King Eochaidh The Horse Warrior was the first book to win a reward. 2017
The Fairy Tree Troll was the second. It won a local youth reading award-2018
The Fanfiction “Dean and Sam Meet The Real Azazel” is the third piece of literary work to win an award. It won a Four Season Literary Award. No, it didn’t win first place. -2019
I guess I need to start adding the awards my books have won to my bio and book covers.
I think it’s pretty good for my starting and stopping writing expeditions spanning over a course of over thirty years. [Actually longer, but my age will show] LOL!
I haven’t had the luxury to write non-stop. Life and many other things revolving around life got in the way.
These awards are proof that there’s an audience out there for your work if you are willing to stick with it. Ignore what the critics say and keep writing.
Know this… and bear it in mind—every single reader out there can not be dazzled by short stories with a pretty cinematic cover. Serious readers can’t. They wonder what are you hiding? Do you have the talent to pull a long haul? I had never heard these terms until I started attending book presentations. A long haul is a book over four hundred pages. Hiding- means a pretty cover but no substance. Yeah, I have encountered some serious readers who asked hard questions.