Saturday, March 22, 2008
2007 Whitney Award Winner--Best Historical
Shocked? Me too.
Tonight I won a prestigious award in the LDS community--Land of Inheritance was voted as Best Historical for 2007.
Other Whitney Award Winners include:
Michele Paige Holmes (Counting Stars)--Best Romance
Shannon Hale (Book of a Thousand Days)--Best Speculative
Brandon Mull (Fablehaven 2)--Best Childrens/YA
Josi Kilpack (Sheep's Clothing)--Best Suspense
Jessica Day George (Dragon Slippers)--Best New Author
Coke Newell (On the Road to Heaven)--Best Novel of the Year
Congrats! I'm honored to be counted among so many great writers who I truly admire.
To read about the whole evening--play by play--visit the official Whitney Awards Blog.
Below is Michele Paige Holmes, me and Annette Lyon (all in my critique group).