Hi there to all my readers. Please forgive me if for once, I deviate from my usual topics, but I am so excited about the contents of the letter below, I want to share it. I am so excited that I am hopping about with joy. Here is the letter that I received at the of last week.

From: Andre West [mailto:alwest56@hotmail.com]
Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2014 07:40
To: Jill Sadowsky
Subject: Jill Sadowsky – Dream Quest One First Writing Prize – Winter 2013-2014

February 28, 2014

Dear Jill,

Hello, Hi and look alive! I hope this letter finds you to be of good health and cheerful! On behalf of DreamQuestOne.com, Congratulations! You have been chosen as the First Prize Winner of the Dream Quest One Writing Contest – Winter 2013-2014! Your outstanding short story entitled, A GRAVE SURPRISE , shows exemplary qualities of a “great story”! Jill, your brilliantly written short story is most notable for its originality, character development, and its very interesting theme. In addition to adhering to the page limit, you have displayed your innate ability to dream, according to the contest rules.

You shall receive the First Writing Prize Award in the amount of xxxxx within 10 to 14 business days via PayPal electronic check. Along with your prize monies, you will be sent a Certificate of Achievement via postal mail. In addition, your winning short story has been published live online at Dare to Dream page 2, http://www.dreamquestone.com/daretodream02.html . So stop by the DreamQuestOne website to see what the world of poetry and writing is reading with fervent interest. Your literary work of art will be displayed in the Dare to Dream pages until, September 2014. So don’t forget to tell all your friends and family about your piece de resistance!

Continue striving for excellence in writing, poetry and in whatever you do in life.

Wishing you the best,

Andre L. West, Editor


P.S. I really enjoyed reading your beautifully written story, Jill. Don’t go anywhere, if you can’t take your dreams with you!

“Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.” ~Joseph Addison

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3 thoughts on “Honors

  1. Kathleen

    Congratulations Jill, I am so pleased for you. I read your story straight away. I am still in hospital and today was especially a struggle but your email brought some light into my day.
    Take care


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