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San Diego Book Awards

Last Saturday night a crowd of writers and well-wishers came together for the annual San Diego Book Awards. For the last seventeen years, these awards have singled out local published and unpublished writers in a crowd of categories. To be honest, I thought I had a chance of winning the best contemporary novel because the nominated book, The Good Sister, is a powerful story about the inner life of a woman whose psychotic state of postpartum depression led her to believe that killing her children and herself was the best thing she could do. Even so, when I heard my name called there was an instant of disbelief and I was suddenly blushing like a kid.

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