and Writing Contest
WINTER 2016 - 2017*
Postmark deadline: January 31, 2017
With no further ado, I am absolutely
elated to present the Dream Quest One Summer 2016 Contest Winners now posted in our Dare to Dream pages. You may click on the sidebar link or scroll down to the links below, to read all winning poems and short stories
in the Dare to Dream pages. High accolades and utmost appreciation goes out to everyone who participated in the summer competition. Keep
writing, creating, and achieving attainable goals, while working toward making your dreams a reality. Our Winter 2016 - 2017
Contest is now accepting entries. The new competition postmark deadline is January 31, 2017. Visit our 'Official Rules' page
for details on how to enter!
you the best,
Andre L. West, Editor
Hello and Welcome
to Dream Quest One Poetry
and Writing Contest! This poetry contest and writing contest is open to everyone and international. We are excited
about showcasing the creative writing and poetic talent, skill and ability of all poets and writers. We hope that you
are inspired to display the beauty and art of writing short stories and poems for the entire world to see your "gift
of a dream."
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 or theme.
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.
Please read the "Official Rules" for complete guidelines.
deadline: JANUARY 31, 2017 - 11:59PM, CST.
*All contest winners will be notified and published online in the Dare to Dream pages, on March 26, 2017.
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 - SUMMER 2016 winning poems and short
stories in the Dare to Dream pages:
Prize ($250): "A VIEW OF CONCRETE RIBBONS" by Sally Clark of Fredericksburg, Texas, USA
Second Poetry Prize ($125): "THE HEALING STONES" by Dana Young of Anthony, Kansas, USA
Third Poetry Prize ($50):
"BLAST FROM THE PAST" by Nick Sweet of Shepherd, Texas, USA
First Writing Prize ($500): IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO DREAM by Dacia Johnson of Maywood, Illinois, USA
Second Writing Prize ($250): FLAWLESS by Kerry Craven of Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA
Third Writing Prize ($100): "SACRE-COEUR" by Ashleigh Tyler of Thompsons Station, Tennessee, USA
Note: You may find all previous Dream Quest One Poetry
& Writing Contest Winners from Winter 2005-2006 to the present,
Note 2: Dream Quest One suggests students
interested in GED prep and online high school programs, consider visiting http://www.onlineged.net for more information.