On April 19 we announced a competition in conjunction with the release of The Mongoliad Trilogy, by Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, and five other authors. The rules were simple: write a short story in which the first letter of each sentence spells M.O.N.G.O.L.I.A.D.
The 150+ entries were remarkable. Really, every one was enjoyable and I became very impressed by the literary chops of our readers. Congratulations to all of you! But, only one person can win the prize: a galley copy of The Mongoliad, signed by all seven authors.
After much consideration, the signed galley copy has been awarded to Scratheee! Read Scratchee's story here.
Other honorable mentions (in no particular order):
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