Alphabet Challenge “H” Stories voting results

The polls for the”H” Stories are now closed. Soon, the “I” Stories will go live.

You can check the results of the voting HERE (H Stories). But, as I know no one cares, I’ll force the results onto you now.

Here’s a photo before I continue . . .

It’s a flower treated to Topaz Impression 2.0 and framed using Topaz Studio 1.0.

So, what does the voting mean for the writers? Well, outside of a few bragging rights, not much. But, let’s proceed with the reveals, the answer to “Who wrote which stories?” question.

“H” Stories writers and scoring:

Hedgehog Hustle: That would be Gary. He gets 3 points for the first-place finish.

Homophyly: That would be me. I get 2 points for the second-place finish.

The Home: That would be Perry. He gets 1 point for the third-place finish.

With 20 votes cast, I consider this a good voting round.

Gary obviously knocked one out of the park (no pun intended) with a story that resonated with a lot of people.

The race is getting tighter and I don’t know if this means we are all similarly gifted writers or that we are similarly crappy writers.

The few comments we get often lean both ways, so without more people commenting, we will remain in the dark, unsure if we should chuck our current careers and concentrate on writing . . . or hold on tight to a job that has a regular paycheck.

For me, it’s easy . . . I’m retired, so I’ll keep that job.

By the way, I need to explain my title . . . Homophyly was picked so I could use the word “macroverbumsciolist” in the text (a challenge cast by Perry and accepted by me).

So, what are the standings?

It may look like a two-writers race, but don’t count Perry out; he’s a competitive cuss and at some point, he’ll write to score as opposed to writing for pleasure. Or, maybe not.

Speaking of writing, I’ve yet to write my “G” “H” “I” story, so I’ll crank something out in the next few hours. If I get no interruptions, the “G” “H” “I” stories will be up and running later tonight.

Yes, that’s become the norm, and each round I’m waiting later and later to get started. I aim to one day start writing my story after I post it.

Anyway, the earliest the “I” stories are likely to go live is sometimes tomorrow. Sorry about that . . . again.

Take care of yourselves first, and if these offerings don’t sit well on your plate, that’s fine. Regardless of your participation, thank you for stopping by.

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