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).
From the following list, please select any short story titles which you think should progress to the final round
ANGELS IN THE DARKNESS
AT THE TRUCK STOP ON THE WAY TO DEATH VALLEY
THE BEAR WITH THE CLOCKWORK HEART
THE BEARD PLUCKER'S LAMENT
THE BEST AND LAST HISS
BEST OF ENEMIES
CAT R. WALL'S TAIL
CHOICES IN THE DARK
Links to the other Heats and the final:
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!