Author Dan Dunaway won award for young adult fiction novel

“Heart Like a Wing” Wins Silver Moonbeam Award

        Publisher Ronsdale Press submitted my Young Adult novel to the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards for 2017. Happily, it won Silver in the General YA Fiction category. No big prize money, but nice recognition. And more readers south of the border may find it now, as this is a U.S. based organization.[…]

Victoria Public Library Emerging Author collection

At the Emerging Authors’ event in Victoria

This Fall I attended the Emerging Authors‘ event at the Victoria Library and shared Heart Like a Wing with other authors and emerging writers. This year I had the privilege of being featured in the Victoria Public Library’s Emerging Local Author’s Collection. Local libraries are a great way to meet and learn about local talent.[…]


Tiny Stories

Can you pack vivid descriptions, original characters and surprising plot twists into a story of only 420 characters? Well, it ain’t easy! That even includes spaces and punctuation. Back in the Dark Ages of social media, Facebook used to limit its users to 420 characters for status updates. A brilliant author named Lou Beach decided that was plenty of space for[…]