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Promises To Keep won a Most Highly Commended Award in the 2009 Tom Howard Short Story, Essay and Prose Contest. From around 2000 entries received, the author's story was listed among the top fifteen. Here's what the publishers had to say in a recent email to the author:

Dear Ray, It gives me the greatest of pleasure to inform you that your entry, Promises To Keep has won a Most Highly Commended Award in the 2009 Tom Howard Short Story, Essay and Prose Contest. From around 2000 entries received, the judges, after much effort on their part, finally ended up with a Short List of twenty. You'll be interested to know that your entry was always listed among the top fifteen. Some entries did not stand up to constant re-reading. At this stage, the judges are looking for even the most minor flaws. But your entry always shone with utter perfection. A totally engaging work, superbly told, with not a word out of place.

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