16 stories in A Second Cup Of Hot Apple Cider short-listed for awards

A Second Cup Of Hot Apple Cider has been nominated for an unprecedented 27 awards—the most ever for any book—in The Word Guild Canadian Christian Writing Awards, which recognize the best work published in the past year.

TWG Award finalist sticker 2012

Good luck to our 15 writers who have been shortlisted as finalists in six award categories for articles and short stories. The winners will be announced on June 13 at a black-tie awards gala held in Mississauga, Ont. at World Vision Canada headquarters.

The complete list of finalists from A Second Cup of Hot Apple Cider.

Article – General Readership
Bonnie Beldan-Thomson of Pickering, Ont. for "Love in the Ice and Snow"
Vilma Blenman of Pickering, Ont. for "Lost: One Green Scarf"
Donna Fawcett of St. Marys, Ont. for "A Glimpse of Heaven"
Ron Hughes of Smithville, Ont. for "Mrs. Onley's Funeral"
M. D. Meyer of Norway House, Man. for "Bannock and Sweet Tea"
Wendy Elaine Nelles of Toronto for "Soulmates"
Adele Simmons of Whitby, Ont. for "Charlie"
 
Article – Inspirational/Devotional
Glynis M. Belec of Drayton, Ont. for "On Being Still and Knowing"
Marguerite Cummings of Toronto for "O Canada"
Angelina Fast-Vlaar of St. Catharines, Ont. for "Forgiven"   
Evangeline Inman of Fredericton for "Live Life to the Full"
Wendy Elaine Nelles of Toronto for "Soulmates"
Gloria V. Phillips of Collingwood, Ont. for "Seeing the Heart of God"
 
Article – Long Feature
Wendy Elaine Nelles of Toronto for "Soulmates"
 
Article – Personal Experience
Glynis M. Belec of Drayton, Ont. for "On Being Still and Knowing"
Angelina Fast-Vlaar of St. Catharines, Ont. for "Forgiven"
Donna Fawcett of St. Marys, Ont. for "A Glimpse of Heaven"
Evangeline Inman of Fredericton for "Live Life to the Full"
Kimberley Payne of Millbrook, Ont. for "A Personal Makeover-Inside and Out"
Adele Simmons of Whitby, Ont. for "Charlie"
Ruth Smith Meyer of Listowel, Ont. for "Chrysalis: Life in the Making"
 
Article – Profile
Glynis M. Belec of Drayton, Ont. for "On Being Still and Knowing"
Angelina Fast-Vlaar of St. Catharines, Ont. "Forgiven"
Wendy Elaine Nelles of Toronto for "Soulmates"
Adele Simmons of Whitby, Ont. for "The Bulletin Board"

Article – Short Story
N. J. Lindquist of Markham, Ont. for "Twenty-five Years Later"
M. D. Meyer of Norway House, Man. for "Bannock and Sweet Tea"

More information about the awards here: http://canadianchristianwritingawards.com/

Note: The book itself A Second Cup of Hot Apple Cider was not entered in The Canadian Christian Writing Awards because of its close ties to the leadership of The Word Guild. Individual authors, however, were free to enter their chapters in appropriate article categories.

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