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