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2013 Tree and Flower Winners

At long last, here are the winners of the 2013 Tree and Flower Awards for fanworks posted at the Many Paths to Tread archive!

2013 Tree and Flower Winners



Winners in the categories of works categorized by Races



Favorite story featuring Elves
First Place: The Tapestry by Keiliss
Second Place: The Walls will serve by Himring
Third Place: Forging for Protection and Defense by Larner
Honorable Mention: Taking the Bruise by Himring

Favorite story featuring Men
First Place: First Spring by curiouswombat
Second Place: A Thousand Lutes by MP brennan
Second Place: Tongues of men and Angels by Linda Hoyland
Third Place: Bitter harvest by Nath

Favorite story featuring Dwarves
First Place: Horatio's Philosophy by Thundera Tiger
Second Place: Opening by Nath
Third Place: Waiting For The Dead by Iavalir
Honorable Mention: The Book of Mazarbul by Kaylee Arafinwiel

Favorite story featuring Hobbits
First Place: Testaments of the Past by Dreamflower & Gryffinjack
Second Place: With Eager Feet by Linda Hoyland
Third Place: Seeking Adventure by Larner
Honorable Mention: Why Mums and Dads Leave Home by Larner

Favorite story featuring Other races or beings
First Place: Journeys of Vasa by Dawn Felagund
Second Place: Old Man Willow by Nath
Third Place: The Wings of Blue Butterflies by Certh

Winners in the categories of works categorized by Type of work


Favorite Novel:
First Place: The King's Surgeon by SurgicalSteel
Second Place: Web of Treason by Linda Hoyland
Third Place: Light on the Way by Larner

Favorite Drabble or Drabble series
First Place: A Year In The Walled Garden by curiouswombat
Second Place: Gone Amiss by Raksha The Demon
Third Place: Family ties by Curiouswombat
Third Place: Different in My Day by Linda Hoyland
Honorable Mention: Breaking the Mold by Erulisse
Honorable Mention: Summer Sports by Linda Hoyland

Favorite Fixed-Length-Ficlet, other than drabble
First Place: The Other by Keiliss
Second Place: Defiance by Marta
Third Place: Blooded by Raksha the Demon
Honorable Mention: Rededication by Larner

Favorite Poem
First Place: Not All Who Wander Are Lost by Dreamflower
First Place: Finrod's Promise by Himring
Second Place: I who loved her by Dawn Felagund
Third Place: Fellowship Clerihews by Dreamflower

Favorite Nonfiction, essay
First Place: On Writing Tolkien's Elves by Oshun
Second Place: The Evenstar and the Ringbearer: The Intertwining Destinies of Arwen Undomiel and Frodo Baggins by Dreamflower
Third Place: A Tolkienian Mathomium: Discussions by MikoNoNyte

Favorite Nonfiction, research
First Place: The importance of being Bilbo by Dreamflower
Second Place: I have something to do before the end: The Journey of Samwise the Stouthearted by Antane
Third Place: The Shire Calendar by Dreamflower

Favorite Art, traditional
First Place: Sauron and Huan by Huinare
Second Place: Along the Greenway by Nath
Third Place: Telcontar Twins by RS9
Honorable Mention: The Pain of Love by Linda Hoyland

Favorite Art, photomanip
First Place: While These Visions Did Appear by Oshun
First Place: Rainstorm Over Lake Evendim by Erulisse
Second Place: I Will Not Say the Day Is Done by Margaret
Third Place: Ring of Water by Nath

Favorite Work-in-Progress
First Place: Erendis: A Love Story by Oshun
Second Place: In the Court of the High King by Dreamflower
Third Place: The Sword in the Tree, by Linda Hoyland

Favorite Vignette
First Place: Expectations by Himring
Second Place: Dreams of Boats by Linaewen
Second Place: More than Meets the Eye Linda Hoyland
Third Place: Lessons of Birds by Erulisse
Honorable Mention: Tribute by wtiger5
Honorable Mention: Survival of the Fittest by Erulisse

Winners in the categories of works categorized by Source


Favorite story set in The Silmarilion
First Place: Heliocentric by Nath
Second Place: Survivor by Nath
Third Place: Gems of Light by Erulisse

Favorite story set during The Hobbit
First Place: Dragonsblood by Dreamflower
Second Place: The Precision of Tea by Erulisse

Favorite story set during LotR
First Place: The Falcon and the Star by Raksha The Demon
Second Place: Coalesced Diffusion by Thundera Tiger
Third Place: A Candle for a Brother by Erulisse

Favorite post-LotR story
First Place: Grace Bestowed by Linda Hoyland
Second Place: Recognition by Larner
Third Place: A New Garden in Minas Tirith by baranduin
Third Place: Father's Promises by Ellynn

Favorite story inspired by other books by Tolkien
First Place: A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes by Tanis
Second Place: Tea with Perry by Celeritas

Favorite story inspired by the Lord of the Rings movies by Peter Jackson
First Place: Shadows Grey and Grim by IgnobleBard
Second Place: Arming the King by Larner
Third Place: A Time to Mourn by wtiger5

Favorite story inspired by the Hobbit movie by Peter Jackson
First Place: Astray on the Road to Bag End by Linaewen

Winners in the categories of works categorized by Genre


Favorite Humor story
First Place: Employee Review by Raksha The Demon
Second Place: Cautionary Tales for Little Hobbits by curiouswombat
Second Place: Better to Give Than to Receive by Dreamflower
Third Place: A streak of Moonlight Linda Hoyland
Honorable Mention: Good Morning! by Nath

Favorite Romance story
First Place: Another Future by Keiliss
First Place: The Night the Sea Came In by Keiliss
Second Place: The Beautiful Battlements of the Fortress on Himring Hill by Oshun
Third Place: Summer's Lease by Raksha The Demon
Third Place: Starlight Rapture by Linda Hoyland

Favorite Adventure story
First Place: Secret Garden by Keiliss
Second Place: Protectors by Linda Hoyland
Third Place: The Price of Duty by wtiger5
Honorable Mention: He who laughs last... by Nath

Favorite Drama
First Place: About Losgar Again by Oshun
Second Place: Beyond This World by Thundera Tiger
Third Place: Wars and Rumours of Wars by Linda Hoyland
Honorable Mention: The Cruelest Kindness by MP brennan

Favorite Crack!Fic
First Place:A Month of Sundays by Kara's Aunty
First Place: The Tale of Lucibella the Fair and Fairy Hoofwings by Linda Hoyland
Second Place: Inequity by Larner

Favorite AU story
First Place: Little Estel by Oshun
Second Place: The Last King by Erulisse
Third Place: Blood Feud by wtiger5
Honorable Mention: The New Master of the Hill by Larner

Favorite Crossover story
First Place: A Night at the Silver Crown by Linda Hoyland
Second Place: It's Not Easy Being Green by Dreamflower
Third Place: Hobbit and Mouse by Larner
Honorable Mention: Gwaith i Innas Lain: Quenta Ando Rauco by San Antonio Rose

Favorite Gapfiller
First Place: Oathbreakers by Thundera Tiger
Second Place: Hearth and Home by Alma Heart
Third Place: The Ragged Edge of Legend by MP Brennan
Honorable M.Mention: She Watches by Larner
Honorable Mention: Strange Meeting by Linda Hoyland

Favorite Fluff
First Place: The Gift That Finally Came by Rhapsody
Second Place: Luck From the Ashes by Raksha The Demon
Third Place: A Birthday on the Blessed Isle by Dreamflower
Honorable Mention: The Brightest Star by Linda Hoyland

Favorite Family story
First Place: Seed of Hope by Linda Hoyland
Second Place: Fathers by Choice by Dreamflower
Second Place: Winter Candles by Raksha The Demon
Third Place: Ring around the Rosie by Shirebound
Honorable Mention: Lengths and Measures by Thundera Tiger
Honorable Mention: Of An Angel's Singing by AStarryNight

Favorite Recipe!fic
First Place: The Sacrifice Accepted by Larner
Second Place: Some Like It Hot by Marta (in Marta's Mathoms - BMEM 2011 , incl chapter 19)
Second Place: Something Hot Would Go Down Nice by Linaewen

Winners in the categories of works categorized by Characters


Favorite characterization of Aragorn
First Place: By Names Unknown by MP brennan
Second Place: Through all the Changing Scenes of Life by Linda Hoyland
Third Place: Prince of Numenor by Tanis
Honorable Mention: The Revenger's Tragedy by Linda Hoyland

Favorite characterization of Arwen
First Place: Not Like Luthien by Linda Hoyland
Second Place: The Token by Dreamflower
Third Place: An Apple a Day by Oshun
Honorable Mention: Magical Moment by Ellynn
Honorable Mention: The Time of Probing by Larner

Favorite characterization of Bilbo
First Place: Warm Welcome Home by Dreamflower
Second Place: The King Has Come Unto His Hall by Marta

Favorite characterization of Boromir
First Place: Foray by Raksha The Demon
First Place: Bearing the Warrior Home by Linaewen
Second Place: A Son to Be Proud Of by Linaewen

Favorite characterization of Denethor
First Place: Birthday Kisses by Raksha The Demon
Second Place: Pet rock by Nath
Third Place: Dream a Little Dream by Marta
Honorable Mention: Birthright by Marta

Favorite characterization of Elrond
First Place: A Ponderous Tome by Oshun
Second Place: A Scion of Earendil's House by MP Brennan
Third Place: And the Horselords Came by Alma Heart
Honorable Mention: Song of Sorrow by Adonnen Estenniel

Favorite characterization of Eomer
First Place: Nightmares with Nightshirts by Linda Hoyland
Second Place: Courtship by FoxRafer
Third Place: More Precious than Jewels by wtiger5
Third Place:Ice and Tears by Adonnen Estenniel

Favorite characterization of Eowyn
First Place: Measures of Time by Raksha The Demon
First Place: Eowyn the Passion Heart by Iavalir
Second Place: The Iron Queen by Alma Heart
Third Place: Breaking Free by Linda Hoyland

Favorite characterization of Faramir
First Place: Expectations by Raksha The Demon
Second Place: Living Flame by Linda Hoyland
Third Place: That Which They Defend by Marta
Honorable Mention: Oaths of Allegiance by Linda Hoyland

Favorite characterization of Feanor
First Place: Five Times that Nerdanel Said Yes by Oshun
Second Place: Riding the Fire by Raksha The Demon
Third Place: Greed by Zhie

Favorite characterization of Frodo
First Place: A Light From the Shadows by IgnobleBard
Second Place: A Moment of Light by Larner
Third Place: Currents by Thundera Tiger

Favorite characterization of Galadriel
First Place: Competition by Raksha The Demon
First Place: Galadriel: There and Back Again by Himring
Second Place: A Vault of Topless Trees by Oshun

Favorite characterization of Gandalf
First Place: Treasures in Old Socks by MP brennan
Second Place: Learning Process by Curious Wombat
Third Place: Trust To Hope by Rhapsody
Honorable Mention: Finding Warmth by Larner

Favorite characterization of Gimli
First Place: Shoulder the Sky, My Lad by Marta
Second Place: Drabbling around at tolkien_weekly by Winterwitch
Third Place: Sea Longing by Pearl Took
Third Place: Burdens Shared by Erulisse

Favorite characterization of Glorfindel
First Place: A Cautionary Tale by pandemonium_213
Second Place: Safety's Price by Keiliss
Second Place: Coming of Age by Larner

Favorite characterization of Halbarad
First Place: The Siege of Minas Tirith by SurgicalSteel
Second Place: None For Herself by Thundera Tiger
Third Place: Nor to the Northlands by Nath
Third Place: Well Met Again by Nath

Favorite characterization of Legolas
First Place: The Making of an Heirloom by curiouswombat
Second Place: The Tracks of Time by Raksha The Demon
Third Place: Western Dawn by Thundera Tiger

Favorite characterization of Maedhros
First Place: Something Un-Feanorian by Himring
Second Place: Heresy by Marta
Third Place: Pig-Ignorant by Himring

Favorite characterization of Maglor
First Place: Star's End by Keiliss
Second Place: A Ghost is Haunted by Iavalir

Favorite characterization of Merry
First Place: Merry's Wedding by Larner
Second Place: Quiet Ones by Alma Heart
Second Place: New Perspective by Larner

Favorite characterization of Pippin
First Place: A Gate Opens by pandemonium_213
Second Place: Kindly Little Soul by Dreamflower
Third Place: The Greatest Is Love by AStarryNight

Favorite characterization of Sam
First Place: Winnowing Time by Dreamflower
Second Place: The Journey to Rivendell by Erulisse

Favorite characterization of Saruman
First Place: The Path of Wisdom by Dreamflower
First Place: The Sport of your own Crows by Huinare (from Things They Didn't Tell You in the Red Book)
Second Place: Will you not come down? We've got your pipeweed! by Huinare
Third Place: To follow a wizard by Nath

Favorite characterization of Sauron
First Place: He who would be Lord of the Harvest by Larner
First Place: They're everywhere by Huinare (in: A crack and...)
Second Place: The Temptation of Rimbrion by Armariel

Favorite characterization of Theoden
First Place: Thengling Mighty by Linda Hoyland
Second Place: Children of Eorl by MP Brennan
Third Place: Orphan Eyes by Armariel in Voices of Middle-Earth

Favorite characterization of a Dwarf of Thorin's Company
First Place: Culture Clash by Erulisse

Favorite characterization of a member of the House of Finwe
First Place: Kismet by Keiliss
First Place: The Fire and the Hearth by Elleth
Second Place: Lords of the West by Marta

Favorite characterization of a resident of Doriath
First Place: When Sorrow Sang by Ellynn
Second Place: Leaf and Twig by Marta
Third Place: The Steward's Tale by Kaylee Arafinwiel

Favorite characterization of a member of the Ainur
First Place: One Great Leap by Dreamflower
Second Place: Tutelage by Marta
Second Place: With Different Eyes (B2MEM 2012) by Kaylee Arafinwiel

Favorite Story featuring an Original Character
First Place: Orcling by pandemonium_213
Second Place: The Inn by Huinare
Third Place: Ransom by MP brennan
Third Place: Brothers of the Tribe by Linda Hoyland
Honorable Mention: Alfirin by Certh

Favorite Story featuring a Minor Canon Character
First Place: A Watcher of Cirith Ungol by Huinare (in: Things They Didn't Tell...)
Second Place: Those Who Cannot by Marta
Third Place: Belladonna's Gift by Dreamflower
Honorable Mention A Sad Tale's Best for Winter by Linda Hoyland

Favorite story featuring a Numenorean
First Place: Volcano by Surgical Steel
Second Place: This Distant Shore by Raksha The Demon
Third Place: After the Darkness by Keiliss
Honorable Mention: The Downfall by Marta

Winners in the categories of works in random special categories.



Favorite story by a new author (author a member of MPTT for six months or less)
First Place: Approaching Rivendell by Winterwitch
First Place: The Sound of Laughter by MP brennan
Second Place: Jewels of June by Necronomijon

Favorite story featuring a Holiday Theme
First Place: The Burning of the Year by Raksha The Demon
Second Place: Yestare in Dol Amroth by Dreamflower
Third Place: Samhain in Mirkwood by Oshun
Honorable Mention: At the Rising of the Moon by Linda Hoyland

Favorite Illustration of a story by an artist
First Place: The Nindalf by Dreamflower
Second Place: Tea Green Silk by Larner
Third Place: A Portrait of the Artist by Armariel

You can pick up your winner banners here!!

Our thanks to all who participated, nominators, nominees, and voters. A special thanks to our hard-working banner-makers. And a shout out to co-mod Rhapsody who was invaluable in helping with the formatting of announcements!

(((hugs and confetti all around!!!))))

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shirebound
Sep. 23rd, 2013 12:17 am (UTC)
I know that creating this list (and links) took a lot of work, and orchestrating the awards also was such an achievement and gift of love. Thank you for all that you do, my friend.
dreamflower02
Sep. 23rd, 2013 12:22 am (UTC)
I really have to thank my co-mod, Rhapsody the Bard, because after nearly tearing my hair out in frustration after I worked on it half the day, she sorted the formatting out for me in no time at all!

Congratulations on placing with "Ring around the Rosie", BTW!

(no subject) - shirebound - Sep. 23rd, 2013 12:23 am (UTC) - Expand
lignota
Sep. 23rd, 2013 12:49 am (UTC)
Congratulations to all the winners! I'm happy for the chance to have read some very good stories. Some of those votes were not easy. :)
dreamflower02
Sep. 23rd, 2013 01:19 am (UTC)
There were some excellent stories nominated this year!
lin4gondor
Sep. 23rd, 2013 12:58 am (UTC)
I had great fun voting (and reading in the process), and I'm quite pleased to have a few stories in there, too. ;-)

Thanks for everyone's contribution, whether it be in the writing of the stories or the putting together of the awards and the voting process!
dreamflower02
Sep. 23rd, 2013 01:20 am (UTC)
And congratulations on your places!

I'm very pleased with this year! There were a few hitches but for the most part it went much more smoothly than last year!
iavalir
Sep. 23rd, 2013 01:31 am (UTC)
Many congratulations to everyone! Our fandom is indeed blessed with so many talented people! :) And blessed with many wonderful mods who put so much into getting these events together! *hugs!*

Edited at 2013-09-23 01:44 am (UTC)
dreamflower02
Sep. 23rd, 2013 02:18 am (UTC)
((hugs back))
keiliss
Sep. 23rd, 2013 01:46 am (UTC)
Thank you, Dreamflower and Rhaps, for all the hard work, congrats to all the nominees, and yay! to the winners. This makes a great reading list!

And, my results --- thank you. I did not expect this and am utterly blown away.

~Kei
dreamflower02
Sep. 23rd, 2013 02:19 am (UTC)
Congratulations! I know I was surprised with my own results. Some I did not expect at all!

Be sure to claim your banners!

(no subject) - kayleelupin - Sep. 23rd, 2013 05:24 am (UTC) - Expand
phyncke
Sep. 23rd, 2013 03:24 am (UTC)
Congratulations to all the winners. :)
dreamflower02
Sep. 23rd, 2013 10:39 am (UTC)
Thank you!
ellynn_ithilwen
Sep. 23rd, 2013 06:22 am (UTC)
Congratulations to all the winners! :D
dreamflower02
Sep. 23rd, 2013 10:39 am (UTC)
Thanks! And thanks for the banners you contributed!
blslarner
Sep. 23rd, 2013 07:13 am (UTC)
A wonderful effort by all! Thanks to everyone!
dreamflower02
Sep. 23rd, 2013 10:40 am (UTC)
Thank you for participating! And congratulations on your wins!
hhimring
Sep. 23rd, 2013 07:32 am (UTC)
Thank you so much, Dreamflower and Rhapsody, and thank you very much to everyone else!
dreamflower02
Sep. 23rd, 2013 10:41 am (UTC)
Thank YOU for your enthusiastic participation! And congratulations!
mrowe
Sep. 23rd, 2013 10:37 am (UTC)
Congratulations to everyone who won - and special thanks to everyone involved in the organisation
dreamflower02
Sep. 23rd, 2013 10:42 am (UTC)
Thank you, too! And congrats on your placements!
(no subject) - mrowe - Sep. 23rd, 2013 11:56 am (UTC) - Expand
livejournal
Sep. 23rd, 2013 12:16 pm (UTC)
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Volume 109 / Issue 10
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Volume 109 / Issue 10
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Volume 109 / Issue 10
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