Monthly Archives: April 2010

Christian Small Publishers Association – 2010 Book Awards

Hey, listen up…

The Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA) has announced the winning titles for the 2010 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award. The CSPA honors works put out by small publishers for outstanding contribution to Christian life. The winners are chosen by book lovers and retailers selling Christian products who vote on the nominated titles in eight categories.

Drum roll…

And the winners are…

Fiction: Escape the Hezbollah, Pola Muzyka, Trinity Matrix Publishing, 978-0-98178833-1-4

Nonfiction: Christian Living

Spiritual Maturity: The Road to Wonderland, Bruce Baker, Grace Acres Press, 978-1-60265-024-4

Nonfiction: Bible Study / Theology:

What To Do While You Wait for the World to End, Noah S. Martin, Noah’s Ark Publishing Co., 978-0-9700373-8-1
Nonfiction: Biography:

Growing Up Yanomamo: Missionary Adventures in The Amazon Rainforest, Mike Dawson, Grace Acres Press, 978-1-60265-009-1

Nonfiction: Relationships / Family:

Visionary Parenting, Rob Rienow, Randall House, 978-0-8926557-6-2

Chidren (ages 4 – 8):

God Creates and So Much More, Martha A. Anthony and Lucille B. Ruth (authors), Jill R. Wiebe-King (illustrator), Press-On Publishing, Inc., 978-0-9821334-0-8

Children’s (age 8 to 12):\

The Person I Marry, Gary Bower (author), Jan Bower (illustrator), Storybook Meadow Publishing Co., 978-0-9704621-7-6

Young Adult (age 12+):

Drawing Marissa, Jessica Adriel, Little Lauren Books, 978-0-9707262-1-6

The winning titles can be purchased via Amazon


Beach Bum Writer In Key Largo

The lazy life in Key Largo was extremely condusive to getting some writing done.

We took a family vacation over the Easter vacation and stayed at the Marriott Beach Resort, which was very nice. Beach at the edge of the pool, a good restaurant on site, and great staff.

But most of all, I got a lot of writing done and a good deal of reading as well. Knocked two books off my “to read list” (TRL).

Our hotel parrot. Perhaps I could feature him in a new series…I think a crime spree may be about to hit Key Largo.

A sunset to die for — at our hotel.


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