BANNED! Honored by a federal government official for writing a book too "hardcore" for U.S. military personnel to access. (It didn't stop the CIA from ordering copies!)
Multiple journalism awards from the Florida Press Association for news articles, including editorials and features.
Winner, four consecutive years in NANOWRIMO (National Novel Writing Month) contests for writing a novel in thirty days or less.
AAUW Melbourne Branch Woman of Achievement 2002 for Excellence in Journalism and Outstanding Humanitarism