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.
Moderator: Deb Porter
Here are the final rankings for the 2008-2009 Challenge year, which included the themes of Games, Christmas, Geography, and Opposites.
Congratulations to everyone on this list, especially to all of the new names!
As always, if I've spelled your name wrong, or calculated incorrectly, be sure to let me know!
72--Carol Slider, Sheri Gordon
45--Loren Thomas, Rick Higginson
40--Beth Meuhlhausen, Donna Emery
30--Beth LaBuff, Rachel Burkum
29--Verna Cole Mitchell
28--Johnna Stein, Laury Hubrich
27--Gergory Kane, Linda Payne, Myrna Noyes
24--Jason Swiney, Lynda Schab
23--Laura Lee Shaw
21--Betsy Markman, Leah Orcutt
20--Karen Wilber, Sandra Fischer
19--Allison Egley, Ann Grover, Diana Dart, Sonya Leigh
18--Catrina Bradley, Yvonne Blake
17--Scott Sheets, Tim Chezum
16--Joshua Janoski, Sharlyn Guthrie
13--Connie Dixon, Folokami Emem-Akpan, Margaret Kearley, Nancy Jo Wilson
12--Clyde Blakley, Taylor, Rhonda Schrock, Ruth Neilson
11--Anita Vander Elst, Corinne Smelker, Marty Wellington
10--Cindy White, David Morey, Jana Kelly, Keith Wallis, Kellie Henningsen, YR
9--Christine Dunn, DiAnna Stelle, Joy Stewart, Laurie Walker, Mona Purvis, Patty Wysong, Ruth Ann Moore, Sally Hanan, Theresa Rainey
8--David Storey, Helen Paynter, JC Lamont, Judy Meyers, Mariane Holbrook
7--Carol Sprock, Dee Yoder, Gail Koop, James Dixon, Kimberly Lane, Lisa Johnson, Marita Thelander, Steve Fitschen
6--Deborah Engle, Joanne Sher, Julie Seeto, Kimberly Michalski, Mary Lou Tiner, Patricia Herchenroether
5--Christine Bunker, Dorothy Adamak, Ellen Dodson, Linda Boulanger, Lisa Evans, Lori Othouse, Matt McClay, Robyn Burke
4--Al Boyce, Anthony Brown, Brian Russell, Charla Diehl, Dolores Stohler, Kenneth Bridge, Patricia Turner
3--Brenda Kern, Emily Gibson, Kyle Chezum, Marlene Bonney, Pat Guy, Ruth Hayes
2--Brian Ridenour, Corinne Boback, Jan Christiansen, Leigh MacKelvey, Regina Rupert, Stina Rose
1--Frances Judge, George Parler, Glynis Becker, Jeannie Morse, Lisa Claro, Pamela Kliewer, RuthAnn Cornelson, Samuel Connelly, Sandra DeHoogh, Seema Bagai, Theresa Altman, Vincent Lyons
And pop over to Deb's Best of the Best thread for the list of 40 first place stories that are elegible for the 3 BoB awards, to be awarded later this summer.
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What an incredible list of names! Congratulations on your fantastic stories this year. You have taught me lots by setting a high standard of writing. Here's to another great year. Whoo-hoo, Debbie!
In the twilight of my years, may His Light shine more brightly.
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That's 129 names up there! (If I counted right) Congratulations to everyone!
I look forward to seeing who makes it next year (Karlene, Jim to name just a couple)--it's going to happen. It's exciting to see the growth among all the writers. FW is a nurturing community.
And when it comes right down to it, it's the writing itself that counts for everything important.
On we go!
Woo hoo!!! Some of those people need to get on over here to the boards and make friends with us!!
Thank you Jan!!
Psst: Jan, I think there's a typo in Sally's name (Hananm)
A resounding Hear, Hear to that Lisa (or is that here, here ????) Wonderful list and thanks for your compilation Jan (extra fast posting it too!)
I am very honored too. A warm congrats to everyone!
I'm confused on the numbers... call me blond... or old?
Pamela, the numbers are the sums of your EC wins. Let's say Susie won three times--a first place, a 7th place, and a 9th place. She'd get
10 points for the 1st place
4 points for the 7th place
2 points for the 9th place
...for a total of 16 points.
Oh, I see. Thanks! Even though I'm WAY at the bottom of the list, I'm honored to be seen amongst such wonderful writers!
WhooHoo You guys rock! I have been so awed at the talent here. I learn something new each week, and WILL be up there one day! (If only I can get my trigger finger to settle down and sit on the story just a little longer. Maybe something will hatch...)
I am honored to be counted among the great writers here. This has been a wonderful experience, and I haven't even been here a year yet! (Although my FW birthday is during the conference....isn't that fun?)
Congrats to everyone who made it on the list this year....it is truly an honor!
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