Awards

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LA VINESS AWARDS

There will be awards… many awards. To win a La Viness Award, your work must have a good story line with a beginning, middle, and end. It must be well edited. It must be interesting.

Currently, I am offering the following La Viness Awards:

#1. Middle Grade Fiction for Boys contest, which is open to all who attend the Ozark Creative Writers Conference in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, in October.

#2. La Viness Award for Living Mystery, for those who enter contests at the Arkansas Writers’ Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas, in June.

#3. La Viness Read.Write.Share! Contest, for those who attend the Read.Write.Share! Retreat in Little Rock, Arkansas in April.

#4. La Viness Short Story Writing Contest, for those interested in earning a few holiday dollars. The website is at www.jespiddlin.com/writingcontest and has totally anonymous submission rules.

As more awards are earned, the First Place winners will be listed on this page.

2015 Middle Grade Fiction for Boys – Prix Gautney – “The Last Moon Feast”

2016 Middle Grade Fiction for Boys – Sherrie Akers – “Lights in the Cemetery”

2017 La Viness Award for Living Mystery – Carole Crow – “Mom’s Missing”
2017 Middle Grade Fiction for Boys – Shelley Anne Richter – “Winner’s Circle”

2018 La Viness Award for Living Mystery – Gary L. Breezeel – “Deception”
2018 Middle Grade Fiction for Boys – Jean Healan – “The Bike”

2019 La Viness Read.Write.Share! Contest – Jonelle Grace Lipscomb – “Goodnight Gracie”
2019 La Viness Award for Living Mystery – Gary Rodgers – “Lights Over Little Red”
2019 Middle Grade Fiction for Boys – Donna S. Jones – “Life Saving Umbrella”

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