You win some. You lose some.

Welp, The Remainders didn’t place in this year’s Eric Hoffer Book Awards contest. With 2,500 entries, it was far from a sure shot. From the times I was on the other side of the judging table, I know how tough it is to pick a winner. One book might have a slight edge over another that puts it on the short list. And if you enter a competitive category like general fiction, many excellent books might miss the cut. I was disappointed, but I…

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Matthew Arnold Stern

Matthew Arnold Stern

A novelist and award-winning public speaker and technical writer. My novels Amiga and The Remainders are available now.