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Writing Contests

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Open Writing Contests

  1. Member-Sponsored What’s My Story? 2 Contest Member-Sponsored What’s My Story? 2 Contest

    Deadline: May 13 (18 days left)

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal
  2. Group-Sponsored Steampunk Fairy Tales IV Anthology Contest Group-Sponsored Steampunk Fairy Tales IV Anthology Contest

    Deadline: May 31 (36 days left)

    1st prize:Publication in the forthcoming Steampunk Fairy Tales Anthology, $75 cash
    2nd prize:Publication in the forthcoming Steampunk Fairy Tales Anthology, $50 cash
    3rd prize:Publication in the forthcoming Steampunk Fairy Tales Anthology, $25 cash
  3. Group-Sponsored It’s a Crime Contest Group-Sponsored It’s a Crime Contest

    Deadline: May 31 (36 days left)

    1st prize:20 karma points
    2nd prize:15 karma points
    3rd prize:10 karma points
    4th prize:10 karma points
    5th prize:5 karma points
  4. Member-Sponsored Ancestral Letters Contest Member-Sponsored Ancestral Letters Contest

    Deadline: June 30 (66 days left)

    1st prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$50 cash via PayPal or a Premium membership upgrade
    3rd prize:$25 cash via PayPal

Past Writing Contests

  1. Group-Sponsored My Funny Valentine Contest Group-Sponsored My Funny Valentine 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:10 karma points
  2. Group-Sponsored Breaking all Boundaries Contest Group-Sponsored Breaking all Boundaries Contest

    Deadline: March 8

    1st prize:20 karma points
    2nd prize:15 karma points
    3rd prize:10 karma points
    4th prize:5 karma points
    5th prize:5 karma points
  3. Group-Sponsored New Year, New Frontier Contest Group-Sponsored New Year, New Frontier Contest

    Deadline: January 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:10 karma points