Contests & Awards

SCREENPLAY

Bluecat Screenplay Competition

David & Goliath, 2017, Quarter-finalist (272 quarter-finalists out of 3272 entries)

Writer’s Digest – Top 100 in each category named. Both years I entered there were over 12,000 entries with 8 divisions.

Miss Mississippi, 1998, Television/Movie Script division., 63rd  in the top 100

Still Waters, 1996, Television/Movie Script division, 51st in the top 100

Austin Heart pf Films

Charlie’s Christmas Carole, 1998, quarter-finalist

Writer’s Network

Miss Mississippi, 1987, quarter-finalist

Charlie’s Christmas Carole, 1997, semi-finalist

Still Waters, 1996, quarter-finalist

PLAY

College Bound, 2006,  Lamia Ink! Inc.  First place.

Out of Balance, 2005, Creative Writing Graduate Award-Drama.  Honorable Mention (2nd place), WMU English Dept.  Judge:  Charles Smith, Ohio University

The Funeral Question, 2004, Lamia Ink! Inc.  Finalist

The Elevator, 2004, Creative Writing Graduate Award-Drama, WMU English Dept.  Judge:  Jeremy Dobrish, New York.

FICTION

Fuss and Feathers, 1990, Georgia Romance Writers, Maggie award (unpublished), 3rd place (Later published as The Man on the Romance Cover, and Determined Hearts)

Fuss and Feathers, 1990, Romance Writers of America, Golden Heart (unpublished division), semi-finalist

Cross Country Fire, 1998, Romance Writers of America Golden Heart (unpublished), semi-finalist

Cross Country Fire, 1989, Romance Writers of America Golden Heart (unpublished), semi-finalist

NONFICTION

“Grandma’s Reflection,” 1989, Tallahassee Writer’s Association, (unpublished division) 1st prize

Recapture Your Feelings,” 1989, Tallahassee Writer’s Association, (published division) 2nd prize

 POETRY

“Seasons of First,” 2002, SunnySide Up Publishing, finalist

“50,” 2001, Kellogg Community College literature contest, 1st place