By the way, here's what I'll send to new winners and/or new members so that they know how the contests work. I would put this in a sticky post somewhere,
Ha! Well, there are those of us who choose to break the rules and write over the word limit with no intention of trying to get it under the word limit.
I would argue for the Foundation novels as well. The ending of Second Foundation is heavily philosophical, essentially a defense of social science as
Oh, come on, it's the Jet Propulsion Lab! Think of the story material!
I agree. As it has been pointed out, we already have a workshop thread. This contest is to help put the polish on things. Working diligently, with