David currently resides in the sub-Arctic so he is cold very cold and always dreaming of that treehouse back in Panama. He studies writing remotely via some northerly university with the hopes of upgrading his status from wannabe writer to burgeoning hack.
Step One: Read the stories.
Step Two: Vote for your favourite. Repeatedly. You can vote once every hour.
Step Three: Sound off in the comments.
Step Four: Blog, tweet, tell all your friends – help your favourite author win!
Step Five: Repeat until an Ultimate Winner is declared and all others lie bleeding in the dust.
Click here for Deathmatch rules and regulations and for links to all the people and presses that have generously donated awesome prizes for our winner and runners-up.