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Writers Resources Contests

About Literary Contest Cautions - A page of resources on potential literary/writing contest scams, etc., found on the internet.

Beyond Words Contests - Various contests running.

Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest - Entries will be judged by categories, from "general" to detective, western, science fiction, romance, and so on. Official deadline is April 15 (will judge anything submitted by the middle of June)

Callboys Writing Contests - Links to recent writing contests.

Caribbean dream-home essay contest - This unique contest of writing skills starts October 1st 1999 and will end on September 30th 2000 or earlier upon receipt of the 6,000th essay. Entry fee $179.00

Coffeehouse for Writers Monthly Essay Contest - Share your 300 word essay on the writing life. No entry fee, and a monthly contest - Essay contest listings to win a home, restaurant or business - many contests running constantly with different deadlines dates.

Essay Contests - The Internet's Source for listings of essay contests with high-dollar awards, such as houses and vehicles, and where a trip around the writer's block can win you a big prize.

Fish Publishing Short Story Prize - Deadline 30th November every year, entry fee $12

Good Shots, Great Stories - Writer's Contest - Our objective is to encourage members of the Outdoor Writers Association of America and general media to write more stories about these kinds of people. Deadline postmarked no later than April 1, 2000.

Jonas B. Hebberhoffer Memorial Writing Contest - Founded in the year 2000. It is open to people of all shapes, sizes, and ages. We accept fiction, poetry, song lyrics, jokes, plays, and essays. No entry fee. Postmarked by March 20, 2000. No cash prize.

Millenium Writing Contest - Make your views on the Millenium count! Entry fee - children and juniors $1 - 18 and up $2

Page One Contests - New contest every month from a Writers newsletter, Page One.

Poetry and short story contest - We are a group of professional and widely-published writers who are looking for the newest and most talented voices out there. Deadline March 15, 2000 - entry fee $12.

Ran-Dor, Inc. - Met on the Net - Simply explain, in your own words, how you "Met on the Net" and win a vacation. Fee $29.95

The River Rendezvous Essay Contest. - 4200 square foot Montana home being offered, by the owner, as the prize. Entry fee of $100, postmarked February 1, 2000.

Southeastern Writers Association -- Contests and Awards - Writers contests offered at Southeastern Writers week-long writers conference in June every year on St. Simons Island.

Twin and Parent of Twin Contests - A fun way to win twin merchandise through our story contests. Enter your most amazing twin story. Valid through the end of the year.

The Ultimate Book of Writing Contests & Writing Competitions - The book lists more than 450 English-language writing contests and writing competitions from around the world in all genres.

Vangar Publishers Writing Contest - Encourage your children to write by showing them what others have done. The time of the next contest has not been set. It will be announced on this site.

Writers Contest - Just write a humorous short-story of five hundred words or less. Deadline is open for now.

Writersblok Short Story Contest - Any genre, 15,000 words maximum, Deadline: March 31st, 2000, Entry Fee: $25.00 - $5.00 for each additional entry.

Writing Contest Tips - The Ultimate Book of Writing Contests gives tips about how to enter writing contests.

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