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Open Writing Contests

  1. Member-Sponsored “Who Am I? / Who Are You?” Contest Member-Sponsored “Who Am I? / Who Are You?” Contest

    Deadline: July 15 (17 days left)

    1st prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$50 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:$25 cash via PayPal
  2. Group-Sponsored Third Annual Tasha Mann Contest Group-Sponsored Third Annual Tasha Mann Contest

    Deadline: August 20 (53 days left)

    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
    7th prize:8 karma points
  3. Member-Sponsored What Would You Do? Contest Member-Sponsored What Would You Do? Contest

    Deadline: August 31 (64 days left)

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal, 5 karma points
    2nd prize:$75 cash via PayPal, 5 karma points
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal, 5 karma points
    4th prize:A critique from the judges on a work of your choosing (under 3000 words), 10 karma points
    5th prize:5 karma points
    6th prize:5 karma points

Past Writing Contests

  1. Group-Sponsored Microfiction Mondays Contest Group-Sponsored Microfiction Mondays Contest

    Deadline: May 31

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal
    4th prize:5 karma points
    5th prize:5 karma points
  2. Member-Sponsored What’s My Story? Contest Member-Sponsored What’s My Story? Contest

    Deadline: May 17

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

    Deadline: May 1

    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