Each month, ChicagoNow holds a contest to select the best blog posts throughout ChicagoNow. Out of over 1,000 posts published during the month of October, here are the 20 judged to be the best.
Thanks to everybody who created and submitted posts, and congratulations to the winners!
Here are the rules:
- Bloggers may submit up to two posts: One of their own posts / One from any other ChicagoNow blog.
- The post must have been published during the month of October.
- We look at the quality of content, quality of writing, overall creativity, quality of headline and presentation.
- We don't consider how much traffic a post has received, reader comments, responses to reader comments or the number of Facebook "likes" or times a post is sent out on Twitter.
Adventures of a Mom Entrepreneur: Parents, do you keep guns in your home?
The Chicago Board of Tirade: General John Kelly Sold his Soul to the Devil, Diminishing Himself and His Son's Memory
Chocolate Diapers: We Cannot Pray Away The Las Vegas Shooting
Dry it in the Water: I Tried to Talk My Daughter Out of Losing a Tooth
Dutch Alien Lands in the U.S.: From #MeToo to #IHave, 15 public responses.
Everything's Political: On American Immigration
Hammervision: Screen-Free Mornings
I've Got The Hippy Shakes: The connection of homelessness, music and gratitude
Inside Wrapper: The Inconvenient Truth about Sexual Assault
Life Imitates Heart: Listen closely: I am not going to speak up
Little Merry Sunshine: The "Me Too" posts about sexual harassment and assault upset me at a visceral level
Medium Rare: Writing has a marketing problem
No Wire Hangers, Ever: My Mom Has Been Dead 15 Years. And I Remember Every Waking Moment.
Opinionated Woman: Put the blame for sexual abuse where it belongs: on men
Quilting Sewing Creating: Me too posts on Facebook bring back memories
Uncommon Sense: What To Say – And Not To Say – To A Gold Star
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