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 15, 2017 - 11:59PM, CST.
*All contest winners will be notified and published online in the Dare to Dream pages, on October 16, 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 - 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