Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Congratulations to the 2010 Genesis Finalists

I'd like to offer a huge congratulations to the finalists of the ACFW 2010 Genesis Contest, a contest for unpublished writers. Many who final go on to receive contracts from publishers. Can't wait to see who wins!


CONTEMPORARY FICTION:
(total entries: 47)

Cindy Hays
Lynnette P. Horner
Chris Kraft
Mark Lundgren
Christina S. Nelson

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE:
(total entries: 63)

Jeannie Campbell
Sarah Forgrave
Janice LaQuiere
Rebecca Syme
Linda Yezak

HISTORICAL FICTION:
(total entries: 35)

Laurie Benton
Brenda Jackson
Robert Kaku
Lisa Karon Richardson
Katie-Marie Stout

HISTORICAL ROMANCE:
(total entries: 65)

Susanne Dietze
Anne Greene
Pam Hillman
Lisa Karon Richardson
Ruth Trippy

MYSTERY/SUSPENSE/THRILLER:
(total entries: 45)

Rich Bullock
Barbara Early (double finalist with two entries)
Lynda Schab
Chawna Schroeder

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE (there was a two-way tie for the fifth finalist slot):
(total entries: 50)

Valerie Goree
Mindy Obenhaus
Leslie Pfeil
Dianna Shuford
Teri Dawn Smith
Terri Weldon

SPECULATIVE FICTION:
(total entries: 49)

Ben Erlichman
Suzanne Krein
Shelley Ledfors
Andra Marquardt
Holly Smit

WOMEN'S FICTION (there was a three-way tie for the fifth finalist slot):
(total entries: 76)

Lisa Buffaloe
Jennifer Fromke
Terri Haynes
Fay Lamb
Christina S. Nelson
Melissa Tagg
Michelle Ule

YOUNG ADULT:
(total entries: 56)

Angela Bell
Lin Harris
Kasey Heinly
LoraLee Kodzo
Stefanie Morris


The winners will be announced on September 19th at the annual ACFW Conference in Indianapolis.

3 comments:

Casey said...

Oh good, I'm not the only one who didn't post right away. :) I got the list up on my blog today.

WOW, LOVE your new blog look!!! Awesome photo of you, very flattering! VERY NICE!!!

Cara Putman said...

Thanks, Casey. Be sure to stop by and see my revamped website, too!

Debbie Gail Smith said...

Congratulations to all the finalists.

Love your new look Cara.

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