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The search for the winner of this year's Meager Puddle of Limelight Award for Best Short Story Title continues with heat eight (the last of the preliminary heats).

There are nine heats in all. The winners (or joint winners) from heats one - eight go straight through. The second place finishers battle it out in heat nine to see which title joins the others in the final round.

What's at stake?
Bragging rights for the winner? An interview and/or guest post here on An Englishman in New Jersey, as well as
signed copy of my book, Fur-Face, and a couple of I are a writer! pens, as shown in the pic below.

You'll need an LJ account to vote, but they're free).

Poll #1842793 2012 MEAGER PUDDLE OF LIMELIGHT AWARD FOR BEST SHORT STORY TITLE: HEAT 8 OF 9
This poll is closed.

From the following list, please select any short story titles which you think should progress to the final round

THEY CAME BEARING DANGEROUS GIFTS
10(14.7%)
TRANSLYMANIC
6(8.8%)
UNDER THE PAPER
6(8.8%)
UNITED WE SOAR
1(1.5%)
VICTIM OF LOVE
1(1.5%)
WARBLING THEIR WAY TO WAR
5(7.4%)
WATER TO SHARE
10(14.7%)
WE CAN REMEMBER IT FOR YOU RETAIL
11(16.2%)
WHAT THE CARP SAW (AND COULDN'T TELL WHILE STILL ALIVE)
12(17.6%)
WHEN THE LIGHT WAS ON
6(8.8%)



Links to the other Heats and the final:
Heat one
Heat two
Heat three

Heat four
Heat five

Heat six
Heat seven
Heat eight
Heat nine

Final Round


Voting in Heats 1 through 8 will close on Sunday, June 3rd 2012 at 6:00pm (US/Eastern). Heat nine will take place soon after.

Good luck to all who take part! Vene, vidi, puddli!




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jongibbs
May. 26th, 2012 07:44 pm (UTC)
A good title sure can't hurt :)
darkspires
May. 27th, 2012 12:11 am (UTC)
Where has heat three gone?
pgiunta
May. 27th, 2012 02:48 am (UTC)
Looks like Heat Three vanished...
jongibbs
May. 27th, 2012 10:22 am (UTC)
It's fixed now. Thanks for letting me know :)
jongibbs
May. 27th, 2012 10:21 am (UTC)
It's back now. Sorry about that :)
karen_w_newton
Jun. 3rd, 2012 03:05 pm (UTC)
There! All caught up now! Thanks for putting all the links in every heat.
jongibbs
Jun. 3rd, 2012 03:08 pm (UTC)
My pleasure, Karen. Thanks for taking part :)
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