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Rated: E · Appendix · Contest · #1378165
List of all previous rounds winners and guest judges
Contest Host's Note:
"A number of reviewers have asked me to remove the old, invalid links. I'm not going to. It's always a shame when people leave the site, reduce their accounts, or remove reading items from this site, and there are many reasons why this happens. At the time that those items were around they were judged to be worthy of celebration in this contest. They are part of the history of this contest. That still remains, even if the items do not."


Round 2 Winners - Guest Judge drboris

Write a a poem of no more than 80 lines meant to be a learning tool for others about a particular historical event. Poems have often been used to easily learn historical events for both adults and children. Now I want you to put your writing abilities to use and make one of your own. Good luck!

1st Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1352558 by Not Available.


2nd Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1365261 by Not Available.


Joined 3rd Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1367881 by Not Available.

and:
THE INDIAN REVOLUTION: award winner  (E)
How India won its freedom
#1238707 by Dr M C Gupta


Honourable Mentions go to:
Rob G. ~Led by the Master~ , mastery, and simply_complex


Round 3 Winners - Guest Judges , Sarah

As we are in a shorter month, I would like to encourage any historical item for submission for this round. This includes, poetry, essay, short-story, letter, recipe... you name it As long as it involves history, and writing, please feel free to enter it However, please note that as there is no size limit on the Open Prompt, reviews will only be made on book chapters, or until interest is lost by those reviewing (so enter your best!) Good Luck!

1st Place
STATIC
Letter from a Ghost  (13+)
The ghost speaks his mind.
#1093066 by Dave is home recovering


2nd Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1351698 by Not Available.


3rd Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1376777 by Not Available.
and
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1379689 by Not Available.


Honourable Mentions go to:
Kitty , sandharp, mastery and Nicola

Round 4 Winners - Guest Judge alanscott
This was round 4's prompt:
Biographies have always fascinated lovers of history, and lovers of celebrity. Examining the life history of one person can give us valuable insight into the times and culture surrounding that persons life. So, from Heath Ledger to Hannibal, Mozart to Attila the Hun, please submit your Historical Biographies for round 4. All writes are welcome: poetry, prose, essay etc. Reviews will only be made on book chapters, or until interest is lost by those reviewing (so enter your best!) - Good Luck!

1st Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1391012 by Not Available.


2nd Place
Nikola Tesla: Genius? Insane? or Both?  (13+)
Essay about an engineer/scientist originally written for chemistry lab.
#1400250 by Dawn Embers


3rd Place
A biography of General Custer  (E)
A biography of General Custer. Love him or loathe him, he was an interesting character.
#1400179 by drboris


Honourable Mentions go to:
katherine76

*Star*Round 5 Prompt: First Person Fiction! *Star*

Round 5 Winners

Thanks goes to nekomouse for their prompt idea for this round:

"How about a diary entry supposedly written by a historical figure? So, please could entrants write diary entries for Alexander the great, or Queen Elizabeth, or Charlie Chaplin? I think it would be very cool for people to take into account the writing styles of the period to do their best to make the piece seem authentic."

*Star* Feel free to includes letters as well as diary entries in this round *Star*


1st Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1410609 by Not Available.


2nd Place
Dearest Anne  (18+)
A letter from Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn.
#1407580 by StephB


3rd Place
Freddy's letter  (E)
Did Captain Frederick Benteen write his wife a "last" letter?
#1411391 by drboris


Honourable Mentions go to:
fcgroningen for one of the best interactives I've seen! And nikolaibard for their dramatic characterisation of one of history's infamous sons

*Star*Round 6 Prompt: Adventure! *Star*

Round 6 Winners

"Any kind of item type is valid for this round:
Adventure! Any theme exploring any kind of historical adventure is welcomed in this round. Whether you follow Howard Carter through the pyramids of Egypt, Captain Cook on the high seas, or Dr Livingstone in Africa, submit your entry for this month's Adventure prompt."


1st Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1239430 by Not Available.


2nd Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1408126 by Not Available.


3rd Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1254194 by Not Available.


Honourable Mentions go to:
Jeff Hallow and Lou-Here By His Grace

*Star*Round 8 Prompt: Alternative History!
*Star*

Round 8 Winners

Any kind of item type is valid for this round:
Alternative History! We are accepting any alternative history writes, regardless of sub-genre, age, award status, and rating, in bitem format.*Delight*


Thank you to all those who entered round 8

1st Place
November, 1518  (18+)
A historical "What if...?"
#1450502 by Briar Rose


2nd Place
Death of a Surrender  (E)
What might have happened if Robert E. Lee hadn't signed the surrender?
#1448937 by Charity Marie


3rd Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1439517 by Not Available.


Honourable Mention goes to Ginfla

Round9 Winners

Any kind of item type is valid for this round:
OPEN PROMPT! We are accepting any history write, regardless of sub-genre, age, award status, and rating, in bitem format.*Delight*


Thank you to all those who entered round 9

1st Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1334663 by Not Available.


2nd Place
The Rabbit of Rue Saint Paul (Draft2)  (E)
An old man lives in Quebec City deals in Old Master's paintings-he has a secret past.
#1460534 by RachelZweig


3rd Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1459685 by Not Available.


Honourable Mention goes to small_triumphs and Lou-Here By His Grace

Round10 Winners

Any kind of item type is valid for this round:
NEW HORIZONS! This round we want to see the excitement and risk history makers have invested in our futures. From explorers, inventors, humanitarians, scientists, settlers, astronauts, crusaders etc. man has always set his sights on new horizons and taken us forward as a species. This round gives you the opportunity to celebrate a wealth of human history shaped by visionary leaders and enthusiastic idealists.*Delight*


Thank you to all those who entered round 10

1st Place
Inventing and Re-inventing the Wheel  (ASR)
Short piece for middle school readers on the history of the ferris wheel.
#1383993 by Crys-not really here


2nd Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1466321 by Not Available.


3rd Place
Shadows of the Czar  (13+)
In 1796, Czar Paul I, makes a decision that will echo through Russia's history.
#1097775 by StephB


*Star*Round 11 Prompt: Behind the scenes at great moments in history! *Star*


Guest Judge: MetaphorSquared

Any kind of item type is valid for this round
BEHIND THE SCENES! What about a those hidden characters in history -- what is their story? This round you can submit items which feature a well known event through other's eyes. The possibilities are endless; the Stage Manager at the theater Lincoln was assassinated in, or the crone who tried to warn Caesar, or Dr Crippen's chemist...

1st Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1071083 by Not Available.


2nd Place
Blood on Stone  (18+)
A young woman witnesses the murder of Thomas Becket
#1475487 by Briar Rose


3rd Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1477448 by Not Available.


Round12 Winners. Prompt: Essay

Any kind of history essay is valid for this round

1st Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1018972 by Not Available.


2nd Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1493872 by Not Available.


Honourable Mentions to both:
"Invalid Item and "Invalid Item

Round14 Winners. Prompt: Poetry

Any kind of history poem is valid for this round

This round we are accepting narrative poetry with a historical theme. Your subject and time period are up to you, but your poem should be clear about which era/event you are writing about.
Have fun, and good luck! *Smile*


1st Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1498574 by Not Available.


2nd Place
STATIC
WE WERE REBELS  (E)
Ditty based on the tune to "Sink the Bismark."
#1489599 by Oldwarrior


3rd Place
STATIC
The Battle… Not the War!  (E)
Both Clark and ol’ George Wallace led a gruesome reign of terror –
#1501856 by Robin Millstone #TheRhymeMaven


*Star*Round 15 Winners. Prompt: MARITIME HISTORY
*Star*

Suggestions = Have fun with this round *Smile* Poems, essays, books, statics, c-Notes, small, short, dramatic, or comedic, are all welcome as long as you can demonstrate a connection with the sea. Maybe you want to write a fantasy about mermaids, set against the historical backdrop of the Spanish Armada? Or construction difficulties on the Lighthouse at Alexandria? Or a romance between pirates, Viking adventure, Cooks travels, the fishing industry . . .

Let your imagination run wild, and bring Maritime History alive!


1st Place
Supernova  (18+)
How Rebecca's life is changed by a disaster near her home in Alaska.
#1525993 by Natalie


2nd Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1525883 by Not Available.


3rd Place
STATIC
Shipwreck at Ship Bottom  (13+)
Serendipity on a foreign shore.
#1513427 by Eric Wharton



*Star*Round 16 Winners. Prompt: LIVING HISTORY
*Star*

Suggestions = The living history prompt is your chance to look at modern history in recent memory. Obama's speech, Osama's strikes, golf on the moon, or the Berlin wall; whatever historic event you've lived through, you're qualified to comment on in this round Smile

Any kind of write is eligible for this round, as long as it deals with a historic event in your lifetime. Historic events don't include first kisses, the loss of a beloved pet, or how Aunti Ada won first place for her Chelsea buns at the vicarage tea party... I've got to be able to research it. Think: memorable events with a world wide audience


1st Place
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1538108 by Not Available.


(less than five entries)


*Star*Round 17 Winners
*Star*

(there were no entries for this round)

*Star*Round 18 Winners. *Star*

1st place:
STATIC
BOUNDING HOME  (18+)
Youth is lost forever as WWII trainees break their maidens as "Men o' War" on D-Day
#1553061 by DRSmith

as this item is already graced with a lovely ribbon of much higher value, this author will receive an extra 10,000gps instead.

2nd place:
House of Wax  (13+)
Things fall apart; the center cannot hold.--W.B. Yeats
#1334867 by Lynn McKenzie

as this item is already graced with a lovely ribbon of much higher value, this author will receive a History Merit Badge instead.

3rd place:
The Osterville Letters  (13+)
Letters from the 1820's written from a young woman to a friend about her life.
#1558751 by mdnghtdrgnfly


*Star*Round 19 Winners. *Star*
Only first place was awarded, as there were less than five entries
The Constitutionality of Nullification  (E)
Was the Theory of Nullification Constitutional?
#1551614 by Shannon Jones


*Star*Round 20 Winners. *Star*


1st place:
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#979975 by Not Available.


2nd place
STATIC
ACTIUM  (13+)
History contest winner.
#1527687 by Oldwarrior


*Star*Round 21 Winner. *Star*

1st place:
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1588233 by Not Available.


*Star*Round 22 Winner. *Star*

1st place:
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1630771 by Not Available.


2nd place:
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1593011 by Not Available.


3rd place:
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1622346 by Not Available.


Honorable Mentions:
"Invalid Item"   by A Guest Visitor and "Invalid Item"   by A Guest Visitor

*Star*Round 24 Winner. *Star*

1st place:
Coffee and war.  (13+)
enemies meet out of battle
#1942530 by drboris


2nd place:
 Invalid Item 
This item number is not valid.
#1960097 by Not Available.


3rd place:
STATIC
Zapruder's Reel  (ASR)
Friday, November 22, 1963.
#1963944 by Don Two


HONORABLE MENTIONS TO: DRSmith , deemac and Blueyez



*Star*Round 25 Winners. *Star*

1st place:
Wrong Way Corrigan  (E)
An exceptional and intrepid aviation pioneer find fame by stealth or plain dumb luck
#1900861 by Michaelmountain:spring hope


2nd place:
Lord Liverpool  (E)
entry for the History Contest
#2111701 by eyestar~


3rd place:
Katherine  (E)
What would it have been like to be Henry VIII s ex-wife?
#2113135 by Woo


HONORABLE MENTIONS TO: "Revolutionist"   by iKïyå§ama , "Invalid Item"   by A Guest Visitor and "The Peskadot Warrior"   by W.D.Wilcox
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