Hello Workshop Community,
The judging has been completed and the votes are in. It's time to announce the winners of the 2012 Winter Writer's Workshop Awards!
First off, I'd like to thank everyone involved with making this a very successful awards season.
Our interim Section Head, @Gastly's Mama, did an amazing job putting this all together and organizing everything. A sincere thank you to all of the judges as well, who contributed their expertise and knowledge of writing to help us put on this awards season.
And last but certainly not least, I'd like to thank the entire Workshop community, the authors and the readers, and those who took the time to nominate and vote in these awards. It's because of your great work and talent that we able to be such a great community. The number of amazing literary works that the Workshop boasts is truly awesome! Keep up the great work!
Now, without further ado, here are this season's winners, according to our judging panel's analysis:
Best 'Journey' Fanfic: The Surprising Adventures of Glaceon in Unova - apenpaap
Best 'Dark' Fanfic: Striking Back: Memoirs of a Clone - Dai
Best 'Crossover' or 'Non-Pokemon' Fanfic: Kingdom Hearts: Lost War - The Booty Warrior
Best 'Alternate' Fanfic: Champion Game - Misheard Whisper
Best 'Expansion' Fanfic: Skyridge: Ted's Story - Redemption - BlueNostalgia
Best Protagonist: Milo Youngblood from Pocket Monsters: The Battle Quest - Legacy
Best Antagonist: Ethan "Gold" Hartley from Kris vs Gold: A Tale of War - Acetrainer14
Best Supporting Character: Natasha from Champion Game - Misheard Whisper
Author Awards (decided by peer voting)
Best Newcomer: Dai
Best Reviewer: Legacy
And there you have them! The 2012 Winter Award Winners!
The very special prizes will be unveiled and awarded to the winners as soon as they are completed.
Also, the 'Overall Awards' for Best Work and Best Character will now be selected by the judging panel and will announced on this thread within a few days.
Again, a very heartfelt thank you to everyone who participated! It was a very difficult judging process with so many amazing works in the running. Thanks to all the authors, judges and readers for your help!
CONGRATULATIONS to all the nominees and winners!