July 30th, 2014

LotR Challenges 7 by Dreamflower

Nominations for the Tree and Flower Awards: Types of Work

This is the post for nominating stories categorized by Types of Work. I have made threads for each of the following categories.

Favorite Novel
Favorite Drabble or Drabble Series
Favorite Fixed-Length-Ficlet Other than Drabble
Favorite Work-in-Progress
Favorite Vignette
Favorite Poetry
Favorite Non-fiction: Essay
Favorite Non-fiction: Research
Favorite Non-fiction: Other
Favorite Art: Traditional
(drawings, paintings, photography, or traditional crafts such as sculpting or needlework)
Favorite Art: Photomanip
Favorite Art: Digital
(computer generated art other than photomanip)
Favorite Art: Mixed Media (art that combines several forms of art media, such as collage)

Please nominate by commenting to the appropriate thread below. Comment with the name of and link to, the story, and with the name of the author. All stories must be posted at Many Paths to Tread, and fit the other eligibility requirements stated in the Rules. You may make one nomination per category.
LotR Challenges 7 by Dreamflower

Nominations for Tree and Flower Awards: Source

This is the post for nominating stories categorized by Source. I have made threads for each of the following categories:

Favorite Story set in The Silmarillion
Favorite Story set in The Hobbit
Favorite Story set in The Lord of the Rings
Favorite Post-Lord of the Rings Story
Favorite Story inspired by Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings Movies


Please nominate by commenting to the appropriate thread below. Comment with the name of and link to, the story, and with the name of the author. All stories must be posted at Many Paths to Tread, and fit the other eligibility requirements stated in the Rules. You may make one nomination per category.
LotR Challenges 7 by Dreamflower

Nominations for the Tree and Flower Awards: Genres

This is the post for nominating stories categorized by Genre. I have made threads for each of the following categories:

Favorite Adventure Story
Favorite Alternate Universe Story
Favorite Crack!Fic
Favorite Crossover
Favorite Drama
Favorite Family story
Favorite Fluff story
Favorite Gapfiller
Favorite Humor story
Favorite Romance


Please nominate by commenting to the appropriate thread below. Comment with the name of and link to, the story, and with the name of the author. All stories must be posted at Many Paths to Tread, and fit the other eligibility requirements stated in the Rules. You may make one nomination per category.
LotR Challenges 7 by Dreamflower

Nominations for the Tree and Flower Awards: Characterizations

This is the post for nominations of works categorized by Characters. I have made threads for each of the following categories:

Favorite characterization of Aragorn
Favorite characterization of Arwen
Favorite characterization of Bilbo
Favorite characterization of Boromir
Favorite characterization of Denethor
Favorite characterization of Elrond
Favorite characterization of Éomer
Favorite characterization of Éowyn
Favorite characterization of Faramir
Favorite characterization of Fëanor
Favorite characterization of Frodo
Favorite characterization of Galadriel
Favorite characterization of Gandalf
Favorite characterization of Gimli
Favorite characterization of Glorfindel
Favorite characterization of Halbarad
Favorite characterization of Legolas
Favorite characterization of Merry
Favorite characterization of Pippin
Favorite characterization of Sam
Favorite characterization of Saruman
Favorite characterization of Sauron
Favorite characterization of a Son of Fëanor
Favorite characterization of Theoden
Favorite characterization of Thorin
Favorite characterization of a Dwarf of Thorin's Company
Favorite characterization of a member of the House of Finwë
Favorite characterization of a resident of Doriath
Favorite characterization of a member of the Ainur
Favorite characterization of a Numenorean
Favorite Story featuring an Original Character
Favorite Story featuring a Minor Canon Character


Please nominate by commenting to the appropriate thread below-- there is one for each category. Comment with the name of the story and the name of the author. All stories must be currently posted at Many Paths to Tread, and fit the other requirements stated in the Rules. You may make one nomination per category.
LotR Challenges 7 by Dreamflower

Nominations for the Tree and Flower Awards: Special Categories

This is the post for nominating stories in the Special Categories. I have made threads for each of the following categories:

Favorite Story featuring a New Author (author a member of Many Paths to Tread for six months or less)
Favorite Story with a Holiday Theme
Favorite Recipe!Fic
Favorite Illustration of a story by an artist



Please nominate by commenting to the appropriate thread below. Comment with the name of and link to, the story, and with the name of the author. All stories must be posted at Many Paths to Tread, and fit the other eligibility requirements stated in the Rules. You may make one nomination per category.
LotR Challenges 7 by Dreamflower

2014 Tree and Flower Awards Official Nominations Announcement

MPPT 5 Anniversary N




NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!



Just a quick reminder of the rules on nominations

-All stories must be posted at Many Paths to Tread by July 26 of this year. (Stories may be updated after that date, but must have been originally posted by that date.)
-No self-nominations
-Previous winners are ineligible for nomination. You may find the list of previous winners here. The only exception is a story which was nominated in the Work-in-Progress category in a previous year and placed may be nominated in a different category when it is completed. Stories previously nominated, but that did not place, are still eligible for nomination.
-Only one nomination per category. You may nominate in as many categories as you wish.
-Nominate by commenting to the appropriate thread on the nomination posts.

- This is the post for nominations of works categorized by Races.
- This is the post for nominations of works categorized by Type of work.
- This is the post for nominations of works categorized by Source.
- This is the post for nominations of works categorized by Genre.
- This is the post for nominations of works categorized by Characters.
- This is the post for nominations of works in random Special Categories.

Nominations will be open from today until August 15. So you have two weeks to nominate.
There have been a few changes to the Awards, you can find that information here.

Please remember to check other nominations to make sure that the story you want to nominate has not already been nominated this year. Check other possible categories as well as the one you wish to nominate for: a story about a character may also qualify as a drama or as a drabble or some other category!

Voting polls will open on August 29, and will remain open until September 15.
We hope you will enjoy this year's MPTT Tree and Flower Awards!