Thank you to everyone who joined us for October Fest! It was a wagon-load of fun! If you haven’t yet liked our FB page, give it a like and invite others. It’s where I typically post individual 99-word stories, so think of potential readers, too. FB: https://www.facebook.com/pg/CarrotRanch/.
Comments were entered in a Random Number Generator for such prizes as Books by the Rough Writers, Endangered Species Chocolate, and Lake Superior rocks! Winners announced at each segment.
LIVE READING: 10 AM
It’s a great honor to welcome the newest Rough Writers to the Congress:
- D. Avery, USA
- Kerry E. B. Black, USA
- Robbie Cheadle, S. Africa
- Bill Engleson, Canada
- Liz Husebye Hartmann, USA
- Deborah Lee, USA
- Lisa Listwa, USA
- Elliott Lyngreen
- Joe Owens, USA
- Reena Saxena, India
Thank you for everyone who began tuning in and sharing in the wee hours. Especially those who found the first live reading! From comments on FB and here, the following have won from a random drawing:
- Pistachio (Dog Biscuit and Caffeine for the writer he handles)
- Kim Blades (a choice of any Book by the Rough Writers)
- Lisa Listwa (Dark Chocolate with Cranberries & Almonds)
- Joe Owens (a choice of any Book by the Rough Writers)
- Rebecca Glaessner (Lake Superior Rocks!)
From the First Live Reading (or go to Facebook.com/Carrot Ranch and look for Videos)
LIVE READING: 2 PM
Welcome back! I’d like to announce the winners from last live reading:
- Alexis Donkin (a choice of any Book by the Rough Writers)
- Julia Harney Stamps (a choice of any Book by the Rough Writers)
- Irene Waters (raw Lake Superior agate)
- Kate Spencer (Dark Chocolate with Caramel & Sea Sat)
- Susan Zutautas (Lake Superior Rocks!)
As promised, here are tips for writers who plan to enter the upcoming Flash Fiction Rodeo contests:
- Read directions carefully.
- Contact us anytime for clarifications using the form at carrotranch.com/charlimills/contact/
- All times are EST. That means NYC is the same as Ranch Time.
- Contests open at midnight on each scheduled T or TH
- Note the deadlines, time and how to respond.
- You can take the challenge by responding in the comments to each contest post.
- Plot or pants, but definitely polish!
- Note the winner announcement dates. It’s like a progressive reveal Tuesdays Nov-Dec.
From the Second Live Reading (or go to Facebook.com/CarrotRanch and look for Videos)
LIVE READING: 6 PM
Thank you for joining us today! Our final winners are:
- Allison Mills (a choice of any Book by the Rough Writers)
- Diana Wenzle (a choice of any Book by the Rough Writers)
- Winchester Writes (Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt & Almonds)
- Sherri Matthews (Lake Superior agate)
- Ruchira Khanna (Lake Superior Rocks!)
From the Final Live Reading (or go to Facebook.com/Carrot Ranch and look for Videos)
And for our cover reveal, I’m proud to present the work of Ann Rauvola o represent the excellent writing of The Congress of Rough Writers: