Fiction

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

A 5-7-5 is a Haiku without any concern about topic. So write about anything you want. But your three line poem should follow the “5-7-5” syllable count. So the first line of your poem will have five syllables. The second line has seven. And your third line will have five syllable again.

Published: January 5, 2018

Carteret Writers 27th Annual Contest

Entries will be accepted from January 1, 2018 through March 14, 2018. There are five categories- Flash Fiction, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Writing for Children. Winners will be announced in May. The judging will be conducted by published authors, journalists, or other professionals in the field of writing who are not members of Carteret Writers. …

Published: January 5, 2018

2-4-2 Poetry Contest

A “2-4-2” is a poem that has three lines. The syllable count is 2-4-2. So the first line has two syllables. The second line has four. The third line has two syllables again. You can write about anything but keep the syllable count in mind while writing.

Published: January 5, 2018

The Masters Review Winter Short Story Award for New Writers

Welcome to our Winter Short Story Award For New Writers. We are looking for the best short stories under 7000 words and all stories are considered for publication. Previously unpublished stories only and emerging writers only (we are interested in offering a larger platform to new writers. Self-published writers and writers with story collections and …

Published: January 5, 2018

Magic Oxygen Literary Prize

In its fourth year, yet again #MOLP has an incredible prize fund of £3,000. We also plant a tree for every single entry we receive in Boré, Kenya and we’ll email you the GPS coordinates of it once the contest has closed and we’ve received confirmation of them from our Word Forest Coordinator. Additionally, your …

Published: January 5, 2018

Literative Quarterly Endless Beautiful Contest

Listen to the 15 minute audio prompt from Endless Beautiful and create up to a 1000 word creative writing piece. Don’t try too hard. The beauty of the Endless Beautiful Method is to write while you listen. Try to see what you come up with in the moment as you experience the sounds!

Published: January 5, 2018

#My2018

Write your 2018! At the end of each year we take time to reflect upon our life and to make plans for the upcoming year. With a little bit of creativity you can transform your contemplations into an adventurous sci-fi story, a thrilling mystery or an epic love story. Give your real life story a …

Published: January 5, 2018

Breakout Eight Writers Prize

Epiphany is partnering with the Authors Guild to honor and support outstanding emerging literary voices and bring visibility to the writers of our future by choosing eight breakout student writers. Applications will be submitted by individual writers. They must include a creative work and a “Statement of Interest” including the author’s enrollment status and university, …

Published: January 5, 2018

Jerry Jazz Musician Short Fiction Contest

Three times a year, Jerry Jazz Musician awards a writer who submits, in our opinion, the best original, previously unpublished work of short fiction. The Jerry Jazz Musician reader has interests in music, social history, literature, politics, art, film and theater, particularly that of the counter-culture of mid-twentieth century America. Our newsletter subscribers include publishers, …

Published: January 5, 2018

WeCare Festival: Living to the end

WeCare Festival: Living to the end International Festival of Creative Representations of the End of Life WeCare promotes knowledge about important issues at the end of life through research, training and other social actions. The end of life is often identified with suffering. With this festival, we want to reflect that life can be meaningful, …

Published: January 5, 2018