I have recently (last night) submitted my first entry for COW(#244).
My concern is that I am not sure how to tell if my work was received or not. I have read the rules numerous times, as well as the criteria for the contest and the way that COW, ChOW, etc., work. I am just not wanting work for a contest (namely my first) to go by the wayside.
Also, I am aware that not all work will make it to the polls as it did not meet the general standards, or was plainly, sub-par.
I am just wanting to make sure my work was submitted correctly. I did search the forums, but could not find anything that stated this particular situation clearly.