Rules for Submission

Rules for submission:

  • Piece should be the culmination of the processing of considerable emotions. We are currently accepting literary and visual art: poetry (may or may not rhyme), free form writing, paintings, drawings, digital art, sculpture, fiber art. We hope to be able to open this to performance art in the future.
  • Entrants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Only one piece per person may be submitted.
  • Literary works must be in English; ALL PIECES MUST BE ORIGINAL.

Literary work submission format:

  • Attach your Microsoft Word readable document (please do not send a PDF) to an email and send it to: projectone@myhandsonlife.com. Subject line: Project One.
  • Your piece may not exceed one 8.5 x 11” page when printed. Font is Arial, size 12.
  • Document name should be the piece’s title.
  • Optional additional information: your name, location, brief paragraph providing context for your piece. 200 word max.

Visual work submission format:

  • Attach photos/images as .jpg or .png to an email and send it to: projectone@myhandsonlife.com. Subject line: Project One.
  • Maximum of 2 images; each not to exceed 20MB.
  • Document name should be the piece’s title (you can use "1 of 2", etc).
  • Optional additional information: your name, location, brief paragraph providing context for your piece. 200 word max.

By submitting your work to "Project One", you are giving your permission for the work to be published/displayed at My Hands-on Life’s “Project One” page and become a part of "Project One."