Plays

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

Santa Ana River Review Dramatic Works Contest

The Santa Ana River Review Dramatic Works Contest will award a first-place prize of $100 to the writer judges feel best represents a new, exciting, and challenging voice in the world of performance writing. We will accept ten-minute works (12 pages or less) of any medium (play, screenplay, teleplay). Diverse writers–women, POC, LGBTQ–are especially encouraged …

Published: September 14, 2016

Hollihock Writers Conference

Join the creative community of New England including published authors, educators, and industry professionals as we explore all aspects of the writing life. Over this three-day conference, take part in discussions about the literary world of creative writing, poetry, and non-fiction; attend panels to learn tips on finding an agent and writing query letters; get …

Published: August 18, 2016

Humor Us Contest

Humor Us is looking for books with a good dose of funny. Maybe yours is a dark humor, a parody, or a good, old-fashioned buddy comedy — whatever it is, we want to read it. Your manuscript can be either fiction or nonfiction in at least a first draft (sorry, Bards, no limericks this time). …

Published: June 23, 2016

Dream Quest One Writing Contest – Summer 2016

Open to anyone who enjoys writing a story that’s worth telling everyone! Write a short story, 5 pages maximum length on any subject or theme. You may use single or double line spacing. No word count. Multiple entries are accepted. Genres include any fiction, nonfiction, and creative nonfiction stories. We are now accepting entries. Visit …

Published: May 12, 2016

The 8 Minute USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS PLAYWRITING CONTEST.

HOLLYWOOD SCRIBBLER THEATRE , Presents: THE 8 Minute USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS PLAYWRITING CONTEST. Can you write an 8 minute play and or a 3 minute monologue about the USA Presidential Elections before 14th May 2016? Worldwide Submissions Wanted. 8 minute plays and 3 minute monologues. Submission guidelines:No longer than 8 Minutes.  ( Monologues no longer than 3 minutes).One page bio., Non-Partisan. Not limited to 2016. Remember Al Smith, …

Published: May 12, 2016

The Paragon Journal

The Paragon Journal is an online literary magazine that focuses on sharpening the creative writing skills of people of any age. We are based in Pennsylvania, United States, but are looking for submissions from all over the globe. The first issue of The Paragon Journal went live on December 1, 2015 and included poetry, fiction, …

Published: February 20, 2016

Seeking Humor Books

Humor Writers: here’s a chance to promote your work and for some “overdue recognition.” We are seeking content written with a sense of humor. All genres are accepted as long as humor is a dominant part of the writing. Judges are looking for quality, attention-grabbing prose that make readers smirk, laugh out loud or embrace …

Published: June 15, 2015