Contest, Contest! :DHey, y'all! So, it's about time I host another contest. I've always had really nice outcomes, so I'm hoping I'll have just as good of a response. Well, I'll get to it.
Prompts (can be used in any media, taken in any interpretation):
100 pounds of shredded paper*
we can only hurt ourselves
poetry is a dirty word
PICK ONE. You are allowed to use more than one prompt if you wish, but you do not have to incorporate any more than just one.
I have only 95 points, so this isn't exactly riddled with high prizes. ^^' Actually, if someone could direct me to a contest where I could gain some more points, that'd be awesome!
First place: 50 points, 1 llama badge, 10 favs from me, 2 well-thought-out comments
Second place: 30 points, 1 llama badge, 10 favs from me, 1 well-thought-out comment
Third place: 20 points, 1 llama badge, 10 favs from me
The amazing @
Write and Revise Contest: Part 1You thought we were going to let you rest after the Summer Contest, huh? Wrong! We're back with a two-parter to hopefully get you both creating and editing, as all good writers must. This contest is brought to you by VertigoArt, who has rejoined the ranks of DLD as our contest and affiliate admin! Please go give him some love.Write and Revise Contest: Part 13 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Part 1: Go Wild!
The first part of the contest is relatively simple: write something. It can be a journal, a stream of consciousness, a scrap of a poem, an idea you've had for ages or one that comes to you in a burst of inspiration.
This part of the contest is open from August 11th to
September 11th, 2012October 11th, 2012.
If you need some help getting started check out prompts set up by our affiliate groups, Live-Love-Write listed in their blog here: http://live-love-write.deviantart.com/blog/ and theWrittenRevolution archived here: http://thewrittenrevolution.deviantart.com
WRITTEN IN THE STARS- A PROSE 'N POETRY CONTESTWRITTEN IN THE STARS-WRITTEN IN THE STARS- A PROSE 'N POETRY CONTEST2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
WITH A WHOPPING 58 ENTRIES !! YOU GUYS ARE INCREDIBLE!!
- A PROSE AND POETRY CONTEST
GUYS PLEASE STICK TO WESTERN ZODIAC
YOU CAN FIND ALL THE SUBMITTED ENTRIES IN THE >>STARS CONTEST ENTRIES<< FOLDER
SO EXCITED TO BE RECEIVING YOUR PIECES SOON! <3
I kindly ask if anyone is willing to donate for this contest:
SEEKING BOTH POINT AND PRIZE DONATIONS PLEASE <3
GUYS WHAT I URGENTLY NEED NOW IS
--- 1 MORE 3 MONTH SUBSCRIPTION DONATION FOR THE PROSE WINNER AND
--- 2 MORE 3 MONTH OR 1 6 MONTH SUBSCRIPTION FOR THE POETRY WINNER
Only if you can, do DONATE POINTS TO DIRECTLY TO ME OR TO MY DONATION POOL PLZ.
I ALSO NEED
Contest! (...because I said so.)So I'm sitting here looking at this list of the 117 most beautiful words in the English language --> http://blog.topplaza.com/2011/05/117-most-beautiful-words-in-the-english-language/ <-- and have decided that since I'm failing miserably at creating something non-nostalgic lately, you people should write epic things and I shall reward you, and I also decided that I should totally stop writing in run-on sentences. Oops.Contest! (...because I said so.)2 years ago in Personal Journal More Like This
I've picked the 5 words from that list of wordies that I like best and/or think sound the weirdest:
Dalliance A brief love affair.
Embrocation Rubbing on a lotion.
Lissome Slender and graceful.
Mellifluous Sweet sounding.
Scintilla A spark or very small thing.
You are to write a poem using one or more of the words and the poem must sound natural and knock my imaginary socks off. Link me in this journal or via note and I'll fav it and put it
Write and Revise Part 2To ReviseWrite and Revise Part 23 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
This portion of the contest is open to anyone who is not judging. It is best f you have already submitted something to revise in the first part, but if not you can note =VertigoArt with the piece and he will determine whether or not you may participate with that piece. Ideally the piece you are revising is a free write that you are taking from conception to perfection, but any piece that is not polished fully will do.
The winner of the first portion of this contest will be on even ground with everyone else in this portion.
The deadline for entries is December 7, 2012
Entries must include a link to this contest article in the artist's comment.
Entries must include a t
The GGG - CLOSED! I even gave you guys an extra day! I will now tally the names and numbers. Winners will be announced in about a week!The GGG - CLOSED!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
If you have any last minute entries, feel free to note me (RiseandBe) with them in the next 24 hours (from the moment I post this blog). Any later than that and I will NOT accept them.
Thank you all for participating!
Only one more week to enter, or submit the last of your entires to our contest! We've had some really fantastic participation. I can't wait to tally the points and announce the winners! But first, YOU need to get those last minute entries submitted! Some of the "Ways To Enter" are no longer applicable, so be sure to check the updated list below.
Also, the prizes have been updated!!! We are still open to donations, however, this is most likely the finalized prize list.
See you in another week, lovelies!
For those of you who loved this contest, and/or are looking for more ways to get involved. Be sure to check out my
25th Birthday Contest!I'm Turning 25!25th Birthday Contest!3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
In honor of my quarter century (25 years old!) I want you to tell me what you want to accomplish by the time you are 25. If you are already 25, by the time you're 50. Older than 50, 75. Older than 75, 100. Also, if you're older than 75 you have mad props for being here.
The Catch: You can only use 25 words, and I want them to be poetic. You can use whatever format, but you have to use exactly 25 words. And they have to express your wish in a poetic manner.
The Details: Upload your entry to the correct gallery, then send the thumb or link to me in a note titled "25th Bday Contest". I will be counting words, so make sure you get exactly 25 or it will be disqualified. You can enter as many times as you wish.
The Prize: Three winners will receive 250 points each and a feature in my journal. Each entrant can win only once.
I'm Looking For: Words that inspire, create desire, make
Title Poem Contest! - CLOSED!It's 11:00 PM for me here in Central Time and that means it's about time to close the book on this one. I'll accept any late stragglers, up until around noon tomorrow, but that's it! If you've not gotten your entry in by then, you're out!Title Poem Contest! - CLOSED!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Hey yall. The April 10th deadline is coming up fast. So far I've received eight entries and it looks like it's gonna be a tough judging process.
That said, I've had a few people here and there hinting that maybe they could use an extension. So shout out in the comments below - do you need more time? Or is the remaining six days enough time to get it all done? I'm perfectly fine with putting off the judging process for while, maybe even until summer break. If enough people need it, I can pull the deadline back at least another week, more if necessary.
Things have been quiet here at TheTitlePage, but not without reason. Back in the Admin area, we’ve been making some plans and we think we’
~Contest Announcement?~Dear Writers,~Contest Announcement?~3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Firstly, I just wanted to thank the new members who've joined~ It's really nice of you to join a new group~
Secondly, a new folder has been added called: Other [I think, that's what it's called] where people should submit their deviations so that way we know the new ones and can decide which ones will be in the featured posts of the week~
Now on to the more important thing.
After talking with the co-founders we have decided to start with our first contest~!
The theme is: From The Heart
No word Limit and can be written in prose or poetry~
The contest will be closed in three weeks and by then three winners will be decided~!
So during these three weeks, please post them in the recently added contest folder.
Of course, the winners will receive some prizes so,
1st place: from :iconslowlysailing:, a critique, a request, an author feature, and from the both of us, your winning work and a few other pieces from your gallery, will be featured in our journals or so~
Colors ContestCOLORS CONTEST RESULTSColors Contest3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Update: The Colors Contest Results are Finally In!!!
OK, yes, it has been quite awhile since this contest ended. There have complications outside the current DLD administration's control which lead to some of the delay - the rest of the time: procrastination. In any case, better late than never, right?
Anyway, here are the winners:
The color of betrayal by TheBrassGlass
Barracuda by Sigma-Echo-Seven
Thursday: Random Phrase Art Contest!Happy Thursday!Thursday: Random Phrase Art Contest!3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving last week, and are rested up and ready for an art contest this week! Using a random phrase generator, your task is to make a piece of art depicting your random phrase!
Here's how to participate:
Use this random phrase generator to get a random two-word phrase. It's best to use the first one that comes up, but you may choose another.
Draw this phrase, depict it in a photograph, or write about it! Any medium is accepted. However this phrase inspires you, we want to see it!
Be sure to include your random phrase in the description of your piece! Without this, we won't be able to properly judge your piece. It's also helpful to indicate that your entry is for :dev
This is the big one!Ladies and gentlemen, we are proud to announce our next contest!This is the big one!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
What the hell is a "scratch that?"
An excellent question! This is the biggest thing this group has ever done. It will be 5 rounds of tournament style writing, with varying themes and writing styles! Each round will last 2 weeks! (Dates will be posted further along in this journal.)
Anyone can enter! We're trying to make this as big as possible, so members, non-members and their dogs may enter! Bare in mind, however, that the very first round will be an audition. Only 50 people will then be selected to go through to the competition, so make sure you write to the very best of your ability!
At the end of every round, 5 people will be eliminated. We will celebrate the best poet of that round by giving them small prizes.
That sounds awesome, but what's in it for me?
Prizes, my friend. Riches beyond your wildest dreams, fame and glory.
No, I lied. Here's what is actuall
Summer ContestUPDATE: Submissions to the contest are now closed. Watch for an announcement on the results.Summer Contest3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Use an object to connect the lives of two or more otherwise unrelated characters.
Contest Begins on June 1st, 2012.
Contest Ends on August 1st, 2012 at 11:59pm Pacific Time
All entries must be Literature. Prose, Poetry, and Scripts are accepted. No visual poetry; concrete is allowed.
All entries must be written specifically for this contest, uploaded to dA on or after June 1st, 2012.
All entries must include a link to this contest journal in the artist's comment of the deviation.
All entries must adhere to deviantART's Submissions Policy and Etiquette Policy.
Anyone who is not judging may enter the contest, including DLD st
ContestsMemories - June 2013 - ClosedContests4 years ago in Personal More Like This
1. Write a poem that describes your earliest childhood memory.
2. Your piece should comply with the group's normal submission guidelines.
3. You must be a member to enter.
4. This must be a new piece written on, or after, June 1st
5. Please reference that you are submitting to our contest somewhere in the artist comments.
6. One submission per person.
. Submit entries to the specific contest folder in the FAVES folder -->>
- Only entries submitted to this folder will be judged as entries. Any entry submitted to the Group Gallery will not be recognized as a contest piece.
7. Entries will be accepted from
The contest folder WILL NOT be open for submissions until this time.
8. Judging will take place from
9. The winner will be announced on
10. Have fun!
Contest entries will be handled differently than prompts and other submissions. They will be faved in a contest collection and then judged by a poll.
ITU Contest: Memories and Resolutions - CLOSED! ITU Contest - Memories and ResolutionsITU Contest: Memories and Resolutions - CLOSED!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
UPDATE: Contest Now Closed!!!
Hello Members and Visitors!
Welcome to InspireTheUninspired's last contest of the year and first contest of the new year! This contest is going to take InspireTheUninspired through this year and into the next so it is only fitting to have a theme to go along with it! With the help of our absolutely fantastic admins and affiliates we have managed to come up with this prize list! So please give our affiliates and donators some love!!!
Theme: This contest has the theme of 'Memories and Resolutions'. What are your memories of the year gone? What do you hope to achieve in the new year? We are looking for mostly factual deviations but you may write about fictional situations as well, it won't hinder the way we will judge your piece. Interpret the theme h
Thursday: ABC Stories!Happy Thursday, Premium Members!Thursday: ABC Stories!3 years ago in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
We first want to announce the winners of the Mother Nature contest! These were the entries that best represented the concept, with the creativity and visual impact to make an impression. Well done to the winners!
Serenity by MaximeDaviron
Cradle of Life by SYoshiko
Miss Mother Nature by TheLadyJ
Mother Nature by Steamstrike
Congratulations! You will be contacted about your prizes within the next 24 hours.
For this we
ITU Contest: Past and Present - CLOSED (for real)! ITU Contest - Past and PresentITU Contest: Past and Present - CLOSED (for real)!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
The contest is now (for real this time) closed!
Sorry for the confusion, but yes the contest is STILL OPEN for another (almost) 12 hours! Again, sorry for the confusion!
If you have already submitted your entry but it has yet to be accepted, please do not ask us when it will be accepted! We have a big backlog and your entry is fine as long as you have submitted before this journal update.
Hello Members and visitors of :iconinspiretheuninspired:, and welcome to our newest contest!
Our last contest prompted you to think about the prospects of your past and future, and this time we'll be asking you to consider the relationship between your past and present! With the help of our admins and affiliates, we're in the process of compiling a prize list, so you can look forward t
Beauty ContestI’ve been talking about this for a while but now the time is finally upon us. I’m very excited to tell you that the theme of this contest is...Beauty Contest3 years ago in Personal More Like This
'Beauty is in the eye of the beholder'
You don’t have to use the idiom if you don’t want to but you do need to focus on beauty.
Deadline: 30th September
Day of results: 14th October
Spelling, grammar and capitalisation.
Creativity and interpretation of the theme.
Format and presentation.
:iconWishingUnderThatStar: :iconGlii: :iconiamthemanwithglasses: :iconBNNM040: :iconAloneAsDusk:
Please make sure you’ve read through deviantArt’s Help & FAQ section as well as Penpa’s rules .
All type of literature is allowed except for fan-fiction. But don’t worry fan-fic
Sing Me A Swan Song ContestMy very first Literature Only contest...Sing Me A Swan Song Contest3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Sing Me A
Wanna hear about it? :icontrollface:
Okay... calm the fuck down.
For those who don't know, allow me to explain...
What is a Swan Song?
"Swan song" is a metaphorical phrase for a final gesture, effort, or performance given just before death or retirement. The phrase refers to an ancient belief that the Mute Swan is completely silent during its lifetime until the moment just before death, when it sings one beautiful song.
What I'm looking for...
First of all, a Swan Song does not mean that your entry must be strictly related to Swans. Swan Song in itself is a
Louder Than dA Bomb POETRY SLAM + Comment Below!If you cannot participate for the awesome prize pool, see the bottom of this journal for a possible reward.Louder Than dA Bomb POETRY SLAM + Comment Below!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
A few days ago Elocutionists received a huge helping of prize donations for an unnamed contest the likes and scale of which have never been seen on deviantART before. What is it, you ask?
It's a slam. A poetry slam. And it's Louder Than dA Bomb.
A poetry slam is a "no holds barred" spoken word competition. Poets are encouraged to alliterate, rhyme, shout, whisper, zing, compliment, parody, satirize, improvise, recite, quote, play with words and even sing if the opportunity arises.
For the longest time the Elocutionists team have wanted to hear the roaring voice of literature, and this month we don't want to hear just any spoken word for a chance at prizes— NO! We want to listen to a writer's passion, emotion, and drive to keep being who they are; their inspiration to keep writing as they will and we want to hear you que
[closed]. Transmit Lit: the contest!EDIT: oops, forgot to say that this has closed. huge thank you to everyone who participated! if i haven't saved (favourited) your entry, please let me know! not sure when i'll announce winners; life is hectic.[closed]. Transmit Lit: the contest!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
EDIT: 4hrs remaining. To everyone who's entered in the last few days, I'll get around to adding your entries to the folder later; I just haven't been on a computer in three days.
hi guys, how have you all been? hopefully fine & dandy.
anyway, given that i have a premium membership again, i've decided to feature a deviant & a few of their lit works on my page every two weeks in something i dubbed "transmit lit" (it was the first thing that came to mind...). to find the first few featured deviants, i thought i'd hold a contest. this is the first contest i've held & i'm looking forward to reading what you come up with!
write a poem to or about the world, or some aspect of it. alternatively, write a poem about a global concept.
40,000 Pageviews Celebration! [Closed]Wooo! I just passed 40,000 pageviews! Let's party!40,000 Pageviews Celebration! [Closed]2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I will choose 5 of my watchers to receive 100 points each, and 5 people at random who add this journal to their favourites.
10x 100 Points!
How to Enter:
Fav this journal.
The deadline is in 8 hours (this is a quickie giveaway) or roughly 4pm PST today!
Can we get to 50,000 as quick?!
Scratch That! - ROUND 1 - CLOSEDCLOSEDScratch That! - ROUND 1 - CLOSED3 years ago in Personal More Like This
The fifty contestants that were selected from our audition round will now go through the first round, vying for a spot in the top 45!
No overly depressing poetry (e.g. death, murder, rape, etc)
Only one submission.
Submission must be created ONLY for this contest. (You can not submit pre-written pieces.)
Submission can be edited and changed until the deadline.
Submissions for the contest must go into the "Scratch That" folder.
No collab. pieces.
No bribing judges.
No flaming/hating/complaining the contest/judges/other entries. (Seriously, everything is set in stone so there will be no changes to deadlines, rules, themes, poetry types, etc.)
Breaking any of these rules will cause you IMMEDIATE disqualification.
Theme and Poetry Type:
The theme this time is Romance!
The writing style will be free verse!
You may begin submitting works immediately, and t
1/3 Supriseedit: this contest is now under evaluation.1/3 Suprise2 years ago in Personal More Like This
new submissions and prizes!
Edit: new submission! you all have a little less than one month. a lot of people are doing 'what on earth' but if anyone does 'or she'd drink her coat or stuff it' i'll love you forever, I swear, but feel free to use whichever prompt!
My first surprise is the lamest, but I have a contest for you all (since it isn't form-fitting for my group) ! Due date is July 26th. One submission per person and it would be lovely if you could tell me which one you used.
Here's prompts -
write about your favorite writer (author, poet, whoever writes!)
or she'd drink her coat or stuff it
shorelines burst onto squeals of water
what on earth
only pick one
All submissions must be poetry. I really hope you decide to enter the contest! Also, feel free to interpret the