Prose Challenges
Here you will find writing prompts and competitions to help spark your imagination and guide your pen.
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1000-5k
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Write an R-rated short story.
Created by Prose
$2.8k+
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>1000
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35
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Finish this sentence ā€œIā€™d love to _____ but my _____ just _____!ā€ (And then write a story that follows it.)
Created by sandflea68
50-500
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11
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2
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Famous First Words: Write a great opening line to a novel.
Created by desmondwrite
15-50
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151
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2
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Write a 10 sentence fantasy story.
Created by DougTurner
15-300
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8
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8
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My skin caught on fire at the...
Created by Sarah_Toussaint
100-1k
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24
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7
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Write a micro-poem conveying an important opinion or view in as few words as possible.
Created by Clucky
15-55
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45
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2
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Drabble me this. 100 words of fiction. Not 99, not 101, not 847. One hundred words precisely.
Created by Cara
100
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71
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21
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"In the end..." | RIP Chester Bennington.
Created by zikeda
>15
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2
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75
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Sad news. George A. Romero (director of Night of the Living Dead & many more zombie flicks) has passed away recently :(. Honor him with a short zombie poem.
Created by Harry_Situation
15-30
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9
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47
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Share some fun facts about any topic with me.
Created by Harry_Situation
15-25
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8
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47
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My First.... Since this is my first challenge, I am going to ask you to tell me about your first... well anything really.... Surprise me!
Created by LenoraPhoenix
15-500
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2
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3
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You've travelled into the dead world\realm. Only with your spirit. You're alive, but can't find your body. You meet ghosts, zombies and other scary creatures. What happened to you to be in this state? Do you end up finding where your physical form/body is? How do you end up returning to normal & the physical world. Narrative, & descriptive writing format, please. Or You can also make it a quest. You needed to be in the spiritual or dead realm to find a special powerful device|object.
Created by Mnezz
>75
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2
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3
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My first love
Created by Finder
100-300
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15
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2
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Your second date with God
Created by DrSemicolon
$2.5
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>300
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22
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2
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For my first challenge - I would like a break up, a bad break up. One that haunts you or just keeps popping back in your head. Story or poem as you like, but it must convey the message "It wasn't me, it was definitely you" I want to relish in these tales of woe, so please tag me.
Created by nceguy68
$2.5
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15-350
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47
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5
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Define Poetry using Prose Essay Format Only. No Fiction. 75 - 150 words. Mass tagged posts will call for automatic disqualification.
Created by Finder
$100
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75-150
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58
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2
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The Ideology of Imagination
Created by MariaShusterova
>15
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7
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9
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"There's nothing better than..."
Created by EstherFlowers1
>15
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25
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8
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"There's nothing worse than"...
Created by EstherFlowers1
15-50
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26
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8
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All About Pets
Created by MariaShusterova
>15
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13
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3
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Is it okay to talk to yourself?
Created by Allyson
>15
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22
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9
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