Contest Successes

 

Writing Contest News!   Intaglio – my young adult, ghost-story romance just won the San Antonio Romance Authors (SARA) contest, and was a finalist in the 2016 Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers “Colorado Gold” literary contest. Go to: RMFW Contest My humorous adult romance Cherub’s Play took second place in the 2106 SARA contest.

More Contest NewsLove’s Last Stand, my historical romance has won 2nd place in the 2016 Central Ohio Fiction Writers “Ignite the Flame” Contest. See the results here:  COFW Contest

Still More News! Love’s Last Stand is also a finalist in this year’s Northwest Houston Area Romance Writers contest.  Go to http://nwhrwa.com/

Yes, Still More News! Intaglio has taken third place in the Land of Enchantment Romance Writers “Rebecca” contest. Go to: http://www.leranm.com/rebecca-contest-2/

Entire History of Contest Results:

Here is a list of genre fiction writing contests in which I’ve either been a finalist or won since, well, forever.                                                                     Detail-open mouth

Mystery

Dead on Cuban Time:
2008 First Place – The Sandy, Friends of Crested Butte Library
2007 Winner – Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers (Colorado Gold)
2005 Finalist – RMFW
2004 Finalist – RMFW

Frozen Stiff:
2008 Finalist – RMFW
2002 Finalist – RMFW

Death on the Run:
Finalist – RMFW

Romance

Cherub’s Play:
2016 2nd Place – San Antonio Romance Authors (Emma Merritt) Contest
2014 Winner – Southern Louisiana Romance Writers (Dixie Kane) Contest
2014 Finalist – Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers/Colorado Gold Contest
2013 Finalist – Crested Butte Writers Conference
2012 Winner  Land of Enchantment Romance Authors
2012 Winner – Central Ohio Fiction Writers – paranormal category
2012 Finalist – East Texas Romance Writers (Southern Heat)
2011 Finalist – RWA Chick Lit Chapter (Get Your Stiletto in the Door)
2005 Finalist – Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers (Colorado Gold)
2004 Finalist – Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers (Colorado Gold)
2003 Finalist – Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers (Colorado Gold)
2002 Finalist – Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers (Colorado Gold)

Daphne’s Hero:
2011 3rd Place – San Francisco Area Writers (Heart-to-Heart)
2005 Winner – RMFW 

Love’s Last Stand:
2016 Second Place – Central Ohio Fiction Writers “Ignite the Flame” Contest
2016 Finalist – Northwest Houston Area Romance Writers contest
2014 Finalist – RMFW
2011 Finalist – RMFW

Unscheduled Delivery: 2008 Finalist – RMFW

The Bimbo Academy: 2007 Finalist – RMFW – Mainstream Category

A Perfect Life: 2002 Finalist – RMFW 

Canyon of the Heart: 1994 2nd Place – RMFW

Snapdragons: ? Finalist – RMFW

Middle Grade

Matthew Cross & the Dragon’s Tear :
2013 Winner – Crested Butte Writers Conference

Young Adult

Intaglio:
2016 Winner – San Antonio Romance Authors (Emma Merritt) Contest
2016 2nd Place – Central Ohio Fiction Writers (Ignite the Flame)
2016 Finalist – RMFW (Colorado Gold) Contest
2016 Third Place – Land of Enchantment Romance Writers (Rebecca) Contest
2014 Finalist – Southern Louisiana Romance Writers (Dixie Kane)
2014 Finalist – Smoky Mountain Romance Writers Laurie Contest
2012 Finalist – RMFW (Young Adult Paranormal Romance)

One Response to Contest Successes

  1. Karen Shirley says:

    Wow! You really have written a lot of winning stories! The website is a good start too.

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