Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Sharon Lynn Fisher Wins the 2009 On The Far Side Contest

Congratulations to Sharon!  She won the RWA Futuristic, Fantasy & Paranormal chapter's 2009 On The Far Side contest, paranormal category with her second novel, ECHO 8!

Fantastic news, Sharon.   I believe this is the second win for ECHO 8.  Sharon's first novel, GHOST PLANET, was a finalist in the 2009 RWA Golden Heart contest and won or placed in other contests, as well.  Her winning streak continues.

A few of the other categories wins and places are listed below.  Spacefreighters Lounge would like to applaud the On The Far Side contest for holding separate categories for Futuristic, Paranormal and Time Travel!


1 – Unspeakable Acts by Cheryl Alldredge

2 – Passages by Laurel Wanrow

3 – Apocalypse Daughter: Dystopia by Tracy St. Hilaire


1 - Echo 8 by Sharon Lynn Fisher

2 - Night Walker by Lisa Keesler

3 - Stealing Time by Elise Chand

Time Travel:

1 - Once in a Coyote Moon by Crista McHugh

2 - Machine Slave by Jennette Heikes

3 - The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone Seguin

Way to go, Sharon.


  1. Thanks very much, Laurie! This is actually Echo 8's first win (and first contest!). Very exciting. :)

  2. Awesome! Congrats to you on another stellar win, Sharon!

  3. Congratulations, Sharon!! How exciting.

  4. Laurie, is P2PC alvailable to purchase yet?

  5. AnnaM, thanks so much for asking. :)

    No, P2PC is not yet sold, but the full manuscript is currently out on request, so I have my fingers crossed.

    I'll keep everyone informed on any news through this blog.


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