In between my series on the Renaissance and the next series I take up, I'm
happy to be doing some reporting on Whyville events for a change.
The biggest news that just came through from City Hall is that we've
finally got winners for the Twister Fish contest!
Winners, plural, you ask? Well, yes, we have two winners. And to understand
the reason for this, let me give you (or remind you of, as the case may be)
a little background.
This whole entire Twister Fish
contest was inspired by Shelly1, who created, in words, the original
Twister Fish. Shelly1's
description of the Twister Fish had our entire Times Staff so enthralled,
we talked City Hall into sponsoring an art contest on the best interpretation
of the Twister Fish.
The submissions came rolling in, kicking off the grand opening of the Times
Gallery, and Whyvillians were invited to vote on which they thought was the best
Twister Fish, which we are now calling the "People's Choice Award".
But since Shelly1 is the original creator of the Twister Fish, we thought it
would only be fair that she also had a say on which Twister Fish picture best
depicted what she had in mind. Hence, the "Shelly1's Choice Award".
Enough of my blabbering and let's get down to business. The winner of the
People's Choice Award is: