Conversations on the Bench by Internationally Acclaimed Mystery Author Digger Cartwright Awarded Bronze Medal by the Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards Contest

Orlando, FL, Miami, FL, & Myrtle Beach, SC September 12, 2017—Thinking Outside the Boxe and the office of internationally acclaimed, award-winning mystery author Digger Cartwright are pleased to announce that Conversations on the Bench, a motivational book inspired by Thinking Outside the Boxe contributors, has been awarded a bronze medal in the fiction/inspirational category in the 2017 Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards Contest. This is the third medal for Conversations on the Bench awarded by the Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards; the book received a Bronze medal in the 2016 competition and a Silver medal in 2015.

Mr. Cartwright issued the following statement after the announcement of the 2017 awards:

It is truly an honor to have Conversations on the Bench recognized for the third year in a row in the Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards Contest. I’ve always said that Conversations on the Bench is a book that speaks to readers of all ages, all walks of life, and all backgrounds. It offers something for everyone, and I believe that the continued recognition with this year’s bronze medal for Conversations on the Bench confirms this.

Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards Contest is one of the largest and most prestigious for indie authors, and I’m honored that the readers have consistently recognized Conversations on the Bench as one of their favorites. There is no greater reward for an indie author than to have your work recognized by readers throughout the world. I offer my thanks to the organizers of this event and especially to the readers who took the time to read, review, and support Conversations on the Bench in this contest. Thank you all.

Mr. Cartwright is an active contributor to Thinking Outside the Boxe and routinely participates in the quarterly champagne summits and the annual symposium. He wrote Conversations on the Bench as a tribute to Sebastian G. Peréy, an instrumental contributor to Thinking Outside the Boxe. Conversations on the Bench chronicles Sebastian’s wit, wisdom and life lessons as shared through a series of conversations over the years.

To purchase a copy or read an excerpt from Conversations on the Bench please click here.

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About Mr. Cartwright—Digger Cartwright is the award-winning author of several mystery stories, teleplays, and novels including The Versailles Conspiracy, a modern day political thriller, Murder at the Ocean Forest, a traditional mystery novel set in the 1940s, The House of Dark Shadows, a psychological thriller, and The Maynwarings: A Game of Chance, a mystery set in the Old West. Conversations on the Bench is an inspirational/motivational novel. His books are available in hardback, paperback, and e-book format through his website, on-line booksellers and bookstores.

Mr. Cartwright is an enthusiastic supporter of local no-kill animal shelters. He enjoys golf, participating in charity golf tournaments, and attending WWE events. He divides his time between Washington, D.C., South Carolina, and Florida.

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Thinking Outside the Boxe’s Champagne Summit series began as a side event to the annual symposium held in December each year. Increased interest in the Champagne Summits by participants and guests led Thinking Outside the Boxe to expand the Champagne Summits to one event per quarter in addition to the annual symposium.

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