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    thirdwind Member Contest Administrator Reviewer Contributor

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    Contest Winner! Winner of Flash Fiction Contest #53 - Night Herald

    Discussion in 'Monthly Flash Fiction Contest' started by thirdwind, Apr 15, 2018.

    Congrats to @Night Herald for winning this contest! It was a close one, and there were a lot of good stories. You can read the winning story here.

    @Wreybies, please crown the champ.
     
  2. dbesim

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    Congratulations @Night Herald! Your medal is long overdue because of the consistent quality of your other entries. You deserve it.

    In the Depths of the Relic Mine was one of my top two but in the end I voted for Bricks by @GB reader. It was a cute story and I enjoyed the reveal that the MC was a child and his present was under his bed the whole time. It was full of nice surprises.

    Thanks to all writers who participated in this contest, and for making it what it is. Thoroughly deserved @Night Herald. I'm pleased you got this :agreed::agreed:
     
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  3. Night Herald

    Night Herald We said we wouldn't talk about Canada!

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    Big thanks to everyone who took the time to vote, and of course to my co-contestants as well. Great round.

    Thank you so much @dbesim, that's entirely too generous.
     
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    Congrats, @Night Herald!
    You were in my top-4 (though I picked Bricks finally, hehe)
     
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    Well done, @Night Herald


    Usually I make up my mind about:

    Which story is the best (technically, literary, dramatically)

    Which story do I think will win

    Which story do I like best, and therefore in my totally biased world thinks deserves to win.


    Unfortunately I am not qualified to in a competent way determine the “best” but I try.

    I have been here a year so I have some idea about what story will win, but I am often wrong.

    I had you and @Seven Crowns in the best category.

    I had you as the winner.

    But I voted for Desperate times..., I love space adventures.

    Then I must thank @dbesim and @Ksenia Tomasheva for their votes on my childish little story.


    May the next contest be as filled with good stories!

    (I’d love a tall tale about a county jail from @Seven Crowns )
     
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    Congrats, @Night Herald on your win. I thought your story was excellent and a worthy winner over mine. I really think the stories in this competition were excellent. Well done all.
     
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  7. PennyDreadfully

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    Well done! Really well deserved, and my personal favourite out of an excellent batch of entries.

    I look forward to reading more of your work :)
     
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  8. Night Herald

    Night Herald We said we wouldn't talk about Canada!

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    Thanks a lot, and likewise!
     
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    Ooh, hadn't noticed this, but congratulations @Night Herald. You got my vote, and it's about time you did. There have been several contests where it came down to two choices, and I ended up picking someone else it a close call. Glad to have voted for you, and happy that you've picked up a win, may you have many more (just not when I enter :) )
     
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    Night Herald We said we wouldn't talk about Canada!

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    My thanks. I'm glad you finally did the sensible thing ;)
     
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