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Writing contests

Join hundreds of writing contests on Sweek to win prizes, improve your writing skills and get discovered by publishers!

Win cash prizes

Do you like to constantly challenge yourself in writing prompts and challenges? Join Sweek’s free writing contests in different topics and languages and win cash prizes and eternal Sweek glory!

Are you a loyal Harry Potter fan and want to support your House in a fanfiction contest? Do you enjoy writing poetry or flash fiction? You can find these contests and others on Sweek!All our contests are run in multiple languages.

The best part is: submissions are free!

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Get a publishing contract

Have you always wondered how to get a book published by an established publisher? Join one of our Sweek writing competitions in collaboration with a publisher and make your dreams come true. Don’t miss your chance to earn yourself a publishing contract and become the next bestseller author.

Get a publishing contract

Join the most fun writing contest on the internet

Are you up for a challenge? Can you limit yourself to a maximum of 250 words? Discover the art of ‘telling a lot in a little’ and join our monthly Sweek flash fiction competition. It comes in 10 languages and each month there is a word or theme that has to be included in your story. It’s fun and helps you improve your writing skills. You’ll get feedback from other participants and readers and… the finalists will get an exclusive publication in our quarterly Sweek Microfiction paperback! Moreover, there is a cash prize to be won as well!

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Receive feedback and improve your writing

Writing competitions on Sweek are all about helping you improve your writing skills. Get feedback from the jury members, fellow readers and writers. Too busy with work? Exams around the corner? Or creative procrastination?
We have a new contest every month for you with different prizes. Practise makes perfect, especially when it comes to creative writing!

Receive feedback and improve your writing

For publishers and current contest organizers

Are you a publisher or a contest organizer? Sweek offers you a great way to run a contest with us: social & mobile. Scout talent, improve brand image and awareness and build an engaged community. Interested? Check our Partnership page.