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Rooglewood Countdown: 10 1/2 wks: Where Are They Now?

     There is only 2 1/2 months or so before the winners are announced.  I've been scouting for updates -- any word on what is happening with stories and judges.  Sometimes it helps to know those things.  Like reading battle reports in the newspaper when you know your son might be fighting in them.
     Have you heard anything?



  1. Time is flying. Would be cool to hear something.

  2. Agh, the suspense! I haven't had time to think too much about the concert, since my entire family was wrapped up in the stress leading up to a violin competition my sister was in yesterday, but now that's over, April is the next such deadline and I am starting to be nervous.

  3. I know they extended the mailing deadline to January 10th (entry forms still had to be postmarked by December 16th, but they waited a little longer for the mail to come through).
    But that is passed now. So everybody is officially being judged at this time. I wonder when the first round of judging will be over. I'll let you know if/when I hear something!

  4. I heard an update!!!! Today is January 27. Most of our stories are still in the first round of judging, but one judge has finished and sent her stack up to the second round of judging. So exciting!!!

  5. I have no idea what's going on over at Rooglewood. After having watched The Man Who Invented Christmas, I feel like I sent the characters themselves to the editors/judges, to tell their story. Whether they'll return in failure or success on April 2, I don't know. But GOSH, the suspense is killing me!

    1. That's how I feel, too! I told someone is like sending your child off to college, hoping you put enough into them to help them succeed and knowing that it's all up to them now.


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