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AND THE WINNER IS...

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Winner of the Rafflecopter Giveaway
REBECCA COOPER


Congratulations, Rebecca! You've won a $50 Amazon Gift Card! I'll be contacting you personally via email to arrange the receipt of your winnings.
Thank You For Participating!
Thank you so much to everyone who participated in the Rafflecopter Giveaway. There were over 150 entries! Keep an eye out for future giveaways because I will certainly be doing more.
You Named a Character
There was one entry that was particularly close to my heart: Name a Character. I was thrilled to see so many participants naming a character, and the names were so creative! I will be using every single one of them in future stories.

Here are the Character Names:
Catharia
Linnea Larson
Amelia
Atlas
Brighton
Gracie
JJ
Althea
Bella
Amazon
Emmalyn
Macy
AND MY PERSONAL FAVORITE: Spoonbob (can't wait to find a character who will fit that name!)

Would you like to receive a credit for naming a character?
For those who provided a character name, thank you! They were all fanta…

RPLA Semi-Finalist: The Running Girls

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 2017 Royal Palm Literary Award Semi-Finalist

The Running Girls Published Novella Category
I received exciting news that The Running Girls has reached the RPLA semi-finals. In a few months, I'll find out if the novelette will continue on to the finals.
Even if not, it's a privilege to have made it this far. Every year, the competition grows in number of entries. The most beneficial aspect has to be the two judges providing detailed feedback. If The Running Girls makes it to the finals, there will be a third judge providing comments as well.

About the Story
With some inspiration from her cross country coach, Clara decides to take on a summer running challenge: complete 500 miles in three months. The problem? Her parents don't want her jogging all those miles alone, but Clara doesn't want to run with the girl they suggest. Joan is weird, and something seems to be mentally wrong with her. Except none of Clara's other friends run. Will she complete the challenge, or does b…