I originally had 5 spots available, but I upped that to 6 just because of how many people were interested. I picked out 10 that I liked, kept my top 2 and picked the other 8 randomly by lottery.
Welcome to the blogging team!
Thanks to everybody who applied! I'm sure I'll have another round of applications in a few months, I hope the rest of you will remember me by then, hmhm.