And the winning caption is…

Wow! Picking a winner was harder than I expected it would be. There were some very imaginative entries. I enlisted outside opinions and we finally came to a consensus, although not without almost reaching the fist-fight point. The compromise was to post the runner-up captions as Honourable Mentions.

BEST WRITING-RELATED CAPTION and winner of a $15 Starbucks Coffee gift card:

  • “I wonder if any of these are red herrings I can use in my novel?” (Carol Benedict)

Congratulations, Carol! I’ll e-mail you for a postal address and get your prize out to you soon.


Best caption for a book title:

  • “Lurking Beneath the Surface: A Thriller” (Patti)

Best screen-writing application:

  • “You can’t all be in the script!” (Norma McGuire)

Best non-writing-related caption:

  • “Um, Bob….you did not tell me this was an all you could eat buffet.” (Joseph)

Thanks for taking part in our fun contest, everyone. I think I’d be smart to consult with all of you when it comes to finding a title for my next novel! 🙂


Published by Carol

A freelance writer of fiction and non-fiction living on the West Coast of Canada.

7 thoughts on “And the winning caption is…

  1. Congratulations to Carol B! I’m horrible at those kind of things. Guess my imagination isn’t very good 🙂

    Also Congrats to the honourable mentions. This was fun to read. I bet you had fun deciding, Carol!

  2. I probably would not consult with me for a book title. I like really obvious names for things so I would probably title it “Book” 🙂

  3. This was fun for me, too, but I can’t take sole credit for choosing the winning caption… it took a family consultation to decide! Three of the final top four weren’t hard to agree on (altho’ we did battle on Joseph’s because it wasn’t writing-related), but the “hook” references were popular, too. We’ll have to do this again sometime. Thanks, everyone!

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