Contestants to date: 14
Possible winners: 14
Countdown to winner-dom: 5 days
Attributes displayed: sincerity, thoughtfulness, humor, experience
Reed Stevens, contestant #14, charges into the melee with a startlingly brief, but piercing challenge in this contest of critique wits and wisdom:
Read your work out loud to anyone who will listen. If it moves you, it’s real.
Out of curiosity, how many writers actually read their work aloud without being paid or forced to do so?