Writing Contests

We regularly host free writing contests with cash prizes, so that our members can flex their writing muscle. Entry is open to any Scribophile member, so join today to enter your writing for a chance to win!

Open writing contests

  1. Member-Sponsored Liminal Spaces Short Story Contest

    Deadline:December 31 (33 days left)
    Prizes:
    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

Past writing contests

  1. Member-Sponsored Unexpected Compassion Contest

    Deadline:November 16
    Prizes:
    1st prize:20 karma points
    2nd prize:10 karma points
    3rd prize:5 karma points
  2. Group-Sponsored 31 Spooky Flashes in October Contest

    Deadline:November 6
    Prizes:
    1st prize:5 karma points for the daily winner of The Great Pumpkin
    2nd prize:1 year Scribophile Premium membership raffled off to one participant of The Great Pumpkin
    3rd prize:$100 cash via PayPal for The Haunted Patch 1st place
    4th prize:$75 cash via PayPal for The Haunted Patch 2nd place
    5th prize:$50 cash via PayPal for The Haunted Patch 3rd place
    6th prize:1 year Scribophile Premium membership courtesy of Erik Vincelette for most creative entry in The Haunted Patch
  3. Member-Sponsored The Dinner Party Contest

    Deadline:October 31
    Prizes:
    1st prize:$100 cash via PayPal
    2nd prize:$75 cash via PayPal
    3rd prize:$50 cash via PayPal
    4th prize:10 karma points
    5th prize:5 karma points