Thursday, April 7, 2011

Contest Winner! LATE ECLIPSES

Wow, I loved reading all these entries--awesome job to everyone who participated!

Best Sci Fi
Super Happy Jen at 2:55 pm

Most Creative Use of the Words (I totally want a fortune cookie that says something that Shakespearean)
Josin L McQuein at 4:30 pm

Most non-Sharkly use of Janet
africa2asia at 10:10 pm

Best Descriptions
Eliza Faith at 6:24 pm
and
Christina Auret at 12:01 am

Best Last Line
Tara Tyler at 5:06 pm
and
Cayleigh at 6:01 pm

Runner Up
Josh at 11:52 am

And the winner is...


Shykia!
The scythe of revenge is sharp. Rosemary is the bearer and we shall surely pay for our transgressions in blood before dawn. The night air is saturated with the soapy scent of freesia and it intensifies as she draws nearer. It triggers the memory of the dirty deed we carried out in late October. We expelled her from her physical habitation once we discovered what she was; pure evil, shrouded in flesh and artificial kindness. Little did we know, our perceptions were skewed. Our flawed decision had ignited a fire that can only be quelled by human sacrifice.

Congratulations to everyone. Shykia, send me an email with your address and I'll send you a copy of the book!

7 comments:

Super Happy Jen said...

Hey I won best sci fi! Awesome! (You recently rejected my sci fi novel, but now we can be friends again).

Heather said...

Congrats to all the winners!

Heather Hellmann said...

Congratulations to the winners!

Alex said...

Word Up Shykia

Christina Auret said...

Nice going Shykia:)

Josin L. McQuein said...

Congrats Skykia!

(Suzie, is that your subtle way of telling me I should stick to writing fortune cookies rather than novels?

*tries to figure out how to fit 120K words on a cookie slip*)

shykia said...

Thanks everyone! Great entries all around.

Ms. Townsend, I emailed you my mailing address and I look forward to reading LATE ECLIPSES!"

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2. I'm legitimately nocturnal (or a vampire). I will be so exhausted at two pm that I'm falling asleep standing up - it has happened before, at Six Flags no less - but as soon as the sun goes down I'm wide awake.

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