I ended up requesting three manuscripts yesterday. As you know I keep them in a file folder, numbered and dated so I can keep track of how behind I am on my reading. I'll talk more about why this number is what it is next week (it's been an interesting year.) In the meantime, let's have some fun.
The first person to correctly guess the number of requested full manuscripts in 2014 (both proposals and manuscripts) wins a prize. (That prize may be me, lying on their couch weeping at the stack of unread work...or a book.)
You can enter ONCE and there are no do-overs. Enter twice and you're disqualified. Assume it's a whole number. Assume more than three and fewer than 1000.
Also, (this is an add-on after 7:56am--you can choose which prize you want: me sobbing on your sofa, OR a book. And why.)
Someone has in fact guessed the right number, and the comments are topping three digits so I'm going to close them.
I haven't laughed this much on a Saturday morning in years. (Usually I'm reading your contest entries on Sunday)
Results will be posted on Monday.
Thanks for a GREAT deal of hilarity.