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A Special Congratulations to travidarcy, whose opening to the novel Castoff has racked up an amazing 300+ votes!
Congratulations (again!) to Agcat97, whose ability to write attention grabbing stories in a wide range of genres was expertly demonstrated in the opening to The Candy Thief, which recently surpassed the 100 vote mark!
Congratulations to Myles, who again passed the 100 vote mark with the opening to a hairy action-romance yarn titled, Over.
Congratulations to Michelle K, whose mind twisting opening to The Girl, the Forest, and the Clock-Works reached the 100 vote mark!
Congratulations to Agcat97, whose gritty opening to Shattered recently joined the elusive 200 vote club!
Congratulations to longjohn1, whose haunting and moody opening to Old Way quickly passed the 200 vote mark.
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