Yes, ladies and gentlemen, I'm still waiting. The Missouri Writer's Guild Hottest Flash Fiction Contest is due to be decided in the next couple of days. The deadline for the judges to decide is the end of October, we're just about there. Frankly, I'm having trouble being patient. I checked the website again this morning and there are still no winners posted. Including today, there are three days left in October. My fear is that the 31st will come and go with no announcement, and then I'll probably go nuts. Once October passes there is no longer a deadline to wait for. There is just (seemingly) interminable waiting.
Still, the news on the writing front is not all frustrating. I got two more reviews on the Zoetrope website for "Keep Thinking, Keep Moving." Both were positive, and my rating for "efficiency of language" has been brought up to the 'very good' level. If I can get one more review in I will be eligible for "top rated stories" in october. I wonder if I'll have to get that fifth review before October ends, or will it not matter because I posted it in October?
Either way, it's encouragement to keep writing.