Can I get a woot woot!

So, got the final standings of the contest I finaled in yesterday and I got 2nd place overall in my catgory.


Final listings here.  Yes, that is my name in the 2nd place slot for Contempoary.  🙂

Ok, off to enjoy my celebratory bowl of chocolate pudding and to get my butt in the chair and hands on keyboard (BICHOK).  As it was pointed out to me, now I need to get this puppy finished, polished and submitted.

Contest Final

Snoopy DanceI’m doing the happy dance right now y’all. Just got word this morning that I finaled in the Drive ‘Em Wilde contest sponsored by Savvy Authors.


There were 87 total entrants and I ended up a finalist with the 2nd highest score in my category! I am a bit of a spazz head right now 🙂

So now my entry goes to the final judge, Angela James with Carina Press (woot!), for a final judging.  Ms. James will then pick the overall category winner.


The official notification is here. WOOT WOOT!!!

Contest Announcement: Duel on the Delta

The River City Romance Writers’s (my local writing chapter) annual Duel on the Delta contest is open and accepting submissions in the following categories:

  1. Mystery/Romantic Suspense
  2. Historical
  3. Contemporary
  4. Mainstream/Single Title
  5. Young Adult
  6. Inspirational
  7. Paranormal

New this year, the submission process is 100% electronic.  So polish up your first 15 pages and enter.  For complete contest & submission details click here.

Chase The Dream Contest

2010 marks the 4th annual Chase The Dream contest hosted by Rachelle Chase and Leigh  Michaels.   This year, the final  judges are Alex Logan of Grand Central Publishing, Deb Werksman of Sourcebooks, Theresa Stevens of Red Sage, Susan Swinwood of Harlequin/Mira/Spice, Esi Sogah of Avon Books, Kelli Martin of Kimani, Christine Witthohn of Book Cents Literary Agency, Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency, and Elizabeth Pomada of Larsen-Pomada Literary Agency.

For those of you unfamiliar with this contest, weekly winners are chosen from the pool of submissions for that week.  At the end, all of the weekly finalist will be review by the panel of final judges and they will choose a winner.

So if you have a killer first 1,000 words, stop by and enter.  I’ve already submitted my entry for the first week of consideration.

Contest News!!

I got word this past weekend that my entry finaled in the SOLA’s 4th annual Dixie Kane contest. 

I received  Honorable Mention in the Long Contemporary category. 

I am so excited!! 

Snoopy Dance

 Yay me!!

Now, back to the grindstone.  I have a manuscript to tweak and send out, and another to start.