The 2004 GMA results are in!  Congratulations to all Winners, Runners-up, and Nominees for the Golden Mushroom Awards!!  The Staff of West of the Moon would like to thank you all for your support and participation in these awards--we hope you'll join us again next year.  Keep writing, everyone!

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Best Visit by Mrs Palm and her Five Daughters
—self-familiarity at its finest


Winner:       The Planting Season by Trilliah
Runner-up:  All That I Had, Chapter 36 by Elenya (speech)


Private Practice by Mariposa
Devoted, Chapter 3 by Mariole
A Writer's Bane by Cassiopeia

 


Most Ingenious Sacrifice of Clothing
—the unsubtle Art of the strip tease


Winner:       Wines, Vines, and Veils by Fennelseed (speech)
Runner-up:  
Foolish Games by Bill the Pony (speech)
 

Hawt Chocolate by Singe Addams
Translations
by Lobelia Sackville-Baggins
Over a Barrel by Melanie Athene

 


Best Hobbit Origami
—or, I didn't know that legs could BEND that way!


Winner:       Nesting by Karadin
Runner-up:  Pipe Dreams by
Willow-wode (speech)
 

Warm Like Sunlight by Danachan
A New Conspiracy by Princess of Geekland

At Play in Rivendell by Stranger

 


Best Peep Show
—for those who get off on looking on


Winner:       Too Many Tooks, Part 3 by Mariole (speech)
Runner-up:  A Strange Ghost Indeed by Fennelseed (speech)

 

Private Practice by Mariposa
A Yuletide Carol by Cassiopeia
The Field by Singe Addams

 


Best Stress Test on Non-Bedroom Furniture
—you're gonna WIPE that table after you're done, right?


Winner:       A Fallen Candle's Flame by Europanya
Runner-up:
  
The Library of Waking Dreams by Matilda Filch
 

Over a Barrel by Melanie Athene
Winning Hands by Peachy
Shall We Bang Against Your Surface or Mine? by Mariole

 


Best Tongue-Twister
—need we explain?


Winner:       Truth Serum by Fennelseed (speech)
Runner-up:  An Unexpected Party by
Bill the Pony (speech)
 

All That I Had, Chapter 17 by Elenya
Parlour Game by Achillea Millefolium
Mirror Images, Song by Notabluemaia

 


Best Hobbitpile
—the more, the Merryer!


Winner:       It Was a Dark and Stormy Night... by Daffodil Bolger (speech)
Runner-up:  Squeak, Piggy, Squeak by Ruby Nye

 

Calm and Passion by Tigerlily Grubb
Tea Before the Fire by Danachan
Means of Persuasion by Lobelia Sackville-Baggins

 


Best Slip 'n Slide
—creative use and style of lubricant


Winner:       Before Breakfast by Elanor Gardner (speech)
Runner-up:  
Butter by Europanya
 

Wines, Vines, and Veils by Fennelseed
A Rose for my Love, Part 4 by Elderberry Wine
The Scouring of the Smial by Semyaza

 


Best Chick!Frodo
—does Frodo buy his lavender water from Crabtree & Evelyn?


Winner:       Hare and Hounds by Bill the Pony (speech)
Runner-up:  The Fat Hobbit by Aina

 

An Unexpected Party by Bill the Pony
True Love Series by Keye Goodenough
The Scouring of the Smial by Semyaza

 


Most Frustrating Fade to Black
—but I’ve been waiting the whole fic just to SEE this part! WAH!!!


Winner:       The Baker's Wife by Polecat (speech)
Runner-up:  
Five Reasons by Mariposa
 

In the Garden by Aina
Bonding by Numbers by Claudia
Intractable by Elderberry Wine


 


Most Intriguing Foot Fetish—mmm…feet...


Winner:       The Baker's Wife by Polecat (speech)
Runner-up:  Filth by Claudia

 

Enfolded by Notabluemaia
Small Favors by Trilliah

 


Most Creative Use of Vegetables
—I didn't think you could DO that with a carrot!
(Please nominate fics exhibiting the most creative or outrageous use of any food product.)


Winner:       Love and Lettuce, Actually! by Tiriel
Runner-up:  Whortleberries by Semyaza (speech)

 

Butter by Europanya
Strange Fruit by Semyaza
Cabbages and Potatoes? by Tiriel


 


Best Wet 'n Wild
—hobbits are slippery when wet and it’s better so…
(Please nominate fics involving hobbits and water. Ahem.)


Winner:       Rites of Passage, Bag End, Chapter 10 by Willow-wode (speech)
Runner-up:  The Code of the Brandybucks, Chapter 5 by Lobelia Sackville-Baggins

 

The Scouring of the Smial by Semyaza
Too Many Tooks, Part 1 by Mariole
Supply and Demand by Fennelseed

 


The "I'm in the Mood for Love" Award
you want to do that WHERE!?
 (Please nominate fics where consummation takes place in the most creative location.)


Winner:       Magic and Mischief by Bill the Pony (speech)
Runner-up:  
Rites of Passage, Bag End, Chapter 10 by Willow-wode (speech)
 

Ready or Not by Aina
Cold Be Hand by Nickey
The Library of Waking Dreams by Matilda Filch

 


The Tie-Me-Up Tie-Me-Down Award
—excellence in light hobbit bondage


Winner:       Be Careful What You Wish For... by Daffodil Bolger (speech)
Runner-up:  A Fallen Candle's Flame by Europanya
 

Wines, Vines, and Veils by Fennelseed
Too Many Tooks by Mariole
Of Ropes and Knots by Fennelseed

 


The Honorary Frodo Award: Damn, he really IS a screamer, isn't he?
(Please nominate fics where a hobbit achieves excellence in vocal appreciation of his current situation.)


Winner:       Divarications by Lobelia Sackville-Baggins
Runner-up:  
Interlude by Daffodil Bolger (speech)
 

Be Careful What You Wish For by Daffodil Bolger
Ready or Not by Aina
Reason To Stay
by Aina


 


The Honorary Sam Award: Coming, Sir!
(Please nominate fics in where a hobbit achieves excellence in climax, otherwise known as the best orgasm award.)


Winner:       Supply and Demand by Fennelseed (speech)
Runner-up:  
Too Many Tooks by Mariole (speech)
 

Nesting by Karadin
Interlude by Daffodil Bolger
A Writer's Bane by Cassiopeia

 


The Identity Crisis Award for OCs
Am I just here to screw Frodo, or do I have a life of my own?


Winner:       Rites of Passage by Willow-wode (speech)
Runner-up:  Making of Samwise by
Bill the Pony (speech)
 

Hay and Clover by Cuthalion
Boffin' by Singe Addams
Changing Skies by Lobelia Sackville-Baggins

 


Most Unusual Pairing
Don’t put that in your mouth, you don’t know where it’s been!


Winner:       Cold Be Hand by Nickey (speech)
Runner-up:  
Wild Apples by Peachy (speech)
 

The One and Only by Karadin
Wormtongue by Mariole
The Baker's Wife by Polecat

 


The Pucker Up Award—Hey there, handsome, wanna suck face?
(Best Kiss.)


Winner:       Cloves and Kisses by Bill the Pony (speech)
Runner-up:  Falling into the Sky, Chapter 4 by
Elanor Gardner (speech)
 

First Kiss by Daffodil Bolger
The Scent of Apples by Nickey
Instinct by Tiriel

 


The Honorary Pippin Award: Are we there YET?!
(Please nominate fics where a hobbit pair achieves excellence in sustained foreplay.)


Winner:       Making of Samwise by Bill the Pony (speech)
Runner-up:  
Wines, Vines, and Veils by Fennelseed (speech)
 

Changing Skies by Lobelia Sackville-Baggins
Be Careful What You Wish For by Daffodil Bolger
Before Breakfast by Elanor Gardner

 


The Honorary Merry Award:  We’re coming too!!
(Please nominate fics where a hobbit pair achieves excellence in simultaneous climax.)


Winner:       Too Many Tooks by Mariole (speech)
Runner-up:  Divarications by Lobelia Sackville-Baggins

 

Heart's Desire by Nickey
Instinct by Tiriel
Rites of Passage, The Hall, Chapter 20 by Willow-wode

 

 

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