And the winner is

Don’t Blink! Writing Competition

Don8217t Blink Writing Competition You had to come up with a title for your life story We had 160 entries and 120 that were eligible according to the rules of the competitionnbsp Seven judges chose their top titlesnbsp The title with the most votes wasnbspDragonflies Don8217t Eat Cakenbsp The winner wasnbspBeth HuntnbspCongratulations Here are the 120 39 Shoes A Breath in the ashtray A discourse into stupidity A Foolrsquos Journey A Frog in my Basin A Knife8217s Edge A life written in pencil All Hands On Dec An Addict Dotal Another Pilgrims Progress Apathy Run Amok Behind My Eyes Bent and Broken Big Horse Woman Book me Buttercup Butterfat Butterfly Cats swallows and boomerangs Challenging Philosophy with Chocolate Chicken with Two Lemons Chop Wood Carry Water Come Into My Parlour Contagiousnbsp Conversations with doG Dyslexic insights82308230 Crumbs In My Cleavage Culture8217s child vs Love8217s child Dancing with Cats Dear Cosmo Dragonflies Don8217t Eat Cake Eating Worms Figuring Out Father From The Ashes We Rise Fucking knock next timenbsp Please Garnets and Pearls Genetic Tears Gypsies Tramps and Thieves Gypsy girl in Jozi Hardship to triumph ndash Meaningful Answers Here there and back again High Finance in the Nude Highway in the Desert How long is a string I am home I am Because of You Imperfections come standard Including Coarse Cancer Is it the dress Is the minimum enough Juice Keep the ring Large Fairies Letting go Lick8230Lollipops And Life Life on the fence Life Sentences Life through my eye8217s Look mum no hands Make It Move Me making Daddy proud Mastering Me Me and My Shadow Mist Opportunities Mistakes Irsquove Made A Few Mixed Destiny Mud Meadows Mayhem and Me My Bright Morning Star My court case with God My crazy impulsive heart My First Five Hundred Lovers My magnificent cock My Memoire Stick My Otherwise Beautiful Dysfunctional Life My Zululand Naked Fencing for Over Fifties Niknak toes ampnbspCandyfloss Shoes Not So Simply - My Life Now what Oh No - What8217s Next On the edge of normalcy On your marks Get set hellip Open with Caution Out of Silence Painting with string Pills Thrills and Spills Pinking the zebra Prozac in the Bell Jar Punishment of the Innocent Recycled Remember to Exhale Road to Damascusnbsp Say No More Scorned Soul Sharks and Champagne Singing in the storm Smiles To Go Smoke amp Mirrors Son of a barber Sorry Earth all my fault Starting out Small That Red Dress The Colour Amber The Die Is Cast The Distance To Here The littlest piggy had none The Midnight Flip The One-Armed Bandit The Red Skirt The Rock Called Me Back Their seed and Sorrowing God Thicker Than Water Thirty Years of Secret Thoughts To All My Yesterdays Farewell Tunnel Vision Two Sisters - A World Apart Unashamedly Me Waiting for Rain Waiting For The Punchline What next Where Dilly-Dragons danced Whispers in the Wind Who TooknbspMy Comfort Zone

You had to come up with a title for your life story.

We had 160 entries, and 120 that were eligible according to the rules of the competition.

Seven judges chose their top titles. 

The title with the most votes was: Dragonflies Don’t Eat Cake. The winner was Beth Hunt. Congratulations!

Here are the 120

  1. 39 Shoes
  2. A Breath in the ashtray
  3. A discourse into stupidity
  4. A Fool’s Journey
  5. A Frog in my Basin
  6. A Knife’s Edge
  7. A life written in pencil
  8. All Hands On Dec
  9. An Addict Dotal
  10. Another Pilgrims Progress
  11. Apathy Run Amok
  12. Behind My Eyes
  13. Bent and Broken
  14. Big Horse Woman
  15. Book me!
  16. Buttercup, Butterfat, Butterfly.
  17. Cats, swallows and boomerangs
  18. Challenging Philosophy with Chocolate
  19. Chicken with Two Lemons
  20. Chop Wood, Carry Water
  21. Come Into My Parlour!
  22. Contagious
  23. Conversations with doG. Dyslexic insights……
  24. Crumbs In My Cleavage
  25. Culture’s child vs Love’s child
  26. Dancing with Cats
  27. Dear Cosmo
  28. Dragonflies Don’t Eat Cake
  29. Eating Worms
  30. Figuring Out Father
  31. From The Ashes We Rise
  32. Fucking knock next time!  Please.
  33. Garnets and Pearls
  34. Genetic Tears
  35. Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves
  36. Gypsy girl in Jozi
  37. Hardship to triumph – Meaningful Answers
  38. Here, there and back again
  39. High Finance in the Nude
  40. Highway in the Desert
  41. How long is a string
  42. I am home
  43. I am, Because of You
  44. Imperfections come standard
  45. Including Coarse Cancer
  46. Is it the dress?
  47. Is the minimum enough?
  48. Juice
  49. Keep the ring
  50. Large Fairies
  51. Letting go
  52. Lick…Lollipops And Life
  53. Life on the fence
  54. Life Sentences
  55. Life through my eye’s
  56. Look mum, no hands!
  57. Make It Move Me
  58. making Daddy proud
  59. Mastering Me
  60. Me and My Shadow
  61. Mist Opportunities
  62. Mistakes? I’ve Made A Few!
  63. Mixed Destiny
  64. Mud, Meadows, Mayhem and Me!
  65. My Bright Morning Star
  66. My court case with God
  67. My crazy, impulsive heart
  68. My First Five Hundred Lovers
  69. My magnificent cock
  70. My Memoire Stick
  71. My Otherwise Beautiful Dysfunctional Life
  72. My Zululand
  73. Naked Fencing for Over Fifties
  74. Niknak toes & Candyfloss Shoes!
  75. Not So Simply – My Life
  76. Now what?
  77. Oh No – What’s Next?
  78. On the edge of normalcy
  79. On your marks? Get set …
  80. Open with Caution!
  81. Out of Silence
  82. Painting with string.
  83. Pills, Thrills and Spills
  84. Pinking the zebra
  85. Prozac in the Bell Jar
  86. Punishment of the Innocent
  87. Recycled
  88. Remember to Exhale
  89. Road to Damascus
  90. Say No More
  91. Scorned Soul
  92. Sharks and Champagne
  93. Singing in the storm
  94. Smiles To Go
  95. Smoke & Mirrors
  96. Son of a barber
  97. Sorry Earth, all my fault
  98. Starting out Small
  99. That Red Dress
  100. The Colour Amber
  101. The Die Is Cast
  102. The Distance To Here
  103. The littlest piggy had none
  104. The Midnight Flip
  105. The One-Armed Bandit
  106. The Red Skirt
  107. The Rock Called Me Back
  108. Their Seed and Sorrowing God
  109. Thicker Than Water
  110. Thirty Years of Secret Thoughts
  111. To All My Yesterdays, Farewell
  112. Tunnel Vision
  113. Two Sisters – A World Apart
  114. Unashamedly Me
  115. Waiting for Rain
  116. Waiting For The Punchline
  117. What next?
  118. Where Dilly-Dragons danced!
  119. Whispers in the Wind
  120. Who Took My Comfort Zone?

 

Posted on: 7th August 2012
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