Yes, I will take that into consideration and re-write the rules for the next contest. I think this is our second writing contest, so hopefully we'll improve over time If you feel like changing your submission or editing it, please feel free to do so until the closing date.Anne, could you please add my pictures to my story, I can no longer edit it.....
Maybe, in future, you could be more specific about the rules. Give an absolute minimum and maximum, and state whether or not pictures are allowed. I now realize I exceeded the number by adding the subtitle, so maybe you had better remove it.
I had to omit things to stay within the allotted number of words. If I had known we could exceed it, I probably would have written it differently.
As far as my story is concerned, I hope you will take into consideration that I am not a native speaker. I liver in the Netherlands and my native tongue is Dutch. So if I made any mistakes in grammar or idiom, I hope they will meet with some leniency.