My former friend who won got offered the chance for work in an anthology and I read last night, one of his stories has been entered in a big US contest.
My friend who came second got offered a contract to publish work by Horny Devil.
As for me-as the saying goes "The less said, the better."
At one time beating her was some consolation, but even that is hollow now, when I know I should have had a chance at something; instead I am on the point of closing every story and throwing in the towel.
To read the full story of the attack and success she achieved follow the link http://alsdomain.weebly.com/1/post/2013/04/i-must-be-good.html#.UnfJ53BSia0
What about the 3rd place winner- he already had a contract, pushing me back to 4th was done out of spite and jealousy, but the lady won in the long run.