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by Elle
Rated: E · Appendix · Writing.Com · #2116600
How it all went down...
Hi everyone and welcome to the 12th annual PreQuills, celebrating the best of Writing.com from 2018!

Today we are announcing the finalists in 8 categories and we'll be announcing the winners of 19 genre categories! *Bigsmile*

The final Quill ceremony will be on 13th April at 2:30pm WDC time and we’ll then announce the remaining Quill Award winners. In total we'll have 50 Quill winners!

If you miss any of the results, they'll be posted in the newsfeed.

Just a reminder that you can post messages here and also listen to/watch the live chat. There is also a Quills discussion happening in the Writing.com Discord if you’re on there.

Right, has everyone been to the bathroom? *Laugh*

I'll announce the eight lots of finalists first, and then we’ll do our 19 genre winners and HMs.

Quill rules state that any category with more than 20 nominations has 5 or so nominations selected as finalists. These are based on the results of the judging, or of the voting YOU did if it's a genre category.

The reason we had a lot more categories with finalists last year was simply because we had more nominations. Make sure the 2019 Quills are awesome by nominating the best items, activities, reviewers and portfolios that you come across this year! "2021 Nomination Form for Quill Awards

Our first lot of finalists are for Best Community.

The nominees for Best Community are...
"Question of the Day!"   [18+] by Lilli ☕
"Scheming Scoundrel's Forum of Finesse"   [E] by LJ hiding under the bed
"Community Recognition Assist"   [13+] by Andy~2021 has to be better
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"The WDC Cookbook"   [E] by Dragyn

"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Movie Quotes Gone Wrong cNotes"   [13+] by Lornda
"C-Note City"   [E] by Whatas Spring Cleaning
"Sharmelle's Expressions: Halloween"   [13+] by Sharmelle Expressions
"Magical Thank You's"   [E] by A. M. Buxman

"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"The Bard's Hall Contest"   [13+] by StephB
"A Fistful of Merit Badges"   [13+] by Andy~2021 has to be better
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Mental Health Writers Alliance"   [18+] by Charlie 🌈

"WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group"   [E] by Maryann
"Activity Bank "   [E] by Annette
"SIMPLY POSITIVE GROUP"   [E] by Simply Positive
"The Witch's House"   [13+] by Ⱳƹ₿~ŴitcӉ
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

"The WDC Angel Army"   [ASR] by iKïyå§ama
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"The Defoliation of America"   [13+] by 🌓 HuntersMoon
"Your Decades-Old Socks"   [18+] by Jayne
"More XGC than there used to be?"   [ASR] by Life's a Beach... says Joey C

"Mum's the Word"   [E] by Krista is Trying
"~ The Poet's Place Cafe~"   [E] by Dave is home recovering


And the finalists for Best Community (as voted by you!) are...
"Question of the Day!"   [18+] by Lilli ☕
"Community Recognition Assist"   [13+] by Andy~2021 has to be better
"Mental Health Writers Alliance"   [18+] by Charlie 🌈
"WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group"   [E] by Maryann
"~ The Poet's Place Cafe~"   [E] by Dave is home recovering
Congratulations to the finalists!!

Our next lot of finalists are for Best Dark.

The nominees for Best Dark are...
"SCREAMS!!!"   [XGC] by Fangus
"Ode to My Ex-Husband"   [13+] by Krista is Trying
"Martyr"   [18+] by I, Raven Scryer
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"The Little Arsonist"   [18+] by Jayne

"Silly Boys"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker
"Don't @ Me"   [18+] by Jeff
"24 Syllables Poetry Entries"   [13+] by 🌓 HuntersMoon
"The Freezing of Patriotism"   [18+] by Shaye
"Rid The Parasite"   [18+] by Intuey

"Truth and Lies"   [GC] by Lostwordsmith
"Slow Descent"   [XGC] by Lilli ☕
"Dried Flowers"   [13+] by 🌓 HuntersMoon
"Shedding the Masks"   [18+] by Lilli ☕
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

"Finch"   [18+] by Tileira
"Fuck Mother's Day"   [GC] by Witchy woman
"Verbal Battery"   [GC] by 🌸 pwheeler ~ love joy peace
" Note in a Bottle"   [E] by Innerlight sharing her heart
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

"Stills"   [18+] by Choconut
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Mistakes"   [GC] by Emily
"Haunted"   [18+] by I, Raven Scryer

"I Am Death, the Harvester of Souls"   [18+] by Jim Hall
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Boo"   [13+] by Choconut
"Murmurationis Cotidie"   [GC] by Cat Voleur
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

"The Grass Is Greener"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker
"The Cane"   [GC] by Jayne
"Veronica's Red Sweater"   [13+] by Donkey Hoetay

"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Three Wishes"   [18+] by Jim Hall
"A League of Death's Own"   [18+] by Dalimer Corwyn
"The Diagnosis"   [18+] by J.E. Allen

And the finalists for Best Dark (as voted by you!) are...
"The Little Arsonist"   [18+] by Jayne
"Rid The Parasite"   [18+] by Intuey
"Fuck Mother's Day"   [GC] by Witchy woman
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Three Wishes"   [18+] by Jim Hall

Congratulations to the finalists!!

Our next lot of finalists are for Best Fantasy, which includes supernatural, paranormal and mythology.

The nominees for Best Fantasy are...
"Jake Voss, Galactic Bounty Hunter"   [18+] by LJ hiding under the bed
"The Pink Fluffy Unicorn Contest"   [E] by Robert Edward Baker
"WISTFUL"   [E] by Innerlight sharing her heart
"The Fall"   [E] by Casey
"Ghosts of Chavenage"   [13+] by Choconut

"My Adonis"   [18+] by 🌑 Darleen's writing a novel
"My Aphrodite"   [18+] by Roland King
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Chocolate up to experience"   [13+] by Bob'n Around
"The Impatient Fairy"   [E] by Schnujo

"What if... "   [E] by 🌓 HuntersMoon
"The Bittermooners"   [13+] by I, Raven Scryer
"A Poe Choice"   [13+] by Bob'n Around
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Guardian Mine"   [13+] by Sorji

"Perfect Goodbye"   [13+] by 🌓 HuntersMoon
"Samantha's Pet"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker
"Shadows of Tomorrow"   [E] by Xarthin
"The Girl with Music in Her Soul"   [E] by Queenie Saturns

"Timing is Everything"   [GC] by LJ hiding under the bed
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Time After Time"   [13+] by Eric Wharton
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

And the finalists for Best Fantasy (as voted by you!) are...
"The Fall"   [E] by Casey
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"The Impatient Fairy"   [E] by Schnujo
"What if... "   [E] by 🌓 HuntersMoon
"A Poe Choice"   [13+] by Bob'n Around
"Samantha's Pet"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker

Congratulations to the finalists!!

Our next lot of finalists are for Best Horror.

The nominees for Best Horror are...
"SCREAMS!!!"   [XGC] by Fangus
"The Grim Reaper Contest - Closed"   [13+] by Fictiøn Ðiva the Wørd Weava
"Martyr"   [18+] by I, Raven Scryer
"The Little Arsonist"   [18+] by Jayne
"Haunted"   [18+] by I, Raven Scryer

"I Am Death, the Harvester of Souls"   [18+] by Jim Hall
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Hazmat"   [18+] by Jayne
"Murmurationis Cotidie"   [GC] by Cat Voleur
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

"Who's Been Sleeping in Your Bed..."   [E] by Pernell Rogers
"A Rose for Cassandra"   [18+] by warpedsanity
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Three Wishes"   [18+] by Jim Hall

"A League of Death's Own"   [18+] by Dalimer Corwyn
"Inside Voice"   [18+] by Than Pence
"Timing is Everything"   [GC] by LJ hiding under the bed
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"The Diagnosis"   [18+] by J.E. Allen

And the finalists for Best Horror (as voted by you!) are...
"I Am Death, the Harvester of Souls"   [18+] by Jim Hall
"Hazmat"   [18+] by Jayne
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Three Wishes"   [18+] by Jim Hall
"Timing is Everything"   [GC] by LJ hiding under the bed

Congratulations to the finalists!!

Our next lot of finalists are for Best Romance.

The nominees for Best Romance are...
"Jane Austen CampFire, Her Life, Stories"   [ASR] by Princess Megan Rose
"Jane Austen Group"   [E] by Princess Megan Rose
"Scary Love"   [GC] by Robert Edward Baker
"WISTFUL"   [E] by Innerlight sharing her heart
"Deadly Charms"   [E] by Chris Breva AKA Marvin Schrebe

"Forever Feeling Your Love"   [E] by LegendaryMask💗
"Honey Crisp Kisses (33 Lines)"   [E] by ♥HOOves♥
"Mourning After"   [13+] by Innerlight sharing her heart
"Time After Time"   [E] by Krista is Trying
"Dried Flowers"   [13+] by 🌓 HuntersMoon

"My Adonis"   [18+] by 🌑 Darleen's writing a novel
"My Aphrodite"   [18+] by Roland King
"Haunted"   [18+] by I, Raven Scryer
"Meeting at the Park"   [E] by QPdoll
"Qetesh"   [18+] by warpedsanity

"Edrahil's Last Walk"   [13+] by Tiggy
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Your Name"   [XGC] by Lynn McKenzie
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Time After Time"   [13+] by Eric Wharton

And the finalists for Best Romance (as voted by you!) are...
"Scary Love"   [GC] by Robert Edward Baker
"Deadly Charms"   [E] by Chris Breva AKA Marvin Schrebe
"Honey Crisp Kisses (33 Lines)"   [E] by ♥HOOves♥
"Dried Flowers"   [13+] by 🌓 HuntersMoon
"My Aphrodite"   [18+] by Roland King

Congratulations to the finalists!!

Our next lot of finalists are for Best Medium Poem, Free Verse.

The nominees for Best Medium Poem, Free Verse, are...
"Honey Crisp Kisses (33 Lines)"   [E] by ♥HOOves♥
"The Freezing of Patriotism"   [18+] by Shaye
"Invalid Entry by paddy1
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Lost In The Shuttle by sunkissed bkc

"Mourning After"   [13+] by Innerlight sharing her heart
"Time After Time"   [E] by Krista is Trying
"Your Decades-Old Socks"   [18+] by Jayne
"ISOLATION"   [E] by GenreJunkyAtLarge
"WEATHERED LANDSCAPE"   [E] by GenreJunkyAtLarge

"Rid The Parasite"   [18+] by Intuey
"Truth and Lies"   [GC] by Lostwordsmith
"Slow Descent"   [XGC] by Lilli ☕
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Dried Flowers"   [13+] by 🌓 HuntersMoon

"Shedding the Masks"   [18+] by Lilli ☕
"Poor Little Things"   [18+] by Jayne
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Finch"   [18+] by Tileira
"Fuck Mother's Day"   [GC] by Witchy woman

"Verbal Battery"   [GC] by 🌸 pwheeler ~ love joy peace
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Catherine's Blanket"   [E] by ♥HOOves♥
"Perseids"   [E] by ridinghhood--p. boutilier
" Note in a Bottle"   [E] by Innerlight sharing her heart

"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Baby's First Christmas by Rhyssa
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Halo"   [13+] by Kittiara
"My Adonis"   [18+] by 🌑 Darleen's writing a novel

And the finalists for Best Medium Poem, Free Verse, are...
"Invalid Entry by paddy1
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Dried Flowers"   [13+] by 🌓 HuntersMoon
"Poor Little Things"   [18+] by Jayne
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

Congratulations to the finalists!!

Our next lot of finalists are for Best Short Story (1).

The nominees for Best Short Story (1) are...
"Qetesh"   [18+] by warpedsanity
"Edrahil's Last Walk"   [13+] by Tiggy
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"A Poe Choice"   [13+] by Bob'n Around
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"A Rose for Cassandra"   [18+] by warpedsanity
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"The Grass Is Greener"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker
"Guardian Mine"   [13+] by Sorji

"The Cane"   [GC] by Jayne
"Veronica's Red Sweater"   [13+] by Donkey Hoetay
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"The Homemaker's Helper"   [18+] by LJ hiding under the bed
"Perfect Goodbye"   [13+] by 🌓 HuntersMoon

"Samantha's Pet"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker
"Three Wishes"   [18+] by Jim Hall
"The Benefits of Tea - a SCREAMS!!! entry by Osirantinous
"Shadows of Tomorrow"   [E] by Xarthin
"The Girl with Music in Her Soul"   [E] by Queenie Saturns

"A League of Death's Own"   [18+] by Dalimer Corwyn
"The Invitation"   [E] by Genipher
"Trouble At The Farm"   [ASR] by Kittiara

And the finalists for Best Short Story (1) are...
"Edrahil's Last Walk"   [13+] by Tiggy
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"The Grass Is Greener"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker
"The Cane"   [GC] by Jayne
"Samantha's Pet"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker
"The Invitation"   [E] by Genipher

Congratulations to the finalists!!

Our final lot of finalists for 2018 are for Best Portfolio.

The nominees for Best Portfolio are...
Princess Megan Rose
Krista is Trying
Genipher
Choconut
🌓 HuntersMoon

Robert Edward Baker
LJ hiding under the bed
Jacky
Azrael Tseng
ridinghhood--p. boutilier

Fangus
warpedsanity
Lostwordsmith
Sally
Hannah ♫♥♫

sunkissed bkc
Fyn -
Lisa Noe Kittyluv um Puppyluv
Innerlight sharing her heart
Whatas Spring Cleaning

Jim Hall
Fictiøn Ðiva the Wørd Weava
Tiggy
Ⱳƹ₿~ŴitcӉ

And the finalists for Best Portfolio are...
Choconut
🌓 HuntersMoon
Robert Edward Baker
warpedsanity
Tiggy
Ⱳƹ₿~ŴitcӉ

Congratulations to the finalists!!

Ooh, it's time for our first Quill! *Bigsmile*

Our first Quill is for Best Animal/Pets...

Here are the nominees for Best Animal/Pets...
"Plushie Post"   [E] by Dragyn
"The Pink Fluffy Unicorn Contest"   [E] by Robert Edward Baker
"SuperPower Animals Auction for Charity"   [13+] by Schnujo
"WISTFUL"   [E] by Innerlight sharing her heart
"The Lonely Bear"   [E] by John Hawkes

"Honey Crisp Kisses (33 Lines)"   [E] by ♥HOOves♥
"The Birds of Winter"   [18+] by Jayne
"Trouble At The Farm"   [ASR] by Kittiara
" A Walk in the Park "   [E] by Carol St.Ann
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

The honourable mention (yes, I do spell it with a u!) goes to...

" A Walk in the Park "   [E] by Carol St.Ann

Congratulations Carol!

And the Quill for Best Animal/Pets (as voted by you) goes to...

"SuperPower Animals Auction for Charity"   [13+] by Schnujo

Congratulations Jody! *Bigsmile*


Our next Quill is for Best Childrens/YA/Teen...

Here are the nominees for Best Childrens/YA/Teen...
"Plushie Post"   [E] by Dragyn
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Just Being Me"   [13+] by Choconut
"The Impatient Fairy"   [E] by Schnujo
"Trouble At The Farm"   [ASR] by Kittiara
" A Walk in the Park "   [E] by Carol St.Ann

The honourable mention goes to...

"The Impatient Fairy"   [E] by Schnujo

Congratulations Jody!

And the Quill for Best Childrens/YA/Teen (as voted by you) goes to...

"Just Being Me"   [13+] by Choconut

Congratulations Rachel! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Comedy...

Here are the nominees for Best Comedy...
"Advice"   [ASR] by Whatas Spring Cleaning
"Bad Decisions"   [E] by Whatas Spring Cleaning
"Man Tales ~ Weight"   [ASR] by Whatas Spring Cleaning
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Movie Quotes Gone Wrong cNotes"   [13+] by Lornda

"The Weekly Echo"   [E] by Genipher
"Cupid's Lucky Arrows"   [13+] by Hannah ♫♥♫
"LUCKY BONES GAME 2019 - Now Closed"   [13+] by Hannah ♫♥♫
"WISTFUL"   [E] by Innerlight sharing her heart
"The Lonely Bear"   [E] by John Hawkes

"First Fire - 171 words"   [E] by Genipher
"Listen to Your Gut"   [18+] by Whatas Spring Cleaning
"Keep it Secret!"   [E] by Genipher
"Surprise!"   [E] by Genipher

"The Bittermooners"   [13+] by I, Raven Scryer
"Samantha's Pet"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker
"Seeking the Guru"   [ASR] by Genipher

The honourable mention goes to...

"Samantha's Pet"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker

Congratulations Bob!

And the Quill for Best Comedy (as voted by you) goes to...

"Cupid's Lucky Arrows"   [13+] by Hannah ♫♥♫

Congratulations Hannah! *Bigsmile*


Our next Quill is for Best Cultural/History...

Here are the nominees for Best Cultural/History...
"The WDC Cookbook"   [E] by Dragyn
"Left Exposed"   [18+] by Jim Hall
"The Flags Waved on a Hillside in France"   [E] by Strange Brain
"Ghosts of Chavenage"   [13+] by Choconut
"24 Syllable Poems"   [ASR] by Robert Edward Baker

"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Your Decades-Old Socks"   [18+] by Jayne
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

"Warped Tour Diary"   [18+] by Jessica
"More XGC than there used to be?"   [ASR] by Life's a Beach... says Joey C
"Writing.Com Party Central 2020!"   [E] by The StoryMistress
"Perfect Goodbye"   [13+] by 🌓 HuntersMoon

The honourable mention goes to...

"Ghosts of Chavenage"   [13+] by Choconut

Congratulations Rachel!

And the Quill for Best Cultural/History (as voted by you) goes to...

"Your Decades-Old Socks"   [18+] by Jayne

Congratulations Jayne! Your first Quill! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Drama...

Here are the nominees for Best Drama...
"Into The April Wind"   [13+] by ♥HOOves♥
"Rid The Parasite"   [18+] by Intuey
"Catherine's Blanket"   [E] by ♥HOOves♥
"Boo"   [13+] by Choconut
"The Cane"   [GC] by Jayne

"Veronica's Red Sweater"   [13+] by Donkey Hoetay
"The Homemaker's Helper"   [18+] by LJ hiding under the bed
"The Invitation"   [E] by Genipher
"Devil's Dance - Part 1"   [13+] by jdennis

The honourable mention goes to...

"Boo"   [13+] by Choconut

Congratulations Rachel!

And the Quill for Best Drama (as voted by you) goes to...

"Rid The Parasite"   [18+] by Intuey

Congratulations Tracey! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Educational...

Here are the nominees for Best Educational...
"Suggestion Box"   [ASR] by The StoryMistress
"Space Junkies"   [13+] by Hannah ♫♥♫
"a very Wodehouse challenge"   [E] by iKïyå§ama
"The WDC Angel Army"   [ASR] by iKïyå§ama
"Part 3 of the Fill in the Blanks Story"   [E] by Bubblegum Jones

"~ The Poet's Place Cafe~"   [E] by Dave is home recovering
"WhataLand"   [ASR] by Whatas Spring Cleaning
"The Art of Show vs Tell Courses"   [13+] by Jim Hall
"New Horizons Academy "   [E] by Katzendragonz

"Basic Meter for Beginners by Northernwrites
"The Color of Sound by Reader? Check out 2233315
"Copyright or Copywrong? by Sara♥Jean
"CoverWorks by Fyn -
"Expectations and Giving In-Depth Reviews by Northernwrites

The honourable mention goes to...

"WhataLand"   [ASR] by Whatas Spring Cleaning

Congratulations Adrienne!

And the Quill for Best Educational (as voted by you) goes to...

"The Art of Show vs Tell Courses"   [13+] by Jim Hall

Congratulations Jim! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Family...

Here are the nominees for Best Family...
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Loving Libby"   [18+] by Charity Marie
"Poetry 2018. quill nominee"   [E] by Lisa Noe Kittyluv um Puppyluv
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Poetry 2018. quill nominee"   [E] by Lisa Noe Kittyluv um Puppyluv

"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Catherine's Blanket"   [E] by ♥HOOves♥
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Cars and Trucks"   [13+] by sunkissed bkc
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

"Poetry 2018. quill nominee"   [E] by Lisa Noe Kittyluv um Puppyluv
"a Dream deferred "   [18+] by iKïyå§ama
"Mum's the Word"   [E] by Krista is Trying
"The Quarter"   [E] by D. Reed Whittaker

"Poetry 2018. quill nominee"   [E] by Lisa Noe Kittyluv um Puppyluv
"Keep it Secret!"   [E] by Genipher
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"The Cane"   [GC] by Jayne

The honourable mention goes to...

"Loving Libby"   [18+] by Charity Marie

Congratulations Charity!

And the Quill for Best Family (as voted by you) goes to...

"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

Congratulations Azrael! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Holiday...

Here are the nominees for Best Holiday...
"Sharmelle's Expressions: Halloween"   [13+] by Sharmelle Expressions
"Cupid's Lucky Arrows"   [13+] by Hannah ♫♥♫
"LUCKY BONES GAME 2019 - Now Closed"   [13+] by Hannah ♫♥♫
"Faded Flowers"   [13+] by Robert Edward Baker
"Memories of Home"   [E] by 🌓 HuntersMoon
"Both Sides Now"   [E] by D. Reed Whittaker

The honourable mention goes to...

"Faded Flowers"   [13+] by Robert Edward Baker

Congratulations Bob!

And the Quill for Best Holiday (as voted by you) goes to...

"Memories of Home"   [E] by 🌓 HuntersMoon

Congratulations Ken! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Inspirational...

Here are the nominees for Best Inspirational...
"TLC Support Forum ~ Reach Your Goals!"   [13+] by Patrece~
"Honoring the Dead"   [13+] by warpedsanity
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"RAOK Upgrade Brigade Group"   [E] by Writing.Com Support
"My Conversation With a Daffodil"   [E] by Dave is home recovering

"Yellow Rose Blessings"   [E] by 🌸 pwheeler ~ love joy peace
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Building Self Esteem Through God's Word"   [E] by 3R Write
"The Value of a Rose"   [ASR] by Pesky Amanda A.K.A. LadyNazlia

The honourable mention goes to...

"The Value of a Rose"   [ASR] by Pesky Amanda A.K.A. LadyNazlia

Congratulations Amanda!

And the Quill for Best Inspirational (as voted by you) goes to...

"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

Congratulations Sally! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Military...

Here are the nominees for Best Military...
"Memories of Home"   [E] by 🌓 HuntersMoon
"Silly Boys"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker
"The Flags Waved on a Hillside in France"   [E] by Strange Brain
"The Freezing of Patriotism"   [18+] by Shaye
"OLD MAN"   [13+] by GenreJunkyAtLarge
"Shadows of Tomorrow"   [E] by Xarthin

The honourable mention goes to...

"Silly Boys"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker

Congratulations Bob!

And the Quill for Best Military (as voted by you) goes to...

"Memories of Home"   [E] by 🌓 HuntersMoon

Congratulations Ken! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Music, a category dear to the heart of the founder of Quills himself, Andrew . *Smile*

Here are the nominees for Best Music...
"Herding Cats & Squirrel Tracks"   [XGC] by Jayne
"One More Light Chester Bennington"   [E] by Princess Megan Rose
"Into The April Wind"   [13+] by ♥HOOves♥
"Warped Tour Diary"   [18+] by Jessica

And the Quill for Best Music (as voted by you) goes to...

"One More Light Chester Bennington"   [E] by Princess Megan Rose

Congratulations Megan! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Mystery/Crime/Gangster...

Here are the nominees for Best Mystery/Crime/Gangster...
"The Grim Reaper Contest - Closed"   [13+] by Fictiøn Ðiva the Wørd Weava
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Who's Been Sleeping in Your Bed..."   [E] by Pernell Rogers
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"A Rose for Cassandra"   [18+] by warpedsanity
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"DNA"   [18+] by Shaye

The honourable mention goes to...

"A Rose for Cassandra"   [18+] by warpedsanity

Congratulations Angela!

And the Quill for Best Mystery/Crime/Gangster (as voted by you) goes to...

"DNA"   [18+] by Shaye

Congratulations Shaye! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Nature...

Here are the nominees for Best Nature...
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Faded Flowers"   [13+] by Robert Edward Baker
"My Conversation With a Daffodil"   [E] by Dave is home recovering
"Balloon"   [E] by Dominique
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"The Birds of Winter"   [18+] by Jayne
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

The honourable mention goes to...

"My Conversation With a Daffodil"   [E] by Dave is home recovering

Congratulations Dave!

And the Quill for Best Nature (as voted by you) goes to...

"The Birds of Winter"   [18+] by Jayne

Congratulations Jayne! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Political/Opinion...

Here are the nominees for Best Political/Opinion...
"Question of the Day!"   [18+] by Lilli ☕
"Suggestion Box"   [ASR] by The StoryMistress
"Advice"   [ASR] by Whatas Spring Cleaning
"Bad Decisions"   [E] by Whatas Spring Cleaning
"Complex Numbers"   [18+] by Robert Waltz

"Silly Boys"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker
"The Defoliation of America"   [13+] by 🌓 HuntersMoon
"There Are No Bad Words"   [GC] by Emily
"The Freezing of Patriotism"   [18+] by Shaye

"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Cars and Trucks"   [13+] by sunkissed bkc
"A book of many faces"   [18+] by Osirantinous

The honourable mention goes to...

"Question of the Day!"   [18+] by Lilli ☕

Congratulations Lilli!

And the Quill for Best Political/Opinion (as voted by you) goes to...

"The Defoliation of America"   [13+] by 🌓 HuntersMoon

Congratulations Ken! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Psychological...

Here are the nominees for Best Psychological...
"Mental Health Writers Alliance"   [18+] by Charlie 🌈
"Left Exposed"   [18+] by Jim Hall
"Shedding the Masks"   [18+] by Lilli ☕
"Poor Little Things"   [18+] by Jayne

"Halo"   [13+] by Kittiara
"Stills"   [18+] by Choconut
"Cars and Trucks"   [13+] by sunkissed bkc
"Listen to Your Gut"   [18+] by Whatas Spring Cleaning

"Just Being Me"   [13+] by Choconut
"What if... "   [E] by 🌓 HuntersMoon
"Veronica's Red Sweater"   [13+] by Donkey Hoetay
"Three Wishes"   [18+] by Jim Hall

The honourable mention goes to...

"Poor Little Things"   [18+] by Jayne

Congratulations Jayne!

The Quill for Best Psychological (as voted by you) goes to...

"Stills"   [18+] by Choconut

Congratulations Rachel! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Science Fiction.

Here are the nominees for Best Science Fiction...
"Jake Voss, Galactic Bounty Hunter"   [18+] by LJ hiding under the bed
"Hazmat"   [18+] by Jayne
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"A Poe Choice"   [13+] by Bob'n Around
"Guardian Mine"   [13+] by Sorji

"The Homemaker's Helper"   [18+] by LJ hiding under the bed
"Shadows of Tomorrow"   [E] by Xarthin
"Some Still Believe"   [GC] by Stargopher
"Not in This Lifetime"   [13+] by Dragyn
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

The honourable mention goes to...

"The Homemaker's Helper"   [18+] by LJ hiding under the bed

Congratulations LJ!

And the Quill for Best Science Fiction (as voted by you) goes to...

"Hazmat"   [18+] by Jayne

Congratulations Jayne! Aren’t you having an awesome night? *Laugh*

Our next Quill is for Best Scientific/Technology...

Here are the nominees for Best Scientific/Technology...
"Space Junkies"   [13+] by Hannah ♫♥♫
"Blast Off!"   [13+] by Hannah ♫♥♫
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Guardian Mine"   [13+] by Sorji

And the Quill for Best Scientific/Technology (as voted by you) goes to...

"Guardian Mine"   [13+] by Sorji

Congratulations Sara! Your first ever Quill! *Bigsmile*

Our next Quill is for Best Spiritual/Religious...

Here are the nominees for Best Spiritual/Religious...
"Honoring the Dead"   [13+] by warpedsanity
"Divine Feminine"   [13+] by warpedsanity
"Collecting Happy Moments in 2017"   [E] by Jessica
"Building Self Esteem Through God's Word"   [E] by 3R Write
"The Grass Is Greener"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker

"The Invitation"   [E] by Genipher
"Some Still Believe"   [GC] by Stargopher
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Are You Okay? by Kittiara
"Adding Your Voice to the Song by Sophy v.2021

The honourable mention goes to...

"The Grass Is Greener"   [18+] by Robert Edward Baker

Congratulations Bob!

And the Quill for Best Spiritual/Religious (as voted by you) goes to...

"Are You Okay? by Kittiara

Congratulations Kitt! *Bigsmile*
And it’s time for our final Quill for today.

And it’s the Quill Award for Best Women’s...

Here are the nominees for Best Women’s...
"Divine Feminine"   [13+] by warpedsanity
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"You Break It, You Broke It"   [GC] by Cinn
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor
"Perseids"   [E] by ridinghhood--p. boutilier
"Invalid Item"   [] by A Guest Visitor

The honourable mention goes to...

"You Break It, You Broke It"   [GC] by Cinn

Congratulations Cinn!

And the Quill for Best Women’s (as voted by you) goes to...

"Divine Feminine"   [13+] by warpedsanity

Congratulations Angela! *Bigsmile*

And congratulations to ALL our nominees, finalists, honourable mentions and winners today. You should all be very proud of yourselves. We're proud of you! *Heart*

I'm delighted that Jayne and Sorji won their very first Quills today, that's super exciting. An extra big congratulations to them. *Bigsmile*

The official Quills ceremony will be on 13th April at 2:30pm WDC time. We will be presenting all the remaining Quill Awards. Make sure you're there!
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