Vicki Batman, has sold many stories and essays works to magazines, several publishers, and most recently, two humorous romantic mysteries. Along the way, her books and stories have picked up awards and bestsellers. She is a member of Romance Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and several writing groups. An avid Jazzerciser. Handbag lover. Mahjong player. Yoga practioner. Movie fan. Book devourer. Cat fancier. Best Mom ever. And adores Handsome Hubby.
Most days begin with her hands set to the keyboard and thinking "What if??"
-Just You and Me boxed set, featuring "Raving Beauty," hits Amazon bestseller list.
- "Grandmother's Green Thumb," an essay appears in the March/April 2016 Texas Gardener magazine.
- "Holiday Handbag Extravaganza" from the Season of Surprises anthology hits Amazon best setter list.
- Sisters Born, Sisters Found, Winner-Women's Issues, 2015 Next Gen. Indie Book Awards, features “Sister Act.”
- "Holiday Disaster" from the Season of Magic anthology, 2015 Maple Leaf honorable mention.
- Season of Magic, Amazon bestseller in Holiday, Historical, & Hot
- Bug Stuff...and Other Stories, takes Judges Choice Award in 2014 Bookgoodies cover contest.
- "The Great Fruitcake Bake-off," 3rd place in Preditors & Editors Critter's Workshop Romantic Short Fiction 2014
- Articles for Dallas Area Romance Authors DARA News and published in other RWA chapters newsletters.
- "Twinkle Lights," 2nd place in Preditors & Editors Critter's Workshop Short Fiction 2013.
- "This Is Not Working," 1st in The Book Breeze short fiction contest.
- "This is Not Working," finals in the top 100 of 2010 Fall WOW contest.
- "Wade and Grace," 1st place, 2008 RWASD "Sharpen Your Hook Contest."
- Temporarily Employed, 3rd place Single Title Category of the 2007 Lone Star Contest.
- To June 2017, indie, Just You and Me boxed set, "Raving Beauty"
- To March/April 2016, essay, "Grandmother's Green Thumb," to Texas Gardener magazine.
- To October 2015, Indie, Season of Surprises holiday anthology, "Holiday Handbag Extravaganza"
-To November 2014, Indie, Season of Magic holiday anthology, "Holiday Diasaster"
-To October 2014, The Wild Rose Press, Temporarily Employed
-To November 2014, "Sister Act" for the Sisters Born, Sisters Found anthology
- To February 2014, Indie, "Bug Stuff...and Other Stories"
- To December 2013, MuseItUp Publishing, "The Great Fruitcake Bake-off"
- To March 2013, MuseItUp Publishing, "San Diego or Bust"
- To February 2013, Indie, "Little Birdie Who...and Other Stories"
- To May 2012 LongandShortReviews.com, "Check Her Out"
- To August 2012 MuseItUp Publishing, "Store Wars"
- To February 2012 Ink Lion Books, Man Theory and Other Stories
- To December 2012 MuseItUp Publishing, "Twinkle Lights"
- To October 2011 MuseItUp Publishing, "Taking Flight," Lavender Dreams anthology
- To June 2011 LongandShortReviews.com, "Tommy and the Teacher"
- To April 2011 Noble Romance, "I Believe"
- To February 2011 True Love, "The Sweetest Revenge"
- To February 2011 True Love, "Valentine's Day Misery"
- To December 2010 True Love, "Candy Cane Twist"
- To December 2010 True Confessions, "Breaking Free"
- To October 2010 True Confessions, "Wedding Day Disaster"
- To September 2010 True Love, "Drive My Car"
- To September 2010 True Love, "I'll Never Leave You"
- To September 2010 True Love, "When You Least Expect It"
- To August 2010 True Love, "Running to Love"
- To August 2010 True Love, "A Cake for All Seasons"
- To April 2010 LongandShortReviews.com, "Ouch"
- To January 2010 True Love, "Beyond Ordinary"
- To December 2009 True Romance, "Christmas Ties"
- To September 2009 True Romance, "Charlie's Friend"
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