and Writing Contest
WINTER 2017 - 2018*
Deadline: Postmarked by February 28, 2018
Attention! The Summer 2017 Contest
is now closed! There were many beautifully composed entries submitted to enter this unique dual competition. We are now in
the reading/judging phase of the contest. All Poetry Contest and Writing Contest winners will be notified and published in
our Dare to Dream pages, on November 12, 2017. Stayed tuned to Dream Quest One for contest news, updates, and announcements!
Our Winter 2017 - 2018 competition is now accepting entries. We are receiving entries from October 1st through February 28,
2017, at 11:59 PM, Pacific Standard Time (PST). Visit our 'Official Rules' page for complete contest guidelines. You may now submit multiple and simultaneous entries into both the Poetry Contest and Writing
Contest. ENTER NOW! for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1275.00. Above all, keep writing and never stop dreaming!
In the write spirit,
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.
Entries must be submitted by February 28, 2018 - 11:59PM, PST.
*All contest winners will be notified and published
online in the Dare to Dream pages, on March 31, 2018.
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 2016 - 2017 winning poems
and short stories in the Dare to Dream pages:
Prize ($250): "THE CALL OF IMAGINATION" by Elizabeth "Lizzy" Lee of Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Second Poetry Prize ($125): "GRANDMA'S COUCH" by Michael Di Vito of Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA
Third Poetry Prize ($50):
"FREEDOM" by Kelligrace Hernandez of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
First Writing Prize ($500): PETS' HOOF AND PAW PRINTS ON COMBAT SOLDIERS HEARTS (non-fiction) by Robert B. Robeson of
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Second Writing Prize ($250): THE GALILEAN by Rebecca Buller of Goltry, Oklahoma, USA
Third Writing Prize ($100): SMILE, GIRL by Rachel Mae Wade of Montague, Michigan, USA
Note: You may find all previous Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest Winners from
Winter 2005-2006 to the present,
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