--In May I was named a semi-finalist for the Genesis contest with an excerpt from my Post World War I novel, "Lost and Found."
--Featured blogger on Boomer Café in April, with a tribute to Elvis.
--Featured blogger on Boomer Café in February, with a Beatles tribute.
-- Featured blogger on "Boomer Café" in July, talking about photos and memories.
-- Featured blogger on "Boomer Café" in April, with a tribute to Phil Silvers' TV classic "Sgt. Bilko."
-- Blogged on Clarice James's site in January.
-- Contributed to Rockingham Radar, a monthly magazine covering eastern Rockingham County; also invited to be a contributing writer for the St. Anselm College "Portraits" magazine.
-- Asked to be the October 2015 Diva for the Seekerville Contest Update!
-- Was a guest blogger in September on my friend Clarice James' Web site.
--Honored, along with my publisher, by the Derry NH Veterans of Foreign Wars for our "contribution" to veterans' issues and awareness. We should have been honoring them, but it was nice to be recognized with the Commanders' Community Award on May 3, 2015.
Entered "Touched By Love," "Unpublished Maggies," "Tara," "Lone Star," "Phoenix Rattler," "Manuscript Matchmakers" and "First Impressions." Was overall winner and category winner for Phoenix Rattler with "Lost and Found."
Entered the ACFW Genesis, the Unpublished Maggies (again), the Tara, the Lone Star, Fiction From the Heartland and "Show Me the Spark!"
Was named a semi-finalist for Genesis, but did not advance further.
Won first in my category, Inspirational, at the Tara Awards. Won first in my category in the Lone Star contest.