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The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.

-- Mohammed

Our authors have received these honors:

RITA Award, Romance Writers of America

Carla Laureano, Five Days in Skye, David C. Cook

Illumination Book Award, Bronze Medal
Jessie Andersen, The Breeding Tree, Brimstone Fiction

Salvation Army Writing Awards

Michelle McKnight Baker, Soldier's Heart, Heritage Beacon

Golden Scroll Award, Advanced Writers and Speakers
Julie Zine Coleman, Unexpected Love, Thomas Nelson

Serious Writer Medal
Michelle Lazurek, Righteous and Lost, Leafwood Publishers

Maxwell Medal for Best Nonfiction
Michelle Lazurek, An Invitation to the Table, Leafwood Pub.

Golden Scroll Award, Advanced Writers and Speakers

Rebecca Price Janney, Easton at the Crossroads, Elk Lake Pub.

Excellence in Editing Award, PENCON
Purple Dragonfly Award, Story Monsters
Becky Van Vleet, Talitha, the Traveling Skirt, Elk Lake Pub.


Selah Award, Blue Ridge Christian Writers Conference
Kathy Cassel, Freerunner, Elk Lake Publishers

Ippy Award, Independent Publishers
Susan Ouellette, The Wayward Spy, CamCat Books

Director's Choice Award, Blue Ridge Christian Writers Conf

Michelle Lazurek (and Crystal Bowman), Who God Wants Me to Be

Honorable mention, Writers of the Future Contest

Cloe Santamaria, Magic & Malice 

Selah Award, Nonfiction Book of the Year

Preston Poore, Discipled Leader





             COMING SOON!


(Untitled), Six picture books

Kristin Lehr, Elk Lake Publishers


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