Monday, April 25, 2011

Hot Flash Momma Anthology and Authors Win Contests!

A Shaker of Margaritas: Hot Flash Mommas won third place in the “Show Me” Best Book Award category at the Missouri Writers Guild 2011 “Just Write” Conference held in St. Louis Missouri.

Talented Hot Flash Momma writers won contests at the Missouri Writers’ Guild 2011 “Just Write” Conference. Two of the winners in the President’s short story contest won with their Hot Flash Momma stories. I asked for a sweep in the Short Story Category, and I believe this is about as close as it gets!

Short Story Category
1st Place: Criminal Minds by Donna Volkenannt (Published in Hot Flash Mommas)
2nd Place: Road Trip by Linda Fisher (Published in Well Versed)
3rd Place: Not Quite Soon Enough by Lee Ann Russell (Published in Hot Flash Mommas)

Other awards to Hot Flash Momma authors:
Free Verse Poetry -1st Place: “Morning Service” by Susan Peters
Form Poetry - 1st  Place: “Villanelle for the Status Quo” by Susan W. Peters
Flash Fiction – HM: “Sharkey’s Back in Town” by Linda Fisher
Best Humorous Article or Essay – 1st HM: Old Osceola by Fred Farris

Cathy Hall was chosen to judge the Flash Fiction contest.

Congratulations to all!

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Submissions Closed for Cougars on the Prowl

Mozark Press has closed submissions for A Shaker of Margaritas: Cougars on the Prowl. The selection process is underway and authors will be notified by April 30 of the stories to be included in the anthology.

Many thanks to the authors who submitted stories!

Linda Fisher
Mozark Press LLC