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


     Amelia Eros Award, 1988, poetry
     Artemis 2019, "Daughter by the Tomb"
     Artemis 2020, "I Am Searching"
     Artemis 2021, "The Earth Journey"
     Artemis 2022, "Finale"


     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: