Creative Writing Competitions 2017

Win a writing competitionIf you enjoy writing short stories, articles or poetry, why  not take your creative writing pursuits one stage further by entering some of the best writing competitions around? Become inspired by our collection of creative writing competitions for 2017 and you could be a lucky winner. There really is something for everyone.

From poetry competitions to fictional creative writing competitions and,  of course, our revered writing challenges, we have them all. If you love entering writing competitions and would like to enter all competitions throughout the year, for free, sign up for our Write, Learn and Publish membership. 

Only want to dabble with entering writing competitions? Choose your favourites and read the rules and make sure you send your submissions by the closing date. It may help you to bookmark the page by saving it your browser favourites. We try to review, judge and award our competitions in a timely manner but sometimes, we are unable to publish the results within the anticipated dates. It depends on the number of submissions, the word count and difficulties in deciding on a winner. Entry implies acceptance of our rules.

Writing competitions help you to write with focus. Enjoy the creativity and best of luck. 

January  2017

100 Words Writing Competition – Read the winning submission HERE.

Message in a Bottle Writing Competition  Read the winning submission HERE.

The Great Escape Writing Competition Read the winning submission HERE

February 2017

After the Visit Writing Competition  Closed

The Girl Writing Competition Closed Read the winning submission HERE

March 2017

Friendship Writing Competition  Closed

Searching Creative Writing Competition Closed

 April 2017

The Writer Creative Writing Competition Closed

300 Word Flash Fiction Competition Read the winning submission HERE

May 2017

The Challenge Creative Writing Competition Closed

The Man in the Hat Writing Competition Closed Read the winning submission HERE

FREE. Coaching Session Competition for Writers Closed

June 2017

60 Minute Writing Challenge Closed

Twist in the Tale Writing Competition      Closed

Open Poetry Competition   Closed Read the winning submission here

Murderous Intent Writing Competition  Closed

July 2017

Horror Flash Fiction Writing Competition   Closed

August 2017

FREE to Enter First Line Writing Competition  Closed

Dirty Little Secret Writing Competition Closed

September 2017

The Dream Catcher Writing Competition Closed

Dark and Compelling Fiction Challenge Closed

Special! 6-Week Writing Competition Extravaganza

The Locked Door Writing Competition Closed

The Telephone Call Writing Competition – Closed

October 2017

300 Word Fiction Competition – Closed

Witnesssed Fiction Writing Competition – Closed

It’s Complicated Fiction Writing Competition – Closed

Psychological Thriller Writing Competition – Closed

November 2017

YA Fiction Writing Competition – Closed

Fear Writing Competition

Winter Poetry Competition

Temptation Writing Competition

December 2017

The Storm Writing Competition

Writing Competitions 2018

Now or Never Writing Competition

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