The Fiction Press Supernatural Stories Awards 2008
I've decided to make awards. The winners will be announced every two months. I'll need people to help me. I'll create a community where the stories will be listed. I'll choose mainly supernatural/romance stories. I'll probably create a freewebs website.
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omgitskandice

Hopefully, you have all read the "Rules and FAQ" thread, but I will include the basics here:

1) When nominating, you MUST put it in this format:

To nominate, you must start your post with "I want to nominate:" then put the title in Bold and the author in Italics. Please Underline the category in which you are nominating the story. Please include the URL to the first chapter in (parenthesis).

2) You may nominate yourself.

3) Nomination Begins: June 1st and Ends: July 11th. Any nominations outside of these two dates will not be considered. Note: All dates and time refer to PST (Pacific Standard Times)

4) For off-topic questions and comments please use the misnamed "First Awards are in July" thread. For any other questions or suggestions about the FPSSA rules or system, please refer to the "Rules and FAQ" thread.

5) Please don't post summaries of the nominations. Summaries will now be available on the Season 3 nominee page of the website (

Note To Judges:

You don't have to submit your "Judge's Pick" story immediately, just sometime before the end of the season.

I know I shouldn't have to say it, but I know someone will ask: Only judges can nominate a story for the "Judges Pick" category and are only allowed to submit one story.

Also, judges, I do encourage leaving reviews, but it is not mandatory. Though if you do choose to leave a review, please make it constructive, I do not support flaming.

5/28/2009 . Edited 5/29/2009 #1
omgitskandice

Your Season 3 Judges:

1. AJ

Best Romance

Funnisest Characters

2. Alex

Best Story That Never Seems to End

Best Wereanimal Story

3. Diane

Best Vampire Story

Best Kickass Character

4. I. Degolier

Best Non-mainstream Character Story

Best Written

5. Kirhava

Best Plot

6. Jamie

Most Memorable Characters

7. Megan

Best One shot

5/29/2009 #2
omgitskandice

Dates:

Nominations Open: June 1st

Nominations Close: July 11th

Judging Ends: August 1st

Awards announced: August 8th

Awards are announced a week afterjudging is done to give me time to getall of the information organized.

We are aiming for 50 nominations this season!!! So tell all of your friends and don't be shy when nominating!! Visit the website for more updates and to see our past winners. Remember, this is give and take so feel free to read your competitions' stories and leave them some CC!! I'm sure they would love it.

Also, we are having a little writing competition. Here's the prompt. Write your story, poem, or song and FP, then submit it in the FPSSA forum on the FPSSA Website. (

Theme: Vampires

Prompt: Write a Short Story that includes the following lines.

"Never tick off a Master Vampire. In fact, never tick off vampires period. It's just not smart. They don't just get mad, they get even. It was good advice- my advice- and maybe one day I would take it."

OR

A Song or Poem that uses the term "Love Bite"

RULES

1)Story, Song, or Poem must include the given excerpt some where

2)Story must be a minimum of 100 words; Song must be a minimum of 15 lines; Poem must be at least 5 lines

3)If it includes slash, excessive language, or is a lemon, please advise.

4)Post story on FictionPress

5)Post link to submission in the correct Forum on the FPSSA website

6)Have fun!!!

5/31/2009 . Edited 6/3/2009 #3
writergurlLW

Hm. I guess I'm first up.

I want to nominate The Awakening Book 1: Savior of the Supernatural by WriterGurlLW (Me) for Best Story That Never Seems to End and/or Most Memorable Characters. (http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2325333/1/The_Awakening)

I'll probably end up electing so more people after this, though. I do not wish to sound conceited by nominating myself, but the idea of this contest excites me now that I am only three chapters away from being done with my story.

6/1/2009 #4
LadyWinchester

I want to nominate my story: P.S I Bite: The Vampire Social Club by LadyWinchester for Best Vampire Story, Best story that Never Seems to End and/or Most Memorable Characters.

(http://www.fictionpress.com/secure/story/story_preview.php?storyid=2590429) or

(http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2590429/1/)

I want to nominate Wednesdays with Midnight Breeze by Margaux_Incarnate for Best Non-mainstream Character Story and Best One shot.

(http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2597872/1/Wednesdays_with_Midnight_Breeze)

Hopefully, we'll get in XD haha.

6/2/2009 . Edited 6/2/2009 #5
Lazuli Snow

I would love to nominate

Defiance by Poyo for

Best Plot

Most Memorable Characters

Best Written

(http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2623926/1/Defiance)

6/2/2009 #6
Medieval-Rogue

I want to nominate:

Once Upon a Nightmare (http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2617026/1/Once_Upon_A_Nightmare)

by Miss Jak

for Best Non-mainstream Character.

6/2/2009 #7
Margaux Incarnate

I finally found this forum! :

I want to nominate: P.S I Bite: The Vampire Social Club by LadyWinchester for Best Plot, Best Kick-a** Character and Best written. ( http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2590429/1/)

6/2/2009 #8
Kirhava

I know that it's a little bit early, but...

I want to nominate Cat's Paw by EffyDurach for Judges Pick. (http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2166995/1/Cats_Paw)

6/3/2009 #9
Danielle Gin

I would like to nominate Living & Breathing, Etc by step.softly for Best Plot and Best Written.

(http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2501895/1/)

I would like to nominate Till Death by Rocket Happy for Best Non-Mainstream Creature Story.

(http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2525270/1/)

I would like to nominate Blame it on the Day by Honestcat for Best One-Shot and Best Written.

(http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2677141/1/Blame_it_on_the_Day)

I would like to nominate Define Dead by HeartLace for Most Memorable Characters.

(http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2563559/1/Define_Dead)

6/3/2009 #10
Alexandra Paige

I want to nominate:

The Ghost Stone, Le Meg for best plot and best written

http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2478171/1/

6/3/2009 . Edited 6/3/2009 #11
LadyWinchester

I would like to nominate Angel of Death by groundhog591 for Best Romance.

http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2596678/1/

:3

6/3/2009 #12
Avant-garde and Dream Realms

I want to nominate Once Upon A Nightmare by Miss Jak for Most Memorable Characters, Best Plot, Funniest Characters, and Best Non-Mainstream Character Story.

(http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2617026/1/Once_Upon_A_Nightmare)

6/7/2009 . Edited 6/7/2009 #13
VELVETxKISSES

The Thin Line by Speak For The Noise for Judge's Pick. Wonderful love-hate story. Even if it doesn't win, definitely worth the read.

http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2449999/1/The_Thin_Line

6/10/2009 #14
Medieval-Rogue

No offense, but please pay attention, for all participants' sake, not to mention the mods:

There is no 'judge's pick' category - it's like honorable mention; the judge...picks it.

Nominate the story for one of the categories listed on the site.

6/10/2009 #15
Kirhava

No, Medieval-Rogue, I think that you did make a mistake: VELVETxKISSES is actually Megan, she judges 'Best One-Shot'.

6/10/2009 #16
omgitskandice

Haha, sorry, but I thought that was sooo funny. Yes, Velvet is actually Megan. Sorry about the misunderstanding. Thank you, though, for staying on top of that.

Just so we're clear, these are the judges and what they go by here on FP:

Megan= VelvetxKisses

Diane= Dane Vampire Queen

Jaime= Dawn of the Night

Kirhava= same

I. Degolier= same

AJ= Aj79k40

Alex= Xx.Sincerely.Me.xX

Hope none of the judges mind, this is just so we can avoid things like this in the future.

6/10/2009 #17
Medieval-Rogue

Sorry for the misunderstanding - I hope I didn't sound insulting. I remember a lot of people getting mixed up about that last season.

So how 'bout I just leave the police duties to you guys from now on? ^_^ Sorry again.

6/10/2009 #18
VELVETxKISSES

Lol, no harm; no foul. (:

6/11/2009 #19
Alexandra Paige

I would like to nominate, The Deadly Flower by Caramel March for Best Plot and Best Kickass Characters

http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2326029/1/

6/14/2009 #20
DiscoVamires4Evah

I want to nominate The Guardian by I. Degolier for the categories of Best Kickass Character and Best Plot http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2604238/1/The_Guardian

Thank you!!

6/14/2009 #21
Jennyt82

Right, well i'm not sure i'm doing this right but here goes. I would like to nominate my story: A Wolf's Duty by JennyT82 for Best romance, best wereanimal story and/or best plot.

(http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2583112/1/A_Wolfs_Duty)

I also want to nominate its sequel, A Wolf's Oath again by me JennyT82 for the same categories: Best romance, best wereanimal story and/or best plot.

(http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2659617/1/A_Wolfs_Oath)

6/17/2009 #22
omgitskandice

UPDATE

Alright, so the site that hosts the FPSSA website is down. It experienced some data corruption, so you may be running into some trouble with the website. I have checked out every page personally, and it seems to me that there's only problems with comments. But you may experience other problems, so I'm just giving you a heads up.

Also, because of this, I cannot update information until the site is up. But they have warned us that editing capabilities might still be down when they start running again.

6/17/2009 #23
Removed01

Okay, before I lose courage.

I want to nominate Heavenbound by Armith-Greenleaf, for the following categories: Best Non-mainstream Creature Story, Best Plot, Best Romance, Best Story That Never Seems to End (oops?) and Most Memorable Characters.

Finally, (http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2521903/1/Heavenbound)

6/21/2009 #24
Margaux Incarnate

Me again, I would like to nominate P.S I Bite: The Vampire Social Club by LadyWinchester for Funniest Characters.

(http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2590429/1/P_S_I_bite_The_Vampire_Social_Club)

So, I heard about the 'situation..' but I think the Categorie's fine. T_T

6/22/2009 #25
Alex J. Carter

I am nominating HalfBreed: Book One by Swarlos for Judges Pick.

http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2626088/1/HalfBreed_Book_One

6/24/2009 #26
Medieval-Rogue

I'd like to nominate

The Longest Moments (http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2297627/1/The_Longest_Moments) by

Late March for

Best One-Shot and Best Non-mainstream Creature Story

Thanks.

6/25/2009 #27
Medieval-Rogue

I'd like to nominate

Bad Blood (http://www.fictionpress.com/s/1633082/1/Bad_Blood) by

spikedmango for

Best Vampire Story and Funniest Characters

Thanks.

6/25/2009 #28
Ahmen-Rah

I would like to nominate

World War Four: The Vampire War (http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2626028/1/World_War_Four_The_Vampire_War) by LammaLord for

Best Kickass Characters and Best Nonstream Character (This depends if you call a new creature 'Nonstream')

6/27/2009 #29
Medieval-Rogue

I'd like to nominate:

The Outcast by (http://www.fictionpress.com/s/2382184/1/The_Outcast)

MelissaJ for

Best Written and Most Memorable Characters

Thanks.

6/28/2009 #30
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