Haiku the Times Contest

Writers are usually paid by the word, but what if a brief was to write just syllables?

In today’s time demanding world, maybe that’s just what we need, eh?

So for this contest, we ask you to write a haiku about the state of the world or any aspect of it.

What’s a Haiku Again?

Just a refresher about a haiku. Three lines, first line 5 syllables, second line 7 syllables, third line 5 syllables. Check here for more info on haiku writing and some examples of haiku.

So once you have your haiku, what to do with it?

Submit it here: https://ghostwoodsbooks.submittable.com/submit/84930/haiku-the-times-contest

Contest ends May 17.

Winner will be chosen by the Ghostwoods Books staff and will receive a copy of Haunted Futures and maybe other things.

Haiku the Times: First Round

We had so many great entries, it’s really challenging to narrow them down, so we’ve started by selecting a group of our favorites. We’ll choose the final winners from this group. You have not made this easy on us at all. But here are the first round selection. You will notice that a few of […]

Haiku the Times: The Entries

A couple of weeks ago we decided to hold a contest in which people wrote haikus (typically poems of three lines, 17 syllables in three lines of 5, 7, and 5) about what’s going on in the world today. We were overwhelmed at the response and decided that we should post the submissions before we […]

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