Fiction

Haiku Poetry

Write a Haiku. This poem only three lines. The first line contains five (5) syllables, the second line seven (7) syllables, and the third line contains five (5) syllables.

Published: November 21, 2016

The Sci-Fi Novelist

Submit your finished fantasy novel of 40,000 words or more for the chance to win $1000

Published: November 21, 2016

The Sci-Fi Novelist

Submit your finished sci-fi novel of 40,000 words or more for the chance to win $1000

Published: November 21, 2016

WritersWeekly.com Winter, 2017 24-Hour Short Story Contest

On the date of the contest, at start-time, we send out the topic for that specific contest to all registered entrants, while also posting it on WritersWeekly.com. Entrants must be registered before the contest begins and there is a limit of 500 participants per contest. Entrants then have 24 hours to write and submit their …

Published: November 21, 2016

Wundor Short Fiction Contest 2017

Novellas, Short Stories and Flash Fiction At Wundor we plan to champion interesting, unusual fiction in all of its forms. Brevity can be one of literature’s great virtues, and we do not believe in filling out short stories into novella form if they are supposed to be short stories, or lengthening a novella to try …

Published: November 21, 2016

Share A Story In A Poem

Write a poem that also tells a story. That is the challenge for this contest. All poetry is welcomed but there must be a rhyme scheme. See an example in the announcement.

Published: November 21, 2016

San Francisco Writers Conference

What will be happening at the SFWC? The event spans four days (five if you count the free session on Wednesday evening!) The event is packed with 100+ sessions for writers–from the craft of writing to the business of publishing. There is copious networking with the very people who can advance your writing career; a …

Published: November 21, 2016

Lune Poetry

Write a Lune? What’s a Lune? It’s a poem with just three lines that follows a specific syllable count. It has 5 syllables in the first line, 3 syllables in the second line and 5 syllable in the final line. Rhymes are fine but not required. The subject matter is open. Example: trees never wander …

Published: November 1, 2016

Opening Scene Writing Contest

In 484 words or fewer, tell us your version of what happens in the opening scene of a movie for your chance to win. Full details available on contest page.

Published: November 1, 2016