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We are happy to introduce a new feature! Writing that reaches the All Time Best listing is now ranked. Our ranking system now takes a deep look at all All Time Best posts every night to determine their rank. What is the best ranked poem of 2019? The best ranked story? You can find out. Like the ranking for authors, the engine looks at each post individually and the reviews it receives to determine how it compares to other posts of the same type from this year. Promote your work and you may see the rank go up. To view the listing click here.
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