April 15th, 2013

JonGibbs

May I have the envelope please?

Congratulations to Marc Vun Kannon


winner of this year's Meager Puddle of Limelight Award for Best Opening Line.

Here are the final results:

1st place: "Aren't you a bit young to be raising the dead?"  Marc Vun Kannon

Joint runner-up    It all went wrong when she hit the angels. Rachel M. Thompson

Joint runner-up   The number of parents I have should be illegal.  Mari Adkins

4th=  They thought I was you, but I wasn't.  Bart Palamaro

4th=  The woods called to him; they always had. Kay Kauffman (aka kayporque)

6th   I'm ok with people asking me how it feels to live without a leg.  Jakob Drud (aka jakobdrud)

7th=   The dead philosopher came out of his cavern only when both the moons of Mars were below the horizon.  Christine Lucas (aka silverwerecat)

7th=  Once upon a time we’d been friends, the witch and I. Rhonda Parrish (aka rhondaparrish)

 In addition to the all-important bragging rights, Marc wins a signed copy of Fur-Face and two of my I are a writer! pens, as well as an interview and/or guest spot here on An Englishman in New Jersey.


Rachel and Mari also win an interview here, where they can bask in the meager puddle of limelight my blog will provide.

Links to the other Heats and the final:
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Heat three
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Heat five
Heat six

Heat seven
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Congratulations to all the finalists, and a big 'Thank you' to everyone who took part.