Pixies and Parsecs
A biweekly prompt-based science fiction and fantasy contest (rd 18 due Feb 15)
Welcome to the Pixies and Parsecs Contest
Thank you Legerdemain for the awesome banner!
About This Contest:
This contest will be held twice a month (closing at 11:59 pm WDC time on the 15th and the end of the month)
Current Prompts (Round 16):
Due Jul 31
Sci-fi Prompt: Mermaid
Fantasy Prompt: TimeTravel
Any length story is allowable.
Stories may be either new or old - just so long as it hasn't placed in a contest or received an award through other means.
To qualify as an entry stories must be posted in bitem format in this forum.
You can enter as many times as you wish, but only your best story will be eligible for placements (i.e. you can't get 1st and 2nd)
Story can be edited up until 11:59 pm WDC time on the last day of the round. Any edits after will disqualify the story.
Any rating is allowable. Want to feature gore, violence or sex? Feel free - just make it have a purpose in the story
Below are the current prizes for the round. Prizes may increase if donations are made for the round.
If less that 5 entries have been received, the contest may, at the discretion of the judge(s), be extended for a round. If there are less than 5 entries at the time of judging only 1st place is guaranteed to be awarded. (5 entries means by 5 different people)
1st Place: 5,000 GPs
2nd Place: 2,000 GPs
3rd Place: 1,000 GPs
All rounds unless otherwise noted:
For the best of this contest's entries see
Technical Components (Grammar/Spelling/Tenses/etc)
Story Development (Plot & Characters)
Donations are greatly appreciated. Without donors this contest may periodically have to shut down
Donations may be GPs, Merit badges, Reviews or other in-kind donations
Please send GP Donations to
We are currently in desparate need of donations!
All Donors over 10000 GP will be listed on this page.
Our Generous Donors
EvilDawg - Daddy-Ranger!!!! - 20,000
Legerdemain - 10,000 + banner