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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

My Good News!

This has nothing to do with weddings, but I just had to share my exciting news. The last of my “Brothers’ Bond” series, THE HEART OF GRACE, was named the 2008 short contemporary Book of the Year by the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW). I didn’t attend the conference in Minneapolis where the award ceremony was held, but a dear friend and wonderful author, Janet Lee Barton kindly accepted and carried the plaque home where she presented it to me at our local writers’ meeting.

I was truly not expecting to win the award again, or I would have made the trip. (Last year, the first book in that series, received the same award.) Who knew that all three of ‘my boy’s’ would struggle up from their humble beginnings to win major writing awards—Two Books of the Year and the RITA.

I am blessed.

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Blogger Julie Hilton Steele said...

Loved the series, Linda. You deserved the awards!

Peace, Julie

October 15, 2008 at 3:32 AM  
Blogger Gail Fuller said...

Congratulations!!! What wonderful news! :)

All the best,

October 15, 2008 at 5:29 PM  
Blogger Brandy said...

Congratulations! That must have been such a happy moment!

October 15, 2008 at 6:24 PM  
Blogger Shirley Jump said...

Oh wow, Linda!! Congratulations!!!!!


October 16, 2008 at 7:09 AM  
Blogger Susan said...

Linda! That is sooooo great! How exciting for you!

This is your year!


October 16, 2008 at 8:32 AM  

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