One point! One point. Damn you WhiteCoats, may your white coats be stained with
something unsightly for beating my script by one point.
Congratulations to the five deserving winners, but in a way, aren't we all
winners? The answer of course, is 'No,' just the top five.
Thanks to everyone who had kind words to say about 'Cooper' and 'The Offy.'
Balls to everyone who didn't.
In seriousness. Well done to organisers. I think that for beginners like me,
this sort of compo is invaluable. I've found the consensus critiquing to be
really useful. Sometimes, you get positive/negative criticism from one person,
you're never sure if it's just one odd opinion. When you've got that same
opinion re-enforced over and over again, you can be pretty sure that it's on the
So thanks to everyone who commented on everything. It's going to make us better
writers in the long run.
I've really enjoyed this process, and will return for the next one and bring a
plot with me.
Oh, and to whoever it was who said that swearing isn't particularly clever?
Course it f*cking is.