Category Archives: Awards

Heavy Weather’s Shiny New Badge from The MAGGIE!

  Y’all have seen this before, back in 2014, when Sailing out of Darkness finaled in the Maggie. Even if Heavy Weather doesn’t win, I consider it a huge honor to be short-listed with WFWA (Women’s Fiction Writers Association) girlfriend, Barbara Claypole White and her delicious book, The Perfect Son. Read more →

More Excitement: A Surprise Win

Do you remember that Heavy Weather was a finalist in the Colorado RWA’s Award of Excellence Contest for Mainstream Fiction with Strong Romantic Elements? I adore anything that validates my work, my words. Guess what? Today I learned that the cover of Two from Isaac’s House won the cover contest for Romantic Suspense. Congratulations to Jenny from Read more →

Those Lovely Folk in Colorado–Heavy Weather Finals

Isn’t that a lovely button? I woke to find an email announcing that Heavy Weather is a finalist. So fun!   And just to remind you what the story’s about, here’s the trailer. Hope you enjoy!     Congratulations to the other three finalists writing strong romantic elements as well Read more →

Three Contests, Three Finals: Such Fun!

This one showed up yesterday, the third contest I entered, the third contest in which one of my books finaled. Thank you to all the judges from Denver!

The Certificate Arrived: Thank You, Georgia RWA!

So pretty!

Woohoo! Sailing out of Darkness, a Finalist in The Maggie!

The Georgia Romance Writers are a talented group of women. I’m reading books from the other finalists in the Strong Romantic Elements category of the Maggie Award for Excellence, and I’m very impressed. This means that, win or lose, I feel hugely honored that they chose Sailing out of Darkness Read more →

HAVING FUN AGAIN–ASPEN GOLD FINALIST!

Y’all know how much fun contests are. Well, this has been a delightful week for my books. Today, I learned that Sailing out of Darkness is one of three finalists in the Single Title Category (for romantic as opposed to romance fiction) of the Aspen Gold Contest from the Heart Read more →