Shadows of the Realm Nominated in 2013 eFestival of Words Awards!

eFestival of Words Awards

eFestival of Words Awards

My days just get more and more exciting. I’m proud and happy to announce that my debut novel Shadows of the Realm has been nominated in two categories in the eFestival of Words Awards. It’s an award solely (that word looks weird, solely, hmm, anyway…) for self-published authors and authors who are published with small indie presses. Shadows of the Realm has been nominated in the Fantasy and the YA categories and I’ve even been nominated for an editing award for Amber Jerome-Norrgard’s short story, David. I’ve noticed that Wool, by Hugh Howie, is in there too, so he adds some awesome cred to these awards.

The books are nominated by your peers and then the field is narrowed down by hard-working volunteers who work with eFestival of Words. Then comes the scary part: on the 1st June, 2013, the final list of books is announced and can be voted on by the reading public (although you have to be a registered member of their site to vote). I’m sure I’ll be hounding everyone for votes when the time comes. Even if I’m not an overall winner, I’m so happy just to make it as a nominated author and editor. I’d also like to say good luck to all the other authors who have been nominated. I hope you’re all as excited as I am!

Shadows of the Realm

Shadows of the Realm


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19 responses to “Shadows of the Realm Nominated in 2013 eFestival of Words Awards!

  1. Woo hoo! It is a great to be acknowledged for all the hard work you do Dionne. Writing and editing. I wish you all the best ans you have my vote.. (just remind me… Bwaha… ) mwah babe. Xxxx

  2. Big congratulations, Dionne! 🙂

  3. Fantastic news Dionne! Great acknowledgement of your work. Anna

  4. Awesome! Congrats 🙂

  5. jane isaac

    Congratulations, lady, on much deserved success. May it go all the way x

  6. Wow! That’s great! Congratulations on the achievement. It’s great to hear that you’re doing so well, it gives me hope that someday (soon I hope) I can follow in your footsteps 🙂

    Cheers, Belinda @belindacrawford

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    • Thanks so much, Belinda! If I can do it, you can too. You just have to keep working at it and it always helps to have friends who support you. I hope you get there soon :).

  7. Wow, Im so exicted for you I nearly peed my pants…but I didn’t, not quite that old yet. Seriously, you deserve it Dionne, I know you are going to be a huge success in the literary world and I can always say I knew you when.

  8. How awesome Dionne, so glad for you.

  9. Congrats…I love your book cover :).

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