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September/October 2016 Writing Contests

September/October 2016 Writing Contests

September 2016

Type: Poetry
Hosted by: FanStory
Deadline: September 12, 2016
Entry Fee: $10

Type: Themed fiction
Hosted by: Creative Writing Institute
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Entry Fee: $5

Type: Popular Fiction
Hosted by: Writer’s Digest
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Entry Fee: $20

Type: Nonfiction (Random Acts of Kindness)
Hosted by: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Entry Fee: None

Type: Flash Fiction
Hosted by: Street Light Magazine
Deadline: September 21, 2016
Entry Fee: $10

Type: Essay
Hosted by: Literal Latte
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Entry Fee: $10

Type: Nonfiction (Best Mom Ever)
Hosted by: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Entry Fee: None

Type: Nonfiction (The Spirit of Canada)
Hosted by: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Entry Fee: None

Type: Supernatural Fiction
Hosted by: The Ghost Story
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Entry Fee: $20

Type: Fiction and Poetry
Hosted by: Green River Writers
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Entry Fee: Varies — No more than $5
Thanks, Vanderso!

October 2016

Type: Poetry (Acrostic)
Hosted by: FanStory
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Entry Fee: $10

Type: Poetry
Hosted by: Writers Digest
Deadline: October 3, 2016
Entry Fee: $15

Type: Fiction (use characters picture as a prompt)
Hosted by: FanStory
Deadline: October 5, 2016
Entry Fee: $10

Type: Nonfiction (Inspiration for Teachers)
Hosted by: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Deadline: October 30, 2016
Entry Fee: None

Type: Short Story (New Writers only)
Hosted by: Glimmer Train
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Entry Fee: $18

Please be sure to read through the guidelines for each contest. Information may change.

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Born and raised in Massachusetts, Rachel Poli is a writer and blogger. She has an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education and a bachelor’s degree in English Studies. She enjoys writing young adult novels, middle-grade, and children’s picture books. She is currently working on her first novel.

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