Not one but two unexpected awards

I should clarify the title of this post. I never expect to win an award (except perhaps a Nobel Prize, which of course I totally deserve) but recently two have tumbled out of the blue with no warning — and neither of them even hit me on the head. Which is very cool.

SFR Galaxy Award

SFR Galaxy is a website devoted to “Recognizing the Standout Books in Science Fiction Romance.” And this year, they recognized Rescuing Prince Charming for Best Opening Scene!

Want a peek at the award-winning first chapter? Be my guest.

The Barbara Award

I’m a member of the Saguaro RWA chapter. I must admit that I wasn’t paying much attention during a recent meeting. Rose Ortiz, our president, was discussing the Barbara Award, which highlights outstanding service to the chapter. Figuring I had absolutely no shot at this, I was mentally applying what our guest speaker had said to my WIP.

That’ll teach me to pay attention. Rose was presenting the award to me.

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12 comments

  1. Awesome news! Congratulations!

    1. As my Uncle Julian used to say, it beats a kick in the rear . . . although ‘rear’ isn’t the word he used. His was in Vlaams, not English, and it always got a snigger from my dad. Unfortunately, I have no idea how to spell it.

  2. That’s awesome, Ed – congrats! And, you totally deserve a Nobel prize. I’m sure that’s coming next. 🙂

    1. I’m eagerly awaiting word from Stockholm.

  3. Well done, Ed! and well-deserved, too.

    (I’ll bet Effing will take all the credit, though…!)

    1. Yes, he may try. And in truth, where would I be without his inspiration?

  4. Congratulations Ed – great news and well deserved!

    1. Thanks so much, Hywela.

  5. Cathy Brockman · · Reply

    congratulations

  6. Diane Burton · · Reply

    Congratulations, Ed.

    1. I appreciate that, Diane!

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