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
THEY CAME BEARING DANGEROUS GIFTS
UNDER THE PAPER
UNITED WE SOAR
VICTIM OF LOVE
WARBLING THEIR WAY TO WAR
WATER TO SHARE
WE CAN REMEMBER IT FOR YOU RETAIL
WHAT THE CARP SAW (AND COULDN'T TELL WHILE STILL ALIVE)
WHEN THE LIGHT WAS ON
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!