May 23rd, 2012

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

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

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 #1842179 2012 MEAGER PUDDLE OF LIMELIGHT AWARD FOR BEST SHORT STORY TITLE: HEAT 7 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

STEAM RISES
6(8.1%)
STEP LIGHTLY, CLYDESDALE
9(12.2%)
STEPHEN HAWKING RUNS THE MARTHA M. PARKER MEMORIAL 5K
7(9.5%)
STUMP GRINDER
8(10.8%)
SUNSET KILL
4(5.4%)
SWAIN'S WORLD
3(4.1%)
SWEAR NOT BY THE MOON
15(20.3%)
THE TAMING OF ORCS IS A DIFFICULT MATTER
9(12.2%)
TEARS FOR LAUREL
3(4.1%)
TEUTONIC KNIGHTS OF THE OLD WEST
10(13.5%)


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!