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December Dark Writing Contest 2023

December Dark Writing Contest 2023

Embrace the winter shadows and pen down your deepest emotions in the Wingless Dreamer December Writing Contest 2023. Delve into the realms of winter, exploring themes of sadness, gloominess, grief, pain, and darkness through your words. Submissions can take the form of a short story or poem, expressing the poignant beauty found in the chill of December. Unleash your creativity, and let your prose or verse paint a vivid picture of the season's complexities. The winning entry will receive heartfelt recognition, and participants are encouraged to review our terms and conditions on before sharing their wintry tales.

Judging criteria: Uniqueness – 50% Creativity/Style and Originality – 30% The coherence of form and structure (harmony of words, presentation) – 10% Clarity of imagery and language – 10% => TOTAL – 100%

1. All entries are judged anonymously and the poet’s name must not appear on the poem itself.
2. All poems must have a title and must not exceed 40 lines in length (excluding title). Entries can be on any subject.
3. Poems must be in English. Be 18 years old or above please.
4. Poems must be the entrant’s original work.
5. Entries must not have been published, self-published, published on a website, or made public on social media, broadcast, or featured among the winners in another competition before 31 January 2022.

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