Writing Contest entries
may be written on a maximum of (5) pages, either neatly handwritten or typed, single or double line spacing, on any subject
- Poetry Contest entries may be written on any subject or theme. All
poems must be 30 lines or fewer and either neatly handwritten or typed, single or double line spacing.
read the "Official Rules" for complete guidelines.
deadline: AUGUST 17, 2016.
*All contest winners will be notified and published online in the Dare to Dream pages, on October 9, 2016.
The Mission of Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is to inspire, motivate and encourage anyone having
the desire or love of poetry and writing, to continue doing so without fear of failure or success! Remember, in whatever you
do, "it's okay to dream," for dreams do come true...
There is a $10.00 (US dollars) entry fee per short story submitted and a $5.00 (US dollars)
entry fee per poem submitted.
Contestants may enter via PayPal or through the mail. An entry form is also available in the
"Enter Now" section.
Click on the links below to the read all Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest - WINTER 2015 - 2016 winning poems
and short stories in the Dare to Dream pages:
Prize ($250): "JUST BEYOND" by Joanne Jagoda of Oakland, California, USA
Second Poetry Prize ($125): "WAXING CRESCENT" by Petra Perkins of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA
Third Poetry Prize ($50):
"LYING ON THE WHITE BED" by Alexandra Herr of Campton, New Hampshire, USA
First Writing Prize ($500): THE ODDEST COMPANY by Jessica Olson of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA
Second Writing Prize ($250): COFFEE & SUGAR by Mallory Moore of Ponca City, Oklahoma, USA
Third Writing Prize ($100): I HAVE IT ALL PLANNED OUT by Kenneth L. Feeley of Bonita Springs, Florida, USA