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Winning Entries for AFRICA

The Challenge winners will be posted here two weeks after entries close for each topic, and the Highest Ranked entries will be posted sometime later that day or the next.

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Winning Entries for AFRICA

Postby itsjoanne » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:14 am

EDITORS’ CHOICE PLACINGS – “AFRICA” CHALLENGE

1st Place Home Where I Belong by Debbie Roome
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28143

2nd Place A Prevalent Peace by Donna Emery
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28148

3rd Place Rite of Passage by Catrina Bradley
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28147

4th Place Night Commuters & Invisible Children by Sheri Gordon
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28090

5th Place Victor's Victory by Connie Dixon
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28154

6th Place With a Side of Faith by Allison Egley
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28140

7th Place God's Gardener by Lynda Schultz
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28130

8th Place Not Superwoman by Melanie Kerr
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28159

9th Place Train to Kigoma - 1975 by Emily Gibson
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28110

10th Place Servants of the Nation by Corinne Smelker
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28097


LEVEL CHAMPIONS FOR “AFRICA” CHALLENGE

Level 1 – Beginners

1st Place Two Oxen and a Plow by Ruth Hayes
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28153

2nd Place I Saw an African Woman by Susan Sargeant
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28161

3rd Place Mud Mirror by Cecile Hurst
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28117

Highly Commended:

The Devil's Daze by Sharon Laughter
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28085

Close-ups - Scenes from Africa by Grace Chrisanne Naidoo
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28064


Level 2 – Intermediate

1st Place I Was Thirsty by Jana Kelley
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28155

2nd Place Dirty Diamonds by Shayne Catoe
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28123

3rd Place Eagle's Eye View of Savannah Splendour by Josiah Kane
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28077

Highly Commended:

A Sapphire in the Zambezi Mist by Jim McWhinnie
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28056

Hope We Can Eat by John Garner
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28099


Level 3 – Advanced

1st Place Victor's Victory by Connie Dixon
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28154

2nd Place Train to Kigoma - 1975 by Emily Gibson
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28110

3rd Place Seed and Harvest by Karlene Jacobsen
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28138

Highly Commended:

Heat, Dust and Ringing Bells by Amanda Gray
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28073

Laughing at Hunger by Henry Clemmons
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28131


Level 4 – Masters

1st Place Home Where I Belong by Debbie Roome
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28143

2nd Place A Prevalent Peace by Donna Emery
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28148

3rd Place Rite of Passage by Catrina Bradley
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28147

Highly Commended:

Night Commuters & Invisible Children by Sheri Gordon
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28090

With a Side of Faith by Allison Egley
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... p?id=28140

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Postby Stina Rose » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:18 am

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Way to go Winners!!!!

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Postby gborgstedefw » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:18 am

Congratulations Fellow Faithwriters! I really enjoyed reading some of your stories this week! Have a blessed day! :)

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Postby Verna » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:22 am

Congratulations to all who placed. Sit back and savor your win...or just kick up your heels and dance. :music2
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Postby huffy » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:28 am

Well done to all the winners and those who got highly recommended.
Way to go :lol:
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Postby nilknarf » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:29 am

Congrats to all the winners! It's been a while since I've had an EC, and I am so pleased that it's for this one. I loved learning about this place.

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Postby South-paw-Scribbler » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:35 am

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!!!!!!
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:superhappy Just goes to show me, never, never, never never NEVER, submit my first draft! :superhappy
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Postby gracelikerain » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:54 am

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Postby Hoomi » Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:04 am

Congratulations, all.
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Postby violin4jesus » Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:25 am

Great job, everyone!

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Postby lthomas » Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:32 am

Some incredible stories were told this week - this was truly an eye-opening topic. Congratulations to all who were able to bring so many things about Africa, her land, her people, her struggles and her triumphs to light.
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Postby Symphonic » Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:52 am

:D Congratulations, Everyone!!! :D

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Re: Winning Entries for AFRICA

Postby itsjoanne » Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:04 pm

There were some INCREDIBLE reads this week. Just WOW.

SOOO it's time for WOOOWOOOSS!

Wooowoo to DDDEEBBBIIEEE!!!! DDDOONNNAAA!! CCCCCCCAATTTTTTTTT!! (just WOW, girlie! an incredible piece that HAD to be written - so glad more will be reading it!!) SHHERRRII!! CCCOOONNNIIEEEEE!! (do you move up next quarter??) AALLLIISSOOONN!!! LLLLYYYYNNNDDDDDAAAAAA!!!! MMMEEELLLL!! EEEMMMIIILLLYYYY!!! CCCCOOOOORRRRRIIII!!! JJJOOOSSSSIIIAAHHH!!!!
KKKAAARRRRLLLEEENNNEEEE!!!! (CCLLOOSSSEEEEE I'd wager - we'll see this evening, eh?) HHHEEENNRRYYY!!!!!

Great job, folks!!

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Postby CatLin » Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:21 pm

Oh WOW! WOW WOW WOW! Thank you to the judges and for all who made it through to the end of my story and left me such awesome comments. (My pastor couldn't finish it, and my husband hated it)

Congrats to one and all. My heart (and my thanks again) goes out to this week's judges who must be emotionally and spiritually exhausted.
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Postby dandelionflower » Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:29 pm

Congrats Catrina, and Connie, and Sharon, and Lynda and EVERYONE on the lists.

And Karlene, if that was your first draft, you truly are gaining skill--that was an excellent first draft.

I also have learned so much about the world. It's been "broadening" experience.

Again--Congratulations to all the winners!
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