May 19th, 2012

2012 Puddle Award for Best Short Story Title: Heat six (of nine)

The search for the winner of this year's Meager Puddle of Limelight Award for Best Short Story Title continues with heat six.

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 #1841241 2012 MEAGER PUDDLE OF LIMELIGHT AWARD FOR BEST SHORT STORY TITLE: HEAT 6 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

REAL DRAGONS DON'T WEAR SWEATERS
14(20.9%)
RED STILETTOS, LIPSTICK, AND DRAGON BANE
4(6.0%)
REMINDERS IN SHADES OF RED AND BLUE
3(4.5%)
RESURRECTION OF THE UNSPOKEN WORD
11(16.4%)
RUINING THE RAPTURE
10(14.9%)
SHADOWS IN THE SILICON REALM
7(10.4%)
SMELLY SITUATION
2(3.0%)
SOMEWHERE IN THE MIDDLE OF ETERNITY
10(14.9%)
SPOTLIGHT ON MURDER
2(3.0%)
STALWART SILVER
4(6.0%)


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!