Heads Up! I NEED Your Vote!

My heart is racing. I want to throw up my hands and scream like the crazy woman I am.

My short story, “Sara’s Whistle,” has been shortlisted! It’s been accepted by the judges to compete for first prize in MASH magazine’s quarterly competition!

You guys, this is my first contest. And I need your support. I need your vote.

MASH magazine asks its readers weigh in on which story they like best. (Of course it’s mine. Do you even need to read the others?) These are 500-word stories. You will not be reading my magnum opus here. It’s quick; it’s painless.

Your vote means I have a chance of winning! That’s kinda fun, right? When I become a famous authoress, you can say, “I supported Rilla in her first short story contest. Yeah, I knew talent when I saw it, even back then.”

You’ll like my story! Read and vote on it here.

In case you missed the link, you can vote for my story here.

If you want me to quit begging, vote here: http://mashstories.com/shortlist/saras-whistle-rilla-zerbert/.

Author: Rilla Z

I'm a scribbler. I'm genuine. My topics of interest are: this world, the worlds inside my head, and the world to come. Oh, and cups of tea. Yes, I write about my cups of tea.

23 thoughts on “Heads Up! I NEED Your Vote!”

    1. Thank you, Veronica! The list is up for votes for a couple more weeks (’til Aug. 15th, I think) before they announce the winner. I jumped on it the minute my story was posted.


  1. Great story! I voted. It’s on my bucket list to win a writing contest so I really hope you win yours. [Before I say this next thing, I want to assure you that your story is great and I voted with no expectation of getting anything back] If you want to also vote for me to help me get a chance to win a foreign exchange blog trip, I’d appreciate it. http://www.bigblogexchange.org/profile/2014/5757715179634688 My hope is to learn more about what people around the world value by asking them what their dreams for their lives are.


    1. Great blog, Shelly! I tried to vote, but it wouldn’t take me to the registration screen. I don’t think it likes phones. Will try again when I’m on my desktop, which has been taken over for Minecraft purposes lately. 🙂 Thanks for your vote and good luck to you!


      1. Thanks for trying! I appreciate it. FYI if/when you get to the profile there should be a little button that says Vote for Me and when you click it will ask for your email but the only email they send is to verify your vote (to prevent me from voting for myself multiple times).
        Also, would you like to be interviewed for the blog? I think you’d be an interesting person to learn more about, I have 3 questions if you want to do it.

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    1. You’re like Sara in the story! I whistle way too much. My kids have taken it up. It’s a whistling symphony at my house most days. Thanks for voting for me, JM!


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