pixelhose.com Announces First Writing Competition with $1000 in Total Author Prizes

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Seeking fiction or non-fiction works of up to 5000 words.

pixelhose.com is an excellent resource to learn how to blog, or write short stories.

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pixelhose.com announced today its first writing competition in two categories: Fiction and Non-Fiction. The fiction category is intended as primarily a short story contest, although authors are encouraged to also submit one act plays, or other experimental compositions. The non-fiction category includes personal essays, memoires, sociopolitical opinions, and travel stories, not including reviews. All English language submissions, in any genre, are eligible. However, submissions with pornographic theme, hate speech, or those that may be classified as personal or institutional rants will not be considered.

There are three prizes in each category, $300, $150, and $50, for a total of $1000 in author prizes. The contest is fee to enter.

Previously published material and simultaneous submissions are permitted.

"pixelhose.com is an ideal forum for fiction writers, essayists, and occasional blogers. This is an excellent resource to learn how to blog, write short stories, non-fiction narratives, or essays. This is due key features of the site that give authors constructive feedback by a supportive community of peers. We are excited about our first writing competition, and feel that the experimental nature of the pixelhose project will attract interesting and new voices.", said pixelhose publisher, Bob Dourandish.

All entries must be made via email. No physical submissions are accepted.

Deadline to enter is December 7, 2011. For complete details see pixelhose.com.

About pixelhose.com
pixelhose.com is an experimental variety blog. It is specifically designed to create a nurturing community for writers who do not produce on a regular basis. The site has multiple categories including Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Travel.

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