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Thursday, March 12, 2015

finalist, Foreword BOTYA awards

Back soon--working on galleys for Maze of Blood.

Glimmerglass here: 

General (Adult Fiction) 
Contributor(s) Marly Youmans 
Publisher Mercer University Press 
Publication Date Sep 2, 2014 
Pages 224 Price $24.00 
Tags #finalist #fiction
All general fiction finalists here
A Death at the White Camellia Orphanage
won the Foreword BOTYA Silver Award in fiction for 2012.


  1. Excellent news! Congratulations and fingers crossed for another award!

  2. As Scott said - hooray and good luck!

    1. A person can always use some more luck! Thanks, Marja-Leena...

  3. What great news! Crossing everything - good vibes out in the universe. Congratulations!!!

  4. Congratulations! I hope you walk away with the top laurels. Once upon a time, I wrote reviews for ForeWord; it is a fine publication even though they included me as a reviewer. Now, excuse me. I must continue packing the crates, boxes, and the car.

    1. No "even though" about it! And have a marvelous pilgrimage. Truly.

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    1. Thanks, Jeff--I will catch up with you soon! "March calls forth snakes--the birds rejoice." (Was that it? I'll be back.)


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