The Dragon Award Awards are an annual award to celebrate existence in the field of writing posts about awards named after dragons. The finalists are selected by typing “Dragon Award” blog into Google and seeing what the first eight entries are. The winner is arbitrarily selected from the finalists.
The finalists this year are:
- File 770 for “2018 Dragon Awards” http://file770.com/2018-dragon-awards/
- Women Write About Comics for “2018 Dragon Awards: Big-Name Winners and Little Controversy” https://womenwriteaboutcomics.com/2018/09/2018-dragon-awards/
- Camestros Felapton for the blog in general https://camestrosfelapton.wordpress.com/ [hey, it’s what Google said not me – totally impartial process]
- Cora Buhlert for “The 2018 Dragon Award Nominees and the Rise of the Kindle Unlimited Writing Factories” https://corabuhlert.com/2018/08/07/the-2018-dragon-award-nominees-and-the-rise-of-the-kindle-unlimited-writing-factories/
- Supervesive SF for “2018 Dragon Award Winners” http://www.superversivesf.com/2018/09/06/2018-dragon-award-winners/
- Jam City for “Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Wins 2018 Dragon Award for Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Mobile Game” https://www.jamcity.com/2018-dragon-awards/
- Monster Hunter Nation for “Dragon Award Nominations Close Tomorrow.” https://monsterhunternation.com/2019/07/18/dragon-award-nominations-close-tomorrow/
- Scouts Cymru for “NEW Dragon Award” http://www.scoutscymru.org.uk/members/awards/dragon-award
And the winner is…“Scouts Cymru” for actually having some relevant connection to dragons. Congratulations to everybody and our partner Google who made this award possible by returning search results.
I felt sure I would win this year having rigged the rules deliberately in my favour and also appointing myself judge but with a strong field and a surprise entry from the Welsh contingent, I was out played.