Around Aylmer, the buzz is spreading. At nearby Helder Auto Body, licensed painter Josh Milmine learned of the contest from a cousin, and decided against trying his hand only because the house isn't quite what he's looking for – making $100 seem too much to risk. "I'm in the midst of buying a house right now, and it too is around $300,000. If it was that house, oh, I'd be writing for weeks," he said. "I'd make sure [my essay] was perfect."
An essay is, generally, a piece ..