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: 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 - SUMMER 2015 winning poems and short
stories in the Dare to Dream pages:
Prize ($250): "LEGENDARY STRONGMAN" by Gracie-Jean Lovemark of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Second Poetry Prize ($125): "A SUMMER'S EVENING" by Shirley Russak Wachtel of East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Third Poetry Prize ($50):
"UPSTREAM" by Teddy Marshall Smith of Erie, Michigan, USA
First Writing Prize ($500): THE APPLE TREE ORPHANS by Tamara K. Cline of San Antonio, Texas, USA
Second Writing Prize ($250): IN HER OWN WAY by Henry Heitmann of Ft. Meyers Beach, Florida, USA
Third Writing Prize ($100): THE SCENT OF GARDENIAS by Beverly J. Justice of Cambridge, Ohio, USA