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2011 PUDDLE FOR BEST SHORT STORY TITLE: FINAL ROUND

First off, I’d like to say a big ‘Thank you’ to everyone who entered the competition and/or voted to select the finalists for this year’s Meager Puddle of Limelight Award for Best Short Story Title.

The Winners of the opening six rounds went through automatically, with the runners-up earning a second chance in round seven.

Congratulations to these honorable mentions which got to round seven, but didn't quite make the final:

A DAY IN THE (AFTER)LIFE OF ST. PETER - masked_revenger 
A FEW DEGREES OFF THE SHOULDER OF JUDAS - Clint Harris (aka wendigomountain)
FREEDOM IN CHAINS - by Deena Remiel
GET KRAKEN Michael A. Ventrella
I LOVE PEOPLE, BUT THE FEELING ISN'T MUTUAL Ellen Roepert (aka nathreee)
THE GIRL WHO SMELLED OF ASHES AND ROSE Clint Harris (aka wendigomountain)
THE VALUE OF A FOURFOLD SOUL Christine Lucas (aka silverwerecat)

Now it’s time to select the winner.

Poll #1731354 2011 MEAGER PUDDLE OF LIMELIGHT AWARD FOR BEST SHORT STORY TITLE: FINAL ROUND
This poll is closed.

From the following list, please select your choice for the winner of this year’s Meager Puddle of Limelight Award for Best Short Story Title.

BOUNCING AT KAFKA'S
3(6.0%)
BROWN CAT BLUES
4(8.0%)
FIVE YEARS OF MONDAYS
4(8.0%)
MONSTER TEETH AND ART GLASS
11(22.0%)
NORMA THE WAL-MART GREETER MEETS THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE
11(22.0%)
QUEEN OF FROGS AND MOLLUSKS
7(14.0%)
THE SECOND LIFE OF BARTHOLOMEW T. LION
1(2.0%)
THE WHISPERING OF STONE LIPS
5(10.0%)
THE TOILET GNOMES ARE ANGRY
4(8.0%)

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 an I are a writer! mug/Fur-Face CD combo. 
 

 


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

If you'd like to see what happened in the earlier rounds, here's where you can find them:

Round one
Round two
Round three
Round four
Round five
Round six
Round seven
   
Voting in this final round will close on Thursday, April 28th 2011 at 6:00pm (US/Eastern). 
   
   
Good luck to all who take part! Vene, vidi, puddli! 



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