Alphabet Challenge “R” Stories voting results

The polls for the”R” Stories are now closed.

You can check the results of the voting HERE<<link. Since few people click on links, here are the results.

Here’s a photo before I continue . . .

Artified tree trunk and leavesIt’s a tree trunk and leaves 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 the “Who wrote which stories?” question.

R” Stories writers and scoring:

Rambler 6<<link: That would be Gary. He gets 3 points for the first-place finish.

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

Risk<<link: That would be Perry. He gets 1 point for the third-place finish.

With 22 votes cast, I consider this a decent voting round.

Congratulations to Gary who wrote a personal story that resonated with voters. If you missed it, you might give it a go.

fall foliage against rock wallOnce again, the voting see-sawed between two stories and a late surge pushed one ahead. That’s been a pattern of late, but it’s not indicative of the overall quality of the stories, although some obviously resonated with voters more than others.

I mentioned before how occasionally the voting seems “odd” . . . but I guess that’s just the nature of the beast. Votes sometimes drop randomly and sometimes in patterns.

So, what are the standings?

There are a total of 8 rounds remaining. The maximum number of points any one writer can earn from here on — presuming they win all remaining rounds — is 24. Meaning, no one is mathematically out of the running for first place, although Perry needs to put some points on the board soon.

Anyway, the earliest the “S” stories are likely to go live is sometimes tomorrow but it could be as late as Thursday.

Red leaves against a tree trunkTake 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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