2006 Grand Prize award from the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest and one Dishonorable Mention.
Click on the BULWER-LYTTON, Tomato on the home page for details.



2010 Honorable Mention award from the Public Safety Writers Association for Published Article: Firearms and Writers.
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2012 Third Place award from the Public Safety Writers Association for Non-Published Fiction Book: Under the Black Flag.

Judges' Comments for Under The Black Flag: "This was a superb noir mystery -- with all the necessary elements, great characters, excellent dialogue, great descriptions of settings."