Regular Writing Competitions

Monthly Competitions

a) Creative Writing Ink Competition

They accept submission of poems only.

Theme: Any

Length: 40 lines

Prize: Amazon voucher worth £10

Deadline: Last day of every month.

Learn more about the contest here.

b) Inkitt Writing Contest

They accept submission of a full-length novels. 

Prize: $300

Genre: Any except fanfiction and poetry. 

Deadline: Every month

Learn more about the contest here.

c) CodeProject

It is open to software development professionals and enthusiasts.

Entries accepted are articles or blog entries. 

The entries should follow the

CodeProject submission guidelines.


"Each month the best article in each category will be awarded a swag of prizes based on the votes of readers. Every month a link to a voting form will be placed on the homepage and after 2 weeks of voting the winners will be decided... We'll put together a bunch of prizes from different companies and it's winner takes all."

Note: "Deliveries to some locations may require an import duty or tax to be paid. Winners will be responsible for paying all duties and taxes owing."

Learn more about the contest here.

Quarterly Competitions

a) Writer Contest

Genre: Sci-fi and Fantasy

They don't accept poetry or children's stories.

Length: 17,000 words


1st prize - $1,000

2nd prize - $750

3rd prize -$500

Grand prize winner at the end of the year: $5,000

The quarterly contest begins on October 1, January 1, April 1 and July 1. The year will end on September 30. 

Learn more about the contest here.

b) Reflex Fiction

Length: 180-360 words

Entry fee: You choose your own entry fee


1st winner - £1,000

2nd winner - £500

3rd winner - £250


The deadlines for the contest for 2020 are:

Autumn - August 31

Summer - May 31

Winter - November 30

Learn more about the contest here.

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