December 2009 Monthly Writers Contest Winner Announcement

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The winner of the December 2009 VoicesNet Writers Contest is "Countdown to Cancer", a short story by Jacinta Ramayah of Malaysia.

Click here to read "Countdown to Cancer" and leave a note for the author

Congratulations, Jacinta, for the win and your wonderful contributions here at VoicesNet. We are sorry it took so long to make this announcement but sometimes the reader must wait for good things. Enjoy!

Comments about the winning short story from the contest judge:

"A poignant tale of a brave lady coming to terms with the reality of mortal disease and trying to accept it with grace and philosophical nonchalance. Very vibrant and full of positive thoughts and a great source of inspiration!”

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All non-poem submissions to the site each month are automatically eligible for review for this contest.

Jacinta is eligible for a $25 PayPal payment if a valid PayPal email address is provided.

Thanks to the contest judge for making this tough decision.

The VoicesNet Team

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2nd place went to:

"The Feeling Behind Christmas", a blog by Dowell Ighohwo Oba of Nigeria, a long time and favorite VoicesNet contributor.

Click here to read "The Feeling Behind Christmas" and leave a note for Dowell

Judge comments:

"A nice write up on the traditions and the customs behind The festival Of Christmas. Very beautiful flowing style."

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3rd place went to:

"Joys and Tears", a blog by Thelma Elizabeth Zaracostas of Australia

Click here to read "Joys and Tears" and leave a note for the author.

Judge comments:

"A nice soul warming tale of a family reunion! Great read!"

Nice job, everybody.

The VoicesNet Team

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