August 31st, 2016

Poetry – $100.00 CAD Prize

tree-338211_960_720Theme:  Any style poem.  Though, we reserve the right to remove entries that break any site rules in regards to abuse, discrimination or x-rated poetry. Please see our FAQs for further details

Length:  Minimum three lines. Maximum sixteen lines.

Deadline:August 31st, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. PST

Prize:  1st place will win $100.  Second and third place will receive an honourable mention.
How to Submit:  Using the Dashboard from your Profile Page, go to Posts, Add New.  Fill in the Title and Body, and then type Poetry-Contest-2016 in the tags line. Feel free to include the Poetry tag, too, if you want. Hit Publish.  That’s it!  Make sure to tag it or it won’t show up as an entry.

You must be an upgraded member to enter contests.  

***For the FIRST TIME EVER we are opening the Writer’s Carnival contests up to EVERYONE.  Also, we are giving a FREE one month upgrade to anyone who creates an account before September 1st, 2016.  Simply head over to our upgrade page, select the One Month Upgrade for $7.99, and then enter coupon code SIGNUPBONUS.  The coupon will make the one month option TOTALLY FREE.  Here is the page:

 All decisions are final.  Prize money will be paid via PayPal. You must be an upgraded Writer’s Carnival member to enter.  Stories will be judged on aspects of storytelling, so be sure to submit a polished piece.  We will mainly be looking at content and character connection, though.  So more than editing, you need to focus on telling an amazing story that we won’t want to stop reading from the first word to the last.


*IMPORTANT* There has to be 10 entries in order for the contest to move to the judging phase.  If, for some reason, you would like to pull your entry you need to do that from the Dashboard AT LEAST fourty-eight hours BEFORE we announce the winners on June 30th, 2016. Please also use the Contact Us page to let us know that you’ve withdrawn your entry.

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