Fiction

Nonet Poetry

Write a Nonet Poem. This is a poem with 9 lines. The first line has nine syllables. The second line has eight. The third line has seven – and this continues until the final line has one syllable. Rhymes are not required. The subject can be about anything.

Published: January 5, 2017

Words & Brushes

SHORT STORIES WANTED. Words & Brushes currently has a contest collaboration that pairs paintings with short stories. We have a select group of painting that writers chose from in the image gallery and use their creative prowess to write a short story around that piece. The judges top selection will receive a cash award and …

Published: January 5, 2017

Love Poem

Enter your best love poem to enter this poetry contest. Share a poem that pulls at the heart strings are shows a lifetime of love. Whatever you feel will impress the judges.

Published: January 5, 2017

Legendary Women’s Third Annual Literary Contest

This year, we want women that go for greatness. As a co-founder put it: Alexandra Hamilton — It’s about women who are not throwing away their shot. They are seizing an opportunity or making opportunities and leaving their mark. These characters only get one shot and they are driven to become LEGENDARY.

Published: January 5, 2017

Science Fiction Novel Writing Contest – The CYGNUS AWARD

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring space, time travel, life on other planets, parallel universes, alternate reality, and all the science, technology, major social or environmental changes of the future that author imaginations can dream up. Hard Science Fiction, Soft Science Fiction, Apocalyptic Fiction, Cyberpunk, Time Travel, Genetic Modification, Aliens, Super …

Published: January 5, 2017

Thriller & Suspense Contest – The Global Thriller Awards

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring suspense, thrilling stories that put the balance of world power or that will end the world as we know it. We include with Global Thrillers the Lab Lit genre. Lab Lit is when Fiction Meets Real Science and Research or stories that are based on …

Published: January 5, 2017

The Mystery & Mayhem Awards – Cozy Mystery Novel Writing Contest

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring “mystery and mayhem”, amateur sleuthing, light suspense, travel mystery, classic mystery, British cozy, hobby sleuths, senior sleuths, or historical mystery, perhaps with a touch of romance or humor, we will put them to the test and choose the best among them.

Published: January 5, 2017

Middle-Grade Fiction Novel Writing Contest – The Gertrude Warner Awards

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring stories of all shapes and sizes written to an audience between the ages of about eight to twelve. Contemporary, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery, Paranormal, Historical, Adventure we will put them to the test and choose the best Middle-Grade Books among them.

Published: January 5, 2017

The Furious Gazelle’s 2017 February Writing Contest

Valentine’s Day alone is about love, hate, fine lines between emotions, heartbreak, loneliness, togetherness, etc. With all that riding on one day, we’ve decided to go ahead and celebrate the whole damn month. Join us as we consider the many wonderful things jammed into the year’s shortest month. Whatever you can connect to the great …

Published: January 5, 2017

Young Adult Fiction Writing Contest – The Dante Rossetti Awards

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring stories of all shapes and sizes written to an audience between the ages of about twelve to eighteen. Science Fiction, Fantasy, Dystopian, Mystery, Paranormal, Historical, Romance, Literary, we will put them to the test and choose the best Young Adult Books among them. Categories: Contemporary …

Published: January 5, 2017