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Open Writing Contests

  1. Group-Sponsored Halloween “Shifting Through Time” Contest Group-Sponsored Halloween “Shifting Through Time” Contest

    Deadline: October 31 (8 days left)

    1st prize:15 karma points
    2nd prize:10 karma points
    3rd prize:5 karma points
  2. Member-Sponsored Hallowe’en “Ghosts and the Machine” Contest Member-Sponsored Hallowe’en “Ghosts and the Machine” Contest

    Deadline: October 31 (8 days left)

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal
  3. Member-Sponsored Frida Sofia News Contest Member-Sponsored Frida Sofia News Contest

    Deadline: November 15 (23 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:18 karma points
    6th prize:16 karma points
    7th prize:15 karma points
    8th prize:12 karma points
    9th prize:11 karma points
    10th prize:8 karma points

Past Writing Contests

  1. Member-Sponsored Peter’s Nature Contest Member-Sponsored Peter’s Nature Contest

    Deadline: October 15

    1st prize:20 karma points
    2nd prize:15 karma points
    3rd prize:15 karma points
  2. Member-Sponsored What Would You Do? Contest Member-Sponsored What Would You Do? Contest

    Deadline: August 31

    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
  3. Group-Sponsored Agent Hunters' Best Agent Query Ever! Contest Group-Sponsored Agent Hunters' Best Agent Query Ever! Contest

    Deadline: August 31

    1st prize:10 karma points