The 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 next year.  Keep writing, everyone!

Questions?  Concerns?  Wanna tell us how much you liked these awards?  Write to the administrators

 


Boil Vey Award
—most unusual symptom


Winner:         Recaptured by Llinos (ADULT) (speech)
Runner-up:   
Serendipity by Cassiopeia (ADULT) (speech)


Betwixt Stone and Tree by Elwen
Council Taken by Elwen
Smoke and Mirrors by Lovethosehobbits

 


Best Invented Disease
(thatfrodocatchesinfiveseconds)


Winner:         Quarantined by Shirebound (speech)
Runner-up:
     I Always Know You by Baylor

 

Betwixt Stone and Tree by Elwen
Reunion in Cormallen by Shirebound
Pat, Pat, Pat by Singe Addams

 


Best Retch

 

Winner:       The Bedside Reflections of Bell Gamgee by Oselle (speech)
Runner-up:   A Little Affliction by Lily Baggins


A Sick Frodo Fic? by Elwen
The Pine-Woods Excursion by Lily Baggins
Moving On by Elwen
 


Best Crybaby


Winner:       The Code of the Brandybucks by Lobelia Sackville-Baggins (ADULT) (speech)  
Runner-up:
   Frodo Gets a New Look by Karadin (ADULT) (speech)
 

Dead Secret by Adrienne (ADULT)
And Left the Tenderness of Tears by Lurea (ADULT)  
Fairer Than Most by Adrienne (ADULT)

 


Best Drama Queen


Winner:       Rain by Lobelia Sackville-Baggins (ADULT) (speech)
Runner-up:  Another Way of Leaving by Jodancingtree

Runner-up:  The Code of the Brandybucks by Lobelia Sackville-Baggins (ADULT) (speech)


Fairer Than Most by Adrienne (ADULT)
Frodo Chatterly's Lover by Random Dent (ADULT)

 


Best Damsel in Distress
—this does not necessarily have to be female…


Winner:       The Claiming of the Ring by Europanya (speech)
Winner:       Avalanche by Shirebound (speech)
Runner-up:  An Awkward Position by Lobelia Sackville-Baggins
(ADULT) (speech)


Fairer Than Most: Into His Own by Adrienne (ADULT)
Now Are Frolic by Adrienne and Thia (ADULT)

 


Best Hobbitsicle
—hobbits are a dish
best served cold


Winner:       The Care and Feeding of Hobbits by Baylor
Runner-up:  Hobbits on Ice by Teasel (ADULT) (speech)
 

Avalanche by Shirebound
The Warming Lesson by Briefly Del (ADULT)
Winter by Hope

 


Best Hobbit Wino
—“when elven eyes are smiling…*hiccup*”


Winner:       Of Dwavish Ale and Battle Scars by Aratlithiel (speech)
Runner-up:  Recaptured - chapter 19 part II by Llinos (ADULT) (speech)


Symbiosis by Willow-wode (ADULT)
The Hole Dwellers by Polecat (ADULT)
Of Dwarvish Ale and the Fairer Sex by Ariel

 


Best Abuse of a Controlled Substance
—"Pippin, where DID you get these mushrooms!?"


Winner:       Recaptured by Llinos (ADULT) (speech)
Runner-up:  Bagenders: Random Slashy Interlude II: Peregrin Took Strikes Back! by Lady Alyssa & Random Flatmate (ADULT)


The Drunkard of Bag End by Jodancingtree
The Code of the Brandybucks by Lobelia Sackville-Baggins (ADULT)
Of Dwavish Ale and Battle Scars by Aratlithiel

 


Most Inappropriate Use of Human/Elf/Dwarf


Winner:       Frodo Hill - Letter the Fifth by Teasel (ADULT) (speech)
Runner-up:  The Claiming of the Ring Pt. 2 by Europanya (speech)


Debbie Does the Fellowship by GypsieRose (ADULT)

 


Best Lost In Rivendell
—are we there yet?
(Please nominate fics where the characters spend an inordinate amount of time in a particular location: Bree, Rivendell, Minas Tirith, etc.)


Winner:       Trapped in Bree by Claudia (ADULT)
Runner-up:  Recovery in Rivendell by Budgielover (speech)

 

Ring Around the Merry by Aelfgifu (ADULT)
Some Nameless Place by Budgielover
Interlude at Imladris by Elwen

 


Best Abuse of Culinary Arts
—does the book really say that Frodo can't cook?
(Please nominate stories where a hobbit’s cooking skills are grossly maligned.  It’s likely to be Frodo, but it certainly doesn’t have to be.)


Winner:       Bagenders: Episode 15: The Fellowship Goes West by Lady Alyssa & Random Flatmate
Runner-up:  Heat by KayRey (ADULT)
 

The Cooking Conspiracy by Murron and Eretria
True Love: Awakening by Keye Goodenough (ADULT)

 


Best Use of Rosie


Winner:       Pretty Good Year by Mary Borsellino (ADULT)
Runner-up:  Sam's Rose by Jodancingtree

Runner-up:  Autumn's Requiem by Ariel and Aratlithiel (ADULT) (speech)


Blindfold by Singe Addams (ADULT)
In the Grey Twilight by Heidi Gamgee (ADULT)

 


Honourable Marlin Perkins Award
--Wild Kingdom
(Please nominate fics that make the most interesting or outrageous use of animals.)


Winner:       Moria's Revenge by Kookaburra and Llinos (ADULT) (speech)
Runner-up:  Frodo Hill by Teasel (ADULT) (speech)


Little Bird by Murron
The Rut by Ariel (ADULT)
On the Wings of Eagles by Aratlithiel

 


Best Vacation from Canon


Winner:       The Cybersex Lives of Hobbits by Fennelseed (ADULT) (speech)
Runner-up:  
Bagenders by Lady Alyssa & Random Flatmate (ADULT)
 

Legacy by Anglachel (ADULT)
Ring Around the Merry by Aelfgifu (ADULT)
Debbie Does the Fellowship by GypsieRose (ADULT)

 


Best Use of Flame Outside of Mt. Doom


Winner:       Some Nameless Place by Budgielover (speech)
Runner-up:  The Making of Samwise: Chapter 28: Helping Hands by Bill the Pony (ADULT) (speech)
 

Nocturnal Admissions by Fennelseed (ADULT)
The Fellowship of the Ring: LotR: Breadbox Edition by Evadne (ADULT)
 

 


Most Dramatic Use of Drowning (or Near Drowning)

 
Winner:       Rites of Passage Chapter 23 by Willow-wode (ADULT) (speech)
Runner-up:  
Ring Around the Merry Chapter 30 by Aelfgifu (ADULT) (speech)


Brandywine by Mainframe
October Reckoning by Willow-wode (ADULT)
Let Evening Come: The Invitation by Frayach Ni Cuill (ADULT)
 

 

 

Awards Process

2005
General Awards

2005
Adult 
Awards

Affiliates

Previous
General
 Awards

Previous
Adult
 Awards