Writing Contest 2009 Winners

Once again our annual writer’s contest was a huge success. The entries were a pleasure to read. We have an extremely talented membership! The Grand Prize winner was Michael S. East for his entry Beyond Hope? Thank you to all who entered and I encourage everyone to start thinking about next year’s contest. I hope to have entries from EVERYONE next year. Happy and successful writing!

The 2009 Winners

Pictures below


Overall Grand Prize


Michael S. East

Beyond Hope?
Short Story-Published
Second Place Quintin Peterson “A Dark Place”

Short Story-Unpublished


First Place


John Taylor


“Stretching the Truth”


Second Place


Kate Anderson


“Betty Bench”

Third Place Dave Cropp   “Deceived”
Second Place Louis Fata “Tree Tops”

Technical WritingPublished

First Place


John
Bellah 


2008 Los Angeles County Sheriff Vehicle Tests

Second Place


John
Bellah 


Johnny Pag Police Motorcycles

Third Place


John
Bellah 


Police Work from a Polara
Creative Non-Fiction-Published
Third Place Kathleen Ryan The Watcher
Honorable
Mention
Keith Bettinger Farewell to a Fireman
Creative Non-Fiction-Unpublished
First Place John Poglinco How I Came to Carry a Gun
Second Place John Poglinco Dilemmas
Honorable
Mention
John Bellah Joe and Me
Article-Unpublished
Second Place John Lovell Mourning Flowers
Article-Published
First Place Barbara Osteika The Badges Tell the Story
Third Place Barbara Osteika Remembering Prohibition Agent Killed In the Line of Duty
Novel – Published

First Place


George Lukas


Honor in the Son


Second Place


Robert Haig


Fire Horses


Third Place


Madeline Gornell


Uncle Si’s Secret

Honorable
Mention
Doug Hewitt The Dead Guy
Novel – Unpublished

First
Place



Kate Anderson

Gene









Non-Fiction Book Published


First Place

Michael S. East
Beyond Hope?


Third Place

Jack R. Lundquist Jr.
BeatCop


Non-Fiction Book – Unpublished


Second Place

 

Barry Makarewicz/

Laura Howat




Triumph, Tragedy and Tedium
Honorable
Mention
Debra Funston Behind a Pink Badge

Screenwriting-Unpublished
Honorable
Mention
Johnny Russell Scars

John Bellah and Michelle Perin
John Bellah and Michelle Perin
John Taylor
Kathleen Ryan and Michelle Perin

 

Madeline Gornell and Michelle Perin
Robert Haig and Michelle Perin
Madeline Gornell and Michelle Perin
Robert Haig and Michelle Perin

Photos by Keith Bettinger

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