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==Best Writing==
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==Best Writing Winners==
* <b>(1996): So Far</b><br>Finalists: Aayela, Lost New York, The Meteor, The Stone And A Long Glass Of Sherbet, Tapestry
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* '''1996 Best Writing''': ''So Far'' ([[Andrew Plotkin]]; [[Z-code]]).
* <b>(1997): Sunset Over Savannah</b><br>Finalists: Babel, I-0, She's Got a Thing for a Spring, The Space Under the Window
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* '''1997 Best Writing''': ''Sunset Over Savannah'' ([[Ivan Cockrum]]; [[TADS 2]]).
* <b>(1998): Photopia</b><br>Finalists: Anchorhead, Little Blue Men, Muse: An Autumn Romance, Spider and Web
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* '''1998 Best Writing''': ''Photopia'' ([[Adam Cadre]]; [[Z-code]]).
* <b>(1999): For a Change</b><br>Finalists: Exhibition, Lunatix, Varicella, Worlds Apart
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* '''1999 Best Writing''': ''For a Change'' ([[Dan Schmidt]]; [[Z-code]]).
* <b>(2000): Metamorphoses</b><br>Finalists: My Angel, Rameses, Shade, You are a Chef!
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* '''2000 Best Writing''': ''Metamorphoses'' ([[Emily Short]]; [[Z-code]]).
* <b>(2001): Fallacy of Dawn</b><br>Finalists: All Roads, Best of Three, No Time To Squeal, Pytho's Mask
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* <b>2001 Best Writing</b>: ''Fallacy of Dawn'' ([[Robb Sherwin]]; [[Hugo]]).
* <b>(2002): The Moonlit Tower</b><br>Finalists: Earth and Sky 2: Another Earth, Another Sky, Savoir Faire, Till Death Makes a Monk-Fish Out of Me!, When Help Collides
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* <b>2002 Best Writing</b>: ''The Moonlit Tower'' ([[Yoon Ha Lee]]; [[Z-code]]).
* <b>(2003): Narcolepsy</b><br>Finalists: City of Secrets, Max Blaster and Doris de Lightning Against the Parrot Creatures of Venus, Slouching Towards Bedlam, To Hell in a Hamper
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* <b>2003 Best Writing</b>: ''Narcolepsy'' ([[Adam Cadre]]; [[Glulx]]).
* <b>(2004): Blue Chairs</b><br>Finalists: Future Boy!, Gamlet, Necrotic Drift, The Dreamhold
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* <b>2004 Best Writing</b>: ''Blue Chairs'' ([[Chris Klimas]]; [[Z-code]]).
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==Best Writing Winners and Finalists==
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* '''1996 Best Writing''': ''<b>So Far</b>'' ([[Andrew Plotkin]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Aayela'' ([[Magnus Olsson]]; [[TADS 2]]).
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** Finalist: ''Lost New York'' ([[Neil deMause]]; [[TADS 2]]).
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** Finalist: ''The Meteor, The Stone And A Long Glass Of Sherbet'' ([[Graham Nelson]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Tapestry'' ([[Daniel Ravipinto]]; [[Z-code]]).
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* '''1997 Best Writing''': ''<b>Sunset Over Savannah</b>'' ([[Ivan Cockrum]]; [[TADS 2]]).
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** Finalist: ''Babel'' ([[Ian Finley]]; [[TADS 2]]).
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** Finalist: ''Interstate Zero'' a.k.a. ''I-0'' ([[Adam Cadre]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''She's Got a Thing for a Spring'' ([[Brent VanFossen]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''The Space Under the Window'' ([[Andrew Plotkin]]; [[Z-code]]).
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* '''1998 Best Writing''': ''<b>Photopia</b>'' ([[Adam Cadre]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Anchorhead'' ([[Michael Gentry]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Little Blue Men'' ([[Michael Gentry]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Muse: An Autumn Romance'' ([[Christopher Huang]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Spider and Web'' ([[Andrew Plotkin]]; [[Z-code]]).
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* '''1999 Best Writing''': ''<b>For a Change</b>'' ([[Dan Schmidt]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Exhibition'' ([[Ian Finley]]; [[TADS 2]]).
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** Finalist: ''Lunatix: The Insanity Circle'' ([[Mike Snyder]]; [[Dos]]).
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** Finalist: ''Varicella'' ([[Adam Cadre]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Worlds Apart'' ([[Suzanne Britton]]; [[TADS 2]]).
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* '''2000 Best Writing''': ''<b>Metamorphoses</b>'' ([[Emily Short]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''My Angel'' ([[Jon Ingold]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Rameses'' ([[Stephen Bond]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Shade'' ([[Andrew Plotkin]] as "Ampe R. Sand"; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''You are a Chef!'' ([[Dan Shiovitz]]; [[TADS 2]]).
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* <b>2001 Best Writing</b>: ''<b>Fallacy of Dawn</b>'' ([[Robb Sherwin]]; [[Hugo]]).
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** Finalist: ''All Roads'' ([[Jon Ingold]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Best of Three'' ([[Emily Short]]; [[Glulx]]).
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** Finalist: ''No Time To Squeal'' ([[Robb Sherwin]] and [[Mike Sousa]]; [[TADS 2]]).
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** Finalist: ''Pytho's Mask'' ([[Emily Short]]; [[Z-code]]).
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* <b>2002 Best Writing</b>: ''<b>The Moonlit Tower</b>'' ([[Yoon Ha Lee]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Earth and Sky 2: Another Earth, Another Sky'' ([[Paul O'Brian]]; [[Glulx]]).
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** Finalist: ''Savoir Faire'' ([[Emily Short]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Till Death Makes a Monk-Fish Out of Me!'' ([[Jon Ingold]] and [[Mike Sousa]]; [[TADS 2]]).
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** Finalist: ''When Help Collides'' ([[J.D. Berry]]; [[Z-code]]).
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* <b>2003 Best Writing</b>: ''<b>Narcolepsy</b>'' ([[Adam Cadre]]; [[Glulx]]).
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** Finalist: ''City of Secrets'' ([[Emily Short]]; [[Glulx]]).
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** Finalist: ''Max Blaster and Doris de Lightning Against the Parrot Creatures of Venus'' ([[Dan Shiovitz]] and [[Emily Short]]; [[TADS 3]]).
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** Finalist: ''Slouching Towards Bedlam'' ([[Daniel Ravipinto]] and [[Star Foster]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''To Hell in a Hamper'' ([[J.J. Guest]]; [[Adrift]]).
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* <b>2004 Best Writing</b>: <b>''Blue Chairs''</b> ([[Chris Klimas]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''The Dreamhold'' ([[Andrew Plotkin]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Future Boy!'' ([[Kent Tessman]]; [[Hugo]]).
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** Finalist: ''Gamlet'' ([[Tomasz Pudlo]]; [[Z-code]]).
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** Finalist: ''Necrotic Drift'' ([[Robb Sherwin]]; [[Hugo]]).
 
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