My Writing

The header of these pages is my painting of Half Moon Bay, California. Only one so far.  I wrote a Haiku to go with it.

Ocean reflects sky
White foam kisses shores of sand
Foghorn sounds afar

Novels

Short Stories

Poetry

Childrens Stories

Articles at southbaywriters.com (under Newsletters.)


Writing Awards

2015 February San Francisco Writers Conference  1st in fiction

2015 June San Mateo County Fair Literary Arts Division,  1st short story
                       South Bay Writers Club WritersTalk Challenge, winner in poetry

2014 June  San Mateo County Fair Literary Arts Division, Exhibitor of the Year award!  1st  place Short story Western – The Last of the Oatmeal, 1st in Childrens’ novel/short story – Dragon’s Baby Teeth, 1st in mystery novel excerpt – Death on Route 66.

2013 June  San Mateo County Fair Literary Arts Division, 2nd in sci-fi/fantasy- Night of the Silver Moon, 3rd in short story fiction – The Art Lesson, and 2nd in poetry – Silenced.

2012 March  South Bay Writers Club WritersTalk Challenge, winner in poetry – Silenced

2012 June  San Mateo County Fair Literary Arts Division, 1st Place in short story fiction – Walking Shoes and Honorable  Mention in  sci-fi/fantasy – Anno Forestem Silva

2010  June Frontiers in Writing, Amarillo, Texas, Honorable Mention in short story –Simply, Bebee

2009 September South Bay Writers Talk Challenge    1st prize – Essays   Eating Weeds

2008 June Frontiers in Writing   Honorable Mention – Memoir    Simply, Bebee

2007  September Honorable mention  Writers Weekly 24 hour contest summer.  Short Story  Anno Forestem Silva

            June  Frontiers in Writing Conference – PPW Amarillo TX  Short Story 1st place –  Walking Shoes and 3rd place – Last of the Oatmeal

           April  California Writers Club – SouthBay Branch    Annual Writer’s Talk Awards 1st place Memoir/Short Story  – Night of the Silver Moon

2006  Southwest Writers Group Competition   2nd Place Short Story-Western   Albuquerque Sky

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