Contributors Win Awards for Writing Excellence



We’re thrilled by the number of contibutors winning recognition for their writing. Listed below are just a few recently announced awards celebrating super stars.

Not one, but TWO, writers, Andrea Gross and Jules Older, took home awards for excellence in travel journalism in the category of 'Internet Reporting' at the 13th Annual Northern Lights Awards. The competition is open to magazines, newspapers, independent writers, photographers and Internet reporters in North America who have generated tourism-oriented coverage on Canadian destinations in 2009. 

THE STONES SPEAK by Nancy King won FIRST PLACE FOR FICTION in the 2010 New Mexico Press Women Communication Contest. To read an excerpt of The Stones Speak, visit Books can be purchased from the website, from local bookstores, and from The Trip Shop powered by Amazon

And just in from Elyn Aviva. Her upcoming story "The Camino: The Journey Within and Without" (pub date May 11, 2010) is a finalist and will be published (in Spanish) in the anthology 'Peregrinas por el Camino de Santiago'. 

We KNEW we were fortunate to feature such talented writers, but apparently we're not alone in our appreciation. Well done, gang!

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With great gratitude,

Ellen & Judie 



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