Awards

Writing Awards


Short Story

     Sherwood Anderson Short Story Contest, 2009, 1st
     Sherwood Anderson Short Story Contest, 1995, 2nd
     Sherwood Anderson Short Story Contest, 1988, Honorable Mention

Poetry

     Amelia Eros Award, 1988, poetry

Non-Fiction

     The Virginia Press Association

          • Business and Financial Writer, 2007, 3rd
          • Feature Writing Portfolio, 2007, 3rd
          • General News Writing, 2006, 3rd
          • Business and Financial Writing, 2005, 1st
          • Government Writing, 2005, 2nd
          • Series of News Articles, 2003, 2nd
          • Feature Writing, 2001, 3rd

     Life-Writing Contest, The Craig-Botetourt Genealogy Club & Homespun Legacy, 2005, 1st

     Virginia School Boards Association Media Honor Roll for Excellence in Education Writing, 2002

Blogging Awards

Some of my readers have given me blogging awards: