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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:
HeatHeatHeat Heat one
Heat two
Heat three
Heat four
Heat five
Heat six

Heat seven
Heat eight

Final- not yet open - not yet open

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



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msstacy13
Apr. 15th, 2013 08:12 pm (UTC)
jongibbs
Apr. 16th, 2013 09:21 am (UTC)
Good one, Stacy :)
msstacy13
Apr. 16th, 2013 10:25 am (UTC)
It seemed appropriate.

As does this one...

:)
jongibbs
Apr. 16th, 2013 01:44 pm (UTC)
Thank you :)
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jongibbs
Apr. 16th, 2013 09:21 am (UTC)
Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Blagodarstvuyu! ;)
eneit
Apr. 16th, 2013 01:01 pm (UTC)
Like the winning line :)

Hope you're having a great birthday! May the year to come be complete magic
jongibbs
Apr. 16th, 2013 01:43 pm (UTC)
Thanks, Sharyn :)
mariadkins
Apr. 19th, 2013 03:53 pm (UTC)
that winning line is superb! :D
jongibbs
Apr. 19th, 2013 03:55 pm (UTC)
Marc sure knows how to hit the ground running :)
Marc Vun Kannon
Apr. 20th, 2013 02:00 am (UTC)
Thanks!
Thank you. It's Phineas & Ferb meet Anita Blake Vampire Hunter.
mariadkins
Apr. 20th, 2013 02:49 am (UTC)
Re: Thanks!
oh i like it even more :D
Marc Vun Kannon
Apr. 20th, 2013 12:04 pm (UTC)
Re: Thanks!
That's where the line came from, I mean. The story I spun out of it is very different. Maybe I'll take the idea of a necromantic children's cartoon as my next project.
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