Some Kind of Wonderful // it takes more strength to [ let go ] than to hang on

Past Winners

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Rounds:
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Round 13 Winners

♥ Best Het

♥ Best Slash

♥ Most Creative Plot

♥ Best One-Shot

♥ Amazing Wordsmith

♥ Best Breakout Author

♥ Best Challenge Response

♥ Best MC Portrayal

♥ Best Supporting Character

♥ Best Villain

♥ Best Kiss

♥ Best Cliche

♥ "Hook, Line, and Sinker" Award

♥ Best Confession

♥ Best Lovers' Spat

Round 12 Winners

♥ Best Het

♥ Best Slash

♥ Most Creative Plot

♥ Best One-Shot

♥ Best Non-Romance

♥ Amazing Wordsmith

♥ Best Challenge Response

♥ Best Breakout Author

♥ Best Poetry

♥ Best Drama

♥ Most Humorous

♥ Best M-Rated

♥ Best Original Universe

♥ Best International

♥ Best MC Portrayal

♥ Best Villain

Round Eleven

Best Kiss

   ♥ Winner: The Mad and The Conqueror by G0bSmackt
   ♥ Runner-Up: The Inn on Ravenna Road by PoppySeeds
   ♥ Judges� Pick: Brier Wood by cu-kid

Best Slash

   ♥ Complete: Parker & Alex in Just Because by Ryette
   ♥ Incomplete: Afton & Lucian in The Mafia Runner by Beautifully Shattered
   ♥ Judges� Pick: Eddie & Johnny in Juicy Fruit by Blue GhostGhost

Most Creative Plot

   ♥ Winner: It's All Relative by Cupid's Psyche
   ♥ Runner-Up: Nondescript by BreeJalil
   ♥ Judges� Pick: The Bonny Ship by M Forthe

Best Supporting Character

   ♥ Winner: Jean Luc Constant in Changing Madeline by Armith-Greenleaf
   ♥ Runner-Up: Chuck in Homeward Bound by PoppySeeds
   ♥ Judges� Pick: Chuck in Homeward Bound by PoppySeeds

Best Cliche

   ♥ Winner: A Starter Boyfriend by Tatianna Moore
   ♥ Runner-Up: Extraordinary by Odalisquia
   ♥ Judges� Pick: A Starter Boyfriend by Tatianna Moore

Best One Shot

   ♥ Winner: If You Can't Take the Heat by Jumping Jack Flash
   ♥ Runner-Up: Gum Wrapper Confessionals by extrapolating ideas
   ♥ Judges� Pick: Shit Happens When You Party Naked by castiel89

Best Non-Romance

   ♥ Winner: I Never Said I Was Brave by lookingwest (Supernatural)
   ♥ Runner-Up: So I was Hit by a Car the Other Day by Lainiee (Humour)
   ♥ Judges� Pick: So I was Hit by a Car the Other Day by Lainiee (Humour)

Best Challenge Response

   ♥ Winner: 26 Words About Silence by Armith-Greenleaf (SKoW P6 - "ABCs")
   ♥ Runner-Up: Jasey Rae by ThereAfter (SKoW Challenge #23 - "So Many Songs, But I'm Feeling So Lonely!")
   ♥ Readers� Pick: 26 Words About Silence by Armith-Greenleaf (SKoW P6 - "ABCs")

"Hook, Line, and Sinker" Award

   ♥ Hook: Friends Don't Let Friends Play for the Yankees by caught in a simple game
   ♥ Line: Fish Know About Love by Sparkling Acrobat
I wanted a dog, I got a stalker. I wanted hot chocolate, I got a kiss. Really, things are just not working out very well since Golden The Fish declared war on me.
   ♥ Sinker: Maybe by CuriousContradiction
   ♥ Judges� Pick: Fish Know About Love by Sparkling Acrobat

Best Breakout Author

   ♥ Winner: Lady Femme Fatale
   ♥ Runner-Up: Mrs. Justyn Fraser
   ♥ Judges� Pick: sophiesix

Best Villain

   ♥ Winner: Bekah Bridges in Avoiding Commitment by craziebabe45
   ♥ Runner-Up: Nathan Taylor in Stranger by Mardy Bum
   ♥ Judges� Pick: Nathan Taylor in Stranger by Mardy Bum

Best Original Universe

   ♥ Winner: Forever in Time by charliej
   ♥ Runner-Up: Once Upon A Nightmare by Miss Jak
nbsp;  ♥ Judges� Pick: Ghost Town by BDhei

Best Poetry

   ♥ Winner: beautiful insomniac by CuriousContradiction (Free Verse)
   ♥ Runner-Up: Whiplash Therapy For The Undearly by A Perfect Sonnet (Free Verse)
   ♥ Judges� Pick: beautiful insomniac by CuriousContradiction (Free Verse)

Best Drama

   ♥ Winner: Up in the Rigging by Fabulous Georgina
   ♥ Runner-Up: Opposite Ends of the Spectrum by She Had Somewhere To Go.
   ♥ Judges� Pick: Shooting From the Hip by cu-kid

Best Tragedy

   ♥ Winner: Collision Course by Cupid's Psyche
   ♥ Runner-Up: Not for Me by tickledblue
   ♥ Judges� Pick: Sweet Poison by HowdyCowdy

Best Drabble

   ♥ Winner: 26 Words about Silence (Hands) by Armith-Greenleaf
   ♥ Runner-Up: to the boy with artist's hands by CuriousContradiction
   ♥ Judges� Pick: Tree Love by Morine

Round Ten

Best Het:
- Complete: Lucas and Sawyer in Collision Course by Cupid's Psyche
- Incomplete: Stone and Evelyn in Bright Photography: Evelyn Vine Be Mine by Mitchiter
- Judges' Pick: Stone and Evelyn in Bright Photography: Evelyn Vine Be Mine by Mitchiter

Most Humorous:
- Complete: Rocked Like Me by Enigmatic Night
- Incomplete: Creating the Perfect Boyfriend by IncapableDreams
- Judges' Pick: Rory Harper's Guide to Mating by Spleentectonics

Best Love Triangle:
- Complete: Logan, Charity, Dalton, Calista & Crystal in Boys Like You by All Over You
- Incomplete: Vincent & Madeline & Jean Luc in Changing Madeline by Armith-Greenleaf
- Judges' Pick: Adelle, Brent, Malcolm & Lori in Getting Malcolm by pinkmist

Best MC Portrayal:
- Winner: Alice Ripley in The Rabbit Hole by Penelope P.
- Runner-Up: Sobrina in The Traveling Tales of the Gypsy Sun by Passionately Yours
- Judges' Pick: Alice Ripley in The Rabbit Hole by Penelope P.

Best Chemistry:
- Complete: Callum & Marina in Better Than Burroughs by Stillill
- Incomplete: Elliot & Quinn in Quinntessential by the milk bottle.
- Judges' Pick: Sebastian & Madeline in Sebastian Bear Invisible Pervert by hi-tanner85

Best M-Rated:
- Complete: Thoughtless by Cupid's Psyche
- Incomplete: The Keeping by charliej
- Judges' Pick: Brier Wood by cu-kid

Most Memorable:
- Complete: Collision Course by Cupid's Psyche
- Incomplete: The Mad and The Conqueror by G0bSmackt
- Judges' Pick: The Mad and The Conqueror by G0bSmackt

Amazing Wordsmith:
- Winner: McQuinn
- Runner-Up: Stillill
- Judges' Pick: SerialXLain

Quirkiest Chapter Name:
- Winner: Chapter 5 - The Day I Cockblocked my Own Rapist in I Imagine Me and You by Aurette
- Runner-Up: Chapter 18 - Squeal like a Whorish Squirrel on Acid in Better than Burroughs by Stillill
- Judges' Pick: Chapter 2 - Meeting the Jerk of Smirks in The Ex by Garish Sun

Best Challenge Response:
- Winner: Daddy Daughter Dance by x-Summer Rain-x (SKoW Challenge #4 -- "The Baby Dance")
- Runner-Up: My View Is You by silverbulletX (The Write Away - April Fool's Challenge)
- Readers' Pick: Glass by runtransatlantic (The Write Away - April Fool's Challenge)

Best Awkward Moment:
- Winner: Phantom Heart Syndrome by Aprilsunshine
- Runner-Up: Luciology by Skankasaurus
- Judges' Pick: Luciology by Skankasaurus

Best Lovers' Spat:
- Winner: Brier Wood by cu-kid
- Runner-Up: To Love A Loser by themilkbottle.
- Judges' Pick: To Love A Loser by themilkbottle.

Best Series:
- Winner: Masterson Series by All Over You
- Runner-Up: La Cinq by Call me when you're rich
- Judges' Pick: Light and Shadow by Alyn Drasil

Happily Ever After Award:
- Winner: My Meaningless Existence at a Frozen Yogurt Shop by the milk bottle.
- Runner-Up: The Inn on Ravenna Road by PoppySeeds
- Judges' Pick: Solitaire by S. Renee

Best International:
- Winner: Six Weeks With Satan by woodstock1969 (England, Sweden, Spain, Germany, Italy, France)
- Runner-Up: Keeping the Peace by hannah221 (England)
- Judges' Pick: Coffee, Embrace and Another Love Story by MeAsIAM (India)

Round Nine

Best Kiss:

- Winner: Marrying the Vitch by Deena
- Runner-Up: Dose of Your Own by Stars Cry Dreams
- Judges' Pick: Erase and Rewind by LeilaX

Best Slash:

- Complete: Alan & Keyd in Chiaroscuro by Alyn Drasil
- Incomplete: Quinn & Elliot in Quinntessential by the milk bottle.
- Judges' Pick: Lucas & Fynn in The Barricade by Sundown

Most Creative Plot:

- Complete: Neverland: Forsaken Dreamscape by Lani Lenore
- Incomplete: Marrying the 'Vitch' by Deena
- Judges' Pick: Sorry About Dresden by A Perfect Sonnet

Best Supporting Character:

- Winner: Perry Matthews in Love Game by All Over You
- Runner-Up: Johnny in Wonderwall by Caught in a Simple Game
- Judges' Pick: Johnny in Wonderwall by Caught in a Simple Game

Best Cliche:

- Complete: Love Game by All Over You
- Incomplete: Good Girls Go Bad by All Over You
- Judges' Pick: Shooting From the Hip by cu-kid

Best One-Shot:

- Winner: The Love Doctor by candii-apple
- Runner-Up: Battle Scars by White Rose Blossom
- Judges' Pick: Gawking Awkwardly at the Law by DemonRabbit231

Best Non-Romance:

- Complete: A Hell of a Town by Mister Black (Supernatural)
- Incomplete: Harry McGilligan by RentBoheme (Mystery)
- Judges' Pick: A Quiet Crusade by Theresa Green (General)

Best Challenge Response:

- Winner: We Would All Go Down Together by goldenspork (SKoW Challenge #11 - "Goodnight Saigon")
- Runner-Up: The Design of Pseudo Attraction by Lyssa O. (SKoW Challenge #17 - "The Un-Cliche")
- Readers' Pick: The Bubblegum Fairy and The Bad Boy by G0bSmackt (SKoW Member Challenge - "Bubblegum")

"Hook, Line, and Sinker" Award:

- Hook: It's A Business Doing Pleasure With You by Lostinthenightrain
- Line: The Day I Stalked Him by Vena Cava
12:05pm. Target caught masturbating in bathroom stall. 007 status: in adjacent stall, hyperventilating.
- Sinker: Glances into the Minds of the Unfortunate by DevonnyAuriel
- Judges' Pick: The Strength of Eternity by My Works 87

Best Breakout Author:

- Winner: CuriousContradiction
- Runner-Up: All Over You
- Judges' Pick: amomentintime3

Best Villain:

- Winner: Marla in The Mating by charliej
- Runner-Up: Ares in Pierced by Polished Gem
- Judges' Pick: Marla in The Mating by charliej

Best Original Universe:

- Winner: Lucian Boom Invisible Headcase by hi-tanner85
- Runner-Up: Chiaroscuro by Alyn Drasil
- Judges' Pick: Lucky Star by Potion

Innocence Award:

- Winner: The Boy Who Talks To God by Unbridled
- Runner-Up: I Only Date Nerds by unlikely.story
- Judges' Pick: Scarfy In The Middle by LilyWolfe

Best Poetry:

- Winner: paper hearts by citrus scented (Free Verse)
- Runner-Up: Virtuoso by His Terrible Beauty (Quatrain)
- Judges' Pick: Virtuoso by His Terrible Beauty (Quatrain)

Best Drama:

- Winner: She Had Somewhere To Go by S.L. Gunn
- Runner-Up: To Love a Loser by the milk bottle.
- Judges' Pick: Crescent Lane by amomentintime3

Best Tragedy:

- Winner: Dark Hunter by Aiur
- Runner-Up: The Gravedigger's Daughter by Deena
- Judges' Pick: Just Another Girl by CheDe

Round Eight

Best Het:

- Complete: Sebastian & Maddie in Sebastian Bear Invisible Pervert by hi-tanner85
- Incomplete: Tynan & Aurellia in Not For Me by Just Mystical
- Judges' Pick: Nathan & Amelia in Stranger by Mardy Bum

Most Humorous:

- Complete: We've Got a Big Mess On Our Hands by pixiepoptartz
- Incomplete: Heart Lotion SPF 20 by Vena Cava
- Judges' Pick: Teenage Rebellion for the Socially Impaired by K.B. Hannah

Best Love Triangle:

- Complete: Hannah & Adam & Andrew in Bad Moon Rising by The Burning Roses
- Incomplete: Hailey & Noah & Ace in One of the Boys by AmandaJoywrites
- Judges' Pick: Aiden & Zack & Jake in Bad Luck by TheTuxedoPenguin

Best MC Portrayal:

- Winner: Jenny Hander in Sabotage by Mardy Bum
- Runner-Up: Luca in Away With Jenny Wren by faerie-gumdrops
- Judges' Pick: Charlie Haskins in Silver Bullet by S. Moore

Best Chemistry:

- Complete: Dorian & Antoinette in The Rules of Engagement by judevanderhall
- Incomplete: Navleen & Lucan in Marrying the 'Vitch' by Deena
- Judges' Pick: Ivy & Miguel in Half and Half Makes Two by Moira Inori

Best M-Rated:

- Complete: All The Wrong Reasons by RockFan
- Incomplete: The Folly of Monster Love by alias h. anonymous
- Judges' Pick: Famous Last Words by SerialXLain

Most Memorable:

- Complete: Taking Down Tanner by i found nemo
- Incomplete: Swish by lovelyhead
- Judges' Pick: The Ghost Stone by Le Meg

Amazing Wordsmith:

- Winner: Le Meg
- Runner-Up: the milk bottle.
- Judges' Pick: Jennifer Leigh

Quirkiest Chapter Name:

- Winner: Chapter #4 - Noisy Fornication is a Neighborly No-No in Confessions of a Former Chew Toy by woodstock1969
- Runner-Up: Chapter #7 - When He Touched My Board in Heart Lotion SPF 20 by Vena Cava
- Judges' Pick: Chapter #6 - Crouching Campaign, Hidden Speechwriter in Without a Noumenon by Chasmodai Blue

Best Challenge Response:

- Winner: Goodnight Saigon by effervescent-sentiments (SKoW Challenge #11 - "Goodnight Saigon")
- Runner-Up: The Red Light Club by Chasmodai Blue (Freak-of-Spade's November Challenge)
- Readers' Pick: Summer of Fun by Well-Versed (SKoW Member Challenge - "T-Rex, Princess Barbie, and How They Ruled the School")

Best Awkward Moment:

- Winner: Everybody Wants Ryan by Armith-Greenleaf
- Runner-Up: Danse Macabre by MaeMaes
- Judges' Pick: Danse Macabre by MaeMaes

"Punk'd" Award:

- Winner: The Folly of a Monster Love by alias h. anonymous
- Runner-Up: Famous Last Words by SerialXLain
- Judges' Pick: To Feel the Sun by Aurette

Best Lovers' Spat:

- Winner: Want Take Have (Chapters 15 & 16) by SouledChampion
- Runner-Up: Full Court Press by BreeJalil
- Judges' Pick: The Barricade by Sundown

Best Series:

- Winner: Wrong Reasons by RockFan
- Runner-Up: That's Life by Miss Mysty
- Judges' Pick: The Sun Series by Jennifer Leigh

Sweetest Treat Award:

- Winner: Chapter 16 in Swish by lovelyhead
- Runner-Up: Chapter 1 in Because Elliot Rhymes with Idiot by the milk bottle.
- Judges' Pick: Chapter 1 in Little Miss Perfect by candii-apple

"Happily Ever After" Award:

- Winner: Hello Kitty by Endless Dark
- Runner-Up: The Rules of Engagement by judevanderhall
- Judges' Pick: Jack and Jill by Lani Lenore

Round Seven

Best Kiss:

- Winner: The Champagne Gang by punkturnedwriter
- Runner-Up: Being Jamie Baker by MsKelly
- Judges' Pick: Ghetto Gospel by templeton21

Best Slash:

- Complete: Sebastian and Adrian in Intrigue at the Crowned Jewel by IceraMyst
- Incomplete: Evan and Thomas in Cold Turkey by Zebbie
- Judges' Pick: Evan and Thomas in Cold Turkey by Zebbie

Most Creative Plot:

- Complete: Of Apples and Trees by RockFan
- Incomplete: Heart Lotion SPF 20 by Vena Cava
- Judges' Pick: Web of Lies by Polished Gem

Best Supporting Character:

- Winner: Nick in Back to The Top by RockFan
- Runner-Up: Zach in The Champagne Gang by punkturnedwriter
- Judges' Pick: Brendon in The Raccoon Wars by McQuinn

Best Cliche:

- Complete: Sapphires and Emeralds by Quill-and-Blood
- Incomplete: Of Money and Mouths by mrdryrdrlngs
- Judges' Pick: A Summer Solstice by NehemiaH

Best One-Shot:

- Winner: The Day I Stalked Him by Vena Cava
- Runner-Up: Hugs and Kisses by this is the life
- Judges' Pick: Mustard by gum is yum

Best Non-Romance:

- Complete: The Ghost Writer by B. J. Winters (Mystery)
- Incomplete: Illusoire by Kendal (Supernatural)
- Judges' Pick: Silence by IceHusky (General)

Best Challenge Response:

- Winner: Letters to Mary McGraw by JaneBarrie (SKoW Challenge #11 - "Goodnight Saigon")
- Runner-Up: Almost Lover by Chelseamuffin. (SKoW Challenge #23 - "So Many Songs, But I'm Feeling So Lonely!")
- Readers' Pick: She Looks to Me by woodstock1969 (SKoW Challenge #23 - "So Many Songs, But I'm Feeling So Lonely!")

"Hook, Line, and Sinker" Award:

- Hook: The Misadventures of a Lip Virgin by Has A WaywithWords
- Line: Covet by BKGal-24
He should not have been there, but he was. He should have looked away, but he did not. He should not have had her...but he did.
- Sinker: Private Lives, Public Property by star123
It's not easy to pretend you're in love for the sake of teenagers and housewives across the country but top footballer Lucas Goodspeed and shy, romantic Isobel Saunders soon discover that convincing themselves that they're not in love might be even harder.
- Judges' Pick: Die, Everyone's Doing It by Euphorialie
He was gasoline, I was spark, and together we set the world on fire. And that's only a partial metaphor. Think of all the trouble you can get into when you don't believe in anything and then strike a match.

Best One-Liner:

- Winner: "Listen, I'm turning over a new leaf. I'm becoming a lesbian. It'll save me money on birth control." in The Eleventh Annual Hide Or Die Summer Challenge by Le Meg
- Runner-Up: "Under the influence of alcohol, I could be humping a lawnmower and still be under the impression that I was feeling up Angelina Jolie." in We've Got A Big Mess On Our Hands by pixiepoptartz
- Judges' Pick: "Listen, I'm turning over a new leaf. I'm becoming a lesbian. It'll save me money on birth control." in The Eleventh Annual Hide Or Die Summer Challenge by Le Meg

Best Breakout Author:

- Winner: Vena Cava
- Runner-Up: Dark Cyan Star
- Judges' Pick: Dark Cyan Star

Best Villain:

- Winner: Jason in Catharsis by Hotkitty
- Runner-Up: The Sorceress/Emily in To Stay Below The Sea by DevonnyAuriel
- Judges' Pick: Sidyan in Andwyrden by Alfsigeysey

Best Universe:

- Winner: The Flower Girl by templeton21
- Runner-Up: My Darling Talia by Written
- Judges' Pick: My Darling Talia by Written

"Once Upon a Time" Award:

- Winner: Private Lives, Public Property by star123
- Runner-Up: The Jade Bracelet by Tatiana Moore
- Judges' Pick: A Mercenary of Morals by M.D.Irvine

Innocence Award:

- Complete: My Darling Bunny by Tatiana Moore
- Incomplete: Baby, I'm Not Finished by xoxluurve
- Judges' Pick: Petals by Danielle Night

Best Poetry:

- Winner: Cap'n Crunch by Kicking Poe (Free Verse)
- Runner-Up: Our Algebra by A Perfect Sonnet (Free Verse)
- Judges' Pick: Continuum by Xerophyte (Free Verse)

Round Six

Best Het:

- Complete: Devon & Reese in They Call It a Clich� by angels and effects
- Incomplete: Lucas & Isobel in Private Lives, Public Property by Star123
- Judges' Pick: Lucas & Isobel in Private Lives, Public Property by Star123

Most Humorous:

- Winner: Unfinished Business by Maeven
- Runner-Up: Baby, I'm Not Finished by xoxluurve
- Judges' Pick: Blood On Our Sneakers by A Perfect Sonnet

Best Love Triangle:

- Complete: Lacey, Ryan & Jackson in Don't Make A Scene by Samantha Nicole
- Incomplete: Taylor Hampton, James Stirling & Ryan O'Neil in Swish by lovelyhead
- Judges' Pick: Patrick, Marielle & Hikari in Beating the Game by Lord Iron-Balls

Best MC Portrayal:

- Winner: Maya in Sentiment Lost by Tijan
- Runner-Up: Eveline in Abra Cadaver by SamanthaNicole
- Judges' Pick: Justin in A Strong, Windless Place in the Sky by The Breakdancing Ninja

Best Chemistry:

- Complete: Zoe & Colton in A Starter Boyfriend by Tatiana Moore
- Incomplete: Taylor & James in Swish by lovelyhead
- Judges' Pick: Samantha & David in Want, Take, Have by Souled Champion

Best M-Rated:

- Complete: Sentiment Lost by Tijan
- Incomplete: Xnay on Angerday, s'il vous pla�t by Lulai
- Judges' Pick: Preaching to the Choir by mirevas

Most Memorable:

- Complete: Much Better by JD Allen
- Incomplete: Emerson by Ree
- Judges' Pick: His Mistress by Maroon

Amazing Wordsmith:

- Winner: Maeven
- Runner-Up: angels and effects
- Judges' Pick: angels and effects

Quirkiest Chapter Name:

- Winner: Chapter 15 "Any More Sass and I'll Sweeney Todd Your Ass" in Don't Make A Scene by SamanthaNicole
- Runner-Up: Chapter 6 "G-Rated Bottom Wiggling" in Private Lives, Public Property by star123
- Judges' Pick: Chapter 15 "Any More Sass and I'll Sweeney Todd Your Ass" in Don't Make A Scene by SamanthaNicole

Best Challenge Response:

- Winner: The Eleventh Annual Hide or Die Summer Challenge by Le Meg (SKoW Challenge Response #12 � "Go Team UST!")
- Runner-Up: �Fin� Is Just Really The Beginning by RandomActsOfInsanity (SKoW Challenge #20 - "Moodily Ever After")
- Readers' Pick: The Eleventh Annual Hide or Die Summer Challenge by Le Meg (SKoW Challenge Response #12 � "Go Team UST!")
- Honorable Mentions: Lego Me, Rally by found.eventually (SKoW Member Challenge - "Second Place Ain't So Bad"), In the Sun by LachelleMarie (SKoW Challenge #27 - "No Need to Say Goodbye"), Yours and Mine by xoxluurve (SKoW Challenge #14 - "Possession", and Fun With Phobia by psikeval (SKoW Member Challenge - "Funky Phobias").

Best Awkward Moment:

- Winner: Second Hand Soda by Jmarit17
- Runner-Up: Love Not Even The Heart Understands by Someday-I-will-Understand
- Judges' Pick: The Raccoon Wars by McQuinn

"Punk'd" Award:

- Winner: Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell by i found nemo
- Runner-Up: Rough Draft by NehemiaH
- Judges' Pick: Secret Memories by GrannyP

Best Lovers' Spat:

- Winner: Chapter 35 in The Matchmaker by Stormdancer
- Runner-Up: Chapter 21 in Breathing Underwater by boomxheadshot
- Judges' Pick: Chapter 35 in The Matchmaker by Stormdancer

Best Series:

- Winner: Phone Calls by RockFan
- Runner-Up: Chasing Mathesons by JD Allen
- Judges' Pick: Kiss of Twilight by Ranting Forever n Rambling On

"Dead Fic" Award:

- Winner: Hiring a Hooligan by Deena
- Runner-Up: Downward Spiral Rising by Pundit
- Judges' Pick: Hiring a Hooligan by Deena

"Happily Ever After" Award:

- Winner: They Call it Clich� by angels and effects
- Runner-Up: The Runaway Courtesan by J.E.Wyatt
- Judges' Pick: The Reality of Fairy Tales by Pareathe

Round Five

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Best Het:

- Complete: Jake & Isabella in Phone Calls from a Rock Star by Rock Fan
- Incomplete: Quentin & Devon in Trouble Starts with a Q by Myrika
- Judges' Pick: Lucas & Adrienne in Covet by BKGal-24

Best Kiss:

- Winner: D�senchant�e by Kendal
- Runner-Up: Sharp Edges and Shadows by Dillusional
- Judges' Pick: Sharp Edges and Shadows by Dillusional

Best Slash:

- Complete: Javier & River in Burning Paper Houses by SatisfyAnEmptyInside
- Incomplete: Macon & Wilson in The Lighthouse by thenorthface
- Judges' Pick: Rayne & Aedan in Winter Storms by Freak-of-Spade

Most Creative Plot:

- Complete: Six Feet From Paradise by JDAllen
- Incomplete: Sebastian Bear Invisible Pervert by hi-tanner85
- Judges' Pick: The Obsession with Jack by faerie-gumdrops

Most Humorous:

- Complete: Skinny Dipping With Grove Murray by hi-tanner85
- Incomplete: Maid for Me by Bomee
- Judges' Pick: Island Olivier by elisefey

Best Supporting Character:

- Winner: Dante Anderson in Brown Eyes by xoxluurve
- Runner-Up: Eden Jenson in Six Weeks With Satan by woodstock1969
- Judges' Pick: Dante Anderson in Brown Eyes by xoxluurve

Best Love Triangle:

- Complete: Emery, Bronwyn, & Amber in Emery & Me by In.the.Wardrobe
- Incomplete: Tess, Adonis, & Cam in Tangled by Em Wolf
- Judges' Pick: Brian, Nora, & Louisa in In a House Full of Strangers by The Breakdancing Ninja

Best MC Portrayal:

- Winner: Emma Laycha in The Matchmaker by StormDancer
- Runner-Up: Ayah in Honourshill by Harmonized
- Judges' Pick: Emma Laycha in The Matchmaker by StormDancer

Best Cliche:

- Complete: Don't Make A Scene by SamanthaNicole
- Incomplete: Off The Ice by thats.the.beauty.of.it
- Judges' Pick: All 4 You by You Are So Last Summer

Best One-Shot:

- Winner: Eulogies and Post It Notes Can Change the World! by Imaginary Parachute
- Runner-Up: Does This Make You Uncomfortable? by DancingChaChaFruit
- Judges' Pick: Shut Up by Broken Typewriter

Best Chemistry:

- Complete: Miranda and Finn in Writing Class by Stillill
- Incomplete: Adam and Daisy in Hostile Kisses by Tatiana Moore
- Judges' Pick: Cal and Beau in Of Money and Mouths by mrdryrdrlings

Best M-Rated:

- Complete: A Whole New Crowd by Tijan
- Incomplete: Beating the Game by Lord Iron-Balls
- Judges' Pick: The Scepter of Light by Jennifer Leigh

Most Memorable:

- Complete: Six Feet From Paradise by JD Allen
- Incomplete: The Matchmaker by StormDancer
- Judges' Pick: Smooth Move by DancingChaChaFruit

Amazing Wordsmith:

- Winner: JD Allen
- Runner-Up: Dillusional
- Judges' Pick: Imaginary Parachute

Quirkiest Chapter Name:

- Winner: Chapter 13 "Quivering Man Loins" in Trouble Starts With a Q by Myrika
- Runner-Up: Chapter 3 "0800-HOOKERS-R-US meets Queer Eye For the Straight Guy" in The Nightmare Before Christmas by October Rose
- Judges' Pick: Chapter 12 "Keep it in your pants or far away from me!" in Where, oh, where, is prince charming? by Wanna Janna

Best Non-Romance:

- Complete: Eidolon by Myrika (General/Drama)
- Incomplete: When Jocks Retaliate by Slideshow (Young Adult)
- Judges' Pick: Genteel Obsession by Scribe Mozell (Thriller)

Best Challenge Response:

- Winner: Why Not to Date a Greek God by DancingChaChaFruit (SKoW Member Challenge - "Period Pieces")
- Runner-Up: It's About Time by winter44 (SKoW Challenge #12 - "Go Team UST!")
- Readers' Pick: Why Not to Date a Greek God by DancingChaChaFruit (SKoW Member Challenge - "Period Pieces")

Best Awkward Moment:

- Winner: Emery and Me by In.the.Wardrobe
- Runner-Up: Ordinary World by JD Allen
- Judges' Pick: Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell by i found nemo

"Hook, Line, and Sinker" Award:

- Winner: Relationships, Pie, and Other Complicated Stuff by GrannyP
- Runner-Up: Honourshill by Harmonized
- Judges' Pick: Counting Chickens by pixy-dizzy

Best One-Liner:

- Winner: "So now that we've established Quentin is a lying liar who lies..." - Trouble Starts With a Q by Myrika
- Runner-Up: "I'm a man. Farts are funny." Jace explained." - Sentiment Lost by Tijan
- Judges' Pick: "Mom also says that sauteed lamb brains will raise your IQ,"- Luciology by skankasaurus

"Punk'd" Award:

- Winner: Jaded by Tijan
- Runner-Up: Thirty Days by Em Wolf
- Judges' Pick: Thirty Days by Em Wolf

Best Breakout Author:

- Winner: Samantha Nicole
- Runner-Up: Kaika N.
- Judges' Pick: Written

Best Villain:

- Winner: Marcus in Jaded by Tijan
- Runner-Up: Lynx in Natural Born by Hate to Hope
- Judges' Pick: Cinderella in Or So the Story Goes by Ranting Forever and Rambling On

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Best Het:

- Complete: Alex and Adrian in Reason and Romance Redux by Myrika
- Incomplete: Neely and Devon in All Along by KNE
- Judges' Pick: Cale and Ember in To Fight or Fall by pixy-dizzy

Best Kiss:

- Winner: Letter Tag by Dillusional
- Runner-Up: Swish by lovelyhead
- Judges' Pick: Your Definition of Love by gum IS yum

Best Slash:

- Complete: Gatekeeper by Kyobouryuu Arashi
- Incomplete: Stupid Post It Notes by Dirty-Angel-Toes
- Judges' Pick: Prop Gentleman by I'll Try Again

Most Creative Plot:

- Complete: The Reality of Fairytales by Pareathe
- Incomplete: Year of the Rabbit by Hate to Hope
- Judges' Pick: The Runaway Courtesan by J.E. Wyatt

Most Humorous:

- Complete: Regan, White, And the Seven Deadly Sins by mrdryrdrlngs
- Incomplete: I Only Date Nerds by unlikely.story
- Judges' Pick: Regan, White, And the Seven Deadly Sins by mrdryrdrlngs

Best Supporting Character:

- Winner: Travis Cates in Reason and Romance Redux by Myrika
- Runner-Up: Prince Raonn Whitethorn in Queen of Glass by S.J. Maas
- Judges' Pick: Prince Raonn Whitethorn in Queen of Glass by S.J. Maas

Best Love Triangle:

- Complete: Ordinary World by JD Allen
- Incomplete: The Champagne Gang by punkturnedwriter
- Judges' Pick: The Champagne Gang by punkturnedwriter

Best MC Portrayal:

- Winner: Celaena Sardothien in Queen of Glass by S.J. Maas
- Runner-Up: Rachel Tolland in Smooth Move by DancingChaChaFruit
- Judges' Pick: Patrick Morrison in Beating the Game by Lord Iron-Balls

Best Cliche:

- Complete: So Much to Learn by star123
- Incomplete: All Play and No Work by twitched
- Judges' Pick: It Can Always Get Worse by Ollie May

Best One-Shot:

- Winner: Faces by Dillusional
- Runner-Up: Breathtakingly Gorgeous by xoxluurve
- Judges' Pick: Third Time's The Charm by Emotionless Crysta

Best Chemistry:

- Complete: Jilted by Serako
- Incomplete: Honourshill by Harmonized
- Judges' Pick: His Eyes by pen-ink

Best M-Rated:

- Complete: Regan, White, And the Seven Deadly Sins by mrdryrdrlngs
- Incomplete: Bride of the Immortal by Morikumo
- Judges' Pick: Better than Burroughs by Stillill

Most Memorable:

- Complete: Against All Odds by Myrika
- Incomplete: All Along by KNE
- Judges' Pick: They Call it a Clich� by angels and effects

Amazing Wordsmith:

- Winner: Myrika
- Runner-Up: S.J.Maas
- Judges' Pick: Hate to Hope

Quirkiest Chapter Name:

- Winner: Ch 28 "Silly Siren, Sex Appeal Isn't For Kids" in Elemental Guardian by AIAK
- Runner-Up: Ch 7 "So Many Butt Cracks, So Little Time" in Your Daily Catastrophes by adio kalinihta
- Judges' Pick: Ch 2 "Watch Who You Insult in Spanish, Baby" in Angst in My Pants by CHIIJOY

Best Genre-Specific: ******

- Complete: Queen of Glass by S. J. Maas (Fantasy)
- Incomplete: The Deadly Flower by Carmel March(Supernatural)
- Judges' Pick: Love's Providence by Emily West (Inspirational)

Best Challenge Response:

- Winner: Rain or Shine by angels and effects
- Runner-Up: The Chronicles of Wonder Woman and Poet Boy by CHIIJOY
- Readers' Pick: Rain or Shine by angels and effects

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Best Overall Romance: *

- Complete: The Red Carpet by You Are So Last Summer
- Incomplete: Want, Take, Have by SouledChampion
- Judges' Pick: Queen of Glass by S.J. Maas

Best Makeout Scene: **

- The V Word by Lulai
- Incomplete: Swish by lovelyhead
- Judges' Pick: Hiring a Hooligan by Deena

Best Slash:

- Complete: WMSmoker seeks Seclusion by PirateGrrl
- Incomplete: Emerson by Ree
- Judges' Pick: Emerson by Ree

Most Creative Plot:

- Complete: The Natural Born by Hate to Hope
- Incomplete: Cupid's Arrow by CheDe
- Judges' Pick: Like Father, Like Son by Mad for Figs

Most Humorous:

- Complete: False Facades by Maeven
- Incomplete: Second Hand Soda by Jmarit17
- Judges' Pick: All in the Life of a Tomboy by brownbread

Best Fantasy/Sci-Fi: *****

- Complete: Woman's World by svonnah-la-fay
- Incomplete: Cupid's Arrow by CheDe
- Judges' Pick: Castle Mirrors by Alfsigesey

Best Love Triangle:

- Complete: Reason and Romance by Myrika
- Incomplete: Dream Driven A Tale of Envy by ShiiChan99
- Judges' Pick: Reason and Romance by Myrika

Best Portrayed Hero/Heroine: ****

- Complete: The V Word by Lulai
- Incomplete: Honourshill by Harmonized
- Judges' Pick: Honourshill by Harmonized

Best Cliche:

- Complete: Reason and Romance by Myrika
- Incomplete: They Call it a Cliche by angels and effects
- Judges' Pick: Cynical by Atheal

Best One-Shot:

- Voted: In Sickness and In Health by Take This Step
- Judges' Pick: Ambiguity by Endless Dark

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Best Cliche:

// Complete: Hello Kitty by Endless Dark
// Incomplete: Not For Me by tickledblue
// Judges' Pick: Chemistry by stroke in a can

Most Creative Plot:

// Complete: Petals by Danielle Night
// Incomplete: K for Catcher by Talyn Gray
// Judges' Pick: Unfinished Business by Maeven

Best Fantasy/Sci-Fi: *****

// Complete: The V word by Lulai
// Incomplete: Koibito no Ryu by paws-bells
// Judges' Pick: The Attic by Never Knows Best

Best One-Shot:

// Voted: Convenience Store Romance by Jmarit17
// Judges' Pick: The Thirteenth by dangerous-fox

Best Overall Romance: *

// Complete: When You Own the Universe by Secretive
// Incomplete: Reason and Romance by Myrika
// Judges' Pick: He Punks Me Not by Slideshow

Best Portrayed Hero/Heroine: ****

// Complete: Interrogame by Hate to Hope
// Incomplete: Reason and Romance by Myrika
// Judges' Pick: The Reality of Fairy Tales by Pareathe

Best Quizilla Story: ***

// Complete: | Drama Boys; You Can Never Tell When They're NOT Acting | by BohoCrazey
// Incomplete: Confessions from the Badass of Boarding School by SexyAngelFire
// Judges' Pick: WHAT?! YOUR SENDING ME TO MILITARY SCHOOL?!!!!!!! by daring-love

Best Makeout Scene: **

// Complete: Everything I Never Knew I Always Wanted by CuteButPsycho27
// Incomplete: Want, Take, Have by SouledChampion
// Judges' Pick: The Waiting Room by BKGal-24

Best Love Triangle:

// Complete: Snapple Coffee by punkturnedwriter
// Incomplete: Downward Spiral Rising by Pundit
// Judges' Pick: Sweet Little Lies by Winged One

Most Humorous:

// Complete: Boys Suck, They Do! Well Fine, Don't Believe Me! by Ms Pooka
// Incomplete: Want, Take, Have by SouledChampion
// Judges' Pick: Twin Trouble by She's Insane

Round One Winners

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Best Horror: ***

♥ Complete: The Contract by Bleeding Air
♥ Incomplete: The Contract II by Bleeding Air
♥ Judges' Pick: The Contract by Bleeding Air

Best Makeout Scene: **

♥ Complete: Resistance by Hate to Hope
♥ Incomplete: Reason and Romance by Myrika
♥ Judges' Pick: Quandaries of a Quirky Romantic by Secretive

Most Creative Plot:

♥ Complete: Mating Habits of the Popular and the Petty by Myrika
♥ Incomplete: Queen of Glass by S.J. Maas (FictionPress) and Daughter of the Mafia by open.your.eyes (Quizilla)
♥ Judges' Pick: Interrogame by Hate to Hope

Best Overall Romance: *

♥ Complete: False Facades by Maeven
♥ Incomplete: All Along by KNE (FictionPress) and Hey Wait.. That's Not Fair! You Csn't Buy Me For 6 Months! by EcstacyRocksMySocks (Quizilla)
♥ Judges' Pick: Against All Odds by Myrika

Most Humorous:

♥ Complete: Hello Kitty by Endless Dark
♥ Incomplete: Hiring A Hooligan by Deena (FictionPress) and I'm a Girl.. IN AN ALL BOYS' BOARDING SCHOOL?!?! by youandmeboth (Quizilla)
♥ Judges' Pick: Hiring A Hooligan by Deena

Best Fantasy/Sci-Fi: *****

♥ Complete: Cat's Eye by The Crystal Maiden
♥ Incomplete: Queen of Glass by S.J. Maas
♥ Judges' Pick: Queen of Glass by S.J. Maas

Best Love Triangle:

♥ Complete: False Facades by Maeven
♥ Incomplete: Addicted to You by anonymous reality
♥ Judges' Pick: Never Just A Rumor by Zia Aizan

Best Portrayed Hero/Heroine: ****

♥ Complete: Firebird by JC Jaquez (no longer archived on FictionPress)
♥ Incomplete: All Along by KNE
♥ Judges' Pick: Everybody Hates Logan by Myrika

Best Cliche:

♥ Complete: Against All Odds by Myrika
♥ Incomplete: All Along by KNE (FictionPress) and I'm a Girl.. IN AN ALL BOYS' BOARDING SCHOOL?!?! by youandmeboth (Quizilla)
♥ Judges' Pick: When You Own The Universe by Secretive

Best One-Shot:

♥ Voted: His Phenomenal Eyes by Bleeding Air
♥ Judges' Pick: Reckless by Flawless Storm Back to Top

* This category was replaced by Best Het.
** This category's name has been changed to Best Kiss.
*** This category has been retired.
**** This category's name has been changed to Best MC Portrayal. (Best Main Character Portrayal)
***** This category was replaced by Best Genre-Specific.
****** This category was replaced by Best Non-Romance.