Hill County writer nominated for Author of the Year Posted in: News “Sweet Jane” author Joanne Easley has been nominated for Indie Author Project’s Author of the Year award following her selection as a winner in the Texas regional contest, which fielded thousands of submissions from authors of all types. “Sweet Jane” follows Jane, who runs away at the age of 16 and ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!