Tuesday, February 21, 2017

RoM 08: Voting


The river flow has stopped!  Get out of the water and vote on your favorite entries.

In order, vote for your Top 3 in the comments.   Remember, you must have submitted a Muse 1 AND a Muse 2 in order to be able to vote.

You have through the end of the 24th of February to vote.  The winner will be announced on the 26th.

The Muses:
  • Muse 1: "Covering the Ground with Big Intentions"
  • Muse 2: "A Little Death Is Good for the Soul"
  • Muse 3: "Silver Cruets and Tiny Spoons"
  • Muse 4: "Whatcha Gonna Do When All the Girls Are Gone?"
  • Muse 5: "Alcázar Down"
  • Muse 6: "Telling a Room Full of Strangers About My Love Life"
  • Muse 7: "When the Door Is Ajar"
  • Muse 8: "Conquering the Stumbling Blocks Comes Easier When the Conqueror Is in Tune with the Infinite"
  • Muse 9: "The Unbearable Weight of Gravitas"


  1. Okay, this is JeffScape.

    Honestly, if I could vote a tie for the winner, I would. That stated, I can't, so:

    1. PattiKen - not her usual cup of tea, she was in first, and Tom's won too many of the these.
    2. Tom - for all of the reasons not above. Or something like that.
    3. Siobhan - great start, then a precipitous drop in quality. But, she wrote more than anyone else not named PattiKen or Tom and the belly dancing videos are kinda awesome.

  2. 1.Tom - Some turns of phrase delighted me and I enjoyed the worlds (levels?) Tom created. But I wish the plot line had been clearer.

    2. Jeffscape - I was lost a lot of the time. It started to come together for me toward the end. I don't think it lives up to my expectations for Jeff's writing, though.

    3. Baino - I completey understand why she couldn't finish. Had Bains completed this story, though, I suspect it might have taken second place, and maybe even first place, in my vote.

  3. Well bugger. There are two here that I really feel are neck and neck. Closest contest for a long time methinks. I apologise for not finishing and making the competition a little tighter but you all know why.
    1. Patti - loved the story, the ending was a bit disappointing but was thoroughly engaged, knew the world and the characters and the story was a page turner.
    2. Tom - always liked a good reincarnation and you weren't too off the wall but maintained that lovely Tomesque style that we've grown to love.
    3. Jeffscape - mainly because you finished but also because it was an interesting blend of fantasy and SciFi. Confused me, but much does these days. Probably worth a rework when you've finally reworked the other 1000 reworks.
    Congratulations to the newbie Zach for having a crack and to Siobhan for fitting us into her busy schedule.

  4. Voting
    1 - Tom
    2 - Jeff
    3 - Patti

    This was really hard. I feel like both Jeff and Tom's pieces are pieces that are the best I've seen from both of them in a while. Jeff contradicted himself a bit too much from time to time. Tom's piece was the most comprehensible I've found in a while, and Patti was a fun read. I really enjoyed this, until next year!


RoM 09: Winner

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