Oh my god, I am totally not going to proof-read this shit. No more agonizing over hyphens for me!!
So, Blogger Idol is over. I finished second out of a lot of AMAZING writers. I get a box of chocolates, a bunch of stuff from Newman Organics, and software that lets me talk to my computer. And I lost to a wonderful, beautiful writer.
All in all, not too shabby!
I loved being a part of this competition. I learned SO MUCH about how to be a better writer, and how to take more chances with my words. And I made some awesome friends.
Thanks to Heather Reese for putting all of this together and staying up till the crack of dawn making sure everything got done (I swear, the woman is a vampire.) Thanks to Justin Mannato for answering questions and founding the Second Place Club. Thanks to Lisa, who also put in a ton of work and made those phenomenal hats for the finale video (A FASCINATOR CROWN, PEOPLE!!!!) Thanks to all of the judges for their time, their critiques, and their support. And thanks to my fellow contestants – what an awesome group of weirdos to be grouped up with.
Thanks folks. This was a blast.
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