So, I'm doing the total cop-out with the contest idea. I've got too much going on right now (death in the family) and my heart's not in it. But I can't just let this momentous numerical magic go unnoticed, so I made some little signs you are free to partake of and put in sidebars... or completely ignore. I was going to make an 'award' but I'm still reeling from the last one that was half-success/half-failure. This time, these are simply a gift from me to you: my awesome peeps. Take one. Take all five. Take none. Up to you.
My first impulse was to show my enormous love for my followers, so I made this one:
but that seemed a bit boastful.
I decided to go with something far more believable:
but I worried it might set a precedent. I can't afford a thousand followers, after all.
This led me to think I should try something more subtle:
Truer words were never written. You're a writer, and that's incredibly sexy. Boy, girl, hey... I'm not picky.
After looking at these three beauties, I thought to myself, "Well, self, you sure are making this all about YOU, aren't you?" So, I decided to try something more universal among all writers:
To write is to be insane, yes? No? Oh... um. Just ignore this one then.
Although I'm still slapping my own knee at how terribly clever I am, I thought the above might not ring as true to the rest of you as it does me, so I tried a more simple approach. IN BRILLIANT COLOR!!! *AH MY EYES!!!* I forbid anyone to sue me if they get eye strain: