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Enter the 6th Annual SoCS Badge Contest!


It’s that time of year again: time to retire our pretty 2018-2019 Stream of Consciousness Saturday badge. We’ve loved Pamela’s badge every week for the last fourteen months. This weekend’s SoCS prompt will end its wonderful reign. Thank you so much, Pamela! Unfortunately, I get a warning when I try to go to her website, so if you’re reading this, Pamela, I hope you can sort us out!


SoCS badge by Pamela


On to the contest! Break out your crayons, boys and girls, because I’ll be taking entries for the next seven days (today included) for our 2019-2020 Stream of Consciousness Saturday badge designs.

Here are the contest guidelines: please read them carefully before entering.

1. The design can be anything you want it to be, but it must include either “Stream of Consciousness Saturday” or “SoCS” and your name and/or the name of your website.

2. Any pictures (art or photo) must be your own.

3. All entries will be posted here on my blog on Thursday October 24th, 2019 along with a poll that will close the next day, on Friday the 25th. I would ask that each of the entrants make a blog post on their own website with their artwork so I can post links for voters to check them out, and that they link their post back HERE in the comment section no later than Wednesday, October 23rd, midnight EDT (GMT -5 hours). No entry posted after that time will qualify. All links included here within the specified timeframe will be added to the voting list.

4. The winner’s badge will be available for anyone who participates in Stream of Consciousness Saturday to post permanently on their website as a widget and/or to embed in each weekly SoCS post.

5. One entry per person. The contest is open to anyone with an active blog, WordPress or otherwise. I reserve the right to disqualify any blogger from the contest who regularly posts material that may be offensive to others, i.e. porn, highly political posts, or blogs that only exist to sell something.

6. Poll results will not be available while the poll is open. If there is a tie, I will choose the winner myself.

7. Entries are restricted to the first ten linked below (just in case we’re bombarded), so get yours in early.

8. If I’ve missed anything, or if you have any questions, please ask in the comment section below.

9. Have fun and best of luck!

Note: The posting of the winning badge with a SoCS post/on a participant’s website will not be a requirement. It’s purely for entertainment/recognition purposes.

Author: Linda G. Hill

There's a writer in here, clawing her way out.

23 thoughts on “Enter the 6th Annual SoCS Badge Contest!

    Leaving the comments open for the entrants I need answers from. Thanks to all who entered the contest, and good luck! See you Thursday for the voting!


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  3. Okay, I call a bit of a foul. My entry was posted at the same time as Di’s, but the comments came up as closed. If I’m out, I’m out, and I won’t comment further about it, but something was wrong with that link.…-badge-challenge/

    The time of post: (October 17, 2019 @ 11:20:09)


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  7. Checking the count, Linda. Do you have your ten entries already?

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    • I wasn’t able to comment on your post, Pamela. You’re missing the “Saturday” part of the title, on the acronym as well. If you can fix it, I’ll be able to add your entry to the contest. Lovely photo! 🙂


  12. Here’s my entry! Thanks, Linda! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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