wiseGEEK Launches $10,000 Writing Contest

Online Publisher of Questions and Answers Issues Open Call for Submissions

Sparks, NV, March 08, 2007 --(PR.com)-- To celebrate publishing its 10,000th article, wiseGEEK has launched a writing contest with $10,000 in cash prizes.  Entering the contest is completely free and is open to those aged 18 or over.

wiseGEEK has been publishing professionally written articles covering a wide variety of topics since 2003.  With well over two million unique visitors per month, wiseGEEK has become a trusted source for clear and useful information in categories such as Home & Garden, Manufacturing & Industry, and Technology & Gadgets.

"We are very proud of what wiseGEEK has become," said founder Denis Grosz. "The positive visitor feedback we receive has been tremendous.  Now, we're exploring ways to involve our user community in the future of wiseGEEK." 

"The wiseGEEK Writing Contest is all about our users.  The grand-prize winner will receive $7,500; ten other contestants will be awarded $250 each. Those entrants that don't get a prize will still have the opportunity to share their knowledge with millions of other people," Grosz said.

Submissions for the Writing Contest will be accepted until 10:00 pm PDT on 31 May 2007.  There is no limit to the number of articles a contestant may submit; approved submissions will be published at www.wisegeek.com.

For additional information on the wiseGEEK Writing Contest, please visit: http://www.wisegeek.com/contest

About wiseGEEK
Denis Grosz launched wiseGEEK in 2003 with the intention of cataloguing the answers of various questions.  Since then, wiseGEEK has grown to include the work of over 100 professional editors, writers, and researchers.  Always seeking to provide "clear answers for common questions," wiseGEEK provides its users with brief and straightforward articles covering a wide range of topics.  In response to its quality and reliability, wiseGEEK was recently awarded recognition as an iGuide Site by the editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica.

Lindsay LaShell