- Fanfiction stories from every fandom are eligible to participate, but they should be nominated according to genre.
- Stories that are not of the genre nominated for will be disqualified.
- The same story cannot be nominated in subsequent years.
- Only complete stories are eligible.
- Authors cannot be nominated more than twice in the same category.
- Categories will be subdivided by story length: Drabble; 100 - 5000 words; 5000 - 20,000 words; 20,000 +.
- Nominees should be informed that they are being nominated, and invited to participate.
- Nominees need to email us on firstname.lastname@example.org to have their stories added to the poll. Nominees who do not acknowledge their nominations will not have their stories added to the poll.
- Writers are welcome to nominate their own stories.
- There is a limit of twenty nominations for this year's Awards per person. This may change next year.
- Stories of a rating of NC17 or higher are not acceptable for these awards.
- Polls will be used to determine the winner. Polls close on 31st August 2010.
What I do is contact the nominee and say, "I'd like to nominate your story, 'X,' for the Golden Quill Awards. If you're happy with this, please let me know, then email email@example.com to accept your nomination. To find out more, please go to golden-quills.9f.com. All the details are there."
Nominations for any fandom are welcome.