Friday, June 30, 2006

Evidence that I don't suck as bad as I think I do

Remember a couple of days ago I wrote a story for Clarity of Night's "Midnight Road" fiction contest? Well, the results are in and.......I didn't win. But I did get an honorable mention, which is cool since there were so many awesome stories entered in the contest and I don't know squat about writing flash fiction. To find out who did win, click here and while you're there, check out some of the stories. And also, a big congratulations to Flood, whose story, "The Marker", was one of three stories to receive a Reader's Choice award.


Blogger Lex Ham Rand said...

Congrats! Saw your comments on Voix's blog and had to check out your blog. Charleston? Really? My dad was born there. But he moved back to Macon, GA before he was a teenager. I still have a few cousins there - and my best friend from high school lives in Mt.Pleasant.

Anyway - honorable mention is nothing to sneeze at.

And I like poetry too. But it's not quite my bitch.

6/30/2006 8:54 PM  
Blogger Writing Blind said...

LOL, thanks and welcome. I love the Voix, I can't stay away from her blog.

I actually live in Mt. Pleasant. Small world, eh?

And poetry's not really my bitch. Yet.

6/30/2006 9:13 PM  
Anonymous fringes said...

Congratulations, Rebecca. You're like one of the best places for news updates and gossip. Like Yahoo, but better.

6/30/2006 9:24 PM  
Blogger Writing Blind said...

Don't tell the Yahoo people that. They'll put out a hit on me or something.

6/30/2006 9:28 PM  
Blogger Scott said...

See, I told you! Good job. Yours was a wonderful piece and quite deserving.

6/30/2006 9:42 PM  
Blogger Writing Blind said...

Scott, thanks. There were so many good stories, it was really a pleasant surprise.

6/30/2006 9:47 PM  
Blogger Justin Evans said...

Congratulations! This is a really important step, trusting yourself.

6/30/2006 9:51 PM  
Blogger jason evans said...

You are absolutely right to think that honorable mention is no minor feat! The top tier of stories was tight and awfully competitive. To be in the top 8 was a big deal. So, I definitely say, CONGRATULATIONS!

(Take note, I want to see you back in the next contest!)

Thanks for the link. I'm also adding you to mine. :) Have a good night.

6/30/2006 10:35 PM  
Blogger Lynn said...

Yay! Yay! Yay! Congratulations.

6/30/2006 10:43 PM  
Blogger Flood said...

I TOLD you it was good!


7/01/2006 8:35 AM  
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7/01/2006 2:23 PM  
Blogger Writing Blind said...

Thanks, everyone. Flash fiction is now one of my new favorite things to write.

7/02/2006 8:14 AM  
Blogger January said...

Congratulations! We knew you didn't suck, and now this great accolade confirms it. Can't wait to read your story--I love flash fiction.

7/02/2006 10:22 AM  
Blogger Writing Blind said...

January, thanks. I hope you still love flash fiction after you read the story. :)

7/02/2006 2:41 PM  
Blogger Ceebie said...

Congratulations! That must feel like very nice validation...

7/02/2006 4:41 PM  
Blogger Gerald Huml said...

Congrats on the honorable mention!

7/03/2006 11:41 AM  
Blogger Writing Blind said...

Gerald, Ceebie, thanks. It's a small thing but a very nice thing too.

7/03/2006 12:03 PM  

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