Tuesday, 15 December 2015
Prizes and awards
I've had a little prize, too. Earlier in the year, I did an online course on forensic anthropology via FutureLearn. The focus was a police investigation based on a story created by Val McDermid. (Read more here.) Anyhoo, as well as labelling bones and using facial reconstruction software, one of the options was a competition to design a cover for the short story. I nearly didn't enter because art isn't really my thing, but I was tempted by the prize of a signed copy of Val's latest book. So, with a bit of judicious cutting and pasting (literally scissors and glue), I created something. To my astonishment I was runner-up! My book has arrived and has gone straight to the top of my reading pile. I've just got to finish Monstrous Regiment before the weekend, so I can read the complete Narnia over Christmas and then Splinter the Silence here I come.
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Congratulations on that runner up position.ReplyDelete
That's awesome that you won a book! Congrats to you and to your husband for his 10 years at work. So nice that they did something to commemorate it. Have a great week! :)ReplyDelete
Excellent achievement, Julia, well done!ReplyDelete
'Haddock', Lexa and Rosemary, thanks for stopping by and taking the time to comment.ReplyDelete