Tuesday, May 22, 2007


Can I just put out a big old Congratulations to the Genesis Contest finalists of 2007?

Contemporary Romance (includes romantic comedy)
Jennifer Lynn Cary
Audra Harders
Catherine Hershberger
Roxanne Sherwood
Jennifer Hudson Taylor

Historical Romance
Linda Fulkerson
Audra Harders
Pam Hillman (double finalist in Historical Romance)
Jennifer Hudson Taylor

Romantic Suspense
Sally Bradley (visitor and commenter on this blog from time to time)
Marci J. Burke
Dineen Miller
Dani Pettrey
Suzan Robertson

Sally A. Apokedak
Valerie Comer
Rebecca Grabill
Shannon McNear
Chris Mikesell

Historical Fiction (not romance)
Yvonne Anderson
Marcia Gruver
Tina Helmuth
Carla Stewart
Erica Vetsch (Big Grin!)

Young Adult
Sally Apokedak
Leigh DeLozier
Linda Fulkerson
Charlene Glatkowski
Rachael Phillips

Contemporary Fiction
Michael Ehret
Jennifer Griffith
Kathy Harriss
Myra Johnson
Angie Poole

Women's Fiction
Lynne Gentry
Ane Mulligan
Kristine Pratt
Kathleen Sprout
Ginger Vaughan

Martha Pope Gorris
Gina Holmes (double finalist in Mystery/Suspense/Thriller)
Janet Robertson
Janet Rubin

Chick/Mom/Hen/Lady Lit
Georgiana Daniels (My critique partner!)
Annalisa Daughety
Sabrina Fox-Butcher
Carrie Padgett
Jenness Walker

Congratulations to all the 2007 Genesis finalists!

I need to apologize to Tiffany Coulter, my categories' co-ordinator, for sounding like a complete DORK when she called. I was all blublburblaahblickblob?


  1. Congrats to you and all the winners.

  2. THANK YOU, ERICA!!! Way to go yourself! Don't your cheek muscles just kill right about now? :D

    Looking forward to meeting you at the conference!

  3. Linda4:18 PM

    Awesome Erica!! So happy for you!!

  4. YAY Erica! Congratulations and thank you! What a fun day!

  5. Have you come down to earth yet?

  6. Anonymous11:28 AM

    I'm so happy for you, Erica! Congratulations!!!


  7. Thank you! My folks even called to say congratulations. I'm so excited.