Awards & Published Works

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  • 1st Place Winner, Oregon Christian Writers’ Cascade Contest: Loser Girl Extraordinaire (Unpublished YA Contemporary Fiction, August 2017).
  • Semifinalist, American Christian Fiction Writers’ Genesis Contest: Loser Girl Extraordinaire (Unpublished YA Contemporary Fiction, May 2017).
  • 1st Place Winner, West Coast Christian Writers’ Contest: “The Biggest Step” (Short Story, February 2017).

Published Works

  • Personal blog ( – 2010-Current).
  • Short Story: “Emma’s Dancing Socks” (LIVE Magazine, January 2019).
  • Short Story: “The Biggest Step” (LIVE Magazine, June 2019).
  • Compilation: “Beautifully Imperfect” (Second Chance Dogs: True Stories of the Dogs We Rescue and the Dogs Who Rescue Us, Revell, October 2018).
  • Devotions: “Trusting God Even If,” “Everlasting Hope,” “Faith-Building Memories,” “The Debt Eraser,” “Able and Available,” and “Fearless Giving” (Our Daily Bread, December 2017-February 2018).
  • Compilation: “The Victory of Powerful Peacemakers: Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune,” Our Help, Our Daily Bread Devotional (Contracted September 2017, Editing in Progress, Publishing Date TBD).
  • Devotion: “Power of a Peacemaker,” Celebrating Historically Black Church Legacies, Our Daily Bread Special Edition (Fall/Winter 2017).
  • Compilation: “Beautifully Imperfect,” creative nonfiction story in a dog-themed book, accepted for publication August 2017 (Title Pending, Revell, October 2018).
  • Devotions: “Priceless Worship,” “Sweet and Sour,” “We’ve Got the Power,” “Trust Tally,” “Seeing Masterpieces,” and “We Have a King!” (Our Daily Bread, September-November 2017).
  • Short Story: “The Biggest Step” (Inspire Love Anthology, Inspire Press, November 2017).
  • Devotional Compilation: Eleven of my devotions, previously published in Our Daily Bread, are included in God Hears Her (Discovery House, September 2017).
  • Devotions: “Nothing is Useless,” “Sharing a Cup of Comfort,” “Soaking Up God’s Word,” “Destroying the Divides,” “Reflecting God’s Love,” “Our Guilt is Gone,” and “Overflowing Fruit” (Our Daily Bread, June-August 2017).
  • Personal Story Snippets: “Labor of Love,” “More than a Mom,” and “In This Together,” included in As My Parents Age: Reflections on Life, Love, and Change by Cynthia Ruchti (Worthy Inspired, June 2017).
  • Poem: “Good News,” Short and Sweet compilation (Grace Publishing, May 2017).
  • Devotions: “When Yes Means No,” “Should I Forgive?”, “Forever Flowers,” and “Expect and Extend Mercy” (Our Daily Bread, March-May 2017).
  • Short Story: “Crossing the Line” (Inspire Forgiveness Anthology, Inspire Press, 2016).
  • Quotes included in The Mean Mom’s Guide to Raising Great Kids by Joanne Kraft (Leafwood Publishers, March 2015).
  • Short Stories: “A Beautiful Mess,” “Emma’s Dancing Socks,” and “The Promise” (Inspire Promise Anthology, Inspire Press, 2014).
  • Short Stories: “Never Alone” and “The Apology” (Inspire Victory Anthology, Inspire Press, 2014).
  • Devotion: “The Master Craftsman” (The Upper Room, Jan/Feb 2014).
  • Article/Testimony included in The Bare Naked Truth: Dating, Waiting, and God’s Purity Plan by Bekah Hamrick (Zondervan, May 2013), using pen name Stephanie Dixon.
  • Short Stories: “Crossing the Line,” “The Promise,” and “A Beautiful Mess” (ENCOUNTER−The Magazine, Standard Publishing, 2013).
  • Short Stories: “The Apology” and “Never Alone” (ENCOUNTER−The Magazine, Standard Publishing, 2012).
  • Poem: “Amazing by Grace” (Devo ‘Zine for Teens, The Upper Room, 2012).


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