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I've been Nominated again - Words in the Heroes' Tongue
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I've been Nominated again
I've been nominated in the White Knight Awards for Xander-centric fanfic! "Lonely on the Mountain" is nominated for the "Mbuna Fish" Award for Xander in Africa fics, and for the "I Like the Quiet" award for just Xander, no pairing fics.

Not that I'll win - I'm up against liz_marcs in the first category and against julia_here's sublime story "Ballad of Ira Hayes" in the second - but it's lovely to be nominated Thanks to whoever nominated me - and that's probably somebody on my F-list because the link leads to the story on my LiveJournal rather than to the archived story at "I Need A Parrot".

No "Tabula Avatar" today due to work, sleep, etc, but I have made a start on the next chapter and it is just possible that I might get it done for tomorrow.

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Current Music: ZZ Top, "Sharp Dressed Man"

18 comments or speak 2 me
hesadevilspike From: hesadevilspike Date: February 27th, 2006 08:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
Congratulations on the nomination - very well deserved.

And what a beautiful banner I found on coming in through the door.
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: February 27th, 2006 09:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!

You've been away from my LJ a long time - myfeetshowit made the banner for me on the 6th of February.
liz_marcs From: liz_marcs Date: February 27th, 2006 08:40 pm (UTC) (Link)
Don't sell yourself short on "Lonely on the Mountain."

I was going to nominate it myself and someone beat me to it. That's a damn good story that met all the requirements to the Africander challenge and, personally, I'm torn between yours, Yin's story, and the person I did end up nominating nominate for the "deserves to win" sweepstakes.

speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: March 2nd, 2006 07:08 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!

Oh, I know that "Lonely on the Mountain" is good, I don't go in for false modesty, but, well, you and aeneas_fic in one category, julia_here in the other!

It's funny how tastes can differ. You obviously rate "Never Ending Gardens" highly but I didn't think that it was anythihng special. Competently written but that's all.
liz_marcs From: liz_marcs Date: March 2nd, 2006 07:34 pm (UTC) (Link)
I nominated aeneas_fic when I didn't see her name crop up in the Africander category. And, like I said, someone already beat me to nominating you for Lonely in the Africander category.

I don't normally vote/norminate in awards (*hangs head* YES! I know, I know. *hangs head*), but I really think there are better stories than Contrite Spirits in that category and either you or Aeneas really deserves to win that one.
spikesdeb From: spikesdeb Date: February 27th, 2006 09:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
Congrats on the nomination; fingers crossed for you.
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: March 2nd, 2006 07:09 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!
makd From: makd Date: February 28th, 2006 12:26 am (UTC) (Link)
congratulations! I haven't read the fic, but I have it bookmarked to start ASAP some of the current WIPs I'm reading finish. Honestly, knowing your writing style and having read most of what you've written, if not all of it, I sincerely hope you win; I'm very sure it's a fantastic fic!! good luck.
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: March 2nd, 2006 07:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!
gillo From: gillo Date: February 28th, 2006 12:30 am (UTC) (Link)
Congratulations for the nomination.
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: March 2nd, 2006 07:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!
enigmaticblues From: enigmaticblues Date: February 28th, 2006 01:07 am (UTC) (Link)
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: March 2nd, 2006 07:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!
alwaysjbj From: alwaysjbj Date: February 28th, 2006 05:40 am (UTC) (Link)
Congratulations on the nomination!
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: March 2nd, 2006 07:12 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!
cbtreks From: cbtreks Date: March 3rd, 2006 08:26 pm (UTC) (Link)
Congratulations on the nomination; "Lonely on the Mountain" certainly deserves it.

(Sadly, I'm far behind in reading "Tabula Avatar" - I think I've read through part 9. I've been printing out parts to read at home, though, and hope I can catch up this weekend.)
speakr2customrs From: speakr2customrs Date: March 4th, 2006 01:56 am (UTC) (Link)
Thank you!
drakontaskyria From: drakontaskyria Date: March 4th, 2006 10:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
Congratulations! Well deserved!
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