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Writing Contests

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Open Writing Contests

  1. Group-Sponsored YA First Chapter Contest Group-Sponsored YA First Chapter Contest

    Deadline: May 8 (26 days left)

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal
  2. Group-Sponsored Middle Grade First Chapter Contest Group-Sponsored Middle Grade First Chapter Contest

    Deadline: May 8 (26 days left)

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

Past Writing Contests

  1. Member-Sponsored Asylum Contest Member-Sponsored Asylum Contest

    Deadline: April 10

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal
  2. Member-Sponsored Horror in January Contest Member-Sponsored Horror in January Contest

    Deadline: February 28

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal, 20 karma points
    2nd prize:$75 cash via Paypal, 15 karma points
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal, 10 karma points
  3. Group-Sponsored Genre Mixup! Contest Group-Sponsored Genre Mixup! Contest

    Deadline: January 4

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal
    4th prize:7 karma points
    5th prize:3 karma points