15 March 2013 @ 09:02 pm
Results for Round Four

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Best Overall Angst
Winner: Fracture by [personal profile] snowpuppies
Runner-Up (tie): Abridgement by quinara
Runner-Up (tie): Hell Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry by lynnenne
Fan Fave: The Lonely Ones by velvetwhip

Best Overall Dark
Winner: Descended Into Hell by seductivembrace
Runner-Up: Violazioni by pickamix
Second Runner-Up: Frankenstein (the without pity remix) by [personal profile] snowpuppies
Fan Fave: Frankenstein (the without pity remix) by [personal profile] snowpuppies

Best Drabble (100-600 words)
Winner (tie): Daisies by spike_1790
Winner (tie): Stolen Screams by [personal profile] JaneDavitt
Runner-Up: Untitled (post-The Gift) by red_satin_doll
Fan Fave: Le Petit Mort by snogged

Best Ficlet (601-999 words)
Winner: Whispers of Futures Past by sparrow2000
Runner-Up: The Tears of Polychrome by velvetwhip
Second Runner-Up: Anguished Eyes by raemcn
Fan Fave: The Tears of Polychrome by velvetwhip

Best Het
Winner: Sharing Shadows by [personal profile] Angearia
Runner-Up: Character by nwhepcat
Second Runner-Up: Life, Continuing by brutti_ma_buoni
Fan Fave Spuffy: West of the Moon, East of the Sun by knifeedgefic
Fan Fave Non-Spuffy: Life, Continuing by brutti_ma_buoni

Best Slash
Winner: Don't You Waste Me in the Ground by ever_neutral
Runner-Up: Upon The Edge Of No Escape by beer_good_foamy
Second Runner-Up: Easy by velvetwhip
Fan Fave M/M: Easy by velvetwhip
Fan Fave F/F: Hollow by [personal profile] snowpuppies

Best Gen
Winner: Seasons Keep On Marching by brutti_ma_buoni
Runner-Up (tie): Abridgement by quinara
Runner-Up (tie): Grief That Does Not Speak by estepheia
Fan Fave: This Is the End for Which We Twain Are Met by velvetwhip

Best AU
Winner: Seasons Keep On Marching by brutti_ma_buoni
Runner-Up: Magister by gilescandy
Second Runner-Up: Violazioni by pickamix
Fan Fave: Violazioni by pickamix

Most Original
Winner (tie): The Watcher-watch Diary '98 by gilescandy
Winner (tie): West of the Moon, East of the Sun by knifeedgefic
Runner-Up: Life, Continuing by brutti_ma_buoni
Fan Fave: Another Time, Another Place by angelus2hot

Best Broken Heart
Winner: Grief That Does Not Speak by estepheia
Runner-Up: half a world away (she weeps) by artemis_ephesus
Second Runner-Up: All the Same by [personal profile] deird1
Fan Fave: Two Characters in Search of an Ending by velvetwhip

Best Episode Re-Write
Winner: Fin Amour by angearia
Runner-Up: Innocence (the if you love me remix) by [personal profile] snowpuppies
Second Runner-Up: Upon The Edge Of No Escape by beer_good_foamy
Fan Fave: The Lonely Ones by velvetwhip

Best Author
Winner: angearia
Runner-Up: knifeedgefic
Finalists: beer_good_foamy, brutti_ma_buoni
Judge's Nominees: aadler, estepheia, iwillnotyield, naughtynyx88, nwhepcat, pickamix, quinara, shylahmask, snowpuppies, sparrow2000, velvetwhip
Fan Fave (tie): ash_carpenter
Fan Fave (tie): knifeedgefic


Judge's Choice:
Abridgement by quinara
Breaking the Office Pet by shylahmask
Character by nwhepcat
Descended Into Hell by seductivembrace
Frankenstein (the without pity remix) by [personal profile] snowpuppies
Innocence (the if you love me remix) by [personal profile] snowpuppies
Sharing Shadows by [personal profile] Angearia
Swan Song by librarian2003
West of the Moon, East of the Sun by knifeedgefic
Yet They Grind Exceeding Small by aadler


Mod's Choice:
just you by [personal profile] Coalitiongirl
Santa’s Sack by librarian2003



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29 January 2013 @ 12:15 pm


Nominations close in two days at absence_oflight, the awards site for angst and dark fic, and the slots have filled up nicely. However, there are still three categories with openings: Best Ficlet (601-999 words) has one slot left, Best Slash has one slot left, and Best Episode Rewrite has has three slots left. Hurry on over and nominate some fics in those categories!

ETA: Only one category left to fill! Best Episode Rewrite still has three slots left. Everything else is full. Thank you to everyone for nominating!!!


Rules and Dates | Categories | Fics Ineligible for Nomination | Nominate | Current Nominees | Outstanding Nominees
 
 
 
12 January 2013 @ 10:21 pm
Our Buttons and Codes have been updated for round four!



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12 January 2013 @ 04:01 pm
The following authors have been nominated and we haven't heard from them!

If you know one of these folks or have a way to contact them, please have them contact us (can comment to any site entry or email me at snowpuppies at yahoo). :)

Thanks!!


wallflowerbitca
Ducks
Shakespeares_Girl
SharpestRose
lily_lovely
 
 
 
01 January 2013 @ 08:21 pm
Current Nominees for Round Four
Updated: 1/30/13

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01 January 2013 @ 06:51 pm
absence_oflight is now open for nominations for Round Four!

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04 November 2012 @ 10:19 pm
Thanks to everyone who voted! The following categories will open for Round Four in January, 2013:

Categories
For Round Four


  • Best Overall Angst Fic

  • Displays a general depressive mood or sense of anxiety or disquiet, but does not contain graphic dark elements. The ending can be happy or sad.

  • Best Overall Dark Fic

  • Must contain some overarching or graphic dark element or theme, such as dubious consent or non-consensual sex, torture (psychological or physical) or slavery.

  • Best Drabble/Ficlet

  • Between 100 and 999 words, both angst and dark fics are eligible.

  • Best Het

  • The focus is on a romantic or sexual relationship between different-sexed individuals, both angst and dark fics are eligible.

  • Best Slash

  • The focus is on a romantic or sexual relationship between same-sexed individuals, both angst and dark fics are eligible.

  • Best Gen

  • The focus should NOT be on a romantic or sexual relationship, both angst and dark fics are eligible.

  • Best AU

  • For fics in which there is a significant change in canon, resulting in an alternate timeline that is measurably different from the original. Both dark and angst fics are eligible.

  • Most Original

  • For fics with an original element, either in plot or storytelling, apart from common fandom tropes and methods. Both dark and angst fics are eligible.

  • Best Broken Heart

  • Must focus on the experience of being broken-hearted. Both angst and dark fics are eligible.

  • Best Episode Re-Write

  • Should take place entirely within the time constraints of the episode and not venture out into the season. i.e. the timeline of the fic should not extend past the end of the episode, although it can create significant changes to canon events. Both dark and angst fics eligible.

  • Best Author

  • For a writer who excels in Angsty and/or Dark fiction.