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The deed is done. After days and days of writing, editing, compiling, collating, formatting, cross-referencing, indexing, cussing and swearing, the 107-page Judging Report on the Paul Harland Prize 2008 is complete. Had I known what I was getting into, I might not have answered in the positive when 2008’s prize organizer Wim Stolk asked me to relieve some of his burden by rounding off the Report.
But it’s complete, it’s as perfect as I can get it, and it’s been distributed. A load off my chest.
And, of course, 60 eager contestants diving into the judge’s comments on their stories. I wonder how much e-mail traffic that will generate…