Early – Bird Deadline: May 5, 2017

You are a literary genius. When someone starts reading your work, they can’t seem to stop. You leave them hanging on every last word. But are you getting the accolades you deserve for your writing?

If national prestige, $5,000 in cash, an announcement on the cover of Writer’s Digest and these great prizes are what you’re looking for, enter the Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition. For more than 80 years, talented writers of all genres have been celebrated in this renowned competition. And this year, the spotlight could be on YOU.

Enter your best work in up to 9 categories, including Memoir/Personal Essay, Rhyming Poetry, Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc) and more!

If you’re ready to watch your writing career soar, enter your best work in the Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition today!

Start a new chapter in your writing career
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Each word of your self-published book represents the countless hours of work and dedication you put in. Now that your vision has been published, it’s time to celebrate.

Enter the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards, and you could be on your way to the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference with $8,000 and a spotlight in the magazine bragging about your win!

Winning the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards could lead to a new chapter in your career and give you validation as a self-published author.


THE DREAMQUESTONE POETRY & WRITING CONTEST is open to anyone who loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry and/or writing a story that is worth telling everyone. Guidelines: (1) Write a poem, thirty lines or fewer on any subject, form or style. And/or (2) Write a short story, five pages maximum length, single or double line spacing, on any subject or theme, fiction, nonfiction or creative nonfiction. Multiple entries are accepted. Prizes: Writing First Prize is $500; Second: $250; Third: $100. Poetry First Prize: $250; Second: $125; Third: $50. Entry fees: $5 per poem/$10 per story. Postmark deadline: AUGUST 15, 2017. How to enter, visit: http://www.dreamquestone.com