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Open Writing Contests

  1. Group-Sponsored YA Authors’ Contest: WRATH Group-Sponsored YA Authors’ Contest: WRATH

    Deadline: May 1 (6 days left)

    1st prize:15 karma points, publication in the anthology
    2nd prize:10 karma points, publication in the anthology
    3rd prize:5 karma points, publication in the anthology
  2. Member-Sponsored What’s My Story? Contest Member-Sponsored What’s My Story? Contest

    Deadline: May 17 (22 days left)

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal
    4th prize:5 karma points
  3. Group-Sponsored Microfiction Mondays Contest Group-Sponsored Microfiction Mondays Contest

    Deadline: May 31 (36 days left)

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal

Past Writing Contests

  1. Group-Sponsored Crafting the Short Story Presents: What's It All About? Contest Group-Sponsored Crafting the Short Story Presents: What's It All About? Contest

    Deadline: April 15

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal
    4th prize:20 karma points
    5th prize:18 karma points
    6th prize:12 karma points
    7th prize:5 karma points
    8th prize:5 karma points
    9th prize:5 karma points
    10th prize:5 karma points
  2. Member-Sponsored Second First Chapter Contest Member-Sponsored Second First Chapter Contest

    Deadline: March 31

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal
    4th prize:20 karma points
    5th prize:15 karma points
    6th prize:10 karma points
  3. Member-Sponsored Just Listen to This! Contest Member-Sponsored Just Listen to This! Contest

    Deadline: March 17

    1st prize:1 year Scribophile Premium upgrade or cash equivalent via PayPal if you're already upgraded
    2nd prize:$25 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:10 karma points