"Romantic Suspense Novel"  Golden Quilt Contest Finalist 2018      
                                                 "Best First Novel" 
Golden Quilt Contest Finalist 2016


                               Sixth Place "Best Romance Novel"
                                      2015 Predators and Editors Poll  

Historical Novel Society London
2014 Short Story Award


     Fourth Place "Best Author" in the 2015
          Predators and Editors Poll



  2013 Music City RWA- Melody of Love 
  Writing Competition
2013 Spacecoast Authors of Romance
Finalist "Launching a Star" Contest


2nd Place Winner of  the 2013 "We Need a Hero"  

Romance Writers of America


Women Writing The West Short Story Contest

"Laura Award" Recipient at the 2013 WWW Writer's Conference in Kansas City, Mo.  Story was posted on the WWW website until 2015. (The "LAURA" is named for Laura Ingalls Wilder.) The judge of her submission suggested her story, "The Teacup," was a good start for a book. Hence, "The Accidental Wife" was born and released by Wild Rose Press March 18, 2015.

Post Bulletin Annual Short Story Contest Winner  
"Llama Bells," also known as "A Season of Acceptance," was subsequently published in Seventeen Magazine, and two High School Literature Anthologies, Galaxies III in 1992 and the Bronze Prentice Hall Literature Edition of 1989.  

Blossoms and Blizzards
 A grant awarded by the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council made it possible for the Pegasus Prose edition of BLOSSOMS &  BLIZZARDS, an anthology of short stories, poems and essays by Minnesota writers such as Garrison Keillor, Jon Hassler, Carol Bly, and including Cj Fosdick's short story, "Halley's Tonic."  (Pegasus Prose was formed by Cj and two fellow writers who designed and edited the book and solicited the entries.) B & B makes a wonderful gift for people who appreciate fine writing from a state that really does have 4 seasons! Order a signed copy from Cj @ $10.00 (softcover) or $15.00 (hardcover) which even includes shipping.