The SDS Challenge — Results of “Envy” Voting Round

The SDS “Wrath” voting round has come to an end.

Here’s the updated logo . . .

If you want to know more about the SDS challenge, THIS Post <<link explains it.

If you want to read the Seven Deadly Sins stories submitted for the Sin of Envy and see the results of the vote, THIS POST <<link is what you want to visit.

But, I know few people will bother with the link, so let me give you the links to the stories and the results of the voting.

Here are the links to the Envy stories.

Two Tales of Envy <<link
Writer: E. J. D’Alise
Word count: 2,160  words – approx. reading time: about 8 minutes based on 265 WPM

Twinvy <<link
Writer: Gary Broxson
Word count: 4,335  words – approx. reading time: about 16 minutes based on 265 WPM

Envy of the Dead <<link
Writer: Perry Broxson
Word count: 10,130  words – approx. reading time: about 38 minutes based on 265 WPM

And, here is the result of the poll:

While Gary took an early lead, the Perry Team once again came through and handed him an insurmountable lead and an easy late-round victory.

Congratulations to Perry for the win and Gary for second place. I get to own third place but tied my personal best of five votes.

Before I continue, let me offer my wishes for everyone having had a Happy Thanksgiving. The guy above certainly did . . . well, I don’t know. That photo is a few months old, so he (or she) could now be nothing more than leftovers.

Anyway, we again broke the pattern of twenty-five votes and in the process, established a new record of 31 votes. Amazingly, we were at 25 just two days ago, and then Perry’s and Gary’s peeps had a voting frenzy and added six votes in the last 12 hours or so.

The Pride stories should go up sometime early next week . . . which means I should probably start thinking about a story.

I’m not sure why pride is a sin . . . I take pride in everything I do and give it my best no matter what I’m doing … er … ah … well, probably not for this challenge.

That’s what I tell myself because if I was giving my best I’d then have to admit my best is nothing to write home about . . . or not something that gets votes.

I still have a few days to decide if I’m going to do NaNoWriMo this year . . . and if I give it the green light, I’d have to write 12,500 words a day for the remaining four days (meaning, I’d start tomorrow).

. . . I’m leaning toward giving it a pass this year, but we’ll see how I feel tomorrow.

Anyway, I need to wrap this up, so here’s a final photo all artsified and stuff.

The original size versions of these Note 20 photos are in THIS<<link SmugMug Gallery, but you can still click on the photos above to get a slightly larger version in a new tab or window.

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