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Open Writing Contests

Member-Sponsored freeze frame fiction flash frenzy 5 Member-Sponsored freeze frame fiction flash frenzy 5

Deadline: May 28 (1 day left)

Fee: Free, but feel free to donate at http://freezeframefiction.com/support/

1st Prize:Publication in freeze frame fiction's fifth volume of flash fiction (1 July online and 1 October in ebook), $10 via PayPal
2nd Prize:10 karma points

Group-Sponsored Tickle My Funnybone Contest Group-Sponsored Tickle My Funnybone Contest

Deadline: June 5 (9 days left)

Fee: Free

1st Prize:1 year Premium membership upgrade or 30 karma points (winner picks)
2nd Prize:20 karma points
3rd Prize:10 karma points

Member-Sponsored Mr. Feft and the F/FEM Fatales Magical Realism Contest Tour Member-Sponsored Mr. Feft and the F/FEM Fatales Magical Realism Contest Tour

Deadline: June 15 (19 days left)

Fee: Free

1st Prize:One year subscription to Spark Anthology, 30 karma points, Choice of one of the ebooks listed above
2nd Prize:15 karma points
3rd Prize:5 karma points

Group-Sponsored Supporting Mystery Contest Group-Sponsored Supporting Mystery Contest

Deadline: June 16 (20 days left)

Fee: Free

1st Prize:40 karma points

Past Writing Contests

Group-Sponsored YA Authors' Contest: SLOTH Group-Sponsored YA Authors' Contest: SLOTH

Deadline: May 15

Fee: Free

1st Prize:Publication in an anthology. There will be numerous works accepted.

Member-Sponsored Imaginary Friend Poetry Contest Member-Sponsored Imaginary Friend Poetry Contest

Deadline: April 30

Fee: Free

1st Prize:15 karma points
2nd Prize:10 karma points

Member-Sponsored Terry Pratchett: Noli Timere Messorem Contest Member-Sponsored Terry Pratchett: Noli Timere Messorem Contest

Deadline: April 28

Fee: Free

1st Prize:1 year Scribophile Premium membership, 20 karma points
2nd Prize:15 karma points
3rd Prize:10 karma points