The Acceptance Speech

Avatar Author: Kevin Lawver This time, it's mostly Jason's fault. He's the one who convinced me that we couldn't just leave well enough alone. He got the designers to donate their time, and wrote all the HTML, CSS and 95% of the javascript. I did... Read Bio

Thank you to everyone who voted for us, for the judges and for all of you for sitting through the next 45 seconds.

Ficly is a creative oasis in a sea of sameness. It allows anyone with five minutes to create a world, a character, a scene or an emotion – all in 1,024 characters or less. In fact, this acceptance speech is a Ficly, written by the community to express what it means to be part of the community and to thank you for this award.

Before we get to that part, we have a few people to thank. First of all, Jason Garber for pushing to build Ficly after ficlets went away, and writing all the CSS that won us this award. Viget Labs for helping us out with such an amazing design. Seimitsu for being there with the hosting for us, and the Ficly community who help keep us going!

Now here’s what the community wants to tell you about what Ficly means to them…

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  1. Avatar Mr.Gabriel

    I’m lost, do we write what we think or do we write a continuation?

  2. Avatar Kevin Lawver

    Whatever you want, really. Write what you think that you think the world should know about Ficly. Pretend I just handed you the microphone.

  3. Avatar Mr.Gabriel

    It is done!

  4. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    emotional? grammar check!
    these will be great, like last time. :)

  5. Avatar H.S. Wift

    I did one! As a newbie, my knowledge doesn’t even spread back one month of ficly, but I gave it a shot.

  6. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Lovely, and it definitely expressed the important thing about ficly, that it’s about creation and uniqueness and creativity.

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