With 54.9 percent of the vote, the following Derringer category names have been chosen:
Best Flash Story (Up to 1,000 words)
Best Short Story (1,001-4,000 words)
Best Long Story (4,001-8,000 words)
Best Novelette (8,001-17,500 words)
The category lengths in parentheses are not part of the category names, but they will stay in effect for sorting the Derringer submissions.