J.J. Cragun has taken the top prize in the sixth annual Baen Fantasy Adventure Awards, his entry, “Treason Properly” will be published as the featured story on the Baen Books main website and paid at industry-standard rates for professional story submittals. Cragun will also receive a handsome engraved award and a prize package containing $500 worth of free Baen Books.
The award recognizes the best original adventure fantasy short story in the style of fantasy greats like Larry Correia, Mercedes Lackey, Elizabeth Moon, Andre Norton, J.R.R. Tolkien, and David Weber.
Second place went to “In the House of Rain and Gale” by Joelle Douthit, who will also receive $500 worth of free Baen books.
Third place went to “In the City of Dreadful Joy” by Misha Burnett, who gets $300 worth of free Baen Books.
Other nominees were:
“The Laughing Folk”, Steve DuBois
“The Storm Stone”, Kevin Harkness
“Breach of Contract”, Anne Leonard
“The Dragon is Blind”, Sam Muller
“FedEx”, Sam Robb
“The Dormer Trees”, Sarah Totten
“Demons on the Canadian Frontier”, Shannon Walker
For more information, see the Baen Books website.