An email arrived Monday from publisher extraordinaire, Connie Taylor at Fathom Publishing, with spectacular news: Drunk on Peace and Quiet earned a national award! We are the proud recipients of an Eric Hoffer Honorable Mention for ebook fiction by a small press. I am humbled and very pleased!
Although I am well into the sequel of this fun novel, the award is a wonderful kick in the pants to keep writing!
Born: July 25, 1902
Died: May 21, 1983
Eric Hoffer was an American moral and social philosopher. He was the author of ten books and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in February 1983. His first book, The True Believer, was widely recognized as a classic, receiving critical acclaim from both scholars and laymen, although Hoffer believed that The Ordeal of Change was his finest work… (wikipedia)
Here is more information about Eric Hoffer Awards.