December 11, 2019, 06:15:02 AM

Poll

Please choose 2

Negative Effects - Jmack
8 (27.6%)
A special box for a special gift - Cell18
4 (13.8%)
Last will - Slaykomimi
1 (3.4%)
Matthias and the Ring - Jake Baelish
2 (6.9%)
Bwca - Alex Hormann
4 (13.8%)
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Carter
7 (24.1%)
The Marquis of Greenwood and The Advisor General - Anonymous
3 (10.3%)

Total Members Voted: 15

Voting closed: February 01, 2019, 04:26:07 PM

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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #15 on: February 01, 2019, 06:22:14 PM »
Congrats, Jmack! This was super close and tied (with Carter) for most of the time.

@Slaykomimi: Your writing improved a lot in comparison to your first stories. Awesome job! I may have voted for it if I had understood the ending.
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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #16 on: February 01, 2019, 07:44:16 PM »
Gosh, I am tickled. I really enjoyed this story. I’ll have tell Mrs. JMack her notion paid off  (She was the application of the vampire science to this month’s theme.)

I voted for @Carter and @Alex Hormann. I was soooooo close to voting for @Slaykomimi story. It was really tempting, but Bwca was a nasty fun story and just nosed ahead. Thanks, everyone for votes and for your stories!
« Last Edit: February 01, 2019, 07:48:32 PM by JMack »
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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #17 on: February 01, 2019, 08:33:02 PM »
Congratulations @JMack.  Really enjoyed your story again this month and well deserved. 

My votes went to @Slaykomimi - as JMack says it showed lot of improvement and I agree about the ending - and @Alex Hormann - it managed to hit some of the thoughts I had at the beginning of the month.  Really enjoyed every story again as well this month. 

Thanks to all who voted for me too.  With the amount I wanted to play around with tense, it's good to know some of it must have paid off!

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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #18 on: February 01, 2019, 10:14:39 PM »
Well done @JMack! I really liked your story even though I ended up voting for @Carter and @Jake Baelish.

@Carter's submission was actually my favorite. Great premise, vivid details, and beautiful prose.

Pretty tough choice this month as I enjoyed all the pieces and they were all so different from one another.

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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #19 on: February 02, 2019, 03:28:20 AM »
Congrats @JMack

I was so surprised at how dark this prompt was taken by most  :o

I really enjoyed @Alex Hormann 's twisted story, and also the kind of gruesome offering by @Cell18

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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #20 on: February 02, 2019, 06:20:05 AM »
Congratulations @JMack and Mrs JMack, that was intriguing and I had no idea where it was headed at first, well done certainly got my vote.
@Carter you easily got my vote as well, great story with sneaky Dylan Thomas and Oscar Wilde hints. Very  well done

But thank you to all, I enjoyed them very much. :)
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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #21 on: February 02, 2019, 11:50:27 AM »
Thanks for all the great stories, congratulations to @JMack

I voted for @Cell18 for the nice twist and @Alex Hormann because it was SO CUTE.

Thank You all for the feedback but I still think I need to learn very much compared to the other writers here.

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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #22 on: February 02, 2019, 12:29:55 PM »
Congrats @JMack !!  I didn't get through all the stories so I didn't vote but of the stories I read @Alex Hormann 's Bwca really blew me away. Amazing voice technique tension everything!!!

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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #23 on: February 04, 2019, 04:34:11 PM »
Thanks for all the votes, and congrats to @JMack (You got my vote)

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