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Open Writing Contests

Group-Sponsored Independence (Day) Contest Group-Sponsored Independence (Day) Contest

Deadline: July 31 (25 days left)

Fee: Free

1st Prize:40 karma points

Member-Sponsored Science Fiction Contest: Envision Member-Sponsored Science Fiction Contest: Envision

Deadline: September 30 (86 days left)

Fee: Free

1st Prize:$15 via PayPal or Amazon gift certificate, 30 karma points, Publication in Envision, Digital copy of Envision
2nd Prize:$10 via PayPal or Amazon gift certificate, 20 karma points, Publication in Envision, Digital copy of Envision
3rd Prize:Only offered at the judge's discretion: $10 via PayPal or Amazon gift certificate, Publication in Envision, Digital copy of Envision

Past Writing Contests

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

Deadline: June 16

Fee: Free

1st Prize:40 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

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 Tickle My Funnybone Contest Group-Sponsored Tickle My Funnybone Contest

Deadline: June 5

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