My Writing Journey

 My writing journey, like most authors who travel this same path, is a combination of ups and downs. Publication is not the be all, end all; its just one stop along the road. Here you will find some of the wonderful highs of my writing journey.

Contest Wins

Golden Heart (Romance Writers of America) – 2009, Finalist, Contemporary Series Category, ‘Beneath the Surface’

Stroke of Midnight Contest (Passionate Ink Chapter) – 2010, Third Place, ‘Her Every Need’

Duel on the Delta (River City Romance Writers) – 2009, Third Place, Contemporary Category, ‘Love at Water’s Edge’

Maggie Award for Excellence (Georgia Romance Writers) – 2008, Second Place, Short Contemporary Category, ‘Return toMillTown’

Linda Howard Award of Excellence (Southern Magic RWA) – 2006, Fourth Place, Short Contemporary/Series, ‘Fulfilling Her Fantasies’

Laurie Contest (Smoky Mountain Romance Writers) – 2006, First Place, Short Contemporary Category, ‘Fulfilling Her Fantasies’

Heart of the Rockies (Colorado Romance Writers) – 2005, Honorable Mention, Contemporary Category Romance, ‘Fulfilling Her Fantasies’

Where the Magic Begins Contest (Romance Writers Ink) – 2003, Finalist, Short Contemporary Category, ‘Fulfilling Her Fantasies’

Publications

Summer 2009, ‘Confessions of a So-Called Bridezilla’, Short Story, True Love Magazine

February 2009, ‘Toxic Dump’, Short Story, True Confessions Magazine

Summer 2008, ‘Dancing For Money: Not Your Typical Day Job’, Short Story, True Experience Magazine

Fall 2007, ‘Jealous Sister: She Resents My Loving Boyfriend’, Short Story, True Experience Magazine

December 2006, ‘The Magical Ornament’, Short Story, True Romance Magazine

January 2006, ‘Weight Woes: Seeing Past The Pounds’, Short Story, True Romance Magazine

Summer 2005, ‘Weekend In The Woods”, Short Story, True Experience Magazine

May 2005, ‘Writing on the Go’, Article, Long Ridge Writers Group Website

May 2004, ‘Love Letters, But Not To Me’, Short Story, True Romance Magazine

March 2004, ‘Healthy Motivation for Body and Mind’,  Article, Long Ridge Writers Group Website