But hang with me because it comes out well in the end. Saturday I was checking my email when I got a noti ce in my box from a literary contest I had entered once I started school at the urging of my professor, They said I was a finalist in the contest but they did not have the name of my story. SO I sent the name and told two people–Bob and my professor,
My next email I get says, sorry, I’m only a semi-finalist although the judging was very close. So I kind of forget about it.
TOday I get an email titled “For Finalists and Semi-finalists” telling me they want to publish the finalists and some semifinalists in their December issue along with the winners and attached a contract tot he email I look and my story is not on the list. SO why did I get the email? I decide to fill it out anyway in hopes they decide to publish me in the future. SO I send it back.
A hour later I get an email thanking me for the contract and telling me that I WAS actually a finalist and will be published in the December issue with the winners. So that is exciting news and I look forward to seeing my story there!