And the Winners Are . . .

First off… I just wanted to say thanks to everyone who nominated and voted in both rounds of voting this year.  I have learned a whole new level of double booking my time *that so will not be happening next year*.

I had planned on a long awards ceremony that I hoped some would find humorous but I really just want to get the winners out there for everyone one.  So without further ado.  Have a glance below at all our wonderfully creative winners.   Most of the categories had only 1 vote between places it was a very heated Final round.  If no one can think of anything further to change I will plan to stick with the same format for next year.

 

Hit Me With Your Best Shot Award – Best One Shot

 

The Human Award – Best All Human

Mr. January Award – Best Lemon

The Hybrid Award – Best Crossover

The Greatest Love Story Award – Favorite Story

Rollercoaster Award – Best Angst / Drama / Cliffhangers

The Saucy Award – Best Sookie

The Viking Award – Best Eric

The Flying Monkey Award – Best Villain

Who the Hell Are You Award – Best Original Award

Pins and Needles Award – W.I.P. story you wait anxiously for updates on

Best of the Best Award – All Time Favorite Story

EricIzMine Award – Favorite Author

Van Gogh Award – Best Artist

Eagle Eye Award – Best Beta

New Kid On The Block Award – Best Newcomer

 

Thanks for all you creative stories and images that keep us all entertained!

4padfoot

(AKA Robin)

I am sorry so sorry!

Okay Eric and Godric brought a typo to my attention.  Originally I posted that the final round would end on 10/22/2016 with the Final results being posted on Halloween giving me time to make everyone’s banners.  Then when I opened the final round for voting I accidentally used the 17th as the date for ending final voting.  So our favorite vampires have brought it to my attention and I have extended the date of the final round to the original date of 10/22/2016!

SO what does this mean for everyone?  Go VOTE!  You get extra time!

I have to go finish writing my punishment lines that I have been given!    I will not do that again…I will not do that again…

Thanks everyone for understanding!

4padfoot

Hit Me With Your Best Shot Award – Best One Shot

The Human Award – Best AH

Mr. January Award – Best Lemon

The Hybrid Award  – Best Crossover

The Greatest Love Story – Favorite Story

Rollercoaster Award – Best Angst/Drama/Cliffhangers

The Saucy Award – Best Sookie

The Viking Award – Best Eric

The Flying Monkey Award – Best Villian

Who The Hell Are You Award – Best OC

Pins and Needles Award – WIP story you wait anxiously for updates on

Best of the Best Award – All Time Favorite

Ericizmine Award – Favorite Author

Van Gogh Award – Best Artist

Eagle Eye Award – Best Beta

NKOTB Award – Best Newcomer

Thanks for Voting!

4Padfoot

(AKA Robin)

Almost halfway through…

Just an update guys.  Don’t forget to go vote for your favorites so that they can make it to the finals.  Most categories have several ties!

Click the button to be taken to the original post where the polls are located!

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Thanks

Robin

I have not died…I think my body has though…

I am back guys and although I am still working on a little bit here and there.  (Mostly the nomination links page that almost every person put in their suggestion box)

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The Polls for the Semi-Final Round are up.  In this round every nomination that fit the time frame is entered to be voted on.  All 470 of them *according to my excel files*  Man my brain hurts!  This post will be short as I am sure that everyone just wants to get to reading and voting.

First, I want to say I know that there are probably some typos or I missed something so just go ahead and shoot me now for it but if you will just send Godric or Eric with a message I will fix it ASAP.  Remember I am only one person.  *I can’t believe it has taken me three days of pretty much solid work to get this far*

ANYWAY…

As you can see each Category has it’s own poll voting box so you will have to click vote in each category box these are not a survey with only one vote button this time.  Got that? Good.  I thought this might help when you want to only vote in certain categories. Also as some of the categories had huge numbers of nominees you will be allowed to vote for the TOP THREE in EACH category *I am trying to head off any ties in doing this*.  There was something else but I am drawing a blank…oh…oh yeah.  You see the coming soon banner at the VERY VERY Bottom *correction I have also moved it to the area right before voting too*  that will take you to the nomination link page where you can then chose to view nominee links by author or by category.  ***These to pages are active now but I am still working on them so put them down in your brain as a work in progress***  I think that is it… oh before I turn you loose I have put the nominee banners in front of each category and nominees are welcome to copy it from here or contact me and I will send it to you.  I went with category banners for nominees and will make individual winning banners for the top three in the final rounds.  Is that all?  If anyone has questions or sees an error I made please just contact me.  I might be in a coma on my laptop since I have been sitting in this chair for so long I can’t feel my legs but I will wake up as soon as possible.

CLICK the Coming Soon banner below to be taken to the Nominee LINKS page.  Where you can read a stories summary then click on the title to be taken to the story.

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Since I was a few days late pulling all this together I will extend the Semi-Final Round until October 7th!!

GO VOTE!!

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Pick Top Three One Shots

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Pick Top Three All Human

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Pick Top Three Best Lemons

hybridaward

Pick Top Three Best Crossovers

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Pick Top Three Favorite Stories this year

Saucyaward

Pick Top Three Best Sookie

vikingaward

Pick Top Three Best Eric

rollercoasteraward

Pick Top Three Best Angst/Drama/Cliffhangers

flyingmonkey

Pick Top Three Best Villian

Bestoc

Pick Top Three Best Original Character

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Pick Top Three Pins and Needles Story

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Pick Top Three Best Stories of all time

ericizmine

Pick Top Three Favorite Authors

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Pick Top Three Favorite Artist

eagleeye

Pick Top Three Best Beta

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Pick Top Three New Authors

WOW!  You made it all the way through CONGRATULATIONS!!

Look Eric and Godric are here with me now waiting to give you a prize!

 

Thanks!

Robin

(AKA 4padfoot)

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CLICK the Coming Soon banner below to be taken to the Nominee LINKS

page.  Where you can read a stories summary then click on the title to be taken to the story.

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Update on the voting guys! Thanks!

Sorry to interrupt your busy day….but….Update!

Hello again guys.  My son had a late night football game last night and so I didn’t get back home till around one am to see the results of the poll I posted yesterday.  The poll was close but here are the results

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SO I will be posting them as soon as I finish and get the link / nomination page finished and all stories verified.  Then I add the days that I worked to the end so that everyone will get a full 30 days in the Semi-Final round then when the final round comes the winners can be decided.

Thanks for understanding everyone!

Robin

(AKA 4padfoot)

Holy Vampires!!! I am swamped!

Hey guys I just had a question and I am going to let you guys decide.  I have been up for about 30 hours and my eyes are starting to cross I think I have had about 2 1/2 hours sleep in the last 48 hours. The overwhelming nominations have stunned me and and I have been working like crazy to get all these stories verified and linked into a page where you can easily read which stories are nominated.

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Here’s the problem.

I have all the stories listed by which category they were nominated for.  I am in process of verifying if each one has been updated after April 15, 2015 date but I also posted that nominations would be posted on 9/1/2016 for voting to start in the semi final round.  This is a time consuming process and I have decided to let you guys decide how to proceed basically cause my brain hurts right now.  So here are the options!  And I am open to suggestions.

Option 1 :  I can continue as I am and go ahead and only post all nominees and voting links when they are all verified (this will take me a couple days probably at the rate I am going which kind of bugs me but I missed that I didn’t give myself any time to verify stories after I closed nominations…I live I learn)

Option 2: Post the categories that I have finished verifying so far and then just update as I go.  (this means you will have to check back often as I will just update the voting page and nominee link page as I get them verified) Then I can send out an all completed post so you know when all of them are posted and available to be voted on.

Option 3: Post one Category a day for the next 16 days. (But then I run into not all categories getting the full month of voting.)

See how my brain overthinks stuff.  So this poll will be up until midnight tonight my time (eastern).  The majority wins!  May the odds be ever in your favor!  (Sorry wrong fandom!)

VOTE!

 

THANKS GUYS!

Robin

(snicker I had to type my name three times before I got it right.  I may actually break and have my first cup of coffee)

 

 

 

2016 Nominations are open

Hello Everyone!

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The day is finally here.  Nominations are open for the 2016 You Want Blood Awards. I have adjusted the dates for this year only so dates are from April 15, 2015 to August 1, 2016 (this allows for when the awards would have started earlier.)  Below is a reminder of the rules for this year.  Category descriptions are also on the survey.  Nominations will close on August 31, 2016.

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Official Rules

  1. All fanfictions completed in the past year April 15, 2015  may be submitted for consideration.  A WIP (work in progress) must have been updated within the year dates will be provided each year.

  2. Every nomination will result in a spot on the Semi Final voting poll which will run for 4 weeks.  This will give people time to read as many nominations as they wish before voting closes.  The Top 10 nominations from each category will then move onto the Finals voting poll for a two week voting period.

  3. Everyone is eligible for nominations and will be posted as a nominee as long as the nomination complies with the category requirements listed on a category page.

  4. You may nominate as many different authors, fics and artists as you wish for each category.  There is no limit.  As long as they meet the category requirements.

  5. To celebrate all of our hardworking authors and artists.  The same story cannot win a category twice.  For example, if Bored to Death were to win The Best of the Best (favorite fic of all time), it cannot be nominated for that category again.  Only 1st place winners from previous years will be ineligible.

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All nominees that are posted on fanfiction.net will be added here.  YWBA Fanfiction Community

I will post all story links for nominations on the following page.  Nomination summaries and links

For stories that are only on blogs I will create a page where summaries and links are provided.

Have a question or concern? Send me an email, leave a comment below or a PM to our facebook page You Want Blood Awards.

Thanks!

Robin

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Holy Vampires!!! I am swamped! - Hey guys I just had a question and I am going to let you guys decide.  I have been up for about 30 hours and my eyes are starting to cross I think I have had about 2 1/2 hours sleep in the last 48 hours. The overwhelming nominations have stunned me and and I […]
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2016 Awards update

Hello Everyone!

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After reading all the surveys . . . we are letting Eric out of the cage and making several changes to the rules and maybe adjust more over time to ensure that the 2016 Awards are a celebration of all your favorite authors and artists.  I have decided to hold the You Want Blood Awards for this year (but I need everyone to remember it is only one person that runs this and please contact me 4padfoot aka Robin with any issues).  It will be a little different than what has been run in the past.  First off I want to thank everyone for helping fill out the surveys.  I received a lot of helpful information and there were a couple of things that everyone kept asking for that were surprising.  More categories, better links and category definitions.  All of these I have utilized all the new ideas checked out other award sites and will start using the format below for rules and categories from now on.

Dates for now this post will be public for 7 days where if anyone has any questions or issues they can contact me or leave a message.

This post will be public for 7 days where if anyone has any questions or issues they can contact me or leave a message.

On August 7 – I will open back up the nominations (all earlier nominations from the first poll will be automatically added) the nominations will be open until August 31.  This gives 25 days for nominations.

On September 1 the Semi-Final round will be opened so that you can then vote for who you think should be allowed into the final round.  This Semi-Final round will be open for 4 weeks the entire month of September so that you have plenty of time to read any of the nominated stories that you haven’t before.  Closing on September 30.

On October 8 I will then post the Final round for a two week voting period of the top 10 from each category from the Semi Finals.  Which will close on October 22

On October 31 I will post the winners and banners.

Official Rules

  1. All fanfictions completed in the past year (dates will be provided) may be submitted for consideration.  A WIP (work in progress) must have been updated within the year dates will be provided each year.

  2. Every nomination will result in a spot on the Semi Final voting poll which will run for 4 weeks.  This will give people time to read as many nominations as they wish before voting closes.  The Top 10 nominations from each category will then move onto the Finals voting poll for a two week voting period.

  3. Everyone is eligible for nominations and will be posted as a nominee as long as the nomination complies with the category requirements listed on a category page.

  4. You may nominate as many different authors, fics and artists as you wish for each category.  There is no limit.  As long as they meet the category requirements.

  5. To celebrate all of our hardworking authors and artists.  The same story cannot win a category twice.  For example, if Bored to Death were to win The Best of the Best (favorite fic of all time), it cannot be nominated for that category again.  Only 1st place winners from previous years will be ineligible.

 

Categories Defined

Hit Me With Your Best Shot Award – Best One Shot

Category for any story that is a single chapter in length

The Human Award – Best AH

Category for All Human stories with no supernatural elements

The Hybrid Award – Best Crossover

Category for all crossover stories with other fandoms

Mr. January Award- Best Lemon

Category for best love/sex scene

The Greatest Love Story – Favorite Story

Category for best story of the year

Rollercoaster Award – Best Angst/Drama/Cliffhangers

Category for those stories that are able to leave you gasping for breath

The Viking Award – Best Eric

Category for the Best Eric in a story

The Saucy Award – Best Sookie

Category for the Best Sookie

The Flying Monkey Award – Best Villain

Category for the best villain, must provide name

Who the Hell Are You Award – Best OC

Category for the best Original Character, must provide name

Pins and Needles Award – W.I.P. story you wait anxiously for updates on

Category for WIP stories only and last update must have been in the dates provided

Best of the Best Award – All Time Favorite Story

Category for the best story of all time.  This is the only category with NO time limit.  Yes . . . Any story can be nominated for this award.

EricIsMine Award – Favorite Author

Category for your favorite author

Van Gogh Award – Best Artist

Category for artists who make banners, gifs, videos to visually enhance stories

Eagle Eye – Best Beta

Category nominated by authors for the stories they help with, must provide story title

NKOTB – Best Newcomer

Category for newcomers only, new author must have posted first TB/SVM story in the dates provided

**Stories whether Multichapter completed or WIP must still be published online.  All WIP must have an update within the dates provided for the current year for the awards.

 

Story links was another request

So I have created a Community on Fanfiction.net where I will post each year’s nominations.  Link is below, currently it has last years nominations as a test and so you can also find and follow the community.

For stories that are only on blogs I will create a page where summaries and links are provided.

Story Links on Fanfiction.net

Have a question or concern? Send me an email, leave a comment below or a PM to our facebook page You Want Blood Awards.

Now, get those nomination lists ready!  Nominations will open soon!

Thanks!

Robin

P.S.  I have one position to fill.  I need someone who is active on Fanfiction.net who will be able to promote the community.  Please contact me if you are interested in it.  Otherwise Eric has nominated Godric who is growling about extra work!

 

A survey…no don’t run away!

Hello guys!  Long time no talk!

Actually I am on vacation and I meant to get this up before I left but I got way to busy.   But Here is a survey to see if anyone has any interest in my continuing the You Want Blood Awards.

Please click this link to be taken to the survey.

Thanks!!

4padfoot

 

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News update

Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is with a sad heart that I’m going to be shutting down the Awards this year due to lack of participation. I hope we have a better turn-out next year – stay creative and write your asses off, people.

4Padfoot

Thanks Meridian for all your help!