Contest stories, books, poems, and more

1,226 results

Enter my adventure writing contest! Can YOU win? Read More
The Review Chain is holding a new contest with great prizes! Read More

Reads: 116

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a contest! Join now to write and win! There will be a prize for the winner! Read down below to find out more! Read More

Reads: 151

Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

This is my entry for the Review Chain competition, I hope you enjoy it! I've written a poem based off of prompt 3. Read More
These are the prompts for the Review Chain House Contest. Anyone is welcome to join the house and the contest Read More

Reads: 129

Comments: 8

Shelves: 7

The Booksie Classic House

I did not write the poem that inspired this challenge, I am just sharing it because I love it very much. Read More

Tags: contest

THE RESULTS ARE IN! I have emailed the contestants and will be posting more soon. Get ready for some fantastic reading! A huge thank you to everyone who entered, what a talented group. And thank you also to our wonderful judge, crime fiction writer Diarmid MacArthur who so generously gave… Read More

Featured Review by AdamCarlton

"Interesting choices of lyrics: poor man in debt; paranoid criminal; uptown girl; spendthrift g/f; ex-con's revenge fantasy; mysterious reunion...." Read More

Reads: 80

Comments: 3

The Review Chain House

Surviving only on a monthly supply of rations, a lone outpost had to make do with whatever they got. Read More

Short Story / Other

November 06, 2020

Reads: 180

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

World peace has finally been achieved. There is a price for this peace, however. / My entry for the (November) Review Chain Contest (Also a possible prelude to more stories set in this world.) Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 13, 2020

Reads: 93

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Short Story / Romance

September 10, 2020

Reads: 238

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

The relationship between Lena and Martin is quite the unusual one. Even so, their love for each other persists as we witness their second anniversary. My entry for the Review Chain September Contest Read More

Reads: 197

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Jim is a simple man, who values the important things in life. (Submission for the Review Chain Contest using the prompt: That pickle just wasn't right) Read More
Originally I had named this song "Don't betray your potential" I had it laying around for a long while until the first line entered my mind, then the rest just wrote itself. The format is unlike anything I have written previously but I'm very pleased with the outcome, it has… Read More
Started on February 4, 2020 for the Booksie 2020 Flash Fiction Writing Contest (500 word limit). Restarted, completed and submitted to the contest on May 7, 2020. Based on a public domain photograph provided by the contest. The photograph the story is based on has been included as the story's… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

April 30, 2020

Reads: 176

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

choices have to be made when the prize of a lifetime is on the line...and lived with. Read More

Tags: greed, contest

Reads: 593

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I tried to end the world in 250 words. Got close. Read More
Five people are asked to play a game to compete for a promotion they've all applied for within the company. All they have to do is pick a box... Read More

Short Story / Humor

March 21, 2020

Reads: 335

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: contest

Things are not always as they seem, and what we don’t notice could kill us. Read More
Contest entry from prompt - Write about stress Read More

Reads: 656

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Just contest I participate in Read More

Tags: winter, contest

It is uncertain whether or not the bonds we make in this life will carry on to be something greater than one could ever imagine. Perhaps this all begins in adolescence. Lessons of humanity and richness in character can be taught at any age and are exemplified as so. Four… Read More

Reads: 236

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Flash Fiction Summer 2019 Writing Contest. Read More
A man is appointed to carry out a difficult task, will he make it? Read More
Pirate Story Competition image

Welcome New Writers