I’m a RONE Award Winner!!

This book of Christi’s was a wonderful frontier story that will long stay a part of my memory. She’s won a RONE Award for ALONG THE WAY HOME.

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I’m honored to announce that my debut novel, Along the Way Home, is a 2014 RONE Award winner, American Historical category.

(Click here for a list of all the winners)

Budget issues meant I couldn’t attend the ceremony in Las Vegas, but fellow Astraea Press author, Frank Borne, who was there for his nominated book, Fame and Misfortune, was kind enough to accept in my absence and give my speech (which I wrote the morning of the awards ceremony and then went out to create sidewalk chalk art in the driveway with my 9yo daughter)

Here’s my speech 🙂


First, I’d like to thank everyone at InD’Tale Magazine for all the time and effort in putting together this event, and for all you’ve done to bring recognition to independent and small press authors. 

I would like to dedicate this award to Stephanie Taylor, the owner of…

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I am a lover of books, both reading and writing. 2018 marks the beginning of my own journey from writer to published author. This blog will showcase various authors' thoughts on the elements of novel crafting, and my attempts to find my voice in writing. While journaling this journey, I hope to encourage others to follow their dreams. Book reviews continue as I have the last four years, only making time for my new pursuits.
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4 Responses to I’m a RONE Award Winner!!

  1. Maggi Andersen says:



  2. oneaudangel says:

    Congratulations, Christie! That is quite an accomplishment and you’re entitled to strut a bit if you care to do so.Go on from here and win even more awards (money wouldn’t hurt either).


  3. christicorbett says:


    Thank you so much! It was such an honor to have made it through the first two rounds of the judging process, and then when I got the word that I was the final winner I just stared at the screen in disbelief. It was my first book so I’m thrilled!



  4. christicorbett says:

    My husband and 9yo twins did all the strutting for me, they were so funny with how proud they were/are and how they tell people about it. Makes me happy to have such a great support system.



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