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The Twilight Canon Fodder Challenge

MARCH 17, 2010- MAY 1, 2010

Administrator: giselle-lx

Judges: Justine Lark, Hoosier Mama, TrainLinz, (veteran category) Scarlett71177, Ruby Wednesday EliseShaw (rookie category)

Winners: 5/10/10

The Results Are In!

A big THANK YOU to all who participated. Turn out for this challenge was much higher than anticipated, and we were delighted to welcome several new authors into the Twilight Fandom through the rookie category.

Special thanks to our judges: Justine Lark, Hoosier Mama, TrainLinz, (veteran category) Scarlett71177, Ruby Wednesday EliseShaw (rookie category), for their careful reading and thoughts in the selection of the judges’ picks.

We’d like to also recognize those who took the time, even though they were not entrants in the contest or judges, to read and review every or nearly every fic in the contest. Feedback is a wonderful gift, and readers deserve recognition as well. Many thanks to:

Lady Dragona

for your intrepid readership.

All authors are free to now post their fics on the sites of their choosing. Contest Entries posted on FFnet will be gathered into the contest C2, available below (authors, please send a PM with the story ID # of your posted story). At this time, tentative plans have been made to repeat this contest in the fall or next spring; we’ll keep adding to the C2 as we go!

Winners' Banners links have been sent via PM. Many thanks to sleepyvalentina for her help with the official banner.

And the winners are…

Rookie Category:

First Place: “Souls to Waste” by Kyrene once Blood Roses
Second Place: “The World According to Kate” by bonnysammy
Third Place: “Quiet Earthquake” by justaskalice
“Post Proelia Praemia” by fantasmeqrt
“One Night in Forks” by kittandchips
“Gifted” by la.tua.cantante.83

Veteran Category:

First Place: “Radiant Possibility” by Scarlett71177
Second Place: “We Who Are Left Behind” by Openhome
Third Place: “Rosalie’s Revenge” by javamomma0921

Judges’ Picks:

In addition to the voted categories, the judges also judged the anonymous entries to award special commendation. Below are their choices, along with a brief statement or judges’ commentaries about why it was chosen: (paraphrased from the judges’ commentaries—verbatim comments in quotes.)

Rookie Category:
“Two Blushing Pilgrims” by carbrain

This fic was selected for the authenticity of its characters, and its “simple, but effective” prose. The piece does “a terrific job of filling in the missing pieces of Edward's thoughts and giving
deeper meaning to the scene”

Veteran Category:
Close Your Eyes, Close Your Eyes and Relax” by lts29

This fic was selected for its ability to explain Rosalie's motivations behind changing Emmett, and the way it gives her a sense of “humanity and vulnerability.” As one judge put it, “This has been told before, but never this well.”

“A Life Eternal” by CorrinaTFF

This fic was chosen for the “musical” quality of its prose, and its effectiveness at showing Carlisle's internal struggle with himself and the situation of changing Edward.

“Madonna and Child” by kimmydonn

In filling in an important family bonding scene missing from the canon, this fic evokes compassion even in non-Rosalie fans, and gives “new depth” to the imprinting.

Thank you to all for participating! Tentative plans have been made to repeat this challenge either later this year or early next. We hope to see you back!

About the contest

That's right. We want more canon!

You may have read the "Canon Fodder" articles on TLYDF (Part One, Part Two). Well, now it's your turn to give it a go. We want a 1,500-8,000 word fic (based on the word count in a .doc file without header and A/Ns) that is canon. Be creative, be innovative, but don't color outside the lines! Everything you write must be supported by the facts given in canon. Some examples of types of fics you might try (see the TLYDF articles above for examples of these stories):

Backstory, Sidestory, or Future -- how did the characters get here and where are they going?

Missing Moment -- some bit of canon that was left out of the story. Give us a scene we didn't see!

Alternate POV -- tell us a little bit about how another character viewed the same scene.

Or anything else you might think of...there's a lot of room even when you're thinking inside the box!


Entries will be anonymous, and will be judged by popular vote in two, rating-specific categories for first, second, and third place. In addition, a panel of judges will read to award special honorable mentions/ judges' highlights. Judging will be conducted anonymously--only the administrator will have access to author information until the contest is over. (The reason for the low ceiling on wordcount is to make it easier for voters to read all the fics before choosing their favorite.) Your entry should be an unpublished one-shot that is not part of another story, and it may not be continued until the contest is over.

All ratings of fics are welcome. Sex scenes are certainly NOT required. Provided the number of entries support this, entries will be voted on in two categories according to rating--K-T, and M. If you choose to explore the darker pasts of some of the canon women, please make sure your fic is marked appropriately for any potentially triggering material. Fics which glorify or write explicitly about rape will not be accepted. Fics portraying incest, pedophilia, and bestiality will also be disqualified from entering.

Fics may adhere to either the book canon or the movie canon (for an example of a movie canon fic, please see "Assombrado" by Essay33), and should specify which canon is being used. Extras and information from SM's website and/or the Twilight Lexicon may be discarded as canon, however, an author choosing to do so should indicate in an A/N which of these pieces of information are not being considered as canon. Breaking with the information given in the books (or the movies, if it is a movie-canon fic) will make a story ineligible. Specific questions about whether an idea would fall within canon are more than welcome via PM.

Who's Eligible

Our goal is to provide more "fodder" of canon fics for the fandom hence the name. To encourage writers who have written no or very little canon to try their hands at it, we will be separating all entries into two categories for judging and voting: "Vets" are any writers who have three or more canon fics already posted in any of the Twilight fan fiction archives, and these fics will be voted on separately from the "rookies."

Feel free to advertise your participation in the contest to your readers and to encourage them to come read, review, and vote on the entries. You can find some icons and banners to pimp the contest here: small banner, large banner, icon. (Please save to your own photo host!) However, we ask that you please preserve the anonymity of the entries. Any author found to be revealing herself as the author of a specific fic will be disqualified from the voting. Fics will be released for posting and authors will be revealed when voting and judging have been completed. While we reserve the right to have additional voting rounds if needed, we anticipate running no later than May 10, 2010.

Collaborations are welcome, as long as they meet the requirements above of being unpublished and unrelated to a published story. Authors may submit a total of TWO stories, whether they are individual author or co-author.

Submitted Fics

Veteran Category:

Madonna and Child, T
Every Dog Has His Day, T
Hazard Lake, T
Rosalie's Revenge, Served Cold, M
Close Your Eyes, Close Your Eyes and Relax, M
Now Wouldn't That Be Nice, T
When Accidents Happen, T
Renee's Reasons, T
Silenced Forever, T
Saving You For Me, M
68 BPM, T
Radiant Possibility, K+
We Who Are Left Behind, T
A Life Eternal, T
The Weight of Time, T

Rookie Category:

A Hole in the World, T
Souls to Waste, T
The World According to Kate, T
A Federation of Cassandras, T
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, T
Quiet Earthquake, T
God's Will Be Done, T
Two Blushing Pilgrims, T
Post Proelia Praemia, M
A War To End All Wars, T
One Night in Forks, T
Gifted, T

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Gifted reviews
A round of gift-giving shows Bella the truth of her life and the weight of her decisions. Some B & E Fluff. Written for the Twific Canon Fodder Contest. Rated T for innuendo.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,630 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/2/2010 - Edward, Bella
One Night in Forks reviews
An unfortunate encounter with a screwdriver leads to Charlie meeting Doctor Cullen for the first time.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,043 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/2/2010 - Charlie S.
A War to End All Wars reviews
They never saw it coming, and they’ve nursed their loathing in isolation ever since. A look at the first, and last, conversation between Aro and the Romanians.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,952 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/1/2010 - Vladimir, Stefan
Two Blushing Pilgrims reviews
New Moon. Bella watches Romeo and Juliet. Edward watches Bella.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,983 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/1/2010 - Edward, Bella
God's Will Be Done reviews
Pre-Twilight, canon. A look into the mind of Carlisle’s father during the height of his war against the supernatural. Is the price for eradicating evil too high, or shall God’s will always be done, no matter the cost?
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,851 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/1/2010 - Carlisle
Post Proelia Praemia reviews
Pre-Twilight. At the height of his emotional nadir, Jasper struggles to break free from the hideous predator of which he is. Can he achieve his quest for salvation?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,775 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/1/2010 - Jasper
The Weight of Time reviews
What made Laurent join with James and Victoria? What did he see in the Cullens that would make him leave them? A tale of three predators.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,986 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/1/2010 - Laurent, James
A Life Eternal reviews
In 1918, the Spanish Influenza was claiming countless lives. Death was no stranger to him and life alone was never an issue. Loneliness was prevalent and he was forever damned to it. Could he be selfish enough to change it?
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,109 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/1/2010 - Carlisle
We Who Are Left Behind reviews
Human love isn’t magic or eternal, but it’s still a wondrous thing. Charlie and Sue had to watch as their children became a part of the immortal world. After all the pain, what is left for them now that they have been left behind? A very human love story.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,525 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/1/2010
Radiant Possibility reviews
Carlisle meets his granddaughter for the first time and wonders what her future might hold.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,367 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/1/2010 - Carlisle
68 BPM reviews
Edward's first day back at school after the trip to Volterra is more difficult than he anticipated.
Twilight - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,141 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 11 - Published: 5/1/2010 - Edward, Bella
Saving You For Me reviews
In 1935, she found herself mad with thoughts of saving him. She was desperate to save him for herself as much as for her dear friend, Vera. Could she risk losing him by making her selfish plea?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,335 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 4/30/2010 - Rosalie, Emmett
Silenced Forevermore reviews
Pretwilight. "He took my life from God's hands and tried to dictate who I would spend eternity with. He took my parents, my brothers, my chance of being a mother and growing old. He took my humanity. I can't forgive him, and I'm not sorry."
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,534 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/30/2010 - Rosalie, Emmett
Renee's Reasons reviews
As Renee watches Bella fly away to live with her dad in Forks, she reminisces about the choices she made 17 years ago, and the pain she caused.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,249 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Published: 4/30/2010 - Renée, Charlie S.
When Accidents Happen reviews
Five years after Jasper joins the Cullens, he has his first 'slip-up'. As his family try and help him to move past it, they reflect on their own experiences when it comes to killing humans.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,152 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 7 - Published: 4/28/2010 - Jasper, Alice
Now Wouldn’t That Be Nice reviews
From the point of view of Richard Whitlock, a friend of Alice Brandon at the Mental Asylum in Biloxi. And then again in the future, when Richard’s tale is passed on. Alice learns what she has forgotten, and in turn gains another part of herself.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,238 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/28/2010 - Alice
Close Your Eyes, Close Your Eyes and Relax reviews
Does Emmett’s change have the ability to change Rosalie?
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,262 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/28/2010 - Rosalie, Emmett
Quiet Earthquake reviews
Missing Moment. Leah attends her father's funeral, still struggling to cope with the changes that have turned her life upside down.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,542 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/27/2010 - Leah
A Federation of Cassandras reviews
In which Renesmee runs away
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,325 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/26/2010 - Alice, Renesmee C./Nessie
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? reviews
Bella brings Edward home to meet her family on Gran’s birthday. They can’t decide whether he is the man of Bella’s dreams or someone else’s! Irony, humor, romance. Totally canon. T for unusual situations.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,076 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 6 - Published: 4/26/2010 - Edward, Bella
The World According to Kate reviews
Learn about the Denali Clan through Kate’s eyes: how she came to join this coven, her reactions to her new family, and an unexpected discovery. Learn the reason for the immortal child. See Tanya take a fall.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,007 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 6 - Published: 4/24/2010 - Kate
Souls to Waste reviews
First, Edward thought they should just put the boy out of his misery. Who could want this life? But his brother seems made for it. Edward doesn't get it. "If there is a word that Edward hates more than any other, it's the word "accident.""
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,835 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Published: 4/21/2010 - Edward, Emmett
Rosalie's Revenge, Served Cold reviews
Rose gives Bella an edited version of Royce's murder. Here's the whole story about what transpired that night. Rated M for violence, language, and references to rape.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,887 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Published: 4/19/2010 - Rosalie
A Hole in the World reviews
Emmett and Rosalie return from their honeymoon in Europe to news of Bella's death. This is a short depiction of Emmett's reaction to that news. Ties in with S.M.'s outtake, 'Miscalculation.' Canon. Emmett POV.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,198 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/18/2010 - Emmett
Hazard Lake reviews
Riley died at the end of Eclipse, but we never really knew how he got there. We just know the Victoria told him she loved him, and that he had cared for the newborns. This is the story of Riley as I see it: cold and independent - Victoria took him away.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,178 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/17/2010
Madonna and Child reviews
A new baby, a new high; but just as Rosalie gets her, Jacob takes priority. Rose's POV of the birth of Renesmee.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,641 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/16/2010 - Rosalie
Every Dog Has His Day reviews
Documenting the longest morning of Seth Clearwater's life. Seriously, have you ever thought about what that poor boy had to put up with? OMG.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,282 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 14 - Published: 4/16/2010 - Seth - Complete
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