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Writing Contests

All past writing contests

  1. Member-Sponsored Leap Years Contest Member-Sponsored Leap Years Contest

    Deadline: Feb 29, 2016

    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$50 cash via PayPal or a Scribophile Premium upgrade
    3rd prize:$25 cash via PayPal
    4th prize:Eligible for bonus (see contest description)
    5th prize:Eligible for bonus (see contest description)
  2. Member-Sponsored Why is it Winter? Contest Member-Sponsored Why is it Winter? Contest

    Deadline: Jan 1, 2016

    1st prize:20 karma points
    2nd prize:10 karma points
    3rd prize:5 karma points
  3. Group-Sponsored Crime Fiction Contest Group-Sponsored Crime Fiction Contest

    Deadline: Dec 31, 2015

    1st prize:20 karma points
    2nd prize:15 karma points
    3rd prize:10 karma points
  4. Group-Sponsored Dream On, Nano Baby: The Second Chance Award Contest Group-Sponsored Dream On, Nano Baby: The Second Chance Award Contest

    Deadline: Dec 30, 2015

    1st prize:20 karma points
    2nd prize:10 karma points
    3rd prize:5 karma points
  5. Group-Sponsored YA Authors' Contest: ENVY Group-Sponsored YA Authors' Contest: ENVY

    Deadline: Dec 15, 2015

    1st prize:15 karma points, publication in the anthology
    2nd prize:10 karma points, publication in the anthology
  6. Group-Sponsored Halloween Contest Group-Sponsored Halloween Contest

    Deadline: Oct 24, 2015

    1st prize:35 karma points
    2nd prize:15 karma points
  7. Group-Sponsored Crime Without Guns Contest Group-Sponsored Crime Without Guns Contest

    Deadline: Oct 10, 2015

    1st prize:100 karma points
    2nd prize:50 karma points
    3rd prize:35 karma points
  8. Member-Sponsored Science Fiction Contest: Envision Member-Sponsored Science Fiction Contest: Envision

    Deadline: Sep 30, 2015

    1st prize:$15 via PayPal or Amazon gift certificate, 30 karma points, Publication in Envision, Digital copy of Envision
    2nd prize:20 karma points, $10 via PayPal or Amazon gift certificate, 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
  9. Group-Sponsored Where Story Meets Nature Contest Group-Sponsored Where Story Meets Nature Contest

    Deadline: Sep 25, 2015

    1st prize:70 karma points, 1 year Scribophile Premium upgrade
    2nd prize:50 karma points
    3rd prize:30 karma points
  10. Group-Sponsored First Annual Tasha Mann Award Contest Group-Sponsored First Annual Tasha Mann Award Contest

    Deadline: Aug 20, 2015

    1st prize:90 karma points
    2nd prize:30 karma points
    3rd prize:20 karma points
  11. Group-Sponsored Independence (Day) Contest Group-Sponsored Independence (Day) Contest

    Deadline: Jul 31, 2015

    1st prize:40 karma points
  12. Group-Sponsored Supporting Mystery Contest Group-Sponsored Supporting Mystery Contest

    Deadline: Jun 16, 2015

    1st prize:40 karma points
  13. 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: Jun 15, 2015

    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
  14. Group-Sponsored Tickle My Funnybone Contest Group-Sponsored Tickle My Funnybone Contest

    Deadline: Jun 5, 2015

    1st prize:1 year Premium membership upgrade or 30 karma points (winner picks)
    2nd prize:20 karma points
    3rd prize:10 karma points
  15. Member-Sponsored freeze frame fiction flash frenzy 5 Member-Sponsored freeze frame fiction flash frenzy 5

    Deadline: May 28, 2015

    1st prize:Publication in freeze frame fiction's fifth volume of flash fiction (1 July online and 1 October in ebook), $10 via PayPal
    2nd prize:10 karma points