This year it’s quick and dirty. No long rounds. Everything happens in 24-hour increments. Can you handle it? CAN YOU HANDLE THE TRUTH????
*cof* Excuse me.
But what about readers, bloggers, and other voters? What do they get? Well, I’m glad you asked.
Every round, I’ll be giving out Amazon Gift Cards to commenting voters — and I’m working on getting some ebooks also 😉
Here’s the timeframes, get ready to rev it!
TUES 3/21, 10am EST– ENTRIES OPEN
WED 3/22, 11am EST – Round One: VOTING BEGINS
THUR 3/23 10pm EST – Round One: VOTING CLOSES
FRI 3/24, 11AM EST – Round One: Surviving 25 lines posted
FRI 3/24, 10pm EST– Round Two: NEW LINES DEADLINE
SAT 3/25,10am EST – Round Two: VOTING BEGIN
SUN 3/26,10pm EST – Round Two: VOTING CLOSES
MON 3/27 10pm EST -Round Two: Surviving 20 lines posted
MON 3/27, 10pm EST– Round Three: NEW LINES DEADLINE
TUE 3/28, 10 am EST – Round Three: VOTING BEGINS
WED 3/29 10pm EST – Round Three: VOTING CLOSES
THUR 3/30, 11AM EST – Round Three: Surviving 15 lines posted
THUR 3/30, 10pm EST– Round Four: NEW LINES DEADLINE
FRI 3/31, 10am EST – Round Four: VOTING BEGINS
SAT 4/1, 10pm EST – Round Four: VOTING CLOSES
SUN 4/2, 11AM EST – Round Four: Surviving 10 lines posted
SUN 4/2, 10pm EST– Round Five: NEW LINES DEADLINE
MON 4/3, 10am EST – Round Five: VOTING BEGINS
TUE 4/4, 10pm EST – Round Five: VOTING CLOSES
WED 4/5, 11AM EST – Round Five: Surviving 8 lines posted
FINAL VOTING ROUND!!!!
WED 4/5, 10pm EST– Round Six: NEW LINES DEADLINE
THUR 4/6, 10am EST – Round Six: VOTING BEGINS
FRI 4/7, 10pm EST – Round Six: VOTING CLOSES
SAT 4/8, 11AM EST – Round Six: Surviving 4 lines posted
FINAL ROUND – THE JUDGES!
SAT 4/8, 10pm EST– Round Six: NEW LINES DEADLINE
SUN 4/9, 11am EST – Round Six: LINES POSTED! I’m not saying judges could be swayed, but cheering for your favorites in the comments can’t hurt!
TUE 4/11, 10pm EST – WINNER ANNOUNCED!!!
And, because I’ve had several people who seem really worried about what the form will look like when it goes live: