Some of your entries may have international spellings. Please do not count off for this unless the word reappears and is spelled inconsistently.
In addition, international entries may use one quotation mark (standard in the UK) or leave out the period in formal address words such as Mr., Mrs. and Dr. as is used in the U.S.
As always, if you have questions relating specifically to an entry, contact GEcoordinator@ntrwa.org.
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Most of the opinions on judging and interpreting the questions’ intent are my own words. I’ve been in the business over 15 years and have spoken to many authors, gathering information. A lot of the time when a question is asked, I go to authors who publish in that genre for advice. Please use your own expertise and experience, but keep our humble interpretations in mind.
~Thanks, Angi Morgan
Contributions and edits by Fenley Grant.
Additional help tips for judging all entries are available through our judge training on the blog. Articles, tips and references are always welcome.