Announcing my sixth annual contest. It’s time for the 2012 Peebles Award competition.
The winner will have a character named after him or her in my next novel.
For the chance to be immortalized — or perhaps mortalized — in The Shadow Tracer:
In 200 words or fewer, explain what’s going on in the photo above.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. GMT, Monday November 5th.
Leave your answers in the comments section below.
Brevity gets bonus points. Making me laugh gets bonus points. Referencing blog topics and my fiction gets bonus points. You may enter as often as you wish. Previous winners may enter, on the understanding that if they win (no guarantee, because I want to encourage new entries), they will nominate a friend or relative to become a character in the new novel.
My decision will be megalomaniacal, capricious, and final. Two runners-up will each get a signed copy of one of my novels, or (if you’re willing to wait until next year) the new book.
(Photo: REUTERS/Jim Urquhart)