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
Articles at southbaywriters.com (under Newsletters.)
2015 February San Francisco Writers Conference 1st in fiction
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