Listening for the words in a quiet corner of the night. The fiction, poetry, and photography of Jason Evans.
Thanks again for doing these contests. I'm glad I finally had a chance to do one again.I think half my blog links came from the first time I entered one of your contests!
It's all you man. You created this with your excellent blog and photographs and contests (this being the 6th, wow!). I have drawn much inspiration from this site. By the way, how is the log cabin going?
Jason:I cannot tell you how refreshing it has been to meet so many writers... and to read their works, to boot! I honestly have had such a busy week (not bad from a freelance perspective, of course...) that I haven't been able to read them all. I plan on doing that either late tonight or tomorrow evening to choose my top picks.As Onipar and Paul point out, it really is all thanks to your dedication that we get to network in such a pleasant, constructive environment. Love it. :) Angelique
Onipar, it's a great way to meet other writers, a great way to network. I'm happy to be the host.Paul, thanks so much! Very kind of you to say. As for the log cabin, it's ready for me to put in the door and mortar the walls. For some reason, I just haven't gotten into it this spring/summer. Maybe with the cooler weather.... The good thing is that it's under roof, so it's protected that way.Angelique, much appreciated. :) Truly the honor is mine. When folks like Onipar mention how many friends they make, my effort in running the contests seems kind of trivial and more than worth it.
I'll second your encouragement to keep commenting. Part of the joy of this contest is getting instant feedback on your work.
wow, submissions for the clarity of night contests just keep getting better and better. congratulations to everybody who entered. a lot of really impressive stuff!!
I'm thankful to have discovered this place. It's been a lot of fun so far, and I look forward to all the creative challenges.
it's fantastic of you to set this up. i thank Pearl for letting me know about the contest. am really enjoying the writing. lovely to meet fellow creative spirits.
I just discovered your blog through Nathan's link. I'm so happy I stumbled onto this contest: the quality of work has astounded me. I look forward to getting to know everyone better in the future, and to sharing our work. Thank you, Jason!
Jaye, so true. Having so many writers in one place is a great opportunity.Anne, this was a great group. A wonderful mix of old faces and new.Josh, you're always welcome here. Looking forward all that's to come.Amanda, thank you for coming! It's only a party if folks show up. :)Sara, Nathan was very kind to mention the contest. I'm going to give him a summary of it when it's finished. I'm looking forward to seeing more of everyone too!
Thank you so much for doing all this work. Being rather new to the writing/blogging community, it's very nice to have a place to test my skills to see if I've improved. And the incredible number of different ways to interpret the same picture was fascinating. There are some wonderful and inventive writers in this contest.
I would also like to tell you how glad I am to have found the site and the community. All the talented people and the careful and supportive feedbacks.Many thank you-s to you Jason.
I ditto everyone else's comments. I love this blog!Church Lady has marked your blog as a special place. Hope that's okay!;-)Cheers,
Anti-Wife, it's funny, when I finish a contest, I'm pretty beat. But then, a week later, I'm eager to do another one. **I agree about the huge range you see with these entries. I know I get ideas about approaches and styles that wouldn't have occurred to me.SzélsőFa, and I'm happy you found me also. It's a great gift to have these windows into other cultures and corners of the world.Takoda, let's see, what made you create a link to this blog.... Could it be, SATAN?! Ha. I love the church lady. :D Links and link backs are essential after the contest. It's wonderful when people keep in touch. I will definitely link back.
Thanks for doing this contest, Jason. What an amazing turnout, and a great selection of quality entries!
You just had to announce that so we'd be up all night wondering who it is, didn't you?
Dude, way to ensure high hit count on a Monday morning. ;)Can't wait!
I wish you could announce it now. It is technically Monday morning. LOL
I echo everyone posts on how much fun this contest has been and I'm happy to have found this blog. It takes a lot of work to get this together but I appreciate it.Khob chai lai lai (in Lao)
Jason, you're tops! Thanks again.
okay jason- its monday morning 9:30am in south africa... i'm ready!
Hi Jason,I only found your excellent site by chance - and I was only just in time to enter! I'm hooked now and will keep visiting regularly. Thank you for brightening my blogging days!!
Therese, I agree. What a great group!Josh, ha! I wouldn't be that cruel. (I think.)Jaye, I didn't drag it out too long. :)Rachel, very true, very true. =)Chenpheng, glad you enjoyed it! I certain had a blast.Monchego, my pleasure. Thanks for being a great part of it.Angel, time zones don't count, lol. :PFunkyMunky, I look forward to visiting you too!
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